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Sony KD49XD8305BU

£849.00
£429.99 £419.01 cheaper than 18 days ago
49" 4K Ultra HD 100Hz Edge-LED Jun 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date £128.19 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony TVs have good reviews
Supports USB recording function
Not 3D
Currys £929.00 Go to Store
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Discount AV £429.99 Go to Store
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Reviews

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 1,413 expert and owner reviews (including 161 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other brands. 88% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Performance

Supports USB Recording Function

The KD49XD8305 supports USB recording function, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD49XD8305 features high Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). Most of the other new TVs also feature high Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports 24p Support

The Sony KD49XD8305 supports 24p support. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support 24p support.

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Features Parental Control

The KD49XD8305 features parental control, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KD49XD8305 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the 49UH650 (£479.97), or the 49UH650 both from LG or the Samsung UE55KU6470 (£430.00) is also worth considering.

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Has a Bluetooth

The KD49XD8305 has a Bluetooth. Most of the other latest TVs also have a Bluetooth.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Sony KD49XD8305 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDCP

The KD49XD8305 has an HDCP. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this television also have an HDCP.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring Function

The Sony KD49XD8305 supports screen mirroring function, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Sony KD49XD8305 supports smart TV features. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also support smart TV features.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KD49XD8305 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £419.01 (49%)

The price has dropped from £849 to £429.99 in the last 18 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 86% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 14% chance that the price will actually go down further. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Display

Not 3D

Like most of the other televisions that came out in the last year, the Sony KD49XD8305 is not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the LG 49UH620 (£419.00), or the Finlux 49UT3E310 (£349.00) which is also cheaper.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The KD49XD8305 has one of the slower high frequency rates (only 100 hertz) amongst televisions of this age. 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 1,600Hz.

We compared this TV to all the other 100Hz refresh rate televisions and we think the LG 49UH603 (£419.00) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

TVs with a faster high frequency rate that might also be worth looking at include the Cello C50ANSMT-4K (120Hz and cheaper).

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many new 4K and 8K TVs. 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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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The KD49XD8305 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 20 Watts) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The RMS rated powers of comparable spec televisions that have been around for the last year range from 6W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 28W.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This 4K and 8K TV has an energy efficiency rating of A. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the KD49XD8305 will cost £129 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 405 similar spec televisions that were released in the last 12 months.


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Released Ten Months Ago

Sony released the KD49XD8305 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung kd49xd8305bu, sony kd49xd8305bu
Barcodes 04548736023338, 04548736023345

Other TVs to Consider

LG 55UH850 vs Sony KD49XD8305

LG 55UH850 vs Sony KD49XD8305
LG 55UH850 Sony KD49XD8305
£ 549.99 £429.99
A Lot Higher RMS Rated Power
One More RF Ports Quantity
Better Energy Efficiency Rating
6" Larger Display Diagonal
£120 More Expensive
Hugely Slower Motion Interpolation Frequency

Hisense H75M7900 vs Sony KD49XD8305

Hisense H75M7900 vs Sony KD49XD8305
Hisense H75M7900 Sony KD49XD8305
£ 1,899.00 £429.99
Hugely Faster High Frequency Rate
Two RF Ports
Energy Efficiency Rating is Higher
A Lot Larger Display Diagonal
£1,469 More Expensive
Higher Running Costs Over Five Years by £291.47

LG 55UH668 vs Sony KD49XD8305

LG 55UH668 vs Sony KD49XD8305
LG 55UH668 Sony KD49XD8305
£ 489.99 £429.99
Two RF Ports Quantitys
Energy Efficiency Rating is Higher
£17.40 Cheaper to Run
Lower Annual Energy Consumption
£60 More Expensive
One Less USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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