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Sony KD-49X8505

Sony KD-49X8505
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A fully featured and classic 49" 4K television, with low running costs
49" 4K No 66mm Jun 2014 B
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KD-49X8505 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony KD-49X8505 number 168 in 50 inch TVs.
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Reviews
9 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Running Costs
$120 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 70%.
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 $120 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
Colours that come alive
Sony entertainment network
More than A stadium surround experience
For all football addicts
Share the moment with the world
Watch together from miles apart
One-Flick entertainment
Long duct speaker
Clear highs, deep lows
Voice zoom
Clear phase
S-Force front surround
ClearAudio+
Made to listen
Stunning detail from whatever you re watching
Enhance everything up to 4k quality
3D
Show smartphone photos in 4k
Smoother 4k/60p action
Accommodates future 4k format
4K video
4K photos
4K movies
There's no need to wait to start enjoying 4k it's here now
The world of 4k right in front of you
Sit closer, see more, miss nothing
Forget you're watching TV
Real-life clarity from the unique sony 4k processing
Four times the detail of full HD
3840 x 2160 pixels display resolution
Supports Wi-Fi
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What is This TV Best Used For?

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

Sony KD-49X8505 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the KD-49X8505 will cost $120 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs.

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Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Sony KD-49X8505 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. 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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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KD-49X8505 of 49" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 38% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Sony KD-49X8505 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The KD-49X8505 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Sony KD-49X8505's thickness of 66mm is pretty standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 65% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-49X8505 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-49X8505 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions. In addition, this TV 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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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-49X8505 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The KD-49X8505 has a built-in camera, unlike 98% of TVs which do not have a built-in camera.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-49X8505 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KD-49X8505 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-49X8505 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KD-49X8505 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of televisions which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-49X8505 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of televisions which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-49X8505 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD-49X8505 supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung kd49x8505bbu, sony kd49x8505bbu, kd49x8505c

Barcodes:

04905524975529, 04905524975536, 04905524975543

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KD-49X8505

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