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Sony KD49X8505C

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Sony KD49X8505C

£989.00
Sony KD-49X8505
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A classic and fully featured 49" 4K TV, good for playing games
49" 4K No 66mm Jun 2014 B
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Sony KD-49X8505 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony KD-49X8505 number 71 in 3D TVs, number 122 in 50 inch TVs and number 537 across all TVs.
85
Reviews
9 Reviews
73
Value for Money
Good
83
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£150 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 70%. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £150 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This Sony TV has some great features:
4K
Colours that come alive
Sony entertainment network
More than A stadium surround experience
For all football addicts
Share the moment with the world
Watch together from miles apart
One-Flick entertainment
Long duct speaker
Clear highs, deep lows
Voice zoom
Clear phase
S-Force front surround
ClearAudio+
Made to listen
Stunning detail from whatever you re watching
Enhance everything up to 4k quality
3D
Show smartphone photos in 4k
Smoother 4k/60p action
Accommodates future 4k format
4K video
4K photos
4K movies
There's no need to wait to start enjoying 4k it's here now
The world of 4k right in front of you
Sit closer, see more, miss nothing
Forget you're watching TV
Real-life clarity from the unique sony 4k processing
Four times the detail of full HD
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Supports Wi-Fi
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What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the KD-49X8505 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 318 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 548 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 547 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £599 at RGB Direct 4 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Sony KD-49X8505 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This Sony TV received an expert rating of 67% from lydogbillede.dk.

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Average Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this television rated it as 75%. Over 75% of reviewers gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

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Sony TVs Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 3,350 owner and expert reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 95% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £989.00 it is in the most expensive 33% of televisions.

Price Has Gone Up by £390 (39%)

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This television has an efficiency rating of B, and the KD-49X8505 is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-49X8505 is £150.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the KD-49X8505 in June 2014.

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Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the KD-49X8505 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all televisions the resolution ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KD-49X8505 of 49" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 56% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KD-49X8505 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The KD-49X8505 is 3D, unlike 75% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KD-49X8505 of 66mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 65% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-49X8505 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD-49X8505 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 Picture-in-Picture

The KD-49X8505 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports 24p

The KD-49X8505 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KD-49X8505 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD-49X8505 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KD-49X8505 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KD-49X8505 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The KD-49X8505 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-49X8505 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony KD-49X8505 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this television supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. TVs resolutions range from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung kd49x8505bbu, sony kd49x8505bbu, kd49x8505c

Barcodes:

04905524975529, 04905524975536, 04905524975543

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