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Sony BDV-E490

Sony BDV-E490
alaScore 83

65 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 reviews of Sony BDV-E490. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Sony BDV-E490 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 65 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony BDV-E490

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Sony BDV-E490 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Amazon.co.uk.

85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Tony (reevoo.com)

Sony BDV-E490

 

Good sound effect and picture quality

Understanding what is required to achieve optimum setup.

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Tony (reevoo.com)

Sony BDV-E490

 

Good sound effect and picture quality

Understanding what is required to achieve optimum setup

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: David (reevoo.com)

Sony BDV-E490

 

Does exactly what was expected of it. It really enhances your TV viewing, handles all other types of media beautifully

Doesn't appear to be any bad points up to now .

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: pd (reevoo.com)

Sony BDV-E490

 

Plays 3D and playback, particularly DVD up scaling really is impressive.

Noise form the player during playback is prominent, intrusive and unwelcome. Speed of operation is disappointing. Repeatedly asks to be connected to the web then it replies, nah!, you need a dongle. Flat mushy sound quality. The speakers and the player...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Stuart (reevoo.com)

Sony BDV-E490

 

Great sound

Length of wire of some of the speakers

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Geoff (reevoo.com)

Sony BDV-E490

 

Good quality sound and ability to adjust the speakers fo both distance and volume, fits beautifuly with the sony tv and speakers solid quality, functions of the DVD are good, on screen instructions good, but took the manual off sony's site before I...

I use for music as much as TV, but the Ipod (functions) are disabled and controlled by the DVD player remote, so as to require the TV on to change albums etc. AND you keep having to go back almost to the start and re load the Ipod each time, don't take...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Malcolm (reevoo.com)

Sony BDV-E490

 

Great sound and highly satisfied fantastic bass.

Not found any yet.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Ian (reevoo.com)

Sony BDV-E490

 

Design and function are very good.

Optical connection is fragile

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: David (reevoo.com)

Sony BDV-E490

 

Does exactly what was expected of it. It really enhances your TV viewing, handles all other types of media beautifully

Doesn't appear to be any bad points up to now

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: pd (reevoo.com)

Sony BDV-E490

 

Plays 3D and playback, particularly DVD up scaling really is impressive

Noise form the player during playback is prominent, intrusive and unwelcome. Speed of operation is disappointing. Repeatedly asks to be connected to the web then it replies, nah!, you need a dongle. Flat mushy sound quality. The speakers and the player...

Jan, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,Dolby Pro Logic,Dolby TrueHD,DSD,DTS,DTS 96/24,DTS-ES (Matrix 6.1),DTS-HD,DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio formats supported:AAC, LPCM, MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby TrueHD, DSD, DTS, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES (Matrix 6.1), DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master Audio
RMS rated power:1000

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc loading type:Tray
Disc types supported:BD, CD, DVD
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:Blu-ray Player

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Digital audio optical in:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI out:1
Microphone in: Yes
Number of HDMI outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Radio

FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:20
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported bands:AM, FM
Supported radio bands:AM,FM

Satellite speakers

Wireless satellite speakers:N

Subwoofer

Wireless subwoofer: No

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility:iPhone, iPod
BD-Live: Yes
Color of product:Black
Speaker type:1-Way
Supported file systems:FAT32, NTFS
x.v.Color support: Yes

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: No

Video

3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Full HD: Yes
Video compression format:AVCHD, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV9, WMV9 HD, XVID
Video formats supported:AVCHD,MKV,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,WMV9,WMV9 HD,XVID

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):10.8 x 3.07 x 3.43
Center speaker weight:20.8
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):10.2 x 10.2 x 46.9
Front speaker weight:6.39
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 10.8 x 1.97
Main unit weight:6.17
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):3.74 x 3.66 x 8.27
Satellite speaker weight:21.9
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):8.86 x 12.6 x 14.4
Subwoofer weight:13.4