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Sony KD49XG8396BU review

£849.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • 49-inches
  • LCD
  • 4K Ultra-HD
Reviewed

Sony has certainly got the design right on its mid-range sets. The 49-inch KD49XG8396BU has pleasing angled metal feet and an unobtrusive bezel, but it's what's going on behind the glass that we're most interested in. We haven't always loved Sony's more affordable sets, but we're hoping it's a different story with this one. Read our full review to see if we'll be recommending this TV.

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