KDL-49WE660 from Sony : Test and analysis

KDL-49WE660 from Sony – Presentation of this Full HD

The firm Sony is deciding today to launch a new mid-range model with its KDL-49WE660.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 49 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.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Full HD resolution.  Attractive, user friendly, minimum bulk , quality image and sound, everything has been carefully finalized in this television, in order to make a nearly perfect product.
Although placed in the middle of the range, the manufacturer has tried to offer the viewer an image quality that allows an immersion.
We will see in detail if their objective is reached.

TV design presentation Sony KDL-49WE660

The Sony KDL-49WE660 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.
This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!

TV screen presentation Sony KDL-49WE660

The display of this KDL-49WE660 is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.
Sony remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. It’s Edge LED display and that’s too bad. Due to its age and new possibilities such as the led, you will feel like you are going back 10 years. The image is poor.

The Sony television set displays a Full HD resolution. Which is already above the average resolution of the range.
In addition, with a screen of 49 inches, the KDL-49WE660 is positioned in the range of small models.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
By providing it with a frequency of 50 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
In addition, Sony has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Full HD image resolution.
In conclusion on the display, with the KDL-49WE660 Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

The sound of the Sony KDL-49WE660

The Sony KDL-49WE660 is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two baffles and a power output of 5 W.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KDL-49WE660

For the software part, the KDL-49WE660 Sony has an operating system Linux installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe 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.

Presentation of the connection technology of Sony KDL-49WE660

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
In this TV range, the KDL-49WE660’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 10 connections, not too bad. The Sony KDL-49WE660 is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
2 USB ports, 2 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 audio input, 1 headphone socket, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

KDL-49WE660 from Sony – Technical characteristics

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 110.2 cm x 65.1 cm x 7 cm
Screen size in inches 49
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 5
Smart TV Linux
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of audio outputs 1
Number of audio inputs 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
Dolby Digital Sound Yes
DTS Sound Yes
PVR Available Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 85 W

Our conclusion on the Sony KDL-49WE660

With the intention of making a difference this new KDL-49WE660 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.
Its Edge-LED display shows an excellent image.
However, it is not the resolution that we expect from this television set. Indeed, the big advantage will be found in a very competitive price. Here, you will have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to enjoy a very well defined picture in all circumstances.

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