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Sony XBR-49X700
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Sony XBR49X700D

49" Direct-LED Flat Aug 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
For the ultimate in picture quality, this TV pairs the brilliance of 4K clarity with the brightness, color, and detail of High Dynamic Range (HDR)2. Previously hidden areas of dark shadow and... More
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8 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 1,507 owner and expert reviews, Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other manufacturers.

Only Released Four Months Ago

This 4K and 8K TV was only released four months ago. Newer TVs like this one are likely to use better technology.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the XBR-49X700, the Sony XBR-49X700 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The XBR-49X700 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the XBR-49X700 also have a WiFi connection.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 480i|480p|720p|1080i|1080p|2160p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on televisions that are a comparable age to it.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The XBR-49X700 is a two composite video in port television.

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Very Light

The weights of TVs that have been available for the last year range from 7.5kg to 59kg. The XBR-49X700 is fairly light (only 12.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year are not 3D compatible. The XBR-49X700 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony XBR-49X700 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of recently released similar spec TVs range from 60Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 570Hz. When compared to other televisions that have been available for a similar time to the XBR-49X700 that we have assessed the motion interpolation frequency of, the XBR-49X700's motion interpolation frequency of only 60 hertz is one of the slowest.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The XBR-49X700 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months also do not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of recently released 4K and 8K TVs range from 30mm to 99mm. With a thickness of 77.9 millimeters, the XBR-49X700 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony XBR-49X700

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec TVs that were launched in the last year. 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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LED Backlighting Type
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Motion Interpolation Technology
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Viewing Angle, Vertical
Smart TV
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Internet TV
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Digital Audio Optical Out
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HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Ethernet LAN
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Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Parental Control
Game Mode
24p Support
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Quick Installation Guide
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Electricity cost when switched on $166.92
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Total running cost over 5 years $166.92
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony XBR-49X700uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 29 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony x700, sony x700d, sony xbrx700, sony xbrx700d, sony xbr49x700, sony xbrx700ds, sony xbrx700dse, sony xbr49x700d, sony xbrx700dser, sony xbrx700dseri, sony xbrx700dserie, sony xbrx700dseries
Barcodes 00027242896581

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