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Sony KD49XD7005BU

£549.00
Sony KD49XD7005
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A highly rated and cheap 49" 4K TV, good for playing games
49" 4K No 78mm Apr 2016 A
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£549.00
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Sony KD-49XD7005 49 -inch LCD 1080 pixels 200 Hz TV
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Refurbished - Sony KD49XD7005 49" Smart LED TV Ultra HD 4K HDR Unit Only With Power Lead (Refurbished) - on
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Refurbished - Sony KD49XD7005BU 49Inch SMART 4K Ultra HD HDR LED TV Freeview HD C Grade (Refurbished)
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Refurbished - Sony Bravia KD49XD7005 49inch Android 4K HDR Ultra HD Smart TV with Youview, Freeview HD, PlayStation Now (2016 Model) - Black (Certified Refurbished)
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Sony KD49XD7005 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Sony KD49XD7005 number 40 in 50 inch TVs, number 54 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 135 in 4K TVs.
89
Reviews
25 Reviews
84
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
83
Age
1 Year Old
72
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 79%, based on 25 reviews. Hisense TVs 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 televisions 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report excellent design, a good stand and it is fairly priced.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4K
Content bar: find everything fast
Stream playstation games straight to your TV
Enrich your viewing with the TV sideview app
Turn your TV into a digital recorder: USB HDD REC
IR blaster control everything with one remote
Cinematic s-force front surround
DSEE restores detail to your digital music
Clear phase for smooth, balanced frequencies
Made to listen: clearaudio+
Say what you want to see with voice search
Supports Wi-Fi
Google cast: plays nice with your other devices
Google play: A world of content and apps
Slim design for easier wall mounting
BRAVIA meets android TV
Motionflow XR keeps the action smooth
4K x-reality pro: enhance every picture up to 4k
The world of 4k right in front of you
Experience the best in 4k UHD picture quality
Not 3D
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 78 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 154 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 149 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

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 Summary

Average Expert Reviews

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

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Average Owner Reviews

On average, based on 24 owner reviews the average owner rating of this television is 79 out of 100. Over 76% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

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

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two customers said that this TV was good looking.

Customers Report a Nice Stand

Two people wrote in their reviews that the product 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

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Sound Quality

Four people who reviewed the product wrote that it had good sound quality.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report Superior Picture Quality

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 60% of televisions, it has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has average features. At £549.00 it appears to be great value for money overall.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This television has an efficiency rating of A, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the KD49XD7005 will cost £110 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This Sony TV has been on the market since April 2016.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KD49XD7005 of 49" is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 38% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Sony KD49XD7005 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all televisions the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the KD49XD7005 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the KD49XD7005 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The Sony KD49XD7005's thickness of 78mm is thicker than 80% of all televisions when sorted 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 KD49XD7005 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also 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 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Miracast

The Sony KD49XD7005 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Supports Maxdome, Netflix and 2 More Video Apps

The Sony KD49XD7005 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. This television supports Netflix, which is the most commonly 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 Parental Controls

The KD49XD7005 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD49XD7005 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD49XD7005 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 87% of televisions which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features USB Recording

The KD49XD7005 features USB recording, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KD49XD7005 supports Wi-Fi. 92% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD49XD7005 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD49XD7005 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 TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all televisions the worst resolution is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD49XD7005 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

kd49xd7005bucr kd49xd7005, samsung kd49xd7005bu, sony kd49xd7005bucr, sony kd49xd7005baep

Barcodes:

04548736024137, 04548736024175, 04548736024182, 05056129212010

Sony KD49XD7005BU

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