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Sony KD-49X8307
KD49X8307CSU

£648.00
(148 reviews)
Sony KD-49X8307
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Our Verdict:
A cheap and classic 4K 49" TV, good for watching films
4K 49" No 60mm Mar 2015 A
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Sony KD-49X8307 Review

With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Sony KD-49X8307 number 45 in 50 inch TVs and number 173 across all TVs.
90
Reviews
148 Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
82
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this TV to others. Looking across the entire Samsung TV range, the average reviews for all Samsung televisions are also excellent.
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 televisions 2018.
This Sony TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 6,410 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report superior product quality, excellent design and that 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 couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Every colour, enhanced
See the latest apps
Explore every possibility
Discover the new TV lifestyle
BRAVIA meets android TV
All your 4k, any source
4K processor x1 dynamic contrast enhancer
Optimising brightness frame by frame
4K processor x1 precision colour mapping
4K processor x1 precision detail enhancer
4K
Enhance every picture up to 4k quality
Contrast
Colour
Clarity
4K processor x1 one chip changes everything
Move up to 4k
Enjoy the latest accessories
Not 3D
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 65 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching sport, ranking number 160 in TVs for sport as well being very good for watching films, ranking number 88 in TVs for films.
73
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
74
Playing Games
Very Good

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.

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90
Reviews
148 Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Features for Films
Very Good
69
Age
3 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
82
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
78
Overall Score for Films
Very Good
OLED / QLED Technology
No
90
HD Type
4K
68
Display Diagonal
49"
73
Features for Films
Very Good

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.

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90
Reviews
148 Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Features for Sport
Very Good
69
Age
3 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
82
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
78
Overall Score for Sport
Very Good
68
Display Diagonal
49"
92
Display Resolution
3840 X 2160 Pixels
91
Motion Interpolation...
900Hz
73
Features for Sport
Very Good

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.

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90
Reviews
148 Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Features for Gaming
Very Good
69
Age
3 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
82
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
79
Overall Score for Gaming
Very Good
91
Motion Interpolation...
900Hz
68
Display Diagonal
49"
74
Features for Gaming
Very Good

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.

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Sony KD-49X8307 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good expert reviews

Two experts from sites including Techradar and techradar.com/au/ have rated this television on average 80%.

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Good owner reviews

KD-49X8307 owners on average rated this TV 86 out of 100. Over 87% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users report superior product quality

19 owners who reviewed this TV thought it was good quality.

Customers report excellent design

Five people who reviewed it thought it was well designed and three people who bought it concluded that it was good looking.

Customers report that it is easy to use

Six owners who bought this TV concluded that it was easy to use and six people mentioned in their reviews that the Sony KD-49X8307 was easy to setup.

Customers report great image quality

15 customers thought the product had good picture quality.

Users report an inferior remote control

Two people who reviewed the Sony KD-49X8307 considered 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 television reviews

We checked 5,128 owner and expert reviews (including 2,430 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers report good sound quality

12 owners wrote in their reviews that it had good sound quality.

Users report that it is a good size

Three customers who reviewed it considered that it was thin.

Customers report good technical features

Five people who purchased the product considered that it had good features.

Customers report that it is fairly priced

Two owners who purchased the Sony KD-49X8307 said that it was good value for money.

Features

Larger than average display diagonal

The KD-49X8307's display diagonal of 49" is larger than 69% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 7", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 43".

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4K

The Sony KD-49X8307 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-49X8307 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 99% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD-49X8307 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average thickness

The KD-49X8307's thickness of 60mm is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 44% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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The KD-49X8307 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 53% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports parental controls

The KD-49X8307 supports parental controls. 83% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD-49X8307 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Faster than average motion interpolation frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 330Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-49X8307 of 900Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 91% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports HDD recording

The KD-49X8307 supports HDD recording, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Picture-In-Picture

The KD-49X8307 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 92% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Only 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 TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 4K UHD (2160p) pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports 24p

The KD-49X8307 supports 24p. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Has an ambient light sensor

The KD-49X8307 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a mounting kit

The KD-49X8307 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 89% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-49X8307 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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Age

Released over three years ago

This television has been on the market since March 2015.

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Running Costs

Average running costs

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the KD-49X8307 will cost £110 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 6,410 televisions.

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Popularity

Lots of positive reviews

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OLED / QLED Technology

does not feature OLED / QLED technology

HD Type

4K

Display Diagonal

larger than average display diagonal

Typical Contrast Ratio

typical contrast ratio

Local Dimming

local dimming

High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

Video Apps

video app

Display Diagonal

larger than average display diagonal

Display Resolution

only 3840 x 2160 pixels display resolution

Motion Interpolation Frequency

faster than average motion interpolation frequency

Display Brightness

display brightness

Motion Interpolation Frequency

faster than average motion interpolation frequency

Display Diagonal

larger than average display diagonal

High Frequency Rate

high frequency rate

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kd49x8307csu, summer kd49x8307csu, sony kd49x8307cbu, sony kd49x8307csu, sony 2160p

Barcodes:

00635131626708, 04548736003392, 04548736003415

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KD-49X8307

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