Comparison between:
- 48.5" Metz Micos 49 TX68 UHD twin R
- 49.5" Philips 50PUS8204/12
- 49.5" Philips 50PUS8804/12
- 48.5" Sony KD-49XG8396

Brand, series, model

Information about the brand, series, model and model aliases.

Metz Micos 49 TX68 UHD twin RPhilips 50PUS8204/12Philips 50PUS8804/12Sony KD-49XG8396
SeriesMicos82008800XG83
Metz Micos 49 TX68 UHD twin RPhilips 50PUS8204/12Philips 50PUS8804/12Sony KD-49XG8396
Model year2017201920192019

Display

Information about the main characteristics of the display - panel, backlight, resolution, refresh rate, etc.

Size class48.5 in49.5 in49.5 in48.5 in
Diagonal1231 mm
123.1 cm
48.4646 in
4.0387 ft
1257 mm
125.7 cm
49.4882 in
4.124 ft
1257 mm
125.7 cm
49.4882 in
4.124 ft
1231 mm
123.1 cm
48.4646 in
4.0387 ft
Width1072.91 mm
107.291 cm
42.2405 in
3.52 ft
1095.57 mm
109.557 cm
43.1327 in
3.5944 ft
1095.57 mm
109.557 cm
43.1327 in
3.5944 ft
1072.91 mm
107.291 cm
42.2405 in
3.52 ft
Height603.512 mm
60.3512 cm
23.7603 in
1.98 ft
616.258 mm
61.6258 cm
24.2621 in
2.0218 ft
616.258 mm
61.6258 cm
24.2621 in
2.0218 ft
603.512 mm
60.3512 cm
23.7603 in
1.98 ft
Panel type-VAVAVA
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)-10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)
FRCYes-YesYes
Colors1073741824 colors
30 bits
-1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
Pixel pitch0.279 mm
0.0279 cm
0.011 in
0.0009 ft
0.285 mm
0.0285 cm
0.0112 in
0.0009 ft
0.285 mm
0.0285 cm
0.0112 in
0.0009 ft
0.279 mm
0.0279 cm
0.011 in
0.0009 ft
Pixel density91 ppi
35 ppcm
89 ppi
34 ppcm
89 ppi
34 ppcm
91 ppi
35 ppcm
Display area85.45 %91.52 %85.31 %91.57 %
BacklightEdge LED-Direct LEDEdge LED
DCI P3-90 %90 %-
Brightness--400 cd/m²-
Peak brightness380 cd/m²---
Dynamic contrast7000000 : 1---
HDR-HDR10
HDR10+
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
Dolby Vision
HDR10
HDR10+
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
Dolby Vision
HDR10
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °178 °178 °
Minimum response time5 ms
0.0050 s
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Coating-GlossyGlossy-

3D

3D displays use various technologies to achieve a 3D effect. Each of these technologies has its own advantages and drawbacks.

3DNoNoNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Vertical frequency (digital)50 Hz / 60 Hz50 Hz / 60 Hz50 Hz / 60 Hz100 Hz / 120 Hz
-HDMI - 3840 x 2160 @ 60 HzHDMI - 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz-

Frame interpolation

Many smart TV sets use a technology for interpolating (inserting) of intermediate frames between existing ones in order to achieve more fluent visualization, especially for dynamic scenes.

Interpolation technologyMetzVisionPicture Performance Index-Motionflow XR
Interpolation value4001900-1000
Interpolation measurement unitMVPPI-XR

Power supply and consumption

Information about the power supply and consumption, energy efficiency class, etc.

220V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Power consumption (off)0.15 W-0.3 W-
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W0.3 W0.3 W0.5 W
Power consumption (average)90 W81 W91 W88 W
Power consumption (maximum)---160 W
Power consumption (annual)---122 kWh
Energy efficiency classAAAA

Dimensions, weight and color

Information about the dimensions and the weight of the specific model with and without stand as well as the colors, in which it is offered to the market.

