1-on-1 Comparison

Side-by-Side Comparison

Sony KD-55XH7052

Sony KD-49XF8796

SCORE:
85
SCORE:
91
 
 

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LED Display
  • HDR10, HLG support
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LED Display
  • HDR10, HLG support
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display
  • X1™ Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Content

Overview

Here we are comparing Sony KD-55XH7052 to Sony KD-49XF8796 to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses as well as the differences between them which will help you in making a correct decision before the purchase. Both models have the same 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and they both support HDR.

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. Sony KD-49XF8796 gets higher overall score in our ranking system which is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

Sony KD-55XH7052

Sony KD-49XF8796

DISPLAY
88
VIDEO FEATURES
89
AUDIO FEATURES
78
OTHER FEATURES
68
CONNECTIVITY
85
FORMAT SUPPORT
80
OVERALL
85
DISPLAY
92
VIDEO FEATURES
90
AUDIO FEATURES
80
OTHER FEATURES
95
CONNECTIVITY
97
FORMAT SUPPORT
80
OVERALL
91
 
 

Advantage of Sony KD-55XH7052

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Sony KD-55XH7052 over Sony KD-49XF8796.

Sony KD-55XH7052 vs Sony KD-49XF8796
LED Type Direct LED vs Edge LED

Advantage of Sony KD-49XF8796

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Sony KD-49XF8796 over Sony KD-55XH7052.

Sony KD-55XH7052 vs Sony KD-49XF8796
Higher Refresh Rate 50 Hz/60 Hz vs 100 Hz/120 Hz
More Powerful Picture Processor vs X1™
Higher Frame Interpolation Frequency 100 Hz vs 1000 Hz
Dual database processing vs
Precision Color Mapping vs
Super bit mapping™ 4K HDR vs
Object-based HDR remaster vs
Bluetooth vs
Chromecast vs
Google Home vs
Virtual Assistant vs Google Assistant
Works with Alexa vs
More HDMI Inputs 3 vs 4
More USB Inputs 2 vs 3
More IF (Satellite) Connection Inputs vs 2
Component Inputs vs 1 (Hybrid with Composite)
RS-232C Remote vs 1
Content Bar vs
Voice Command vs
Light Sensor vs
USB HDD Recording vs
More Tuners (Terrestrial/Cable) 1 vs 2
More Tuners (SAT) vs

Common Strengths and Weaknesses

STRENGTHS
👍   High Resolution
👍   Color Depth
👍   HDR10
👍   HLG
👍   DSEE
👍   Clear Phase
👍   DTS Digital Surround
👍   Wi-Fi
👍   HDCP 2.3
WEAKNESSES
👎   No Full-Array Local Dimming
👎   Limited Viewing Angle
👎   No HDR10+
👎   No Dolby Vision
👎   No IMAX Enhanced
👎   No AMD Freesync™
👎   No NVidia G-Sync
👎   No 4K HFR
👎   No 2K HFR
👎   No VRR
👎   No Dolby Atmos

Selected Features

VA Panel on Sony KD-49XF8796

Sony KD-49XF8796 has a vertical alignment (VA) panel. Such panels are most commonly used in LCD TVs as they provide deeper blacks compared to the IPS panels. However, they are still limited with the viewing angles compared to the IPS panels or OLED displays.

HDR10

Sony KD-55XH7052 and Sony KD-49XF8796 support HDR10 which was announced on August 27, 2015, by the Consumer Technology Association and uses the wide-gamut Rec. 2020 color space. It is not backward compatible with SDR. It sends static metadata via video stream to the TV which calibrates its screen brightness and color according to that. HDR10 is technically limited to a maximum of 10,000 nits of brightness and uses 10-bit color which corresponds to 1024 shades of the primary RGB colors.

Specifications

And in the end we display all the specifications which are present for both models.

Note: The following table shows only those details which are applicable for both models and excludes the ones that are applicable for only one model. If you want to see a full list of specs for each model please visit their individual pages here - Sony KD-55XH7052 and here - Sony KD-49XF8796.

