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Sony KD-49X8309
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49" 1,000Hz Edge-LED Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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12 Reasons For

Sony Televisions Have Good Reviews

Sony is one of the superior TV brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Sony also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

The average high frequency rate of TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-49X8309 is 560Hz. The Sony KD-49X8309 has one of the faster high frequency rates (1,000 hertz) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Supports Smart TV

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports smart TV, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the KD-49X8309.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 43UF640[plb_2983745_price] is also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also support smart TV including the Samsung UE40JU6410[plb_2899172_price], or the LG 49UF680[plb_2827799_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Sony KD-49X8309 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the KD-49X8309 also have a wi-Fi.

Other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to consider include the LG 43UF640[plb_2983745_price] which has better reviews.

Other TVs which also have a wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE40JU6410[plb_2899172_price], or the LG 49UF680[plb_2827799_price].

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080i|1080p|2160p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Two Composite Video Ins

The Sony KD-49X8309 is a two composite video in television.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The Sony KD-49X8309 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity television. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the KD-49X8309 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

Most TVs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the Sony KD-49X8309 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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3 MHL Version

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports a newer MHL version than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports a 3 MHL version, whereas most 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as it support a 1.3 MHL version.

A 3 MHL version is in fact the best supported MHL version amongst all similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-49X8309.

The worst supported MHL version amongst similar types of TV is 1.3.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is newer than the 802.11a wi-Fi standards supported by most televisions of this spec and age. In addition, this television support 802.11b and 802.11g and 802.11ac wi-Fi standardss.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is in fact the best supported WiFi standard amongst all 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-49X8309.

Amongst comparable types of TV the worst supported WiFi standard is IEEE 802.11n.

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Has Three Sound Modess

The Sony KD-49X8309 has a greater number of sound modes than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. This Sony TV has a Music sound modes, which is the most commonly found sound modes found on TVs of a similar type and age to the KD-49X8309. The sound modess "Movie" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the KD-49X8309 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on TVs of a similar age and type to the KD-49X8309. The smart modess "Animation", "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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4 Reasons Against

Price Has Increased by £25.05

In the last 60 days the KD-49X8309 has increased in price by £25.05.

Not 3D

The Sony KD-49X8309 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-49X8309 are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the TX-40CX400[pl_2955146_price], or the TX-48CX400[pl_2955149_price] both from Panasonic or the Cello C42250[plb_2943621_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year, the KD-49X8309 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the KD-49X8309, the KD-49X8309 does not feature OLED technology.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-49X8309

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age. 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 TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the KD-49X8309 is £138 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 465 TVs of a similar type and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Sony television was released.

Average Depth

With a depth of 60 millimeters, the KD-49X8309 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

Other TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE48JU6400[plb_2804979_price] (63.3mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Number of Tuners
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+)
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
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
DVI-D Ports Quantity
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Parental Control
24p Support
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Ambient Light Sensor
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Input Voltage
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
Subwoofer Out
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

Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
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 sony x83, sony x83c, sony kd49x8309, sony kd49x8309c, sony kd49x8309cb, sony kd49x8309cbu, sonybravia kd49x8309, sonybravia kd49x8309c, sonybravia kd49x8309cb, sonybravia kd49x8309cbu
Barcodes 00635131626647, 04548736003378, 04548736003385, 05055760736732

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