Sony BRAVIA XR48A90KU

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Sony BRAVIA XR48A90KU

48 inch OLED 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart TV Freesat
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”We’ve never before tested a TV this size that’s this good.” ’What Hi-Fi?’ – 5 Star review.

The perfect OLED TV for smaller rooms

OLED TV is widely regarded as the ‘gold standard’ in TV yet, until recently, has only been available in larger TV screen sizes. With this Sony 48 inch TV, you get a smaller version of the award-winning BRAVIA OLED technology. This means you get all the OLED benefits, just in a TV that fits your room.

4K 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.

Sony’s Cognitive Processor XR just keeps getting better
Sony’s Cognitive Processor XR marries AI to cognitive intelligence for a picture balance that’s best suited to humans rather than just algorithms. The processor analyses every element of the picture to give a sharper image with greater depth and realism. The latest processor features Depth Control and Flexible Colour Contrast Control for even greater depth and colour vibrancy.

XR Triluminos Pro and OLED Contrast Pro for ultimate colour
XR Triluminos Pro combines with XR Colour to deliver the truest and most natural colour. For the highest levels of contrast and detail, XR OLED Contrast Pro adjusts the brightness to give brighter peaks and more detail within darker areas.

The smoothest images with XR OLED Motion and 4K XR Smoothing
Keeping the millions of pixels in check, Sony’s XR OLED Motion technology keeps the action flowing smoothly. Minimising blur, the powerful processing strikes the perfect balance between ultimate detail and the smoothest motion. 4K XR Smoothing reduces picture banding, giving a more lifelike and natural flow to images.

Picture quality as the creator intended – NCM, Dolby Vision and Calman Ready
Compatible with a wide range of technologies, the XR-48A90KU reproduces visuals, just as the creator intended. If you’re a movie fan, you’ll love NCM (Netflix Calibrated Mode). NCM bypasses many of the TV’s processors, giving you a picture that’s much closer to how the filmmaker intended. Calman Ready, this TV is also ideal for those who wish to calibrate their TV to truly professional levels.

Acoustic Surface Audio+ for perfect sound to picture sync
Sony’s unique Acoustic Surface Audio+ speaker system enhances the sync between what you see and what you hear. Vibrating actuators positioned behind the screen pinpoint the sound to the action, heightening the sense of connection and realism. With a centre subwoofer fitted, Acoustic Surface Audio+ gives a bottom-end boost, too.

XR Surround with 3D Surround Upscaling for enveloping sound
Part of the Cognitive Processor XR, XR Surround with 3D Surround Upscaling takes a regular audio signal and creates a virtual surround sound effect – making you feel more immersed in the action.

Works with BRAVIA CAM*
The optional BRAVIA CAM (extra cost option), is the innovative new camera that does so much more than video calls. BRAVIA CAM recognises where viewers are sitting and optimises the picture and sound to suit. It also facilitates the use of gesture control. All this plus it still functions with your TV to make it the ultimate device for video calls.

*Gesture control and auto optimisation function due vis firmware update.

Google TV
Using Google’s world-class interface, Google TV makes accessing this Sony TV’s smart features a breeze. Customise your home screen with the apps you use the most, enjoy recommendations, curate your movie nights and even add to your watchlist via your smartphone – Google TV makes sense of Smart TV. You can also access the Sony’s picture, sound and other TV settings – keeping all you need under one ‘roof’.

Hands-free voice control your TV
Featuring Google Assistant built-in, this Sony TV effortlessly becomes part of your Google/Android home network. The built-in mic lets you search, hands-free. If you prefer to use a different platform, the Sony is 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.

New, premium quality remote control
Pared back and premium, the new aluminium remote control is a joy to use. Simplified buttons and a backlight make it easy to use, day or night. It’s also easy to find. With Function Finder, simply ask the TV to find the remote and remote sends an alert signal – perfect for when it’s dropped behind a cushion!