Width1095 mm
109.5 cm
43.1102 in
3.5925 ft
1119.8 mm
111.98 cm
44.0866 in
3.6739 ft
1120.2 mm
112.02 cm
44.1024 in
3.6752 ft
1098 mm
109.8 cm
43.2283 in
3.6024 ft
Height692 mm
69.2 cm
27.2441 in
2.2703 ft
658.8 mm
65.88 cm
25.937 in
2.1614 ft
706.5 mm
70.65 cm
27.815 in
2.3179 ft
644 mm
64.4 cm
25.3543 in
2.1129 ft
Depth77 mm
7.7 cm
3.0315 in
0.2526 ft
77.7 mm
7.77 cm
3.0591 in
0.2549 ft
97 mm
9.7 cm
3.8189 in
0.3182 ft
58 mm
5.8 cm
2.2835 in
0.1903 ft
Weight19.2 kg
42.33 lbs
14.5 kg
31.97 lbs
15.5 kg
34.17 lbs
13.2 kg
29.1 lbs
Width with stand1095 mm
109.5 cm
43.1102 in
3.5925 ft
1119.8 mm
111.98 cm
44.0866 in
3.6739 ft
1120.2 mm
112.02 cm
44.1024 in
3.6752 ft
1098 mm
109.8 cm
43.2283 in
3.6024 ft
Height with stand741 mm
74.1 cm
29.1732 in
2.4311 ft
696.8 mm
69.68 cm
27.4331 in
2.2861 ft
733.7 mm
73.37 cm
28.8858 in
2.4072 ft
703 mm
70.3 cm
27.6772 in
2.3064 ft
Depth with stand300 mm
30 cm
11.811 in
0.9843 ft
207 mm
20.7 cm
8.1496 in
0.6791 ft
261 mm
26.1 cm
10.2756 in
0.8563 ft
260 mm
26 cm
10.2362 in
0.853 ft
Weight with stand22 kg
48.5 lbs
16.1 kg
35.49 lbs
15.7 kg
34.61 lbs
13.7 kg
30.2 lbs
Box width---1188 mm
118.8 cm
46.7717 in
3.8976 ft
Box height---776 mm
77.6 cm
30.5512 in
2.5459 ft
Box depth---148 mm
14.8 cm
5.8268 in
0.4856 ft
Box weight---19 kg
41.89 lbs
ColorsBlackSilverBlackBlack

Ergonomics

Information about the ergonomic functions - height adjustment, swivel angles, tilt angles, etc.

VESA mountYesYesYesYes
VESA interface200 x 300 mm300 x 200 mm300 x 200 mm200 x 200 mm
Removable standYesYesYesYes
Height adjustmentNoNoNoNo
Landscape/portrait pivotNoNoNoNo
Left/right swivelNoNoNoNo
Forward/backward tiltNoNoNoNo
-Stand width - 520 mm-Stand width - 719 mm

TV tuner

The TV tuner is a device, which allows the receiving and visualization of a certain type of television signal. There are tuners for digital, analog, cable and satellite television.

TV tunerAnalog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T
DVB-T2
DVB-C
DVB-S
DVB-S2
DVB-T2 HD
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T
DVB-T2
DVB-T2 HD
DVB-C
DVB-S
DVB-S2
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T
DVB-T2
DVB-T2 HD
DVB-C
DVB-S
DVB-S2
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T
DVB-T2
DVB-C
DVB-S
DVB-S2

System on Chip (SoC)

Information about the central processor, graphic processor and the memory of the model.

SoC-MediaTek MT5887Mediatek MT5887MediaTek MT5596
Processor (CPU)-ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU cores-444
CPU frequency-1500 MHz1500 MHz1100 MHz
GPU-ARM Mali-G51 MP4ARM Mali-G51 MP4ARM Mali-T860 MP2
GPU cores-442
GPU frequency-650 MHz650 MHz700 MHz
RAM capacity-2 GB2 GB3 GB
Storage500 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
-MT5887 = MT5599MT5887 = MT5599-

OS, apps and software features

Information about the operating system, applications, various software features if available.

Operating system (OS)Smart TVAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie

Audio

Information about the audio system - number and power of the built-in speakers, supported audio technologies.

