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Sony KD49XD8077SU

£659.00
£379.99 £279.01 cheaper than 46 days ago
49" 4K Ultra HD 50Hz Edge-LED Aug 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date £131.23 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Has an ECO mode
Features USB recording
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Energy

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A. The KD-49XD8077 is typical compared to the other 409 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-49XD8077 is £132.


Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 2,295 user and expert reviews (including 163 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other manufacturers. 88% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Nine Months Ago

It was August 2016 when Sony released the KD-49XD8077.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many latest comparable spec televisions. 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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Not 3D

The KD-49XD8077 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Finlux 49UT3E310 (£349).

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Quite Slow High Frequency Rate

4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 230Hz. With a high frequency rate of only 50 hertz, the KD-49XD8077's high frequency rate is one of the slowest amongst comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

If this Sony TV high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Sony KD49XD8305 (£429.99) (100Hz), the LG 49UH603 (£419) (100Hz), or the Cello C50ANSMT-4K (£407.99) (120Hz).

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49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inches television.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 49" TVs currently available including cheaper TVs such as the Sharp LC49CUF8462 (£299.99), or the Finlux 49UT3E310 (£349).

If you would prefer a television with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Cello C50ANSMT-4K (£407.99) (50"), or the Panasonic TX-55DX650 (55").

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Performance

Features USB Recording

The KD-49XD8077 features USB recording, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Sony KD-49XD8077 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), as do most of the other new televisions.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-49XD8077 supports parental controls. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support parental controls.

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Has a Game Mode

The KD-49XD8077 has a game mode, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television.

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Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The KD-49XD8077 has an ECO mode. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also have an ECO mode.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-49XD8077 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KD-49XD8077 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other recently released similar spec televisions.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-49XD8077 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs.

There are a number of other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider including the Samsung UE40KU6100 (£360) which is cheaper; or the Hisense H50M3300 (£399) which has better reviews.

There are a number of other TVs which also support Wi-Fi which you might want to look at including the Samsung UE43KU6000 (£399.99).

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD-49XD8077 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-49XD8077 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Sony KD-49XD8077 has an ethernet port. Most of the other recently released comparable spec televisions also have an ethernet port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The KD-49XD8077 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KD-49XD8077 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other televisions that were launched in the last year.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Sony KD-49XD8077 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-49XD8077 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Sony KD-49XD8077 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KD-49XD8077 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The KD-49XD8077 supports internet TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The KD-49XD8077 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Supports One Video Apps

The KD-49XD8077 has a greater number of video apps than most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently supported video apps is YouTube, but this video apps is not supported by this TV. The video apps NetFlix are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Thin

With a depth of only 44 millimeters, the KD-49XD8077 has one of the thinner depths amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television have depths of between 25mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 65mm.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE49KU6470 (£329) (55.2mm) which is also cheaper.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the KD-49XD8077 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst TVs of this age. The RMS rated powers of 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months range from 6W to 120W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd49xd8077silver, samsung kd49xd8077su, sony sonkd49xd8077su, sony kl3rw
Barcodes 04548736023420, 04548736023437, 04548736024960

Sony KD-49XD8077 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KD-49XD8077 review we compared this TV to 4,701 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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Hisense H65M5500 vs Sony KD-49XD8077

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£ 799.00 £379.99
60% Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
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LG 55UH650 vs Sony KD-49XD8077

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£ 629.00 £379.99
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