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Sony KD-49XE9005

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 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. People really like the design and size. The sound and usability are also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the price, and many are critical about the reliability and tuner.

image quality, usability, sound, size, design

remote control, tuner, reliability

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: (

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: aBoijj (



I'll be honest, this is the most expensive TV I've ever bought, but I can't find a single reason to regret buying it. The picture is stunning, especially 4K content, colour is rich without being overpowering, blacks are actually black, and I've not...

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: Royston 1000 (

New Sony 4k TV.


Very happy with my new tv so far. The HD and 4k picture is excellent as is the sound.

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: Nett (



Very good sharp clear picture easy to use would recommend

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: msheratt (

Great TV if you don't want a smart TV


TV picture quality is amazing. HD looks great and 4K even better. Casting to screen from phone/tablet works really well. Despite the issues below, well worth the 4 stars if you're willing to ignore smart functions and cast from a phone/tablet. If you...

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: farmorg (

Love my new TV - Superb!


I wanted to upgrade to 4K & a bigger screen. I consider myself to be a very fussy customer and I had many questions during the sales process. Sebastian at the Leicester store was fantastic. Very patient, very knowledgable and perfectly happy to spend...

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: Nick the whistler (

Great picture


I found the Sony KD-49XE9005 easy to install, it has a good selection of connection sockets to 'hook' everything up to. Once you have been using for a while, it is also easy to navigate through the menus and adjust any of its user settings etc. You get...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Jessandamy (

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 (

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

Product Specifications


Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus
Sound modes:Game, Movie, Music, Sports


HD type:4K Ultra HD
Screen shape:Flat


VESA mounting: Yes


Miracast: Yes
Web Browser: Yes


High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI): Yes
Picture processing technology:Sony TRILUMINOS Display,Sony X-Reality PRO
USB Recording: Yes
Voice Control: Yes

Technical Details

Power save mode: Yes

TV tuner

Triple tuner: Yes