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Sony KD49XD8088BU

£699.00
£514.00 £185 cheaper than 42 days ago
Sony KD-49XD8088
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A cheap but 2 year old 49" 4K TV, with low running costs and very good features
49" 4K No 44mm Apr 2016 A
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Sony KD49XD8088BU 49Inch 4K HDR Ultra HD Smart TV–Black.
£514.00
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Sony KD49XD8088BU 49Inch 4K Ultra HD Android Smart TV. The Official Argos Store (Brand new, unopened) - on
£702.99
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Used - Sony Bravia KD49XD8088 49-Inch Android 4K HDR Ultra HD Smart LED TV with Triluminos Display and Google Cast (2016 Model) - Black
£582.90
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Refurbished - Sony Bravia KD49XD8088 49inch Android 4K HDR Ultra HD Smart TV with TRILUMINOS Display, PlayStation Now and Google Cast (2016 Model) - Black (Certified Refurbished)
£812.16
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£585.00
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Argos
Argos
Argos Card - 6 months interest free
Purchase price £514.00. APR 0%.
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- 6
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£514.00
£85.67*
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Argos
Argos
Pay monthly - 24 months
Purchase price £514.00. APR 29.9%.
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£689.11
£28.71*
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Argos
Argos
Pay monthly - 36 months
Purchase price £514.00. APR 29.9%.
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£784.51
£21.79*
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Argos
Argos
Pay monthly - 48 months
Purchase price £514.00. APR 29.9%.
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£886.91
£18.48*
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Sony KD-49XD8088 Review

Representing excellent value for money and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony KD-49XD8088 number 85 in 50 inch TVs, number 136 in best selling TVs and number 267 in 4K TVs.
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Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Age
1 Year Old
75
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

Hisense TVs 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £100 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some great features:
4K
Google play: A world of content and apps
Experience the best in 4k UHD picture quality
Enrich your viewing with the TV sideview app
Turn your TV into a digital recorder: USB HDD REC
Clear phase for smooth, balanced frequencies
Made to listen: clearaudio+
Cinematic s-force front surround
DSEE restores detail to your digital music
Content bar: find everything fast
Say what you want to see with voice search
Thinner than average
BRAVIA meets android TV
Google cast: plays nice with your other devices
Motionflow XR keeps the action smooth
Cable management
TRILUMINOS display
4K x-reality pro: enhance every picture up to 4k
4K hdr: the next generation of picture quality
Supports screen mirroring
Supports Wi-Fi
Stream playstation games straight to your TV

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 225 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 395 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 388 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 is a 47% 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.

How Big is the Sony KD-49XD8088?

The Sony KD-49XD8088 is 1,093mm wide and 639mm tall. It is 44mm thick and weighs 12.3kg.

Sony KD-49XD8088 front dimensions
Sony KD-49XD8088 size in context

Sony KD-49XD8088 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

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

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 59% of televisions, it has good features and is under 2 years old but at £514.00 it appears to be great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this television is A, and the KD-49XD8088 is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-49XD8088 is £100.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2016.

Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the KD-49XD8088 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all TVs 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-49XD8088 of 49" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 38% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KD-49XD8088 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Sony KD-49XD8088 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The thickness of the KD-49XD8088 of only 44mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 21% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-49XD8088 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-49XD8088 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD-49XD8088 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD-49XD8088 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony KD-49XD8088 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 television, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. In addition, this TV 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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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-49XD8088 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Features USB Recording

The KD-49XD8088 features USB recording. 90% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

116451685cr kd49xd8088, sony kd49xd8088black, sony kd49xd8088bu

Barcodes:

04548736024960, 05056129211983

Sony KD49XD8088BU

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