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Sony KD49X8305C

£649.99
£469.99 £180 cheaper than 3 days ago
Sony KD-49X8305
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A good value for money and positively reviewed 49" 4K TV, with low running costs and very good features
49" 4K No 60mm Feb 2015 A
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Sony KD49X8305C 49Inch 4K Ultra HD Freeview HD WiFi LED Smart TV - Black :Argos (Brand new, unopened) - on
£469.99
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Sony KD49X8305C 49" SMART 4K Ultra (Brand new, unopened)
£649.99
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Sony KD-49X8305C 49inch Smart 4K UltraHD TV (Android TV, 4K Processor X1, 4K X-Reality Pro) - Black
£800.00
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Sony Bravia Kd49x8305cbu 49Inch Smart Ultra Hd 4k Led Tv 800hz 4k X-reality Pro Freeview Hd Android Tv Wifi
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Refurbished - Sony KD49X8305C 49Inch 4K Ultra HD Freeview HD WiFi LED Smart TV (B-Grade) (Refurbished) - on
£449.99
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Refurbished - Sony KD49X8305C 49Inch SMART 4K Ultra HD LED TV Built in Freeview HD WiFi (Refurbished) - on
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Used - Sony KD-49X8305C 49inch Smart 4K UltraHD TV (Android TV, 4K Processor X1, 4K X-Reality Pro) - Black
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£549.00
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£469.99
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Purchase price £469.99. APR 29.9%.
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£630.10
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Purchase price £469.99. APR 29.9%.
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£717.34
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Purchase price £469.99. APR 29.9%.
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£810.97
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Sony KD-49X8305 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony KD-49X8305 number 97 in 50 inch TVs, number 165 in best selling TVs and number 313 in 4K TVs.
82
Reviews
1 Review
82
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
3 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 78%. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some great features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
Faster than average motion interpolation frequency

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the KD-49X8305 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 246 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 429 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 435 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £649.99 to £469.99 in the last 3 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Sony KD-49X8305?

The Sony KD-49X8305 is 1,093mm wide and 643mm tall. It is 60mm thick and weighs 14.4kg.

Sony KD-49X8305 front dimensions
Sony KD-49X8305 size in context

Sony KD-49X8305 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This television received an expert rating of 78 out of 100 from product-test.ru.

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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 3,350 user and expert reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its TVs. 95% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 67% of televisions, it has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. At £469.99 we think it represents good value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Down by £180 (28%)

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A. The KD-49X8305 is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the KD-49X8305 will cost £110 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony TV was released in February 2015.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KD-49X8305 of 49" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 57% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The Sony KD-49X8305 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all TVs is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KD-49X8305 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KD-49X8305 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KD-49X8305 of 60mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 51% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-49X8305 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KD-49X8305 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-49X8305 of 800Hz is faster than 77% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-49X8305 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-49X8305 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Sony KD-49X8305 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. This television also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-49X8305 supports Picture-In-Picture. 94% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Features Voice Control

The KD-49X8305 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KD-49X8305 supports HDD recording. 98% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Supports 24p

The KD-49X8305 supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KD-49X8305 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Face Detection

The Sony KD-49X8305 supports face detection, unlike 98% of TVs which do not support face detection.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The Sony KD-49X8305's high frequency rate of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 9% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The high frequency rates of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-49X8305 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-49X8305 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-49X8305 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

kd49x8305cbucr kd49x8305c, sonybravia kd49x8305cbu, sony eleenmrxxysk0e, sony kd49x8305cbu

Barcodes:

00635131626760, 04548736003323, 04548736003347, 05054629744475, 05055760736718, 05056129211792

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