Sony XBR-49X950H : a TV set mid-range

Sony XBR-49X950H : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?

Recently Sony has released information about its new model of television . It is the XBR-49X950H.
Classified in the mid-range category. we thought we had to have a closer look at it in order to check whether the constructor had done a good job or not.
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.  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.
Has the Sony succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

TV design presentation Sony XBR-49X950H

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 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 XBR-49X950H is revealed.

XBR-49X950H from Sony – The screen

The designers of Sony have made this new TV set XBR-49X950H. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.

With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 48.5 inches, the XBR-49X950H is at the bottom of its range.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 100 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
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.

TV sound presentation Sony XBR-49X950H

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two loudspeakers and provides a sound power of 10 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the XBR-49X950H up, it is the word perfection that stands out.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The XBR-49X950H Sony is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

XBR-49X950H from Sony – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the XBR-49X950H Sony has an operating system Android 9.0 Pie; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
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 XBR-49X950H 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?

XBR-49X950H from Sony – Its connectivity

This television Sony XBR-49X950H offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

It is with 14 possible connections that this XBR-49X950H 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, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Technical characteristics of the Sony XBR-49X950H

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 69
Screen size in inches 48.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 100
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 0
Number of USB ports 3
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

XBR-49X950H from Sony – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Sony XBR-49X950H 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.
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 display frequency, the sound power.