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Sony KD-49XE9005

alaTest has collected and analyzed 453 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. Reviewers really like the price and sound. The size and usability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the tuner and energy efficiency.

image quality, usability, size, sound, price

energy, tuner

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 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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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

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

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Great gaming TV

 

I got this to replace a nearly 10 year old LCD TV. Picture quality, HDR and gaming input lag/responsiveness all great. Works very well with PS4 Pro. Also very good for TV / movies. My only complaint is the Android OS which is fairly sluggish at times.

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Stunning picture and sound

 

Brilliant picture from HD and even SD is acceptable. The sound is also excellent. Just be aware that you cannot tune in to Satellite channels as well as Youview channels. You have to disable YouView first. Something to do with YouView T&Cs. The Sony...

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Super Sony

 

I have been using this for 4 weeks now and am impressed. We went from a 12 year old 32 inch Bravia to this so we would expect to impressed but it has exceeded expectation with its picture quality. The sound is even pretty good and I am not rushing out...

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Excellent Tv for gaming/PS Pro

 

This is a great tv. It's especially good for gaming. It works great with the ps pro and the HDR effects are truly great, Shadow of the Colossus looks amazing! However, the settings to enable the full resolution are a bit difficult to find in the menus....

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Good TV with a few niggles

 

Bought this model having read good reviews online. Buying Experience: Though advertised by at PC World at £100 cheaper and available to buy online, they had no stock in store so the Richer Sounds staff would not match the price. They had offered...

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Great picture quality

 

Television looks great ,smart stand not to big to fit on cabinet

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Everything you could want from a tv!

 

Great service from Richer Sounds. Beautiful TV, easy to set up and a stunning picture!

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Great Picture

 

Bought 2 weeks ago and what a tremendous leap forwards from my previous Sony bought 3 years earlier. Easy to setup, slim stylish cabinet, great 4K picture and sound not bad for such a TV.Rcommended.

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Certificates

Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

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

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Display Diagonal:49
Display Diagonal (metric):48.4
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

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220 - 240

Ergonomics

VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Number of OSD languages:32
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
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: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Animation, Cinema, Custom, Game, Graphics, Movie, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid

Networking

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

Packaging Content

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

Packaging Data

Package weight:44.1

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
Light sensor:Y
Local dimming: Yes
Picture processing technology:Sony TRILUMINOS Display,Sony X-Reality PRO
Subtitles function: Yes
Supported file systems:FAT16,FAT32,NTFS,exFAT
Teletext function: Yes
USB Recording:Y
Video compression format:3GPP,ASF,AVC,AVCHD,MOV,MP4,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG2-PS,MPEG2-TS,MPEG4,VC-1,VP8,WEBM,WMV,XVID
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): Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:1

Power

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

Smart TV

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

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Play
LED backlight: Yes
Light sensor: Yes
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
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

TV tuner

Triple tuner:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.44
Depth (with stand):9.29
Height:24.8
Height (with stand):27
Package weight:44.1
Weight:27.8
Weight with stand:30.4
Width:43
Width (with stand):43