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73

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Sony KD-49X8309

Sony KD-49X8309
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A fully featured and economical to run 49" 4K TV
49" 4K No 60mm Mar 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KD-49X8309 Review

With excellent features and low running costs, we have ranked the Sony KD-49X8309 number 388 in 50 inch TVs.
80
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Running Costs
$86 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has running costs of $86 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,388 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports HDD recording
3840 x 2160 pixels display resolution

What is This TV Best Used For?

31
Watching Films
Mediocre
69
Watching Sport
Good
77
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KD-49X8309 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the KD-49X8309 will cost $86 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,388 televisions.

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Features

4K

4K

The KD-49X8309 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Televisions HD types range 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 display diagonal of the Sony KD-49X8309 of 49" is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 38% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the KD-49X8309 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD-49X8309 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KD-49X8309 of 60mm is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 50% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports HDD recording. 98% of televisions do not support HDD recording.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KD-49X8309 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by televisions. This television also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

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

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-49X8309 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-49X8309 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-49X8309 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-49X8309 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports Bluetooth. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports 24p

The KD-49X8309 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 450Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KD-49X8309 of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is faster than 89% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The Sony KD-49X8309's high frequency rate of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 6% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The high frequency rates of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

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

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The Sony KD-49X8309 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kd49x8309cbu, samsung kd49x8309cbu, sony kd49x8309cbu

Barcodes:

00635131626647, 04548736003378, 05055760736732

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