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Sony KD-49XD8088 49" 4K Ultra HD Smart TV Wi-Fi

alaTest has collected and analyzed 570 reviews of Sony KD-49XD8088 49" 4K Ultra HD Smart TV Wi-Fi. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the price and design are generally positive. The sound and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are less positive about the reliability and remote control.

image quality, usability, sound, design, price

remote control, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony KD-49XD8088 49" 4K Ultra HD Smart TV Wi-Fi is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Android TV

 

Awesome. You can watch moving objects people and loads of other stuff inside this magical box. It's wizardry I tell you.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Great picture

 

Great tv but only down side is had to take it back after owning it for 2 days as all 4 HDMI posts stopped working I now own the kd-49xe8077

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Average tv

 

I brought this tv to go with my ps4 pro and must say I am slightly disappointed. Picture quality is not as good as my cheaper 4k lg tv, which this was brought to replace. The players on football matches have blurred edges unless it's a slow motion...

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

slim design

 

picture quality is excellant, easy to use, premium quality build. interface is sometimes slow and has occasionaly frozen.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Average Sony TV.

 

I am a lifelong Sony 'fan', always superb design and build quality in the products i have purchased. Alas, over the years i have found that they have become less 'user friendly', and this TV is no exception. I have found the Players impossible to use,...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Terrific picture but.......

 

Easy set up but no instructions on how to get remote control to operate set top box for freesat or how to fully use the Android to view google files. That said we bought it for a bigger clearer picture which it delivers but cannot see how to adjust...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Clear picture great sound

 

So glad I bought this tv easy to set up. Still finding out about the features .. picture and sound fantastic

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Tv smarter than me

 

Reserve to make collection easier. Viewed product in store. Very helpful and carried to car for me.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Excellent TV

 

I noticed this TV was substantially cheaper from Argos when compared to competitors like Ebay or Currys. The TV itself is excellent, with great connectivity and it works straight out of the box. For a larger room, however, it may require the use of a...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

It a great TV and I'm really glad that I've brough

 

It a very good TV and the way I brought it was fast and easy. I'm really glad with my choice.

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Digital Pulse
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20
Sound modes:Movie, Music, Sports, Standard

Design

Color of product:Black
Peak luminance ratio:76

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:49
Display Diagonal (metric):48.4
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:LED
HD type:4K Ultra HD
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:400
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow XR
Screen format adjustments:16:9
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1280 x 720 (HD 720),1920 x 1080 (HD 1080),3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:480p,576p,720p,1080p,2160p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Ergonomics

VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Number of OSD languages:32
On Screen Display (OSD):Y
On/Off timer:Y

Networking

Browser supported:Opera
Browsing:Y
Ethernet LAN:Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y

Other Features

Stand width:20.1

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand:Y
Handheld remote control:Y
Manual:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Remote Control Type:RMF-TX200E

Packaging Data

Package depth:6.65
Package height:30.9
Package width:47.8

Performance

High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
Parental Control:Y
USB recording:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub):N
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3

Power

Annual Energy Consumption:114
Energy efficiency class:A
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):80

Smart TV

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

Technical Details

Light sensor:Y
Power save mode:Y

TV Tuner

Digital signal format system:DVB-C,DVB-CI+,DVB-S,DVB-S2,DVB-T,DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.73
Depth (with stand):8.5
Height:25.2
Height (with stand):27
Package depth:6.65
Package height:30.9
Package width:47.8
Weight:27.1
Weight with stand:31.3
Width:43
Width (with stand):43