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Sony BRAVIA KE48A9BU

48 inch OLED 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart Android TV YouView
£1,299
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Still here for you 7 days a week!

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We offer 6 and 10-month options.

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For purchases over £500, you can settle the balance in 6 months, and in 10 months on purchases over £1000 and pay no interest whatsoever. If you settle part of your loan in the deferral period you won’t pay interest on that part. You can still pay off the loan sooner if you make additional payments. If you’d rather spread the cost over 36 months, you can set up a loan repayment plan when the payment-free period comes to an end at 19.9% APR representative. 19.9% interest. A one-off settlement fee of £29 will be applied. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. Richer Sounds Limited acts as a credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance acts as the lender. Click for eligibility criteria or to Find out more.

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Incredible offers on this TV!


OFFER 1
Get £300 off a Sony HTA9 wireless home cinema system when bought with this TV. Mention voucher code 300HTA9 to claim. Offer available from our stores or from our telesales team, until 30.09.21 or while stocks last. Offer excludes Clearance, Refurbished and Open Box products. One per customer / household.

OFFER 2
Get £300 off a Sony HTA7000 Dolby Atmos TV soundbar when bought with this TV. Mention voucher code 300HTA7000 to claim. Offer available from our stores or from our telesales team, until 30.09.21 or while stocks last. Offer excludes Clearance, Refurbished and Open Box products. One per customer / household.

OFFER 3
Get £50 off a Sony HTG700 TV soundbar when bought with this TV.  Add both products to your basket and enter voucher code 50HTG700 to claim, or mention in-store / when you call. Offer available from our stores, from our telesales team, or online until 30.09.21 or while stocks last. Offer excludes Clearance, Refurbished and Open Box products. One per customer / household.

OFFER 4
£30 OFF a Sony UBPX800 MK2 Blu-ray player when bought with this TV using voucher code 30UBPX800MK2! Offer available from our stores by appointment, phone or video call, from our telesales team, or online, ends 30.09.21. Offer excludes Clearance, Refurbished and Open Box products. Not in conjunction with any other offer.


OFFER 5
Spread the cost over 6 or 10 months on this TV. Available from our stores by appointment, phone or video call or from our telesales team. No deposit required up-front, pay the balance in full before the end of the period and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Richer Sounds Limited acts as a credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance acts as the lender. Click here for more info. Offer excludes Clearance, Refurbished and Open Box products.


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”Sony’s first 48-inch OLED is extraordinarily good.” ’What Hi-Fi?’ 2020 Product of the Year.

48 inch OLED – big tech made compact

Widely regarded as one of the finest screen technologies, OLED sets the standard for contrast and black levels that’s hard to beat. The only real downside has been a lack of smaller screens. Until now. With the Sony BRAVIA KE-48A9BU it’s now possible to get a 48 inch version of the award-winning BRAVIA OLED technology. This means you get all the OLED benefits, but now in a TV that fits your room.

BRAVIA OLED panel for the finest picture around
Backlighting technology is a thing of the past with OLED. Instead of using various arrays of LEDs to light an LCD display, OLED uses over eight million self-illuminating pixels for sensational image quality. With self-illuminating pixels, you get outstanding contrast. Blacks are far deeper than LED displays and corresponding whites much brighter. For the ultimate in realism, OLED is where it’s at.

X1 Ultimate with Pixel Contrast Booster maximises the potential of OLED
To extract the maximum potential for the OLED panel, this Sony 48 inch TV uses Sony’s most powerful processor – X1 Ultimate. This processor intelligently enhances the brightness of hundreds of different picture elements, giving incredibly realistic and detailed images. Pixel Contrast Booster maximises the potential of each pixel, getting the most lifelike and vibrant colour.

The smoothest images with X-Motion Clarity
Sony’s X-Motion Clarity is Sony’s flagship motion processor and takes OLED to the next level. By controlling the backlighting with greater precision this Sony 48” TV offers enhanced realism, especially with fast-moving sports and action movies.

IMAX Enhanced brings the cinema home
Take the next step-up in picture quality by switching to IMAX Enhanced. Used with IMAX certified 4K HDR content, IMAX Enhanced uses their proprietary digital remastering technology (DMR) to deliver ultra-vivid images. If you want to recreate the look of the movie at the cinema, IMAX Enhanced gets you closer than ever.

Get the best out of Netflix, with Netflix Calibrated Mode
If you’re a movie fan and use Netflix, you’ll love Netflix Calibrated Mode. This setting bypasses many of the TVs processors, giving you a picture that’s much closer to how the filmmaker’s originally intended.

Sharpen up the sound with Acoustic Multi-Audio and Dolby Atmos
Sony’s unique Acoustic Multi-Audio speaker system enhances the sync between what you see and what you hear. By placing two, sound positioning actuator speakers at the back of the TV, the sound precisely tracks the image. You get precision of sound, making the audio more life-like than ever. The speaker system is also compatible with Dolby Atmos – giving a more enveloping sound with Atmos recordings.

HDR support, including Dolby Vision
HDR maximises picture quality, bringing detail to the darkest areas of the picture as well as making the overall image look more life-like than ever. As well as HDR10 and HLG formats, this Sony is also compatible with Dolby Vision. Dolby Vision optimises the HDR format to give quite simply the sharpest, most accurate images possible. Very much an industry standard, Dolby Vision continually adjusts the picture for the most remarkable realism.

Smart Android TV
Bringing together photos, music, movies, Internet and apps, the Sony Android system makes accessing a huge range of entertainment easy. The Android platform brings more apps than any other smart TV platform, meaning you’ve got the widest choice of smart TV possible.

