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Sony is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics giant and are behind some of the leading televisions in the market.

Sony manufactures some of the best Smart TVs available today, in sizes ranging from 40 inches to 70 inches. However, unlike some of their competitors, Sony doesn't enter the plasma market anymore and limit themselves to LED backlit LCD televisions. Their LED smartTVs are generally either dynamic edge-lit panels or direct-lit panels with local dimming.

Sony also implements a range of proprietary technologies like X-Reality Pro Engine to boost picture contrast and detail. Sony motionflow XR depicts the high speed refresh rate and response time of the television making the fastest action scenes with utmost clarity.

Sony's XBR line of televisions are what you need to look for if you're looking for the latest and best of features like Ultra High Definition resolution of 4K (3840 x 2160) which gives you the highest res video you've ever seen. Whether this feature is worth the fortune you pay for it or not, is your call, because as yet content is typically in 720p or 1080i/p.

Some of Sony's smartTVs also take the sound dynamics to a new level with 65W front facing speakers that are said to simulate a 5.1 channel surround sound and deliver amazing audio quality that very neatly complement the vivid picture.

Coming to the features that make them smart, Sony Smart TVs connect to your home network through an in-built wi-fi obviating the hassle of cables. Browsing the internet is facilitated by the Opera browser, so you can check mail, search websites etcetera as easily as on a computer.

The internet sweets that Sony provide are in keeping with the competition today. Your smartTV will be able to access and stream content from Youtube, Hulu Plus, Netflix, Pandora and the rest. Like any other Smart TV, Sony too gives you the gratification of Skype conferencing on a huge screen, but not all of them come with a camera so you might have to purchase that separately.

Some of the other conveniences you get are the ability to operate your Sony SmartTV from your Sony Smartphone instead of the remote, 3D with shutter glasses and the Automatic Intelligence feature that goes into power conservation mode when it detects nobodyâ??s watching.

The best Sony SmartTVs generally tend to be slightly higher priced than other brands more due to its brand name than better quality.

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Sony KDL-W900A

Sony KDL-55W900A 55-Inch 240Hz 1080p 3D Internet LED HDTV


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Sony KDL-W900A
Sony KDL-W802A
Sony XBR-X900A
Sony KDL-R550A
Sony BRAVIA KDL HX850
Sony KDL-55W900A 55-Inch 240Hz 1080p 3D Internet LED HDTV
Sony KDL-55W802A 55-Inch 120Hz 1080p 3D Internet LED HDTV
Sony XBR-65X900A 65-In Ultra HD 3D LED UHDTV
Sony KDL-70R550A 70-Inch 1080p 3D LED HDTV
Sony BRAVIA KDL-55HX850 TV
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Release Date
Jan 2013
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Jan 2013
Mar 2012
WiFi Connection
Built-in WiFi
Built-in WiFi
Built-in WiFi
Built-in WiFi
Built-in WiFi
Contrast Ratio
over 1 million
Over 1 million
1, 000, 000:1
Over 1 million
100000:1
Digital TV Standard
HDTV Television
HDTV Television
4K Ultra HDTV
HDTV Television
HDTV Television
Flat Panel Type
LED TV
LED TV
LED TV
LED TV
LED TV
Screen Size
55.0 inch
55.0 inch
65.0 inch
70.0 inch
55.0 inch
Aspect Ratio
16:9
16:9
Widescreen (16:9)
16:9
16:9
DLNA Certified
DLNA Certified
DLNA Certified
DLNA Certified
DLNA Certified
3D-ready
3D-ready
3D-ready
3D-ready
3D-ready
3D-ready

  • The Sony W900A is a fine high-end LED LCD television, with excellent color performance and deep black levels.


  • Sony still doesn't - get it - in terms of smart features, but proves it knows exactly what it's doing in regards to picture quality. Color accuracy, motion performance, contrast - they're all superb on the W900A. And don't get me started on design, which is becoming a staple of Sony's products.

    So what's there to dislike? As mentioned before, this TV's viewing angle isn't terribly wide. Then there's the whole issue of price: With an MSRP of $3,299.99, the 55-inch W900A is not for those short on cash.


  • The LED edge-lit KDL-55W900A wears the crown in Sony's 2013 line of HDTVs and rightfully so with its color rich TRILUMINOS display and wealth of streaming content partners. At 55 inches, this Sony is a serious contender as the cornerstone of your home theater.

    I wish it were a little less expensive, but its combination of features and Picture Quality earns it our HDTV Solutions Highly Recommended rating.


  • The Sony W802A LED LCD delivers lots of style and features, but its picture quality is only decent at this price.


  • We may be halfway through 2013, but Sony is just getting started with its TV lineup. If the W802A is any indication, this is going to be a good year for the Japanese electronics giant.

    There are many things to like about the W802A: It looks good enough to make your in-laws jealous, it produces a solid picture, and has vastly improved smart features compared to last year. So is this the right TV for you? That depends on how much you're willing to spend.


  • The Sony W802A series of LED-lit LCD HDTVs performs well, but you can find other models that offer better performance for the price - or a lower price for similar performance.


  • If you're going to purchase a TV in the R550A series, do so because you need a media-hosting device, or are particularly attuned to 3D movies. The 50R550A has plenty to tweak to make the picture better, but the bottom line is that it does not have the dynamic power to create a majestic image, and no amount of fiddling will fix that.

    There are plenty of smart, 3D, lower-performance 50-inch TVs available this year and last year for less than $1000.


  • The Sony HX850 is a smart-looking Smart TV with sparkling picture quality, making it a front-runner for plasma-phobic videophiles.


  • The picture quality aspects of the Sony 55HX850 is certainly its best traits as we found some of the features lacking or absent. There are significant picture controls, lots to test, but ultimately the TV produces a very nice picture with most of the "extra" picture features turned off and proper calibration plugged in. The essential premium Internet Apps are covered. The speakers/audio quality is a pleasant surprise, while the menu is disappointing. Competition is from Samsung's UN55ES7500, LG's 55LM8600 and many more.


  • When all is said and done, the 55HX850 (MSRP $2,600) proves that Sony still knows a thing or two about crafting TVs.

    There are plenty of good reasons to consider checking this Sony out, chief among them the TV's picture quality. The 55HX850 has a superb contrast and great colors. This Sony's 3D experience is also great, with no noticeable image ghosting found during our testing. Did we mention that the 55HX850 is a looker, too?

    Internet functionality is where this flagship stumbles.


Top 5 sony smart tv:

  1. Sony KDL-55W900A 55-Inch 240Hz 1080p 3D Internet LED HDTV
  2. Sony KDL-55W802A 55-Inch 120Hz 1080p 3D Internet LED HDTV
  3. Sony XBR-65X900A 65-In Ultra HD 3D LED UHDTV
  4. Sony KDL-70R550A 70-Inch 1080p 3D LED HDTV
  5. Sony BRAVIA KDL-55HX850 TV