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Sony KD-49XE9005

alaTest has collected and analyzed 346 reviews of Sony KD-49XE9005. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Views about the price and design are overall positive. The size and usability are also appreciated. Comments are divided on the remote control. Some have doubts about the tuner and energy efficiency.

image quality, usability, size, design, 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 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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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

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: Roberto Pezzali (dday.it)

Sony TV XE90 da 49” in prova. Piccolo e quasi perfetto

 

Abbiamo provato il più piccolo e completo TV di fascia alta sul mercato: Sony Xe90 nel taglio da 49" ha tutto quello che si può desiderare, da Android TV all'HDR passando per un pannello Full LED local dimming che regala un nero quasi perfetto. Il...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: (satvision.org)

Sony KD-49XE9005

 

In diesem TV-Einzeltest haben wir mit dem KD-49XE9005 von Sony einen Ultra-HD-Fernseher mit LCD-Panel und Direct-LED-Hintergrundbeleuchtung und Triluminos-Technologie auf den Prüfstand gestellt. Dieser verfügt über ein in der Diagonale 49 Zoll – das...

Consumer review by: TrevorJ (richersounds.com)

Superb TV

 

Bought this TV about 2 weeks ago very pleased, a great product.

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: LymeGuy (richersounds.com)

Very Good UHD TV and a reasonable price

 

This Sony is a very good UHD TV and I am very happy with it for the price. However, as a Freesat user there are a couple of things to watch out for. Although the TV will tune in all the normal Freeesat channels, the EPG does not sync up easily and...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: gavman (richersounds.com)

Great service and great TV!

 

I bought this just before Xmas and got it delivered on a next day delivery and I am very pleased with the service I received from Charlie in the London Bridge store. The TV itself is excellent, although I dont use any of the smart features as I have...

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Alexite (richersounds.com)

Good picture

 

Good features and picture but the sound could be better

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: The Photographer (richersounds.com)

Smarter TV

 

We went to Richer Sounds for new tv on the basis of satisfaction with other purchases and the helpfulness and product knowledge of the staff plus we had had brilliant after sales service when we had a fault on a smaller tv. It was narrowed down to two...

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Gerry17 (richersounds.com)

Everything you’d expect from Sony’s award winner

 

Easy set up and great functionality. Excellent picture out of the box with loads of customisation options. Very responsive voice remote.

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Certificates

Wi-Fi certified:Y

Design

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

Display

3D:N
Display diagonal:124.5
Display diagonal (metric):123
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

Ergonomics

VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200

Management features

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

Networking

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

Packaging Content

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

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
Local Dimming:Y
Picture processing technology:Sony TRILUMINOS Display,Sony X-Reality PRO
Subtitles function:Y
Supported file systems:FAT16,FAT32,NTFS,exFAT
Teletext function:Y
USB Recording:Y
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):Y
Common interface Plus (CI+):Y
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDCP:Y
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub):N
RF ports quantity:1

Power

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

Smart TV

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

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Play
LED Backlight:Y
Light sensor:Y
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
Triple tuner:Y
Tuner type:Analog & Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:62
Depth (with stand):236
Height :631
Height (with stand):685
Package weight:20
Weight:12.6
Weight with stand:13.8
Width:1093
Width (with stand):1093