KDL49WE660BAEP from Sony : Our view

Sony KDL49WE660BAEP : the new Full HD

Sony unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the KDL49WE660BAEP.
In its 49 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
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.
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 KDL49WE660BAEP

The Sony KDL49WE660BAEP appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
In conclusion, Sony has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this KDL49WE660BAEP to have a beautiful object in your living room.

TV screen presentation Sony KDL49WE660BAEP

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 KDL49WE660BAEP Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. 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 puts it among the above-average TVs in its range.
With a screen size of 49 inches, this KDL49WE660BAEP 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.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Full HD quality picture .
In conclusion on the display, with the KDL49WE660BAEP Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

The sound of the Sony KDL49WE660BAEP

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 KDL49WE660BAEP still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two loudspeakers for a sound power of 5 W.

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

KDL49WE660BAEP from Sony – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the KDL49WE660BAEP Sony has an operating system Linux. 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.

Presentation of the connection technology of Sony KDL49WE660BAEP

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KDL49WE660BAEP, it provides you with sufficient elements.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 10 connections, not too bad. The Sony KDL49WE660BAEP 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)

Presentation of the technical features of the Sony KDL49WE660BAEP

The main features of this TV 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

KDL49WE660BAEP from Sony – The conclusion

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.
The least we can say is that this jewel incorporating smart TV technology offers you the Sony know-how . An element that is a very good option in the high-end segment.
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.
Besides that, you have a TV set whose big advantage is its very competitive price. At this level, you have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to have a very well defined picture in all circumstances.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the sound power, the screen size, the display frequency.