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Sony XBR49X800D 49 Inch 4K Ultra HD TV 2016 Model Works with Alexa

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
5.3
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
136
Old Reviews
75
Unverified
32
Spam Test
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HDTV 720p
RESOLUTION
LED
TYPE
60 Hz
REFRESH RATE
Yes
HDMI

Review Summary - 29 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Software Platform
 15
tv, google, smart tv, android, content
+47%
-53%
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" ...  had to factory reset every time turn on tv .  ...  "
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" ...  If you google Sony wifi connect issues you will see many people with the same issue, and no good fix from Sony.  ...  "
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" ...  Update-Jan 2018: An email to Sony Customer Advocacy Group not tech support) got me to someone who actually was a big help.  ...  "
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" ...  Many apps are slow to load and respond.  ...  "
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" ...  Sorry I had to return this TV but accessing the Internet is the main reason why I wanted a "smart TV" and this TV is missing this application. ... I also resent being told that I could not download this missing application unless I opened a Google or a Gmail account.  ...  "
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" ...  I have the 43" version of this TV and love it so I didn't think there would be issues with the 49" version.  ...  "
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" ...  Android OS starts, then red light blinks for 3 time.  ...  "
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" ...  UPDATE: After firmware update I can no longer use built in apps on now a not so smart TV. ... PS Vue, HBO and Google Play content such as movies and shows are super jittery and kind of shaky, its like the processor cant handle the bitrate.  ...  "
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Picture Quality
 10
tv, settings, picture and sound, sound, setup
+90%
-10%
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" ...  The picture quality is nice. ... Ever input has its own picture settings so not having to worry if changing something with affect the rest of your content picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The image is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy setup, minimal tinkering with adjustments, high quality picture and even decent sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture was amazing. ... The picture on the TV looked amazing soo i am going to order the same model.  ...  "
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" ...  Great TV, 4k picture is great, even the sound is great, I was going to buy a sound bar, my old one broke and i needed it for my old Sharp 60 inch, but I think i will pass, the sound on this sucker is good, and i have high ceilings. ... The TV has a myriad of picture and sound settings to meet consumer needs.  ...  "
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" ...  The TV itself has an excellent picture and sound.  ...  "
Resolution
 6
tv, hdr, spend, sony, price
+83%
-17%
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" ...  HDR performance is good and noticeable.  ...  "
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" ...  I would strongly recommend for its price rage (800$) but if you looking to spend more money go for something with better HDR.  ...  "
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" ...  Best budget 4k TV on the market.  ...  "
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" ...  Great TV, 4k picture is great, even the sound is great, I was going to buy a sound bar, my old one broke and i needed it for my old Sharp 60 inch, but I think i will pass, the sound on this sucker is good, and i have high ceilings.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 5
tv, sound bar, sound, volume, speakers
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Has a s/pdif port to hook a beast sound system to.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound Is fine not the best as expected of Tv's now days.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy setup, minimal tinkering with adjustments, high quality picture and even decent sound.  ...  "
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" ...  The TV itself has an excellent picture and sound.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 5
x800d, worked, tv, sony, screen
+40%
-60%
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" ...  The screen started to go black after 3 months .  ...  "
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" ...  tv was out of commission for some two weeks.  ...  "
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" ...  Hopefully this time i don't get a Lemon.  ...  "
Apps
 4
google, tv, youtube, smart tv, google play
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Many apps are slow to load and respond.  ...  "
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" ...  I also resent being told that I could not download this missing application unless I opened a Google or a Gmail account.  ...  "
Price
 4
price, spend, paid, hdr, feature
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I was unsure whether to buy the 2017 model,or save some money and go for the 2016, and I'am glad I did, This T.V. ... Ya it's not perfect but for the money it is a great deal.  ...  "
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" ...  I would strongly recommend for its price rage (800$) but if you looking to spend more money go for something with better HDR.  ...  "
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" ...  great for the price.  ...  "
Color
 4
colors, rtings, hdr, blacks, amazing
+100%
comment
" ...  Black levels are good even without local dimming.  ...  "
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" ...  The image is amazing.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 4
smart tv, ps4, google
+50%
-50%
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" ...  But I didn't have to buy a new tv.  ...  "
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" ...  SO i had to reconnect my firebox which eliminated all the jitters and shakes.  ...  "
Video Playback
 3
movies, streaming
+100%
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" ...  Movies and streaming services are great on this set.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks to Video and Audio Center for double boxing my T.V.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 3
months, bottom edge, black, along the bottom, panel
+33%
-67%
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" ...  The screen started to go black after 3 months .  ...  "
Ports
 3
tv, sound, ray player, ports, hdmi ports
+33%
-67%
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" ...  then hdmi s would no longer connect to PlayStation 4 or bl u Ray player .  ...  "
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" ...  10 minutes later plugged TV again.  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
HDMI:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  3 
USB:  Yes 
Display
Resolution:  HDTV 720p 
Type:  LED 
Refresh Rate:  60 Hz
HDTV 720p
RESOLUTION
LED
TYPE
60 Hz
REFRESH RATE
Yes
HDMI