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Sony KD-49X8305

76

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Sony KD-49X8305

Sony KD-49X8305
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A top-rated and fully featured 49" 4K television, with very low running costs
49" 4K No 60mm Feb 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KD-49X8305 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony KD-49X8305 number 198 in 50 inch TVs.
85
Reviews
1 Review
81
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Running Costs
$86 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 78%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has running costs of $86 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some great features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Supports screen mirroring

What is This TV Best Used For?

74
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
78
Playing Games
Very Good

How Big is the Sony KD-49X8305?

The Sony KD-49X8305 is 1,093mm wide and 643mm tall. It is 60mm thick and weighs 14.4kg.

Sony KD-49X8305 front dimensions
Sony KD-49X8305 size in context

Sony KD-49X8305 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The KD-49X8305 has an average 5 year running cost of $86 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The KD-49X8305's display diagonal of 49" is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 57% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the KD-49X8305 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all TVs 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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KD-49X8305 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD-49X8305 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KD-49X8305 of 60mm is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 51% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-49X8305 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-49X8305 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-49X8305 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of televisions which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-49X8305 supports parental controls. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-49X8305 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The KD-49X8305's high frequency rate of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 89% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the televisions the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz.

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Supports Face Detection

The KD-49X8305 supports face detection, which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support face detection.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD-49X8305 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KD-49X8305 supports HDD recording. 98% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Features Voice Control

The KD-49X8305 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-49X8305 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-49X8305 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-49X8305 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Sony KD-49X8305 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KD-49X8305 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of televisions which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The KD-49X8305's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is in the fastest 25% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

kd49x8305cbucr kd49x8305c, sonybravia kd49x8305cbu, sony eleenmrxxysk0e, sony kd49x8305cbu

Barcodes:

00635131626760, 04548736003323, 04548736003347, 05054629744475, 05055760736718, 05056129211792

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