Voice control your TV
Featuring Google Assistant built-in, this Sony TV effortlessly becomes part of your Google/Android home network. If you prefer to use a different platform, the Sony’s compatible, too. Apple AirPlay and Homekit compatibility makes it possible to integrate with your Apple system. Support for Amazon Alexa devices also means you can voice control via your existing Alexa device.

Super-slim, One Slate Concept design
Featuring a flush surface bezel design, the Sony KE-48A9BU has premium style to match its performance. With no visible speakers, this Sony OLED is as discreet as possible and makes the most of its compact dimensions. The aluminium pedestal stand complements the design and has cable management built-in – keeping the design as tidy as possible.

Enjoy the best in OLED TV, in any room, with the compact and stylish Sony BRAVIA KE-48A9BU.

Please note, this Smart TV features third party Apps. These Apps may be modified or withdrawn at any time. There may also be a delay in launching some of the featured Apps. Catch-up TV Apps may vary by region. The function and availability of apps is not covered by the manufacturer’s or Richer Sounds’ guarantee.

Please note: This TV does not feature the Freeview Play catch-up service.
Screen
OLED
Yes
Screen Size
48"
Screen Technology
OLED
Picture Quality
LED Backlight
OLED
Local Dimming
Yes - OLED
Motion Processing
X-Motion Clarity
Pixel Resolution
3840 x 2160
HDR
Yes
HDR Formats
Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG
Panel Bit Depth
10 bit
Panel Bit Depth
10
Panel Frequency
100 Hz
Panel Frequency
100Hz
Display
Screen Resolution
4K Ultra HD
Smart Features
Apple AirPlay
Yes
BBC iPlayer
Yes
Full Web Browser
Yes
Netflix 4K Streaming
Yes
Processor
Quad Core Processor
Quad Core Processor
Yes
Smartphone control
Yes
TV Catch Up
Youview
Voice Activated TV
Yes
Connectivity
ARC - Audio Return Channel
Yes - eARC
Digital Audio Output
Yes - Optical
DLNA Compliant
Yes
HDMI
4 (HDCP 2.2 - 4)
HDMI 2.0
Yes
Headphone Socket
Yes
USB
3
Wi-Fi
Yes
Tuner
Analogue Tuner
Yes
TV Tuner
Freeview
Twin Tuners
Yes
Audio
Speakers
Yes
Features
USB Recording
Yes (Not compatible with YouView)
USB Video Playback
Yes
Dimensions
Dimensions excluding stand WxHxD
1069 x 624 x 58
Dimensions including stand WxHxD
1069 x 629 x 255
Maximum Stand Width (mm)
470
Outer Box Dimensions WxHxD
1188 x 741 x 188
Wall Mount Required
VESA - 300 x 300
Weight
Weight (KG)
13.9/17.6 (Without/With Stand)
Accessories
Remote Control
Yes
Stand
Yes - Fixed
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent I bought this TV this month to replace a smaller, 36 inch, Sony Bravia. This TV is FANTASTIC. It was really easy to set-up, the picture and sound are superb. It is worth every penny.
Date published: 2021-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Picture and fast smart features The picture quality on this set is none short of dazzling. Excellent display and very fast smart features. Once you press Netflix your in Netflix it’s instantaneous. The set picked up the freesat and internet settings once plugged in, automatically without need to set up which was a welcome surprise. The freesat channel menus are a bit stark and for some reason the programme information for the BBC doesn’t load more than a few days in advance at times - but this is intermittent. Set is attractive with a good stand and adequate inputs/ outputs for good functionality. Very pleased with this purchase
Date published: 2021-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great picture and product Excellent product - cannot recommend highly enough
Date published: 2021-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Still learning Bought and installed by a local independent TV shop . Excellent service. Still learning about the TV, as some functions new to me .As I’m hard of hearing one of the main reason s for buying particular TV was the sound .
Date published: 2021-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality product with good features I bought the KE-48A9 as my lounge main set because of its quality build elegant appearance and feature rich content. Having had it two weeks my only negative comment is that in common with most sets it does not have bbc text/red button. Apart from that it exceeded my expectations of an oled smart tv - pleased with my purchase.
Date published: 2021-09-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Review Great TV and with the built in good quality speakers we now have an uncluttered space without any sound bar, wires, etc. Picture quality is excellent. The only quibble is the cost, but we knew that when we bought it. Bit of a faff to set up.
Date published: 2021-09-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great picture. Awful software. The picture is great, the sound is great too. But the software is horrendous. I ended up returning the TV because of the continuous issues I had with bugs that mostly could only be remedied by turning the TV off and back on again.
Date published: 2021-09-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great tv but disappointing recording facility. I bought my smart tv last month to replace my elderly dvd recorder. Despite a great picture and good smart features but the you view recording process is neither as simple or reliable as my old dvd recorder. The online instruction Manuel is poor in detail and I am left to work out recording and playback by trial and error and still doing so!! I am considering buying a new dvd recorder that I can rely on. If I had known this problem I wouldn’t have bought this tv.
Date published: 2021-09-21
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Buy now, pay later available in-store or by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 and 10-month options.

Call your local store or our telesales team for details

For purchases over £500, you can settle the balance in 6 months, and in 10 months on purchases over £1000 and pay no interest whatsoever. If you settle part of your loan in the deferral period you won’t pay interest on that part. You can still pay off the loan sooner if you make additional payments. If you’d rather spread the cost over 36 months, you can set up a loan repayment plan when the payment-free period comes to an end at 19.9% APR representative. 19.9% interest. A one-off settlement fee of £29 will be applied. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. Richer Sounds Limited acts as a credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance acts as the lender. Click for eligibility criteria or to Find out more.