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Sony KD-49XE9005

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Sony KD-49XE9005. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and remote control. The price and sound are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the tuner.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KD-49XE9005 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Sony Bravia KD-49XE9005 review

 

Can't stretch to an OLED? This 4K Sony is the answer

Great picture quality ; Bombastic sound ; Tidy design

Android TV is so-so

An awesome 4K TV and the best OLED alternative that you can buy

Jul, 2017

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony KD-49XE9005 review

 

Spend a bit of time getting the set-up right, and you'll be rewarded with a 4K gem that excels at any resolution...

Vivid colours ; Sharp detail ; Dynamic sound ; Range of streaming services

Nothing of note

Sony’s audio-visual prowess comes forth once again with this 4K HDR television

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Jessandamy (richersounds.com)

Overall most satisfied

 

The features are top quality and the picture superb. Connecting to other devices - existing surround sound and YouView was very challenging. Linked to the internet the features there are wonderful and well worth the investment in this TV

fantastic picture , internet features

setting up

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: FrancisH (richersounds.com)

Great TV

 

After doing some research I decided to have Richer Sounds do a home survey, mainly to get advice on the right size screen and to narrow down my choices to those which would best suit my viewing habits. Hunter from their Brighton store was extremely...

picture; features; ease of use.

it would be nice to have a manual.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: MA24 (richersounds.com)

This product has excellent picture and sound quality.

 

If you are a movie buff like me, and are looking for a reasonably priced LED TV, which has excellent smoothness of motion and picture clarity displaying the deepest of blacks and vibrant colours, then you wont go too far wrong with this excellent TV...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: SoAngryAtSony (richersounds.com)

Great display ruined by badly implemented Android TV

 

The picture quality on this set is really great, when its working. For example watching Planet Earth II on UltraHD is a delight. But whenever you need to delve into the Android TV side of things it goes wrong, eventually. Now, I had no issues with...

great picture quality , nice remote with netflix button

enhanced 4k on two ports only , bad implementation of android tv , terrible freeview

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Decoders:DTS,Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20
Sound modes:Game, Movie, Music, Sports

Certificates

Wi-Fi certified:Y

Design

Colour of product:Black, Silver
Heavy metals free:Pb (lead)

Display

3D:N
Display diagonal:124.5
Display diagonal (metric):123
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:LED
HD type:4K Ultra HD
LED backlighting type:Direct-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:1000
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow XR
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:480i,480p,576i,576p,720p,1080p

Ergonomics

VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200

Management features

Electronic Programme Guide (EPG):Y
Number of OSD languages:32
On Screen Display (OSD):Y
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:BOS, BUL, Cat, CRO, CZE, DAN, German, Dutch, English, Spanish, EST, FIN, French, GRE, HEB, HUN, Italian, KAZ, LAT, LIT, MAC, NOR, POL, Portuguese, Romanian, RUS, SLK, SLV, SWA, SWE, TUR, UKR
On/Off timer:Y
Sleep timer:Y
Smart modes:Animation, Cinema, Custom, Game, Graphics, Movie, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid

Networking

Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP,AVRCP,HID,HOGP,SPP
Browser supported:Opera
Ethernet LAN:Y
Miracast:Y
Web Browser:Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand:Y
Handheld remote control:Y
Manual:Y
Quick start guide:Y

Performance

Audio formats supported:AAC,ASF,FLAC,MP3,MP4,WAV,WMA
Hard Drive Capacity:16
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
Image formats supported:JPG
Local Dimming:Y
Picture processing technology:Sony TRILUMINOS Display,Sony X-Reality PRO
Subtitles function:Y
Supported file systems:FAT16,FAT32,NTFS,exFAT
Teletext function:Y
USB Recording:Y
Video compression formats:HEVC
Video formats supported:3GPP,ASF,AVC,AVCHD,MOV,MP4,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG2-PS,MPEG2-TS,MPEG4,VC-1,VP8,WEBM,WMV,XVID
Voice Control:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y
Common interface Plus (CI+):Y
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDCP:Y
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub):N
RF ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual energy consumption:141
Energy efficiency class:B
Power consumption (typical):102

Smart TV

Internet TV:Y
Operating system installed:Android
Screen mirroring:Y
Smart TV:Y

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Play
LED Backlight:Y
Light sensor:Y
Power save mode:Y

TV tuner

Analog signal format system:PAL BG,PAL DK,PAL I,SECAM B/G
Digital signal format system:DVB-C,DVB-S,DVB-S2,DVB-T,DVB-T2
Number of Tuners:3
Triple tuner:Y
Tuner type:Analog & Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:62
Depth (with stand):236
Height :631
Height (with stand):685
Package weight:20
Weight:12.6
Weight with stand:13.8
Width:1093
Width (with stand):1093