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Sony KD49XE8005

Sony KD49XE8005
82
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
83
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Age
2 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 4K 49" television, with 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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Released 2 years ago and with excellent features, we have ranked the Sony KD49XE8005 number 343 in 50 inch TVs.

77

77
Kagoo Score
82
Brand Rating
83
Features
83
Age
80
Running Costs

77

77
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 77?

Sony is an excellent television brand.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available.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 2019.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £120 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.
This TV 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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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

4K
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Supports Bluetooth
Supports Miracast
Features USB recording
Features voice control
Supports screen mirroring
Average thickness
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
Not 3D
Very slow high frequency rate
4K

The KD49XE8005 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. TVs HD types range from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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 televisions. It is larger than 65% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 7", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 43".

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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The KD49XE8005 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD49XE8005 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness
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The thickness of the KD49XE8005 of 57mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 43% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The Sony KD49XE8005 supports Wi-Fi. 52% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD49XE8005 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 88% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD49XE8005 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Miracast

The Sony KD49XE8005 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 89% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Features USB Recording

The KD49XE8005 features USB recording, which is unusual. 93% of televisions do not feature USB recording.

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Features Voice Control

The KD49XE8005 features voice control, which is unusual. 90% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD49XE8005 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 91% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 190Hz. The KD49XE8005's high frequency rate of only 50Hz is slower than 88% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Sony KD49XE8005 Release Date

January 2017

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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 KD49XE8005 Running Costs

This television has an efficiency rating of A. The average 5 year running cost of the KD49XE8005 is £120 based on typical 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 £113
Electricity cost when on standby £3
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Europen European 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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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Sony KD49XE8005. However we have checked the rating of all Sony TVs and the average score is 82.4%.

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, menu kd49xe8005bu, sony kd49xe8005bu

Barcodes

 04548736051959,  04548736051966

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