The Sony XBR49X800E : what is this middle range worth ?

Presentation of the Sony XBR49X800E

Sony unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the XBR49X800E.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 49 inches.
It is a small model. It will be more complicated for you to watch films or matches with all tour friends around.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution
With a diagonal of 49 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Has the Sony succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .
Why can we consider this XBR49X800E as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

XBR49X800E from Sony – Design

The Sony XBR49X800E appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
The design of the Sony XBR49X800E has nothing to do with that of the other models in the Sony X800E 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 XBR49X800E is rather flat.
With an interesting size of 49 inches, it has a typical piano black color.
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.In addition, its support 
The interest of the XBR49X800E is undoubtedly its technology Slim 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!

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.
Sony remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it.
It’s Edge LED display and that’s too bad. Due to its age and new possibilities such as the led, you will feel like you are going back 10 years. The image is poor.

This model has a Ultra HD 4K display.
With a screen size of 49 inches, this XBR49X800E belongs to the series of small models in its range.
Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
With a frequency of 60 Hz, you can forget about using this TV in game or home theater mode. image shifts can be important and the accuracy (compared to the original source) is very average.
Finally, Sony has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
In conclusion on the display, with the XBR49X800E Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

XBR49X800E from Sony – The sound

The Sony XBR49X800E is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two baffles for a sound power of 10 W.
In summary, you benefit from an average, even low rendering for connoisseurs.
And for those who are always more demanding, adopt a few more speakers. The home cinema experience is yours with a sound that resonates right into your living room furniture.

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

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony XBR49X800E

It has almost become a habit for Sony, this XBR49X800E has its operating system Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
With its Wifi or network connection (local LAN), this TV gives you the possibility to download apps or movies directly. An interesting option in the age of the cloud and online games.
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.
This television Sony XBR49X800E offers a rather classical connectivity :mixed inputs HDMI ,the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.

It is with 11 possible connections that this XBR49X800E is presented.

Technical characteristics of the Sony XBR49X800E

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

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
Dysplay 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
Color depth 30
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

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 the intention of making a differencethis new XBR49X800E Sony intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
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.
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.

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