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Sony KD49X8307CSU

£629.99
49" 4K Edge-LED Flat Mar 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £137.64 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Does not have good sound quality
Does not have a good stand
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Features

Does Not Have a Good Stand

Two people said in their reviews that this TV did not have a good stand. Website Ao.com mentioned “No height adjustment on the stand” in their review of the Sony KD-49X8307 however they still gave this TV a score of 80 out of 100. They also wrote “A better quality screen stand would be nice” in their review.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the KD-49X8307 is typical compared to the other 320 TVs of a comparable age and spec that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-49X8307 is £138.


Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 2,235 expert and owner reviews (including 164 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other manufacturers. 88% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Does Not Have Good Sound Quality

Three owners agreed that it did not have good sound quality. In April last year website Ao.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Limited sound range” nonetheless they still scored it 4 stars out of 5. They also said “Sound has been a bit of an issue” in their review. And also wrote “This includes the audio out jack”.

Quiet

Two people who reviewed the Sony KD-49X8307 reckoned that it was quiet. Last year website Ao.com gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Runs silently” in their review of this TV. They also wrote “Whisper quiet” in their review.


Price

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Good Value for Money

Two people who purchased the product said that it was good value for money. Website Ao.com wrote “Absolutely fantastic speed for this price”. They also mentioned “Value for money” in their review.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was March 2015 when this Sony TV was released.


Design

Well Made

Two people who purchased it considered that it was well made. Website Ao.com gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said “Built in speakers”.

Good Looking

Two customers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Website Ao.com wrote in April last year “Very sleek and stylish”. They also mentioned “Great size and great looking visually” in their review.

Good Quality

Three owners who reviewed the Sony KD-49X8307 wrote that it was good quality. Website Ao.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this TV “Great image quality”. They also wrote “Soft lighting; excellent pixel quality with no dead areas; very responsive, easily adjustable” in their review.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KD-49X8307 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the UE55JU7500 (£629.99), or the UE40HU6900 (£617.99) both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-40AX630 (£639.09).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-49X8307 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Sony KD-49X8307 has an ethernet port. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Display

Not 3D

The KD-49X8307 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV do are 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the UE55JU7500 (£629.99), or the UE55HU8500 (£649.99) both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-40AX630 (£639.09).

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV have horizontal viewing angles of between 160° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The Sony KD-49X8307 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Good Picture Quality

Two owners who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had good picture quality. Website Ao.com said “Its fast and has fare graphics” in their review of this TV and scored it 80 out of 100.

49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inches television.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 49" televisions currently available including because of its better review score, the Sony KD-49X8305 (£549).

If this Sony TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the TX-50CX700 (£479.99) (50" and higher rated), or the TX-55CX680 (£539) (55" and higher rated) both from Panasonic or the Samsung UE55JU6400 (£529.99) (55" and higher rated).

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Other Features

Supports HDD Recording

The KD-49X8307 supports HDD recording, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The Sony KD-49X8307 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The KD-49X8307 supports parental controls. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support parental controls.

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Supports 24p

The KD-49X8307 supports 24p. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years also support 24p.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-49X8307 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an ambient light sensor.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD-49X8307 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-49X8307 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KD-49X8307 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KD-49X8307 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV

The KD-49X8307 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

The KD-49X8307 has a relatively typical depth (60 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

We compared this TV to all the other 60mm thick televisions and we think the Panasonic TX-40AX630 (£639.09), and the Sony KD-49X8305 (£549) which both of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonybravia kd49x8307csu, summer kd49x8307csu, sony kd49x8307cbu, sony kd49x8307csu, sony kd49x83c, sony x8307c
Barcodes 00635131626708, 04548736003392, 04548736003415

Sony KD-49X8307 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KD-49X8307 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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