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Sony BRAVIA KE48A9BU

48 inch OLED 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart Android TV YouView
£999

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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
Works with
Amazon Alexa, Google
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
General
Manufacturer's Warranty
1 year
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
Energy Consumption
Energy - kWh/1000h
90
Energy - HDR rating
G
Energy - HDR kWh/1000h
92
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
VESA Fittings
300 x 300
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 3 out of 5 by from Not as good as my last Samsung I bought this because of a very good salesman. I am not too keen on it compared with my last Samsung tv.
Date published: 2023-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sony 48in oled Excellent picture quality and sound. Easy installation to set up. Had many Sony tv's over the years and yet again this doesn't disappoint.
Date published: 2022-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome tv for its price and size The colours, the sharpness is on point with this OLED tv, the ultimate x1 proccesor makes this even better, it improves the upscaling and motion in movies by a lot.
Date published: 2022-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow If you are in the market for this size TV in this price bracket you can do no better. Build quality, sound quality, picture quality are all top notch. Amazing TV.
Date published: 2022-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great picture Got this as a gift, absolutely love it, the colours, picture, size and doesn't matter where you sit you get the whole picture
Date published: 2022-10-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Sony Bravia tv Our new Sony tv has a beautiful picture but is more difficult to operate than any other tv we’ve ever owned. There are two remotes which is surely not necessary.
Date published: 2022-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great picture,many key feature’s Have had this TV for 14 month’s during which time it has given complete satisfaction and a perfect picture.
Date published: 2022-10-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A year went by and no Google TV yet and 0 updates Amazing TV, feeling abandoned by Sony though. Sure there is a worlwide PS5 and lack of stock due to inflation and what not, however this wasn't a cheap one. Please start supporting your fans.
Date published: 2022-10-09
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