The perfect partner for your PS5
Combine this BRAVIA XR TV with your PS5 and get a fully optimised experience. Whether you’re gaming or watching a movie on your PS5, the TV automatically adjusts to optimise the picture and settings. Auto HDR Tone Mapping and Auto Genre Picture Mode mean your PS5 is served better than ever by this Sony TV.

Multi-position stand
Supplied with a multi-position stand, the XR-48A90KU is ideal for use, with or without a soundbar. Dedicated settings offer a higher position for soundbar in place or the standard, low profile position for a sleeker style. The adjustable stand also makes the TV suitable as a desktop gaming display.

Brilliant as TV, gaming monitor, or both, the Sony BRAVIA XR-48A90KU is an incredibly versatile OLED.

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
XR OLED Motion
Pixel Resolution
3840 x 2160
HDR
Yes
HDR Formats
Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG
Panel Bit Depth
10 bits
Panel Bit Depth
10
Panel Frequency
100Hz
Panel Frequency
100Hz
Display
Screen Resolution
4K Ultra HD
Smart Features
Apple AirPlay
Yes
BBC iPlayer
Yes
Camera
Optional BRAVIA CAM
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/ARC
Bluetooth
Yes
Digital Audio Output
Yes - Optical
DLNA Compliant
Yes
HDMI
4 (HDCP 2.2 - 4)
HDMI 2.0
Yes (HDMI 2.1 x 2)
USB
2
Wi-Fi
Yes
General
Manufacturer's Warranty
1 year
Tuner
Analogue Tuner
Yes
TV Tuner
Freesat, Freeview
Audio
Speakers
Yes
Features
USB Recording
Yes
USB Video Playback
Yes
Energy Consumption
Power Consumption - Standby
0.5
Energy - kWh/1000h
64
Energy - HDR rating
G
Energy - HDR kWh/1000h
75
Energy - Label Rating
G
Dimensions
Dimensions excluding stand WxHxD
1069 x 624 x 59
Dimensions including stand WxHxD
1069 x 629 x 225
Maximum Stand Width (mm)
500
Outer Box Dimensions WxHxD
1187 x 741 x 188
VESA Fittings
300 x 300
Wall Mount Required
VESA - 300 x 300
Weight
Weight (KG)
13.4/16.5 (Without/With Stand)
Accessories
Remote Control
Yes
Stand
Yes - 2 Position
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good picture and sound A good quality TV. Simple to set up with Google connectivity. Fitting the stand is a real fiddle: surely Sony could produce a better design.
Date published: 2024-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features Ok ,too early to comment çxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxd
Date published: 2024-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic picture We bought this tv a few weeks ago and are very happy, fantastic picture quality + sound is very good no need for a sound bar either. It's our first Sony TV and are so pleased we purchased it and will not go back to other brands after using our current tv which will be for many years to come, even though we still have not yet used everything on it 😀
Date published: 2024-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent TV. Excellent Customer Service. This is an impressive TV. I replaced my 11 year old Sony Bravia with a brand new LG LED, as I thought that would be an upgrade, but after a short trial I wasn’t keen so paid the difference and upgraded to this Sony OLED XR42A90 and I couldn’t be happier. The picture and sound are both excellent and despite a couple of reviews I read I found the set up to be very straightforward and YouView is absolutely fine. This is definitely the best TV I’ve ever had by a country mile. I didn’t make it easy for Richer Sounds either by trialling and exchanging two other products before settling on this and they were brilliant with their customer service throughout. Every person I spoke to along the way was helpful and knowledgable and I will definitely use them for future purchases.
Date published: 2024-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A treat for my eyes! Wonderful vibrant colours that are not over emphasised & handles motion very well-great for sports. Third Sony in a row & very happy!
Date published: 2024-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good Very good so far. Picture pin-sharp and very true to reality (eg grass looks like grass not beize). Sound is the best I've had from a TV, and a sound bar is unnecessary for what we watch. We'll worth the premium price.
Date published: 2024-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use I happy with the picture quality good value for money.
Date published: 2024-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What an improvement Purchased through Maidstone store after being given an excellent explanation of this models virtues.
Date published: 2024-05-28
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