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Sony Bravia KDL-D3000 Series LCD TV (30", 32", 40", 46")

Sony Bravia KDL-D3000 Series LCD TV (30", 32", 40", 46")
alaScore 86

502 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 502 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the design and sound are on the whole positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably.

image quality, price, usability, sound, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony Bravia KDL-D3000 Series LCD TV (30", 32", 40", 46") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 502 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Bravia KDL-D3000 Series LCD TV (30", 32", 40", 46")

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 160 user reviews of Sony Bravia KDL-D3000 Series LCD TV (30", 32", 40", 46") from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk.

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97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony KDL32D3000 - 32'' Widescreen Bravia HD Ready LCD TV - With FreeviewSony KDL32D3000 - 32'' Widescreen Bravia HD Ready LCD TV - With FreeviewSony KDL40D3000 - 40'' Widescreen Bravia HD Ready LCD TV- With Freeview

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Sony KDL40D3000

 

The Sony KDL40D3000 LCD television provides 720p high definition compatibility with sleek contours and design.

Excellent picture clarity & color.A wide assortment of featuresA good quality TV120 HZ LCDexcellent performance for fast motion images

The Sony KDL40D3000 is a high definition 120 HZ LCD flat panel...

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Sony KDL-32D3000 review

 

The future of high-definition viewing arrives, but at a high price.

Great hi-def pictures ; Good connectivity

Quite expensive

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Sony Bravia KDL-32D3000 LCD TV

 

The latest Bravias are certainly packed with features, but is the KDL-32D3000 punching above its size..?

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Stuff magazine

 

The TV adverts may be impressive but can Sony's mid-range 32in Bravia match up to the marketing department's hype?

Extensively specified, well-made, easy to use and live with, and a sharp-looking, punchy performer – this 32in Sony is among the best out there

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Sony Bravia KDL-32D3000 review

 

It's fair to say that Sony hasn't done things by halves with the Bravia KDL-32D3000, its latest 32-inch TV. It really seems to have left no stone unturned in its quest for picture perfection. But ironically we're left feeling Sony might have been...

Huge feature count ; Three HDMI 1.3 sockets ; Mostly excellent pictures

Rather expensive ; We're not convinced a 32-inch TV really needs so much costly tech

But with the Sony Bravia KDL-32D3000, the simple fact is that while the TV is certainly very good, it's just too small to really benefit from some of the features it's making you pay good money for

EISA Award - Best Product

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Sony BRAVIA KDL-40D3000

 

For every square centimeter of its impressively-sized screen, the Sony BRAVIA KDL-40D3000 uses a mere 0.0395 Watt of power in operation, with the possibility of reducing energy consumption still further by activating the power-saving light sensor that...

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Sony KDL-32D3000

 

Another welcome improvement is the provision of three HDMIs - especially as all these HDMIs are of the v1.3 type necessary for compatibility with such 'next-gen' features as automatic lip-synch correction and the picture-boosting Deep Color system.A...

Good colours, impressive black levels, great connectivity, bags of features

Slightly expensive, motion portrayal not as good as that of its Philips rival

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Sony KDL-32D3000

 

Well, it's about time. Sony has tried to keep us quiet with a range of 'Bravia v1.5' models in recent months, but we've really been chomping at the bit to get our hands on its new LCD TVs proper. And that day has now arrived

1080p/24fps capability, Impressive features, Good all round picture performance

Some issues with motion handling

The first of Sony's true 'next generation' Bravias is here.

highly-recommended

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Sony KDL32D3000 Review - 32" Bravia 100Hz LCD TV Test

 

It can be argued that Sony probably did more than any other LCD manufacturers in turning the tide against plasma TVs in the fiercely contested 40-to-42-inch segment of the flat panel market. Besides devising and executing an ingenious propaganda...

Balanced beautiful picture due to consistent greyscale profile ; Excellent shadow detail due to flat gamma tracking ; Motion Enhancer] reduces LCD motion blurring ; Very good deinterlacing (both film & video) and mixed edit handling ; Very good...

Slightly oversaturated colours painted by WCG (Wide Colour Gamut) ; Service menu access needed for greyscale calibration ; Premium price tag compared to similarly sized rivals ; Pre-fixed table top stand does not swivel ; Bland EPG and poor DTV info...

To be brutally honest, I never thought this day would come so soon, due to our stringent test criteria and uncompromising reporting style. But the Sony KDL32D3000Buy this for £588.99 at Dixons Use code '5TV' for £31.00 discount deservedly earned...

Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C:DVB-C (MPEG2)
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG2)
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
HDTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player: No
PC Streaming: No
Picture and Picture (PAP): Yes
Picture and Text (PAT): No
Picture in Picture (PIP):1 Tuner PIP
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No

Connectivity

CI Plus: No
DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Front AV Interface: Yes
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
Memory Stick:No / Yes
PC Streaming: No
S-Video: Yes
Secure Digital Card: No
USB: No
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 200 x 200 / VESA 300 x 300

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:100
Frequency:100 Hertz
Full HD: No
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
Type:LCD
Type of Monitor:LCD
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