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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. Comments about the design and remote control are on the whole positive. The price and sound also get good reviews, whereas there are some negative reviews about the tuner.

image quality, sound, price, remote control, design


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: 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

Consumer review by: MA24 (

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 (

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 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