Comparison between:
- 48.5" Sony KD-49XH8196
- 49.5" Panasonic TX-50HX820

Brand, series, model

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

Sony KD-49XH8196Panasonic TX-50HX820
SeriesXH81HX820
Sony KD-49XH8196Panasonic TX-50HX820
Model alias-TX-50HX820E
TX-50HX820B
TX-50HXW804
Model year20202020

Display

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

Size class48.5 in49.5 in
Diagonal1231 mm
123.1 cm
48.4646 in
4.0387 ft
1257 mm
125.7 cm
49.4882 in
4.124 ft
Width1073.78 mm
107.378 cm
42.2748 in
3.5229 ft
1095.84 mm
109.584 cm
43.1433 in
3.5953 ft
Height604 mm
60.4 cm
23.7795 in
1.9816 ft
616.41 mm
61.641 cm
24.2681 in
2.0223 ft
Panel typeIPSVA
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)
FRCYesYes
Colors1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
Aspect ratio1.778:1
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
Pixel pitch0.28 mm
0.028 cm
0.011 in
0.0009 ft
0.285 mm
0.0285 cm
0.0112 in
0.0009 ft
Pixel density90 ppi
35 ppcm
89 ppi
35 ppcm
Display area91.33 %92.64 %
BacklightEdge LEDEdge LED
HDRDolby Vision
HDR10
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
HDR10
HDR10+
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
Dolby Vision
HLG Photo
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °

3D

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

3DNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Vertical frequency (digital)50 Hz / 60 Hz50 Hz / 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 technologyMotionflow XRBacklight Motion Rate
Interpolation value4001800
Interpolation measurement unitXRBMR

Power supply and consumption

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

220V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Power consumption (off)-0.3 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (average)-61 W
Power consumption (maximum)120 W115 W
Power consumption (annual)-85 kWh
Energy efficiency classАA+

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.

Width1101 mm
110.1 cm
43.3465 in
3.6122 ft
1120 mm
112 cm
44.0945 in
3.6745 ft
Height645 mm
64.5 cm
25.3937 in
2.1161 ft
651 mm
65.1 cm
25.6299 in
2.1358 ft
Depth57 mm
5.7 cm
2.2441 in
0.187 ft
63 mm
6.3 cm
2.4803 in
0.2067 ft
Weight11.6 kg
25.57 lbs
14 kg
30.86 lbs
Width with stand1101 mm
110.1 cm
43.3465 in
3.6122 ft
1120 mm
112 cm
44.0945 in
3.6745 ft
Height with stand704 mm
70.4 cm
27.7165 in
2.3097 ft
710 mm
71 cm
27.9528 in
2.3294 ft
Depth with stand286 mm
28.6 cm
11.2598 in
0.9383 ft
236 mm
23.6 cm
9.2913 in
0.7743 ft
Weight with stand12.1 kg
26.68 lbs
16 kg
35.27 lbs
Box width-1235 mm
123.5 cm
48.622 in
4.0518 ft
Box height-794 mm
79.4 cm
31.2598 in
2.605 ft
Box depth-149 mm
14.9 cm
5.8661 in
0.4888 ft
Box weight-19 kg
41.89 lbs
ColorsBlack
Silver
Black

Ergonomics

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

VESA mountYesYes
VESA interface200 x 200 mm400 x 200 mm
Removable standYesYes
Height adjustmentNoNo
Landscape/portrait pivotNoNo
Left/right swivelNoNo
Forward/backward tiltNoNo
Stand width - 554 mmStand width - 529 mm
Stand depth - 236 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-T
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T2
DVB-C
DVB-S2

System on Chip (SoC)

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

SoCMediaTek MT5893-
Processor (CPU)ARM Cortex-A73-
CPU cores4-
CPU frequency1500 MHz-
GPUARM Mali-G71-
RAM capacity2 GB-
Storage16 GB-

OS, apps and software features

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

Operating system (OS)Android 9.0 Piemy Home Screen 5.0

Audio

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

Speakers2 x 10 W2 x 10 W
2.0 CH
Bass reflex
DTS Digital Surround
Dolby Audio
Dolby Atmos
2.0 CH
Cinema Surround Pro
Dolby Atmos

Camera

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

CameraNoNo

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

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity2 x USB
1 x Ethernet RJ45
4 x HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC)
1 x Satellite In (F-type female)
1 x AV Composite In (Video + L/R)
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
1 x CI+ 1.4
1 x USB 2.0 (max 0.5 A)
1 x USB 3.0 (max 0.9 A)
1 x Ethernet RJ45
3 x HDMI 2.0 (b; ARC; CEC)
1 x Satellite In (Main; F-type female)
1 x AV Component In (YPbPr + L/R) (CVBS)
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
2 x CI+ 1.4
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.3High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2
Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM)

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features4K X-Reality Pro
Alexa
Apple Airplay
Apple Homekit
Chromecast built-in
Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
Frame Dimming
Google Assistant
Image Processor - X1 4K HDR Processor
Light sensor
Live Color Technology
Object-based HDR remaster
Triluminos Display
Voice command
Alexa
Brilliant Contrast
Dynamic HDR Effect
Google Assistant
HDR Bright Panel Plus
HDR Brightness Enhancer
Image Processor - HCX Processor
Light sensor
Local Dimming
Picture-at-Picture
Picture-and-Text
Picture-in-Picture
Picture Tuned in Hollywood
TV Anywhere
Voice command
Wide Colour Spectrum

Image file formats

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

Image file formatsJPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO
JPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO

Audio file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing different audio file formats.

Audio file formats/codecsFLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
LPCM
AAC
FLAC
MP3
WMA
WAV

Video file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing various video file formats.

Video file formats/codecsAVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
M2TS
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
TS
VP9
VOB
VRO
WMV
AVCHD

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 temperature0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
0 °C - 35 °C
32 °F - 95 °F
Operating humidity10 % - 80 %20 % - 80 %

Accessories

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

AccessoriesVoice remote controlRemote control
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