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Sony KD49XD8099

Sony KD49XD8099
82
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
84
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
2 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and fully featured 4K 49" television.
4K 49" No 44mm Aug 2016 A
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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77

With excellent features and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Sony KD49XD8099 number 355 in 50 inch TVs.

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77
Kagoo Score
82
Brand Rating
84
Features
80
Age
82
Running Costs

77

77
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 77?

Sony is an excellent television brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2019.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 7,400+ TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
4K
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi
Features USB recording
Uncover the detail with 4k HDR
4K high dynamic range
4K clarity
4K colour

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This TV Best Used For?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

4K
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi
Features USB recording
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Supports 24p
Supports parental controls
Supports screen mirroring
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Supports Bluetooth
Average display diagonal
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
Not 3D
4K

The KD49XD8099 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most common resolution. 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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Average Display Diagonal
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The KD49XD8099's display diagonal of 49" is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 35% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the KD49XD8099 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD49XD8099 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 80% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average
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The Sony KD49XD8099's thickness of only 44mm is thinner than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 21% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The average thickness of all televisions is 74mm, with the thinnest being 2.7mm and the thickest being 970mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The KD49XD8099 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 52% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features USB Recording

The Sony KD49XD8099 features USB recording. 93% of televisions do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD49XD8099 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 79% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD49XD8099 supports 24p, which is unusual. 89% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD49XD8099 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD49XD8099 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD49XD8099 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 88% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD49XD8099 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Age

Sony KD49XD8099 Release Date

August 2016

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When Are Most New Sony TVs Released?

Most new Sony TVs tend to be released between February and April.

For the latest Sony TV technology you may want to consider waiting until February 2019. It's also worth keeping in mind that the price of the current Sony TVs tend to drop off when the next models are released. 32 new Sony televisions were released in March 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Sony TV releases. February was the biggest month in 2017 for new Sony TVs, with 34 new Sony TVs released that month. In 2016 most new Sony TVs were released in April, with 29 new Sony TVs released that month.

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How Fast Do Sony Television Prices Drop After Release?

Most televisions drop in price by 16% in the first 6 months after release, however Sony televisions tend to depreciate faster.

New Sony TVs drop in price by an average of 24% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £211 on a typical £890 new Sony television by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Sony KD49XD8099 Running Costs

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the KD49XD8099 is £110 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 7,400+ televisions that we checked.

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Electricity cost when switched on £107
Electricity cost when on standby £3
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Europen European Energy Rating
0.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Sony KD49XD8099 Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Peak Luminance Ratio
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Motion Interpolation Technology
Supported Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Vertical Viewing Angle
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-in Speaker
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technology
Speaker
Smart TV
Screen Mirroring
Smart TV
Smart Modes
Operating System Installed
Design
Colour
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Consumption (Standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Energy Saving Mode
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Digital Signal Format System
Analog Signal Format System
Performance
Parental Controls
Light Sensor
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
24p
USB Recording
Video Formats Supported
Picture Processing Technology
Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG)
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand Included
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (With Stand)
Height (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Height
Width
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Technical Details
Power Save Mode
Packaging Data
Package Height
Package Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

sony kd49xd8099bu

Barcodes

 04548736023475

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