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Sony XBR-49X830
Sony XBR-49X830
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Sony XBR-49X830

48.5" 4K Ultra HD Edge-LED Flat Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
Good expert reviews
Nice design
Inferior picture quality

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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

TV expert review site lcdtvbuyingguide.com scored this Sony TV 89 out of 100. This means that TV experts think this Sony television is one of the better TVs of a comparable type and age.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 1,413 user and expert reviews (including 161 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its televisions. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other brands. 88% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Nice Design

One Sony XBR-49X830 reviewer who reviewed the Sony XBR-49X830 considered that it was smooth. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said “Smooth upscaling with realistic color” in their review and gave the Sony XBR-49X830 a rating of 4 stars.

Difficult to Use

One Sony XBR-49X830 owner wrote that the Sony XBR-49X830 did not have a good interface. In December last year Lcdtvbuyingguide.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Menu Interface can be confusing at first” nonetheless they still scored the product 4 stars.

Poor Product Quality

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was not good quality. In December last year Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said “Excellent night time (dark room) picture quality”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The XBR-49X830 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this television.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The XBR-49X830 has a Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have a Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The XBR-49X830 has an ethernet port. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony XBR-49X830 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this television.

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Features Parental Control

The XBR-49X830 features parental control. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also feature parental control.

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Supports 24p Support

The XBR-49X830 supports 24p support, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Game Mode

The XBR-49X830 has a game mode. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have a game mode.

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Features Local Dimming

The XBR-49X830 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also feature local dimming.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-and-Picture Function

The XBR-49X830 has a picture-and-picture function. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also have a picture-and-picture function.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony XBR-49X830 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The XBR-49X830 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have an audio input for DVI.

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Has an HDCP

The XBR-49X830 has an HDCP. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television also have an HDCP.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Used As a Remote

The XBR-49X830 supports smartphones used as a remote, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV Features

The Sony XBR-49X830 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Display

Inferior Picture Quality

Some people mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have good picture quality. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com wrote “Awesome dark shadow detail and black levels” however they still scored the product 4 stars.

Not 3D

The XBR-49X830 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this television are also not 3D.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. 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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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This television has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony xbr49x830c
Barcodes 00027242888043

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