Speakers2 x 20 W2 x 10 W2 x 7.5 W2 x 10 W
Subwoofer--1 x 30 W-
Dolby Digital Plus
Front firing
MetzSounfPro
5 Band Equalizer
A.I. Sound
Clear Dialogue
Dolby Bass Enhancement
Dolby Volume Leveller
Night mode
Dolby Atmos
Bowers & Wilkins
Crystal Clear Sound
Dolby Atmos
DTS HD Premium Sound
DTS TruSurround
Kvadrat speaker material
Triple Ring technology
Bass reflex
DTS Digital Surround
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos

Camera

Many contemporary desktop monitors and smart TV sets have built-in cameras.

CameraNoNoNoNo

Network

Supported network technologies and standards for exchanging data with other devices.

NetworkLAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
LAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.2
LAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.2
LAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Direct
DLNA
Bluetooth 4.1

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity1 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0
1 x Ethernet RJ45
4 x HDMI 2.0 (ARC)
1 x Satellite In (Main; F-type female)
1 x Satellite In (Sub; F-type female)
1 x SCART (via adapter)
1 x S/PDIF
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
2 x CI+ 1.3
2 x USB 2.0
1 x Ethernet RJ45
4 x HDMI 2.0
1 x Satellite In (Main; F-type female)
1 x Video Component In 3.5 mm jack
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
1 x CI+ 1.3
2 x USB 2.0
1 x Ethernet RJ45
4 x HDMI 2.0
1 x Satellite In (Main; F-type female)
1 x Video Component In 3.5 mm jack
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
1 x CI+ 1.3
2 x USB 2.0 (max 0.5 A)
1 x USB 3.0 (max 0.9 A)
1 x Ethernet RJ45
4 x HDMI 2.0 (eARC; CEC)
1 x Satellite In (Main; F-type female)
1 x Satellite In (Sub; F-type female)
1 x AV Composite In (Video + L/R)
1 x Video Component In 3.5 mm jack
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
1 x CI+ 1.4
1 x IR Out
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.3
BRAVIA Sync (HDMI-CEC)
Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC)

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

FeaturesDynamic Motion Correction
Light sensor
Picture-in-Picture
PVR
twin R - build-in digital recorder
Ambilight 3-sided
Light sensor
Micro Dimming Pro
P5 Perfect Picture Engine Gen 3
Simply Share
Ultra Resolution
Voice command
Wide Color Gamut
Ambilight 3-sided
Light sensor
Micro Dimming Pro
MultiRoom Client and Server
P5 Perfect Picture Engine Gen 3
Pixel Precise Ultra HD
Simply Share
Ultra Resolution
Voice command
Wide Color Gamut
4K X-Reality Pro
ClearAudio+
Clear Phase Speaker
Dynamic Backlight Control
Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
Frame Dimming
Image Processor - X1
Light sensor
Live Color Technology
Object-based HDR remaster
PVR
S-Force Front Surround sound
Super Bit mapping 4K HDR
Triluminos Display
Voice command

Image file formats

Smart TV sets allow the display of different image file formats.

Image file formatsJPEG
PNG
JPEG
GIF
PNG
BMP
MPO
BMS
JPS
PNS
JPEG
GIF
PNG
BMP
MPO
BMS
JPS
PNS
JPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO

Audio file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing different audio file formats.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
aptX
MP3
AAC
AC3
AMR
eAAC+
M4A
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AC3
AMR
eAAC+
M4A
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
LPCM

Video file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing various video file formats.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
ASF
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
MPEG-4
TS
VC-1
VP9
WMV
WMV9
3GPP
AVI
ASF
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
MPEG-4
TS
VC-1
VP9
WMV
WMV9
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
M2TS
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licenses---ENERGY STAR
UL/cUL

Operating and storage conditions

There are certain requirements for the environmental conditions, in which the display should be used and stored in order to function properly.

Operating temperature-5 °C - 35 °C
41 °F - 95 °F
5 °C - 35 °C
41 °F - 95 °F
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
Operating humidity---10 % - 80 %

Accessories

Often the packaging of desktop monitors and smart TV sets includes accessories for them.

AccessoriesRemote control - RM18Mini-jack to L/R cable
Mini-jack to YPbPr cable
-IR extender cable
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