Sony KD-49XH8196 : a television of 48.5 inches

Presentation of the Sony KD-49XH8196

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KD-49XH8196, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 48.5 inches.
It is a small model. It will be more complicated for you to watch films or matches with all tour friends around.
In addition this Sony displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 48.5 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 .

The design of the Sony KD-49XH8196

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.
In conclusion, Sony has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this KD-49XH8196 to have a beautiful object in your living room.

TV screen presentation Sony KD-49XH8196

With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. Sony presents this KD-49XH8196 with a screen of 48.5 inches; this television is at the bottom of its range.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
Sony chooses a frequency of 50 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.
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

KD-49XH8196 from Sony – The sound

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 equipment consists of  two loudspeakers with 10 W at output.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will put you at the very heart of your movies. Immersive and impressive.

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

On the software side, the Sony KD-49XH8196 is equipped with the operating system Android 9.0 Pie. You have the opportunity to explore the world of entertainment.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch 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?

The connection system of the Sony KD-49XH8196

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD-49XH8196, it provides you with sufficient elements.
In this TV range, the KD-49XH8196’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

It is with 13 possible connections that this KD-49XH8196 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:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Technical characteristics of the Sony KD-49XH8196

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 57
Screen size in inches 48.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 50
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
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 Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-49XH8196

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 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.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.

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