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Overall Score

Sony KD-49X8309

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

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Sony KD-49X8309 Review

With good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Sony KD-49X8309 number 399 in 50 inch TVs.
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Good Features
20
52
$111 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV 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 TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
30
Mediocre
69
Good
77
Very Good

Sony KD-49X8309 In-Depth Analysis

Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Sony KD-49X8309 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all televisions 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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Average Display Diagonal

The Sony KD-49X8309's display diagonal of 49" is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 1% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KD-49X8309 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD-49X8309 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 thickness of the KD-49X8309 of 60mm is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 1% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-49X8309 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all televisions the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-49X8309 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-49X8309 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-49X8309 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the KD-49X8309 of 20W is in the highest 24% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-49X8309 supports Bluetooth. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD-49X8309 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KD-49X8309 of 1,000Hz is quite fast compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 13% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KD-49X8309 supports HDD recording. 99% of televisions do not support HDD recording.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of televisions which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the KD-49X8309 of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 7% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The high frequency rates of televisions range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 89% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-49X8309 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The KD-49X8309 has an average running cost of $111 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,997 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonybravia kd49x8309cbu, samsung kd49x8309cbu, sony kd49x8309cbu, sony x83c
Barcodes 00635131626647, 04548736003378, 05055760736732

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