KD49X750F : the television Edge-LED from Sony

What is the new Sony KD49X750F worth ?

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KD49X750F, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 49 inches.
Its size is quite a good representation of the average screen : we are face to a standard screen.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Why can we consider this KD49X750F as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

KD49X750F from Sony – Design

The Sony KD49X750F with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this KD49X750F. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
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 KD49X750F adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With an interesting size of 49 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Indeed it has a double base, in which we have a division where each part of the base has its place. With this, the TV is exactly the same on both sides, thus creating a very symmetrical and stylish TV that can be enjoyed in any room.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim design technology.
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 KD49X750F is revealed.

The screen of the Sony KD49X750F

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 model, Sony confirms one of its technological choices. Although of lower quality, an Edge LED Edge-LED is used for this TV.

This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. With a screen size of 49 inches, this KD49X750F meets the expectations of its range.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
Designed with a frequency of 120 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.

KD49X750F 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 KD49X750F 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 television set is equipped with  two speakers for a sound power of 10 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The KD49X750F Sony is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

KD49X750F from Sony – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the KD49X750F Sony has an operating system Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. You have the opportunity to explore the world of entertainment.
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 KD49X750F 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?

KD49X750F from Sony – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
In this TV range, the KD49X750F’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 12 connections, not too bad. The Sony KD49X750F 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 clear, the connections available on this model are:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Presentation of the technical features of the Sony KD49X750F

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 109.3 cm x 64.3 cm x 6 cm
Screen size in inches 49
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 10
Smart TV Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 6
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
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 177 W

To conclude on the Sony KD49X750F

With the intention of making a difference this new KD49X750F Sony intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
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.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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