83points

Sony 55" KDL

84points

Sony XBR X830C 49"

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Sony 55" KDL vs Sony XBR X830C 49"

Sony 55" KDL
Sony XBR X830C 49"

Why is Sony 55" KDL better than Sony XBR X830C 49"?

  • 13.4% bigger screen size
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    55"vs48.5"
  • Supports USB recording
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  • 37W lower power consumption on operation
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    113W vs150W
  • 0.2W lower power consumption on standby
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    0.3W vs0.5W
  • Supports common interface
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  • Is DLNA-certified
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  • 10.9mm thinner
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    49mmvs59.9mm
  • Has time shift
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Why is Sony XBR X830C 49" better than Sony 55" KDL?

  • 2.27x higher pixel density
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    90.8ppivs40ppi
  • 4x higher resolution
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    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • Has an LED-backlit display
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  • 187mm narrower
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    1.09mvs1280mm
  • 1 more USB ports
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    3vs2
  • 12.3kg lighter
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    14.4kgvs26700g
  • 0.6 newer HDMI version
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    2vs1.4
  • Has a display in 24p
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Design

1.width

1.28m

1.09m

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
3.supports a remote smartphone
Sony 55" KDL
Sony XBR X830C 49"
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
4.weight

26.7kg

14.4kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
6.thickness

49mm

59.9mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
7.has a wall bracket
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
This bracket allows the user to change the viewing angle manually by up to 90 degrees.
8.has a motorised wall bracket
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
This stand allows the user to change the viewing angle by up to 90 degrees with a remote control.
9.has an external memory slot
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

Display

1.pixel density

40ppi

90.8ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has an LED-backlit display
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
5.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.
6.has a display in 24p
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A display that supports 24p can display content at the same speed of a screen cinema, for a more cinematic experience.
7.has an IPS screen
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
8.has an ambient light sensor
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.
9.Has a curved display
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
A curved screen is designed to better fill a user's field of vision, giving the viewer a sense of being immersed in the image. As our eyes have a natural curvature, these displays can also help to reduce eye strain.

Connectivity

1.supports Wi-Fi
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
Newer versions of HDMI support higher bandwidth, which allows for higher resolutions and frame rates.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
6.has a VGA connector
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
7.supports common interface
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
This is a technology which allows separation of the TV screen and the decoder. It is used for pay-to-view TV (like Apple TV).
8.is DLNA-certified
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
The more composite ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Audio

1.supports Dolby Digital
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.
2.supports Dolby Digital Plus
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for a much better sound quality.
3.has stereo speakers
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.has DTS Surround
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.
5.audio output power

3 x 10W

2 x 10W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
6.has auto volume
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
This technology adjusts the volume of the device according with what the video player needs.
7.has a subwoofer
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
8.has SRS TheaterSound HD
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
SRS devices create an immersive 3D soundfield using only two speakers, simulating the kind of audio experience delivered by devices that support Dolby Digital.
9.has DTS-HD Master Audio
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
DTS-HD Master Audio supports unlimited surround sound channels and lossless audio. This standard delivers one of the best possible audio qualities.

Features

1.supports USB recording
Sony 55" KDL
Sony XBR X830C 49"
USB recording is the capacity of the device to record content into plugged in USB devices.
2.has a sleep timer
Sony 55" KDL
Sony XBR X830C 49"
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
3.has time shift
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
This function allows the user to record and program a file to a storage medium (dvd player or usb) to be viewed or listened at a more convenient time.
4.has a search browser
Sony 55" KDL
Sony XBR X830C 49"
With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.
5.has a child lock
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
6.has a front camera
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
7.supports two-player full-screen gaming
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
With this function, both players can see their own game in full-screen simultaneously by wearing special glasses.
8.has voice commands
Sony 55" KDL
Sony XBR X830C 49"
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
9.supports text-to-speech
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.

Miscellaneous

1.Has Skype app
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
A TV set with the Skype app allows connecting with other people from your device.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Sony XBR X830C 49"
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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