Best HD tv i've seen
The color quality of this model is incredible due to the innovative technology of ColorIQ and Triluminous. You won't believe the reds and greens and blues that this unit achieves. If you want the highest quality picture at a reasonable price, this is your choice.
I set this TV up yesterday and it was easy and quick. I am streaming Netflix movies through WiFi with minimum set up time.
A true powerhouse
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.
Colors are richer and the gradations are smoother
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.
Solid, not perfect, picture quality
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.
Excellent treatment of standard def content
Sony's W802A proved to be a formidable TV for everyday use - particularly for viewing in daylight - providing a sharp image, a feature packed smart interface, and that telltale Sony appeal, all wrapped in a handsome frame. We enjoyed the TV for sports, gaming, and most other content. However, its difficulty with 24fps film content and the issues we experienced with its "frame dimming" feature make it feel a bit unfinished, lacking the luxury experience we expect from Sony's second in command.
Awesome TV and a nice step up from the HX820
Overall the HX850 is a superior TV to the HX820, which is saying a lot considering the HX820 was and is an amazing set. Black levels are similar to the hx820 (awesome) and picture quality has gone up. As always, Sony is king when it comes to displaying the correct colors, vibrant and colorful to say the least.
Delivers a very strong picture quality performance for an edge-lit LED/LCD TV.
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.
A top-notch contrast ratio and colors on this TV are very good.
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.
Offered good light output, good detail, great color accuracy
The KDL-55HX850 incorporates many things we liked about the KDL-55HX750, and the addition of local dimming should improve upon the main thing we didn't: its black level. This TV also has a more stylish design and a slightly thinner form. Do these features merit a $400 price increase over the KDL-55HX750? It depends on how you plan to use the TV. If you primarily watch TV during the day or in a fairly well-lit room, then the HX850's improved black level might not matter as much.
Beautiful picture with excellent colors and the blackest blacks
The good news is that Sony' HX850 displays a uniformity of picture quality no matter the source - streaming, over-the-air HD, Blu-ray discs, and MKV-MP4 files from a USB hard drive.
One stumbling block: 3-D. It's only so-so, and it requires a pair of Sony-made glasses, as the company doesn't use one of the cross-compatible standards other manufacturers are relying on. Still, I'm not going to let the bummer 3-D experience sour me on this television.
One of the nicest looking TV sets around.
When compared to the Sony HX820, this is a superior model, which is actually saying quite a lot since that model is a truly amazing TV set. The picture quality is higher and the blacks couldn't get any blacker than they are on this one. Sony has long been considered the king of technology and it when it comes to this Sony KDL55HX850 this is so true. Sony has risen up to the challenge by providing a top-notch TV that is as close to perfect as you can get.
Picture quality is fantastic, even straight out of the box
At $2100 and $2600 (for the 46-inch and 55-inch models, respectively) the HX850 is on par with its LED competition in terms of price - it's certainly more affordable than Panasonic's WT50 - while producing a picture that can compete with plasmas like Panny's VT50. That's a rare talent.
You WILL be dazzled!!!
Take my advice and go check this model out for yourself! Just be prepared to be DAZZLED and don't be surprised if you end up signing your life away to get one! These new 4K resolution HDTV's are game changers, just like the original 720/1080p sets were. Sony's upconversion with their X-Reality PRO chip is TOP NOTCH , the build quality is great , the sound is WAY WAY above average and the color/detail is out of this world.
Solid color performance, poor contrast ratio
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.
I expect it to have better picture quality than the 84-incher.
If you've read all of the above and decided to buy this TV, Sony's list pricing might give you pause. The 55-inch XBR-55HX950 costs a cool $3,499, while the 65-inch XBR-65HX950 will run you $5,499. By way of comparison, the 55-inch HX929 can be had for $2,999 now -- it's a tough call whether there's $500 worth of picture quality difference between the two, at least until I can review the HX950. Unlike the HX929, the HX950 series will not offer a 46-inch size.
Will yield an exceptional picture quality.
Sony fans may be willing to shell out the $5000 plus for this HDTV. It will yield an exceptional picture quality. This is the only full array 65" LED TV in the market as of this writing. The closest is a LG 60" 60LM9600. Although this Sony seems expensive it may look appetizingly cheap to those looking at the new OLED or 4K TVs coming out later this year.
The local dimming feature is excellent
The Sony Bravia XBR-55HX950 (MSRP $3,499) is worthy of being called a flagship television. Sony crafted a gem of a TV with only a few minor problems: the narrow viewing angle, the clunky menu interface, and the confusing smart platform. Other than these missteps, the HX950 was a pleasure to use.
Awesome TV, great quality and easy setup
As the reviewer before me said, this set has the best picture quality! I made the bad mistake of connecting coax initially but the images were not too sharp so I thought I'd give HDMI a try.. eureka! It auto-detected and even auto-sized the screen so I'm using wide-screen format which takes up the entire screen (no black bars on the top or bottom).
The BX series does not feature internet connectivity.
