The Sony XBR-49X950H : what is this mid-range worth ?

XBR-49X950H from Sony – Presentation of this Ultra HD 4K

A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the Sony XBR-49X950H.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 48.5 inches.
Small but tough ; hopefully seeing its size , it will perhaps follow you (house move or holidays…). Good opportunities to test its reliability in the long run.
In addition this Sony displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this XBR-49X950H Sony ? All answer elements just after.

The design of the Sony XBR-49X950H

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.
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.
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 XBR-49X950H

The Sony has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.

The Sony XBR-49X950H is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. Sony presents this XBR-49X950H with a screen of 48.5 inches; this television is among the most models in its category.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
With a frequency of 100 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
In conclusion on the display, with the XBR-49X950H Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

The sound of the Sony XBR-49X950H

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.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two baffles and provides a sound power of 10 W.

The sound of this TV is in a word immersive, and you feel like being in a small movie theater.

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 XBR-49X950H

As with many other TV sets, the XBR-49X950H has its operating system Android 9.0 Pie installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
This TV’s Internet access is possible either via Wi-Fi or via a LAN local network and you have the possibility to download a wide variety of applications and movies.
This software environment innovates on the Sony XBR-49X950H 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?

Presentation of the connection technology of Sony XBR-49X950H

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony XBR-49X950H, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

This model has a total of 14 connections, not too bad. The Sony XBR-49X950H is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

In detail here are the available connections:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Technical characteristics of the Sony XBR-49X950H

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 69
Screen size in inches 48.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 100
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 0
Number of USB ports 3
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

To conclude on the Sony XBR-49X950H

Finally, this new Sony XBR-49X950H is a television set that can go anywhere; it can meet the majority of needs.
With its 4K display technology, this TV offers you an image quality close to perfection, and a sound quality above the others; Enhanced with an aesthetics that stands out, you have the ingredients of a device that you want to own.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.

 

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