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Sony KD-49X8308

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
Sony has good TV reviews
Supports Wi-Fi
Not 3D

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This Sony television has an energy efficiency classification of A. The average 5 year running cost of the KD-49X8308 is £138 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 320 televisions of this type and age.


Reviews

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

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


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2015.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-49X8308 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider including the Toshiba 58L9363 which has better reviews.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-49X8308 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KD-49X8308 has an ethernet port. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years also have an ethernet port.

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Display

Not 3D

The Sony KD-49X8308 is not 3D, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Toshiba 58L9363 which is also higher rated.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years the horizontal viewing angles range from 160° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The KD-49X8308 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inch TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 49" TVs currently available including the Sony KD-49X8305 (£549) which has better reviews.

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic TX-50CX670 (50") which is also higher rated.

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Other Features

Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KD-49X8308 supports HDD recording, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The KD-49X8308 supports parental controls, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television.

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Supports 24p

The KD-49X8308 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support 24p.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-49X8308 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-49X8308 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KD-49X8308 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KD-49X8308 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-49X8308 supports screen mirroring. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support screen mirroring.

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Supports Internet TV

The Sony KD-49X8308 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Supports Smart TV

The Sony KD-49X8308 supports Smart TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago also support Smart TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 60 millimeters, the Sony KD-49X8308 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Sony KD-49X8309 (£449) (60mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd49x8308cbaep, smart kd49x8308c
Barcodes 04548736003354

Sony KD-49X8308 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KD-49X8308 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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