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Overall Score

Sony KD-49X8305

A fairly highly rated 49 inch 4K television with good features
49" 4K No No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KD-49X8305 Review

With very good reviews but good features, we have ranked the Sony KD-49X8305 number 178 in 50 inch TVs.
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Good Features
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$111 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
52
Average

Why Has it Scored 53?

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 televisions 2017.
It has running costs of $111 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
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Mediocre
66
Good
72
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

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Sony KD-49X8305 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony KD-49X8305 of 49" is relatively average compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 1% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The KD-49X8305 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Across all televisions the resolution ranges 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KD-49X8305 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD-49X8305 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KD-49X8305's thickness of 60mm is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 1% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-49X8305 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-49X8305 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

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

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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The KD-49X8305's high frequency rate of 800Hz is in the fastest 9% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-49X8305 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Face Detection

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

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The KD-49X8305's RMS rated power of 20W is in the highest 24% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-49X8305 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

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

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-49X8305 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 89% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Features Voice Control

The KD-49X8305 features voice control, unlike 86% of televisions which do not feature voice control.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KD-49X8305 supports HDD recording, which is unusual. 99% of televisions do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-49X8305 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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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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Supports 24p

The KD-49X8305 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-49X8305 of 800Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 22% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-49X8305 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the KD-49X8305 will cost $111 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonybravia kd49x8305cbu, refurbished kd49x8305c, sony kd49x8305cblack, sony kd49x8305cbu
Barcodes 00635131626760, 04548736003323, 04548736003347, 05054629744475, 05055760736718

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