Sony KD49XG70 : a middle range Direct LED television set

Sony KD49XG70 : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KD49XG70, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 43 inches.
It is clearly among the other rivals models. No more no less.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  It could be said that this model gathers all the expected characteristics. Whether we consider its aesthetics or its size, the engineers of Sony have developed a television admittedly a middle-range one, but a quality one anyway.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Sony KD49XG70 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

TV design presentation Sony KD49XG70

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.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this KD49XG70. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
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.
This new Sony KD49XG70 is simply flat.
With its glass surface of 43 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Equipped with a double base, Sony has chosen security. The TV holds well, nothing moves thanks to this system. And whatever the price of the KD49XG70, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.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 KD49XG70 is revealed.

KD49XG70 from Sony – The screen

The designers of Sony have made this new TV set KD49XG70. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
Sony remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. The use of LEDs provides an excellent image. 
The Sony television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. And with his 43 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that meets the expectations of its range.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
With a frequency of 60 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
In addition, Sony has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Ultra HD 4K image resolution.
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.

TV sound presentation Sony KD49XG70

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 KD49XG70 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
The television set is equipped with  two baffles and a power output of 10 W.

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

KD49XG70 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

As with many other TV sets, the KD49XG70 has its operating system Smart TV; 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.

Presentation of the connection technology of Sony KD49XG70

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD49XG70, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

This model has a total of 10 connections, not too bad. The Sony KD49XG70 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:
3 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video)

KD49XG70 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 94.13 cm x 52.94 cm x 5.7 cm
Screen size in inches 43
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV Smart TV
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 6
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 66 W

To conclude on the Sony KD49XG70

With the intention of making a difference this new KD49XG70 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.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.
For the display technology we are in 4K; you have a very good quality image, and an impressive sound quality; with its well thought out aesthetics, the result gives you a device that you want to buy.

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

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