XBR49X800E : Sony is back with a TV set Edge-LED

Sony XBR49X800E : the new Ultra HD 4K

The firm Sony is deciding today to launch a new mid-range model with its XBR49X800E.
First, the size : 49 inches on this device.
Its size is quite a good representation of the average screen : we are face to a standard screen.
This television is delivered 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.
Although placed in the middle of the range, the manufacturer has tried to offer the viewer an image quality that allows an immersion.
We will see in detail if their objective is reached.

XBR49X800E from Sony – Design

The Sony XBR49X800E with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
Nothing has changed in the design of this new model. Sony continues to ride the wave of its design to which we are now accustomed.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
The Sony XBR49X800E is quite standard, flat.
With its screen surface of 49 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. It is perfectly integrated with the screen and gives a general feeling of balance.The shape of the base is particularly well designed.
The charm of the XBR49X800E is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
In short, the Sony has really succeeded the design aspect of this TV, which does not go unnoticed no matter where it is installed. If when turned off it has such an effect, the sensations take on a whole new dimension when the screen of the Sony XBR49X800E is revealed.

XBR49X800E from Sony – The screen

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.
With this new XBR49X800E Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The use of the Edge-LED, even though it is a Edge-LED known for the lower quality of its image illumination, which has been favoured for this XBR49X800E.

The Sony XBR49X800E is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. Sony presents this XBR49X800E with a screen of 49 inches; this television belongs to the series of standard models in its range.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
Designed with a frequency of 60 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
Thus, the Sony XBR49X800E allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

TV sound presentation Sony XBR49X800E

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 XBR49X800E still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two baffles and provides a sound power of 10 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the XBR49X800E Sony, it is the word correct that comes out.

XBR49X800E from Sony – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the XBR49X800E Sony has an operating system Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV XBR49X800E is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the Sony XBR49X800E 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?

XBR49X800E from Sony – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

It is with 11 possible connections that this XBR49X800E is presented. 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 detail here are the available connections:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

XBR49X800E from Sony – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 109.6 cm x 64 cm x 5.7 cm
Screen size in inches 49
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 130 W

Our conclusion on the Sony XBR49X800E

In conclusion, the Sony XBR49X800E 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.
The choice of Sony to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the XBR49X800E, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
Its Edge-LED display shows an excellent image.
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.

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 depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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