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Sony KD-49XE9005

Sony KD-49XE9005
alaScore 96

428 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 428 reviews of Sony KD-49XE9005. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Views about the image quality and sound are generally positive.

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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 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: (

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? (

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: inpi (

sony tv


super value purchase, very good value for money spent

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: (

Sony 49” 4k


Very pleased with my purchase. Picture detail and clarity are excellent feel as if I could reach out and touch people on the screen. May invest in a sound bar to enhance the sound quality to obtain the best resonance. Staff at Stockport branch very...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: alecf (

49XE9005 Review


Bought to replace a good, but old Panasonic LCD. 49" was the perfect size for the room space, viewing from about 120". Picture is very good and no issues with murky blacks. Heard reports of the TV OS being very slow. It is a little, but not to an...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: Paul S (

Quality TV at an excellent price


Had my eye on the SonyXE9005 for a while, and when a competitor of Richer sounds dropped their price, then I phoned Richer Sounds who promptly beat their price and I got 6 years Guarantee. Picture quality is excellent, sound is very good, and it has...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: MancFrosty (

Great Picture


Good colours and brightness, the sound is good enough for day to day viewing. The interface is a little laggy but a reset sped it up a little. Lightweight and easy to setup with a border that dissapears when you start to watch something.

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: JMikeS (

Lovely TV with a Stunning Picture


I sought the Sony Bravia TV 49XE9005, because I was persuaded by the reviews, including obtaining a 'What Hi-Fi' award in 2017. In the Richer Sounds shop, the picture looked amazing and appeared better than a similar sized QLED TV placed alongside it,...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: kippyboy (

superb picture


I bought this tv about 3 weeks ago, choose it over an edge lit tv and so glad i did the picture quality is superb and hardly any drop off when viewing from a slight angle, i have always had samsung tv's in the past but this Sony Bravia is far better

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: AGJ1 (

Great Picture


Excellent picture easy setup the only reason for 4 stars is the sound quality, this can be fixed with a subwoofer but TV will not keep the subwoofer settings and has to be re enabled after ever switch off. Helpful staff who have offered to try my Sony...

Jan, 2018

Product Specifications


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


Wi-Fi certified:Y


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


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


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


Bluetooth profiles:A2DP,AVRCP,HID,HOGP,SPP
Browser supported:Opera
Ethernet LAN:Y
Web Browser: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
Quick start guide:Y


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
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
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub):N
RF ports quantity:1


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