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Sony KD-49X8309
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Sony KD-49X8309

49" 1,000Hz Edge-LED Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

Fairly Fast Refresh Rate

The Sony KD-49X8309 has a quite fast refresh rate (1,000 hertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than a year ago. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KD-49X8309 the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 2,000Hz, and the average refresh rate is 540Hz.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The KD-49X8309 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the KD-49X8309.

There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might want to look at including the Panasonic TX-40CX680[plb_2819335_price] which is cheaper; or the LG 40UF770[plb_3242789_price] which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV features including the Samsung UE40JU6410[plb_2899172_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KD-49X8309 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year also have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the LG 40UF770[plb_3242789_price] which has better reviews; or the Panasonic TX-40CX680[plb_2819335_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the Samsung UE40JU6410[plb_2899172_price].

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080i|1080p|2160p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The Sony KD-49X8309 is a two composite video in port television.

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3 MHL Version

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports a 3 MHL version which is newer than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it. Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 1.3 MHL version.

This television's MHL version (3) is actually the best supported MHL version amongst all TVs of this age and type.

Amongst comparable types of television the worst supported MHL version is 1.3.

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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 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago. In addition, this TV support 802.11b and 802.11g and 802.11ac WiFi standards.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is in fact the best supported WiFi standard across all 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-49X8309.

The worst supported WiFi standard amongst comparable types of television is 802.11a.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The KD-49X8309 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that have been around for more than a year. This Sony television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on TVs of this age and type. The smart modes "Animation", "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The KD-49X8309 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KD-49X8309 are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the LG 60UF850[plb_2805518_price]; or the Panasonic TX-48CX400[plb_2955149_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of this age and type do not have a built-in camera. The Sony KD-49X8309 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the KD-49X8309 do not feature OLED technology. The KD-49X8309 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-49X8309

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type. 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

This 4K and 8K TV has been on the market for over a year.

Average Thickness

At 60 millimeters, the KD-49X8309 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-49X8309.

We compared all the other 60mm thick TVs to this TV and we think the Sony KD-49X8305[plb_2796114_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
DVI-D Ports Quantity
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Parental Control
24p Support
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Ambient Light Sensor
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
Subwoofer Out
Clear Phase Technology
Auto Wide Mode
Other Features
HDD Recording
I-Manual
USB Playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
On-Screen Display for External Input
Illumination LED
Apps

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $101.92
Electricity cost when on standby $2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years $104.23
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Energy Rating
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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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