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Sony KD-49X8309
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Sony KD-49X8309

49" 1,000Hz Edge-LED Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

Sony has good average ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire TV range.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the KD-49X8309 supports smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 40UF770[plb_3242789_price].

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Samsung UE40JU6410[plb_2899172_price], or the Thomson 40UA6406[plb_3009317_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago, the KD-49X8309 has a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 40UF770[plb_3242789_price] is also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the Samsung UE40JU6410[plb_2899172_price], or the Thomson 40UA6406[plb_3009317_price].

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2160p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080i|1080p|2160p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p video mode, which is typical of many televisions of a similar spec and age to it.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The KD-49X8309 is a two composite video in port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-49X8309 have between one and two composite video in ports.

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3 MHL Version

The KD-49X8309 supports a 3 MHL version which is newer than the 1.3 MHL version supported by most 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as it.

This TV's MHL version (3) is in fact the best supported MHL version across all televisions of a similar spec and age to the KD-49X8309.

A 1.3 MHL version is the worst supported MHL version amongst comparable types of TV.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The KD-49X8309 supports an 802.11n WiFi standard which is newer than the 802.11a WiFi standard supported by most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. In addition, this television support 802.11b and 802.11g and 802.11ac WiFi standards.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is actually the best supported WiFi standard across all comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-49X8309.

Across similar types of television the worst supported WiFi standard is 802.11a.

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Has Three Sound Modes

The Sony KD-49X8309 has a greater number of sound modes than most TVs that were released more than a year ago. This television has a Music sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-49X8309. The sound modes "Movie" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the KD-49X8309 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. The smart modes "Animation", "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the KD-49X8309 are not 3D compatible. The Sony KD-49X8309 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the LG 60UF850[plb_2805518_price]; or the Panasonic TX-50CX802[plb_2839949_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KD-49X8309 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KD-49X8309 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-49X8309 also do not feature OLED technology.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-49X8309

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions of this age and spec. 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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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Sony released the KD-49X8309.

Average Refresh Rate

At 1,000 hertz, the Sony KD-49X8309 has a fairly standard refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

If this TV refresh rate is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Panasonic TX-50CX802[plb_2839949_price] (1,600Hz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Thickness

At 60 millimeters, the KD-49X8309 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the KD-49X8309.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UE48JU6400[plb_2804979_price] (63.3mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Tuner
Smart TV
App
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
DVI-D Port
MHL Version
Networking
Internet Browser
WiFi Standard
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Technical Details
Clear Phase Technology
Auto Wide Mode
Other Features
On Screen Display for External Input
Apps

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $104.46
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $106.82
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Energy Rating
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony x83, sony x83c, sony kd49x8309, sony kd49x8309c, sony kd49x8309cb, sony kd49x8309cbu, sonybravia kd49x8309, sonybravia kd49x8309c, sonybravia kd49x8309cb, sonybravia kd49x8309cbu
Barcodes 00635131626647, 04548736003378, 04548736003385, 05055760736732
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