Sony KD-49XH8196 : the other TV set from Sony

Sony KD-49XH8196 : the new Ultra HD 4K

Today we are going to analyse the Sony KD-49XH8196, a mid-range television from Sony. An review to check the capacities of this model.
First, the size : 48.5 inches on this device.
In spite of this size, the rendering and the picture result are good, without a doubt by means of the technology used .
In addition this Sony displays 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.
Has the Sony succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

TV design presentation Sony KD-49XH8196

The Sony KD-49XH8196 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
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!

TV screen presentation Sony KD-49XH8196

The Sony television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 48.5 inches, this KD-49XH8196 belongs to the series of small models in its range.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
With a frequency of 50 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
Finally, Sony has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.

KD-49XH8196 from Sony – The sound

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the KD-49XH8196 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
The equipment consists of  two speakers and provides a sound power of 10 W.

In short, the ultimate in sound gathered in this KD-49XH8196 Sony. The quality of manufacture allows you to immerse yourself in the best of home theater sound.

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

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KD-49XH8196

On the software side, the Sony KD-49XH8196 is equipped with the operating system Android 9.0 Pie installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
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.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-49XH8196 with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?

The connection system of the Sony KD-49XH8196

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD-49XH8196, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

This model has a total of 13 connections, not too bad. Almost all the devices in your home can be connected: the box, the game console, a multimedia server, and many other devices, in addition to your DVD or Blu-ray player.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Technical characteristics of the Sony KD-49XH8196

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 57
Screen size in inches 48.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 50
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-49XH8196

In conclusion, the Sony KD-49XH8196 is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
For the display technology we are in 4K; you have a very good quality image, and an impressive sound quality; with its well thought out aesthetics, the result gives you a device that you want to buy.

From this new Sony we can retain 3 positive points:
the screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.