Sony KD-49XH8196 : the new Ultra HD 4K
The firm Sony is deciding today to launch a new mid-range model with its KD-49XH8196.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 48.5 inches.
Surely considering this price you couldn’t expect something excessive. You can comfort yourself with the thought that it is a mass of technology.
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.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Sony KD-49XH8196 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.
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.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
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 KD-49XH8196 is revealed.
TV screen presentation Sony KD-49XH8196
The designers of Sony have made this new TV set KD-49XH8196. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
The Sony television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. And with his 48.5 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that 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.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
In conclusion on the display, with the KD-49XH8196 Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.
TV sound presentation Sony KD-49XH8196
The Sony KD-49XH8196 is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
The television set is equipped with two speakers with 10 W at output.
Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KD-49XH8196 up, it is the word perfection that stands out.
The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.
KD-49XH8196 from Sony – Embedded intelligence
It has almost become a habit for Sony, this KD-49XH8196 has its operating system Android 9.0 Pie; You will have plenty of time to discover the world 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 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?
KD-49XH8196 from Sony – Its connectivity
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.
It is with 13 possible connections that this KD-49XH8196 is presented. The Sony KD-49XH8196 allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…
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)
KD-49XH8196 from Sony – Technical characteristics
Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:
|Sizes of the television without stand||57|
|Screen size in inches||48.5|
|Screen resolution||Ultra HD 4K|
|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 Dolby Vision Compatible||Yes|
To conclude 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.
Sony chooses 4k technology. A wise choice that allows you to face a device with a well-defined image and quality sound rendering. It’s beautiful and powerful at the same time.
If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.