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Sony KD49XD7005BU

£579.00
£459.00 £120.00 cheaper than 59 days ago
A good value for money 49" 4K television with not bad features and very good user reviews
49" 4K No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KD49XD7005 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony KD49XD7005 number 19 in 50 inch TVs, number 24 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 59 in 4K TVs.
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25 Reviews
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Very Good
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Good Features
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16 Months Old
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£148 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
76
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has not bad expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 79%, based on 25 reviews. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 £148 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report excellent design, a nice stand and it is fairly priced.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for watching films on, ranking number 40 in TVs for films. It is also average for watching sport on, ranking number 79 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for playing games on, ranking number 72 in TVs for gaming.
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Good
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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 69% 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.
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How Big is the Sony KD49XD7005?

The Sony KD49XD7005 is 1,107mm wide and 78mm tall. It is 651mm thick and weighs 13.2kg.

Sony KD49XD7005 front dimensions

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Sony KD49XD7005 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

TV expert review website product-test.ru scored this TV 79 out of 100.

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Owner Reviews Are Average

Based on 24 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is 78 out of 100. Over 75% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Excellent Design

Two customers who bought it concluded that it was good looking.

Customers Report a Nice Stand

Two owners who reviewed this TV concluded that it had a good stand.

  • This is a good looking television with a very elegant stand…
    Skeadugenga (Amazon) - October 2016
  • It'll also relatively easily tip on its stand if young hands are around to grab it…
    Mfl (Amazon) - September 2016

Sony Has Very Good Television Reviews

We checked 3,185 owner and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony televisions 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.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Audio Quality

Three customers thought this TV had good sound quality.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features. However at £459.00 it is cheaper than 66% of TVs.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The KD49XD7005's display diagonal of 49" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 61% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the KD49XD7005 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most common resolution. Across all TVs 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 Technology

The KD49XD7005 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 KD49XD7005 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

The thickness of the Sony KD49XD7005 of 78mm is fairly thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 18% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD49XD7005 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Miracast

The KD49XD7005 supports Miracast, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Supports Maxdome, Netflix and 2 More Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the KD49XD7005 is more than most TVs. This Sony TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video apps "YouTube", "TV SideView" and "maxdome" are also supported by this TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD49XD7005 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD49XD7005 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD49XD7005 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Features USB Recording

The Sony KD49XD7005 features USB recording. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KD49XD7005 is 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 TVs. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KD49XD7005 supports Wi-Fi. 91% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD49XD7005 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD49XD7005 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 91% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD49XD7005 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

Sony released the KD49XD7005 in April 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the KD49XD7005 is £148 over 5 years based on adequate energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd49xd7005baep, sony kd49xd7005bu, sony c84bza00, sony c84bzs00
Barcodes 04548736024137, 04548736024175, 04548736024182

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