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Sony KD49XE8005

Sony KD49XE8005
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Reviews
448 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
83
Age
1 Year Old
79
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
This television has very good picture quality, good sound quality and it's superb value for money. It's a positively reviewed but slightly out of date 4K 49" television, with a very good spec and low running costs.
4K 49" No 57mm Jan 2017 A
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Sony KD49XE8005 number 127 in 50 inch TVs.

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Kagoo Score
91
Reviews
82
Features
84
Popularity
84
Age
80
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 448 reviews. Looking across the entire Samsung television range, the average reviews for all Samsung televisions are also excellent.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 6,926 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
4K
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Life's brilliance, revealed with extra colours
Rediscover every detail in 4k
Uncover the detail with 4k HDR
Designed to keep your focus on the picture

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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Reviews

Average Review Score

4.1 stars (448 reviews).

55%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
248 Reviews
4 Stars
144 Reviews
3 Stars
29 Reviews
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What Are People Saying About the Sony KD49XE8005?

Picture Quality
274
17
Sound Quality
82
22
Price
194
31
Smart Features
18
18
Features
42
7
Ease of Use
77
4
Support
30
27
Design
43
5
Remote Control
5
13
Watching Films
15
1
High Definition Quality
11
2
Size and Weight
18
11
Stand
5
4
Robustness
13
2
Connectivity
12
2
Watching Sport
2
0
Product Quality
0
1

How Good Are Sony TVs?

We have checked 16,517 expert reviews and 439,961 user reviews for TVs available online and used this data to determine an average rating for Sony TVs of 89%. This makes Sony the 3rd best rated television brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

4K
Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology
Not 3D
Average Thickness
Supports Wi-Fi
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Only Supports Netflix and YouTube
Features USB Recording
Features Voice Control
4K

The highest resolution of the Sony KD49XE8005 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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The display diagonal of the Sony KD49XE8005 of 49" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 67% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 43", with the smallest being 7" and the largest being 110".

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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The KD49XE8005 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD49XE8005 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 79% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness
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The thickness of the Sony KD49XE8005 of 57mm is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 56% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The KD49XE8005 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 53% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Sony KD49XE8005 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 89% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Only Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the KD49XE8005 is more than most TVs. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this television.

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Features USB Recording

The KD49XE8005 features USB recording. 94% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Features Voice Control

The KD49XE8005 features voice control. 90% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD49XE8005 supports Bluetooth, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Only 3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KD49XE8005 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 4K UHD (2160p) pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 190Hz. The high frequency rate of the Sony KD49XE8005 of only 50Hz is in the slowest 13% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Miracast

The KD49XE8005 supports Miracast. 89% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KD49XE8005 supports screen mirroring, unlike 91% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD49XE8005 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 82% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Popularity

Popularity

The Sony KD49XE8005 is currently ranked number 1257 across all TVs.
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Age

Release Date

This Sony TV has been on the market since January 2017.

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When Are Most New Sony TVs Released?

February to March is the most common period for new Sony televisions to be released in. If you want the latest Sony TV technology you may be best 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. The biggest month in 2017 for new Sony television releases was February, with 33 new Sony TVs released that month. In 2016 most new Sony televisions were released in February as well, with 29 new Sony televisions released that month. 25 new Sony televisions were released in March 2015 making it the biggest month that year for new Sony TV releases.

How Fast Do Sony TV Prices Drop After Release?

Most TVs drop in price by 17% in the first 6 months after release, however Sony TVs tend to depreciate faster. On average, in the first 6 months after release, Sony TVs drop in price by 23%. That means a saving of £208 on a typical £913 new Sony TV if you wait 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KD49XE8005 is £110, which is typical compared to the other 6,926 TVs.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost when switched on £113.21
Electricity cost when on standby £3.33
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Total running cost over 5 years £116.54
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Energy Rating
0.53T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer's Description

Life's brilliance, revealed with extra colours

See vivid real world colours all around you. A TRILUMINOS Display maps colours from a wider palette, faithfully reproducing every shade and hue in the umbrellas.

Rediscover every detail in 4K

4K X.

Reality PRO.

Reality PRO picture processing upscales every pixel for remarkable clarity. Pixels across multiple frames are analysed and images sharpened and refined in real time. See the detail appear in buildings and trees.

Uncover the detail with 4K HDR

4K High Dynamic Range.

For the ultimate in picture quality, this TV pairs the brilliance of 4K clarity with the brightness, colour and detail of High Dynamic Range (HDR). Previously hidden areas of dark shadow and sunlight are now full of clarity and detail.

Designed to keep your focus on the picture

Maximise your space, minimise your cables. This slimline TV is edged in a narrow aluminium frame for beautiful looks, allowing it to seamlessly blend into your living space. Clever cable management keeps wires hidden at the front and rear.

Just talk, a fun way to explore new worlds

Find all the entertainment you can dream of, as fast as you can talk. With a voice activated TV remote, this 4K Android TV brings you movies and TV shows from apps or broadcast in an instant.

How Big is the Sony KD49XE8005?

The Sony KD49XE8005 is 1,096mm wide and 640mm tall. It is 57mm thick and weighs 12.2kg.

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55% of Customers Would Recommend
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Sound Quality
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Support
30
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Design
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Remote Control
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Watching Films
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High Definition Quality
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Size and Weight
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Stand
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Robustness
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2
Connectivity
12
2
Watching Sport
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Product Quality
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Sony KD49XE8005 Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Peak Luminance Ratio
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Supported Video Mode
Display Technology
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Native Refresh Rate
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-in Speaker
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technology
Speaker
Smart TV
Video App
Internet TV
Screen Mirroring
Lifestyle Apps
Smart TV
Smart Modes
Operating System Installed
Design
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Colour
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Consumption (Standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Energy Saving Mode
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Digital Signal Format System
Supported TV Bands
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner
Performance
Light Sensor
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
USB Recording
Subtitles
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Hard Drive Capacity
Supported File Systems
Picture Processing Technology
Video Compression Formats
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
Miracast
Wi-Fi Standards
Web Browser
Bluetooth Profiles
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On/Off Timer
Voice Control
Sleep Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (With Stand)
Height (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Height
Width
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
RF Port
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Audio (L,R) in
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Power Save Mode
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

sony corporation kd49xe8005bu, menu kd49xe8005baep, sony kd49xe8005bu, menu kd49xe8005bu

Barcodes

04548736051959, 04548736051966

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