BASICS Sony KD-55XH7052 Sony KD-49XF8796
BrandSonySony
SeriesXH70XF87
ModelKD-55XH7052KD-49XF8796
Size55"49"
CountryUKUK
Release Year20202018
Smart TV
DISPLAY Sony KD-55XH7052 Sony KD-49XF8796
Display TypeLEDLED
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"48.5" (123.2 cm)
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
LED TypeDirect LEDEdge LED
Backlight DimmingFrame DimmingFrame Dimming
ColorTRILUMINOS™ DisplayTRILUMINOS™ Display
Viewing Angle
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
VIDEO Sony KD-55XH7052 Sony KD-49XF8796
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture ProcessorX1™
Frame Interploation TechniqueMotionflow™ XR 100Motionflow™ XR 1000
Frame Interpolation Frequency100 Hz1000 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Dynamic Backlight Control
X-Reality™ PRO 4K 4K
Dual database processing
Object-based Super Resolution
Live Color™ Tech0logy
Precision Color Mapping
Super bit mapping™ 4K HDR
Contrast Enhancement Dynamic Contrast Enhancer Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
Object-based HDR remaster
Auto Low Latency Mode
AUDIO Sony KD-55XH7052 Sony KD-49XF8796
Speaker TypeFull Range Bass Reflex x2;Bass Reflex Speaker
Speaker Poer Rating10 W + 10 W10 W + 10 W
DSEE
Sound ProcessingClearAudio+ClearAudio+
Clear Phase
Simulated Surround SoundS-Force Front SurroundS-Force Front Surround
TV Center Speaker Mode
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Digital Surround
WiSA Ready
CONNECTIVITY Sony KD-55XH7052 Sony KD-49XF8796
Ethernet Input
Ethernet Standard10BASE-T/100BASE-TX10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11a/b/g/n/ac802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
Chromecast
Google Home
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs34
HDMI Version2.0b2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)
HDCP Version2.32.3
HDMI-CEC BRAVIA Sync BRAVIA Sync
USB Inputs23
USB 3.0 Ports11
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs11
IF (Satellite) Inputs2
Component Inputs1 (Hybrid with Composite)
Composite Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm input1 (Hybrid with Component)
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote1
DLNA
OTHER Sony KD-55XH7052 Sony KD-49XF8796
CPU Cores44
Storage16 GB16 GB
Operating SystemAndroid Android
Internet BrowserVewdVewd
Content Bar
Voice Command
Light Sensor
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Teletext
Picture-In-Picture
Closed Captions(Analog)
(Digital) Subtitle
(Analog)
(Digital) Subtitle
USB HDD Recording
USB Drive Format SupportFAT16 / FAT32 / exFAT / NTFSFAT16 / FAT32 / exFAT / NTFS
VIDEO FORMATS Sony KD-55XH7052 Sony KD-49XF8796
3GPP
AV1
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS Sony KD-55XH7052 Sony KD-49XF8796
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS Sony KD-55XH7052 Sony KD-49XF8796
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER Sony KD-55XH7052 Sony KD-49XF8796
Digital Tuner 1 2
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerB/G,D/K,IB/G,D/K,I
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T/T2DVB-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-CDVB-C
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC3.58 / NTSC4.43PAL / SECAM / NTSC3.58 / NTSC4.43
CI+ 1.4
FM Radio
GENERAL Sony KD-55XH7052 Sony KD-49XF8796
Energy EfficiencyAA
Power SupplyAC 220 V - 240 V, 50 HzAC 220 V - 240 V, 50 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)110 W160 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1,241 x 721 x 79 mm
48 7/8 x 28 1/2 x 3 1/8"
1098 mm x 644 mm x 58 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1,241 x 781 x 340 mm
48 7/8 x 30 3/4 x 13 1/2"
1098 mm x 703 mm x 279 mm
Stand SizeWidth: 812 mm (32")Width: 741 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1,397 x 833 x 160 mm1188 mm x 776 mm x 148 mm
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm
7 7/8" x 7 7/8"
200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand15.4 kg13.2 kg
Weight With Stand16.3 kg13.7 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)24 kg (52.9 lbs)19 kg
Warranty1 Year1 Year

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