The 32" KDL32BX330 replaces the KDL32BX320 from last year, it is a fluorescent back lit, 720p, 60Hz LCD panel.
Rather than light the LCD panel with LED back lighting or edge lighting the BX series uses CCFL fluorescent back lighting. CCFL doesn't produce the same bright whites as LED lighting but the panel lighting can end up being more uniform than a thinner, more expensive LED edge lit television.
The viewing angle is good for an LCD TV
For an inexpensive 32-inch LCD television, the Sony Bravia KDL-32BX330 (MSRP $329) delivers. The motion performance is good, navigating the menus is simple, and the viewing angle is wide - for an LCD, that is. Not only is this TV budget-conscious, but so is its power consumption.
Not every feature can be a knockout on a TV this cheap, though. We weren't particularly impressed by the range of colors that the BX330 can produce, which does not measure up nicely with the industry standard.
Overly bright whites obscure detail and poor sound.
While the 32BX330 won't be wowing any videophiles, it is a solid performer with Sony's signature picture quality. This TV stands shoulder to shoulder with competing sets from Toshiba, LG, Samsung and Vizio and well above sets from the likes of Sceptre, Proscan, RCA and Element.
The only trouble is that along with the Sony name comes the Sony price, which averages about $50 more than other big name brands and sometimes as much as $120 more than smaller name brands like Sceptre and Element.
A consumer's take on upgrading to 3D, 55 in. and LED
Overall I believe the picture looks great with a couple of tweaks from the default settings. One of the first things I did was disabled the Motion Flow and Cinema Flow settings. The 240Hz frame interpolation gag that i am not a big fan of. Colors are vibrant and the image is sharp.
Since this is an LED, there is some visible light vignetting around the corners and a light leak running along the bottom of the frame. It's most noticeable while watching in a dark room.
Super natural color rendition and solid saturation levels.
So what kind of value is the KDL-55HX750 at $1899. Well, certainly better than the 46" version which costs $1499. This is a solid TV with a good, but not great picture. It's loaded with features too, some easier to use than others. There are some frustrating aspects to this TV which are hard to overlook. There are no 3D glasses included with the HX750. With other LED TVs this set competes OK on price. The LG 55LM7600 or the Samsung UN55ES6500 are pretty comparable units, though less in price.
Excellent picture quality and plenty of options for customizing the picture.
The Sony Bravia KDL-46HX750 (MSRP $1599) seems influenced by the motto "function over form." Aesthetically, it is an average looking TV, but its screen has a good contrast ratio (3386:1) and displays colors nicely. Sony's menu system also lacks a nice form, yet there is an abundance of options to choose from, giving the user plenty of control to customize the TV to his or her specifications.
In regards to the 3D experience, Sony again chooses function over form.
Offers unparalleled color accuracy for this LCD TV.
The Sony KDL46HX750 is a great TV for viewers that are used to the Sony quality of picture and the reputation of the company itself. While there are a lot of good features to this TV set it is questionable whether it is worth the price tag it has been given. If you're a diehard Sony fan, however, it will be worth the price you pay and you will end up with a high quality TV set with endless features.
I've used this product for a full day and I am blow away from what it delivers. I bought this TV for heavy gaming (PS3 & PC), watching Dish Network Satellite channels, and Blu-ray movies. I've tested each of these criteria on the Sony KDL40BX450 and have seen amazing clarity. There are also lots of features that it has which add to your personal viewing experience (i.e. different aspect ratios, scene selects, equalizer, etc.).
The motion performance is lackluster
While the Sony Bravia KDL-46BX450 (MSRP $699) is not the worst TV we have ever seen, it did not manage to impress us at all. This TV's performance results were below average in many categories: color consistency, motion, and viewing angle. To add insult to injury, accessing USB media files did not work properly on this Sony.
Some of the highlights of this TV include its simple menu interface, its stellar user manual, and the decent audio.
Slick, flat panel with darkened, anti-glare glass.
Sony is certainly charging a premium price for the HX929 series but, to its credit, the sets deliver excellent picture quality, great 3D performance, useful features and plenty of other bells and whistles in a very smart-looking display. Enthusiasts searching for the very best in cutting-edge, performance TVs give one of the HX929 series' three sizes a serious look.
Attractive, solid design and built-in wireless connectivity.
The Sony XBR-55HX929 is a 55-inch LED 3D HDTV that has really great black levels and overall picture performance. It also has an attractive, solidly built design that encompasses many Internet-connected services, but viewing angles are a little off and no 3D glasses are included.
Saves you money on electricity bill.
The 55 inches XBR55HX929 has been designed with corning gorilla sheet of glass running from edge-to-edge. For connectivity this unit has four HDMI inputs two on the side and the other on the bottom and the two USB ports are located on the bottom among other input/output ports. XBR55HX929 weighs 57.5 lbs and measures 50-3/8x30-3/8x1-1/2 Inches without the stand and with the stand it weighs 69.7 lbs and measures 50-3/8x31-5/8x12-1/4 inches.
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