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Sony KD49X8307CBU

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Sony KD49X8307CBU

£648.00
Sony KD-49X8307
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A positively reviewed and good value for money 49" 4K TV, with moderate running costs and good features
49" 4K No No Mar 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED/QLED Technology Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KD-49X8307 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Sony KD-49X8307 number 36 in 50 inch TVs, number 114 in 4K TVs and number 155 across all TVs.
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Reviews
160 Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
66
Features
Good Features
66
Age
2 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£106 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this television to others. Samsung TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
This Sony TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £106 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,358 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report product quality, design and it is easy to use. However they also report an inferior remote control.
The KD-49X8307 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for watching sport, ranking number 115 in TVs for sport. It is also good for playing games, ranking number 41 in TVs for gaming, but mediocre for watching films, ranking number 298 in TVs for films.
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Watching Films
Mediocre
65
Watching Sport
Good
63
Playing Games
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. There was a cheaper price of £522.99 on eBay 20 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 65% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Sony KD-49X8307?

The Sony KD-49X8307 is 1,093mm wide and 643mm tall. It is 60mm thick and weighs 14.4kg.

Sony KD-49X8307 front dimensions
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Sony KD-49X8307 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Techradar and techradar.com/au/ the average expert rating of this television is 80 out of 100.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

This TV has an average owner rating of 86% based on 158 owner reviews. 81 reviewers (87% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Good Product Quality

19 customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report Excellent Design

Five owners said in their reviews that the product was well designed and three people said in their reviews that it was good looking.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Six owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use and six customers who purchased the product agreed that it was easy to setup.

Customers Report Great Image Quality

15 owners who reviewed it agreed that it had good picture quality.

Users Report an Inferior Remote Control

Two owners who purchased it concluded that it did not have a good remote control.

  • The other remote is not as infra red…
  • Can be a little slow at times and occasionally the remote randomly becomes unresponsive for 5-10 seconds which is a bit frustrating…
    IamDave (Argos.co.uk) - December 2015

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 3,339 expert and user reviews (including 1,309 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Great Sound Quality

12 people who reviewed this TV concluded that it had good sound quality.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Three people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was thin.

Users Report Great Technical Features

Five owners who bought it considered that it had good features.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two people who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 56% of TVs, it has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. At £648.00 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KD-49X8307 is £106, which is typical compared to the other 4,358 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony television was released in March 2015.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The Sony KD-49X8307's display diagonal of 49" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 39% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The KD-49X8307 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the worst resolution 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

Like most other TVs, the KD-49X8307 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the KD-49X8307 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Sony KD-49X8307's thickness of 60mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 50% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-49X8307 supports Wi-Fi, as do 60% of TVs.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-49X8307 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Mounting Kit

The KD-49X8307 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KD-49X8307 has an ambient light sensor. 93% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD-49X8307 supports 24p. 86% of TVs do not support 24p.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-49X8307 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-49X8307 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KD-49X8307 supports HDD recording, unlike 99% of TVs which do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-49X8307 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 89% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KD-49X8307 of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 22% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-49X8307 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kd49x8307csu, summer kd49x8307csu, sony kd49x8307csu, sony kd49x8307cbu, sony x8307c

Barcodes:

00635131626708, 04548736003392, 04548736003415

Sony KD49X8307CBU

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