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Sony KD-49X8308

49" Edge-LED Flat Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

4K and 8K TVs built by Sony have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that Sony also has good reviews across its entire range.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The KD-49X8308 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KD-49X8308 also have a wi-Fi.

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Supports Smart TV

The Sony KD-49X8308 supports smart TV, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the KD-49X8308.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN60JU7100[plb_3185182_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 480i|480p|576p|720p|1080i|1080p|2160p supported video modes, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable age and type to it.

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Two Composite Video Ins

The Sony KD-49X8308 has more composite video ins than most of the 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the KD-49X8308. Most of the TVs of a similar type and age to the KD-49X8308 only have one composite video in, however this TV has two composite video ins.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The Sony KD-49X8308 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The KD-49X8308 is a four HDMI ports quantity television.

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3 MHL Version

The KD-49X8308 supports a 3 MHL version which is newer than most televisions that came out more than a year ago. Most comparable spec TVs that were released one year ago support a 1.3 MHL version.

A 3 MHL version is in fact the best supported MHL version amongst all comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-49X8308.

Amongst similar types of TV the worst supported MHL version is 1.3.

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Has Three Sound Modess

The number of sound modes found on the KD-49X8308 is more than most TVs that came out more than a year ago. This television has a Music sound modes, which is the most commonly found sound modes found on 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-49X8308. The sound modess "Movie" and "Standard" are also found on this Sony TV.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The KD-49X8308 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the KD-49X8308 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KD-49X8308 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-49X8308 also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price], or the LG 105UC9[plb_2828825_price].

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KD-49X8308 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.

Other televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at include the 55EG9609[pl_2899573_price], or the 65EG9609[pl_2938944_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports One Video Formats Supported

The Sony KD-49X8308 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of this age and spec. The most commonly supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this TV. The video formats supporteds H.265 are also supported by this Sony TV.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-49X8308

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it. 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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Running Costs Are Average

This Sony TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the KD-49X8308 is £138 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 474 televisions of a comparable age and spec.

Released Over a Year Ago

This Sony TV has been on the market for over a year.

Average Depth

At 60 millimeters, the KD-49X8308 has a fairly standard depth compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-49X8308.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 60mm thick TVs currently available including the KD-49X8305[pl_2796114_price], or the KD-55X8507[pl_2796460_price] both from Sony which has better reviews.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Sony KD-49X8309[plb_2805016_price] (60mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Parental Control
24p Support
Design
Colour of Product
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
Clear Phase Technology
Auto Wide Mode
Other Features
HDD Recording
I-Manual
USB Playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
On-Screen Display for External Input
Illumination LED
Apps

Expert Reviews

27 August 2015

Sony KD-49X8308C dost?pny w Media Expert to telewizor Ultra HD z tegorocznej serii oferuj?cej system Android. Jego odpowiednikiem w innych sklepach jest Sony KD-49X8309C (Euro), Ten kosztuje oko?o... Read more…

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Smart TV z Android
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4 x HDMI
Dostpny tylko w kilku sklepach
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £134.60
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £137.64
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Energy Rating
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kd49x8308, kd49x8308c, kd49x8308cb, sony kd49x8308, sony kd49x8308c
Barcodes 04548736003354

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