Our view about KD-49XG8305 from Sony : A TV Ultra HD 4K

What about the new Sony KD-49XG8305 ?

A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the Sony KD-49XG8305.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 49 inches.
Simple and about average. It’ll be just right for anybody who wants to watch TV without changing their home into a home cinema.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  This television is part of the main group of current TVs. It doesn’t completely stands out among its competitors with this choice of Ultra HD 4K.
Why can we consider this KD-49XG8305 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

The design of the Sony KD-49XG8305

Sober but in line with current trends. Sony has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
The design of the Sony KD-49XG8305 is largely inspired by the other models in the XG83 series.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
The KD-49XG8305 is simply flat.
With an interesting size of 49 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. Indeed it has a double base, in which we have a division where each part of the base has its place. With this, the TV is exactly the same on both sides, thus creating a very symmetrical and stylish TV that can be enjoyed in any room.
The interest of the KD-49XG8305 is undoubtedly its technology Slim Metal Design.
This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!

KD-49XG8305 from Sony – The screen

The designers of Sony have made this new TV set KD-49XG8305. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
With this new KD-49XG8305 Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. Although of lower quality, an Edge LED Edge-LED is used for this TV.

The Sony television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 49 inches, this KD-49XG8305 meets the expectations of its range.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
Sony chooses a frequency of 120 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
In addition, Sony has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Ultra HD 4K image resolution.
Thus, the Sony KD-49XG8305 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

KD-49XG8305 from Sony – The sound

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
The television set is equipped with  two speakers and provides a sound power of 10 W.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will give you the majority of the sound spectrum. It’s average, but not of poor quality.

KD-49XG8305 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

It has almost become a habit for Sony, this KD-49XG8305 has its operating system Android 8.0 Oreo; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.

KD-49XG8305 from Sony – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

It is with 11 possible connections that this KD-49XG8305 is presented. The Sony KD-49XG8305 is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

You have the following connections at your disposal:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video)

KD-49XG8305 from Sony – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 107.29 cm x 60.35 cm x 5.8 cm
Screen size in inches 49
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 10
Smart TV Android 8.0 Oreo
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 88 W

KD-49XG8305 from Sony – The conclusion

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
For this model, we forget the LED and enter the display technology in Edge-LED mode. There’s nothing to worry about. The result is flawless.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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