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Sony Bravia KDL-HX700 Series LCD TV (40", 46")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews of Sony Bravia KDL-HX700 Series LCD TV (40", 46"). The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and color. Views are divided on the image quality, and some have doubts about the usability and price.

color, reliability

price, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony Bravia KDL-HX700 Series LCD TV (40", 46") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Campbell Simpson (



Sony's FIFA World Cup television is free of some of the image quality issues of more expensive models

No backlight cloudiness, reasonable overall colour accuracy, good black levels once calibrated

No local-dimming dynamic contrast means high contrast scenes lack punch, CCFL back-lighting results in thick chassis

Sony's BRAVIA KDL-46HX700 is the company's FIFA World Cup hero model, with a 200hz refresh rate for accurate reproduction of fast motion video. It doesn't have the backlight cloudiness that occasionally bugs Sony's edge-lit LED televisions, and decent...

Apr, 2010

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Sony Bravia KDL40HX700 40inch Full HD LCD TV




slow to react

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20


Plug and Play: Yes


Color of product:Black


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Display Diagonal:40 / 46
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:200
Noise reduction: Yes
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 16:9
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC (power) in: Yes
Power consumption (standby):0.20
Power consumption (typical):106 / 172


Swivel angle range:-20 - 20 / 0 - 20
VESA mounting interfaces:11.8 x 11.8

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Programmable timers:Sleep
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Game, Personal, Standard, Vivid


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes

Other Features

Display:LCD / TFT
Power Requirements:220-240V AC, 50/60Hz
Stand-by LED: Yes


Audio formats supported:MP3
Display sRGB: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Teletext function: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface (CI): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1 / 2
Composite video in:1
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1
RGB ports quantity:2
SCART ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC (power) in:Y
Power consumption (standby):0.20
Power consumption (typical):106 / 172

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Supported TV bands:CATV, UHF, VHF
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.94 / 4.02
Depth (with stand):12.2 / 14.6
Height:24.7 / 27.7
Height (with stand):26.2 / 29.2
Weight:42.3 / 53.6 / 677.3
Weight with stand:49.4 / 62.6 / 790.1
Width:40.3 / 45.4
Width (with stand):40.3 / 45.4