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Sony KD-49XD8005

A fairly new and positively reviewed 49" 4K television
49" 4K No No Jun 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KD-49XD8005 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony KD-49XD8005 number 83 in 50 inch TVs.
82
5 Reviews
62
Good Features
79
14 Months Old
53
£132 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
63
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 79%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £132 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite thin
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

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How Big is the Sony KD-49XD8005?

The Sony KD-49XD8005 is 1,093mm wide and 639mm tall. It is 44mm thick and weighs 13.2kg.

Sony KD-49XD8005 front dimensions

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Sony KD-49XD8005 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, audiovision.de, Chip.de and benchmark.pl the average expert rating of this TV is 79 out of 100.

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Sony Has Very Good Television Reviews

We checked 3,185 user and expert reviews (including 1,175 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KD-49XD8005 of 49" is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 59% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the KD-49XD8005 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all TVs 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 Technology

The KD-49XD8005 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KD-49XD8005 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thickness of the Sony KD-49XD8005 of only 44mm is in the thinnest 20% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-49XD8005 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of TVs is 20Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The high frequency rate of the Sony KD-49XD8005 of only 50Hz is fairly slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 12% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-49XD8005 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by televisions. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD-49XD8005 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-49XD8005 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD-49XD8005 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 91% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-49XD8005 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-49XD8005 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-49XD8005 supports screen mirroring, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-49XD8005 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD-49XD8005 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

This Sony television was released in June 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The KD-49XD8005 is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-49XD8005 is £132.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kd49xd8005baep

Barcodes:

04548736023390

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