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Sony KD-49X8309

74

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Sony KD-49X8309

Sony KD-49X8309
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A fully featured but 3 year old 49" 4K television, with low running costs
49" 4K No 60mm Mar 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KD-49X8309 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony KD-49X8309 number 413 in 50 inch TVs.
83
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

Hisense televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports HDD recording
3840 x 2160 pixels display resolution

What is This TV Best Used For?

31
Watching Films
Mediocre
69
Watching Sport
Good
77
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KD-49X8309 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Television Reviews

Based on 3,322 expert and owner reviews (including 1,904 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KD-49X8309 is £110, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2015.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KD-49X8309 of 49" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 38% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the KD-49X8309 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. Across all televisions 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

The KD-49X8309 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD-49X8309 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KD-49X8309's thickness of 60mm is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 51% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KD-49X8309 supports HDD recording. 98% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-49X8309 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 televisions. In addition, this television supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-49X8309 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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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports screen mirroring. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-49X8309 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-49X8309 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-49X8309 supports parental controls. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-49X8309 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-49X8309 of 1,000Hz is faster than 88% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all televisions is 450Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The Sony KD-49X8309's high frequency rate of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 94% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the televisions the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 94% of televisions do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports 24p

The KD-49X8309 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD-49X8309 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kd49x8309cbu, samsung kd49x8309cbu, sony kd49x8309cbu

Barcodes:

00635131626647, 04548736003378, 05055760736732

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