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Sony KDL-HX800 Series LCD TV (40", 46", 55")

Sony KDL-HX800 Series LCD TV (40", 46", 55")
alaScore 91

487 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 487 reviews of Sony KDL-HX800 Series LCD TV (40", 46", 55"). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People are impressed by the sound and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the energy efficiency. Reviews are divided on the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-HX800 Series LCD TV (40", 46", 55") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony KDL-HX800 Series LCD TV (40", 46", 55")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 267 user reviews of Sony KDL-HX800 Series LCD TV (40", 46", 55") from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the sound and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas the energy efficiency and reliability get critical reviews. Reviews are divided on the remote control.

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85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Sony KDL-40HX800

 

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Sony Bravia 40HX800 40-Inch LCD TV HDTV Review - PCWorld

 

The Hitachi Ultra Vision LE42S704 delivers decent picture quality and great audio at a good price if you're not set on Internet or robust multimedia support.

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Sony KDL-46HX800

 

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Sony Bravia KDL-55HX800

 

When Sony's Bravia KDL-55HX800 ($3,399.99 list) arrived in PC Labs we couldn't wait to take a crowbar to it. (It came packed in a massive wooden shipping crate.) Once it was unpacked, however, we handled it with kid gloves. After all, this is the first...

3D-ready. Very good 3D and 2D picture quality. Attractive cabinet. Plenty of Web apps

Expensive. 3D glasses and transmitter cost extra. Some minor backlight blooming. Glasses are heavy and can become a bit uncomfortable when worn for long periods

The 55-inch LED-backlit Bravia KDL-55HX800 delivers solid 3D imagery, and an even-better 2D picture. Features are plentiful, but you'll pay dearly for this cutting-edge HDTV.

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Sony KDL-46HX800 3D LED LCD HDTV Review - Intro

 

The Sony KDL-46HX800 ($2699 MSRP) is a 3D-ready TV. What does 3D ready mean, you ask. In short, it means you have to buy more accessories. Not just the glasses, which run $150 a pop. You also have a buy a "3D Sync Transmitter" for $50, which sits on...

The Sony KDL-46HX800 ($2699 MSRP) is a very good 2D TV that insists on milking every last dollar from your pocket to make it a 3D TV. It's incredibly frustrating. Prior to June 2010, Sony already had approximately 26 new televisions on the market, many...

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Sony BRAVIA KDL-40HX800 LED 40" Preview

 

The Sony BRAVIA KDL-40HX800 is a high definition television that's basic yet has a few features that helps it create a detailed picture.

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Sony BRAVIA KDL-55HX800 3D HDTV Preview

 

Embark on a new dimension of home entertainment with the BRAVIA HX800 Series 3D TV.

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Review: Sony Bravia KDL-46HX800 46-Inch LCD TV

 

Sony's HX800 series TVs are expensive, but the picture quality and surround sound are good enough that the prices aren't outrageous.

The Sony Bravia HX800 series is a family of 3D-enabled, 1080p LED HDTVs with a 240Hz refresh rate and a slew of Web apps

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Sony KDL-55HX800 3D LED LCD HDTV Reviewed

 

With Peyton Manning and Justin Timberlake pushing their 3D efforts, Sony is back in the game with a powerful LED HDTV that is very capable in the 2D space as well as with 3D content possibly even fed from a Sony Playstation 3. ...

The KDL-55HX800 is 3D-ready

You must purchase the necessary 3D glasses and 3D sync transmitter separately ; Edge-lit LED-based LCD TVs can suffer from brightness-uniformityissues. We have not yet tested the DynamicEdge technology to see if itactually improves black-level...

The KDL-55HX800 has an MSRP of $3,399.99, but it's now being soldthrough www.sonystyle.com and other outlets for around $2,800, which iscompetitive with similarly equipped models from Samsung and LG that arealso 3D-ready. Keep in mind that you will pay...

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Sony KDL-46HX800

 

The Sony KDL-46HX800 ($2699) is a 46-inch LED-backlit LCD television, and among the first Sony TVs to offer 3D display. Don't get too excited yet, though. The HX800 series is merely 3D-ready, which means several more purchases until you're actually...

for another $50. It's hard to fault Sony for wanting to squeeze customers for glasses - all the manufacturers are doing that. But charging for the 3D sync transmitter just feels like a shakedown, as Samsung, Panasonic, and LG have the transmitter built...

Product Specifications

The Sony KDL-HX800 Series LCD TV is the lowest-cost option of Sony's three lines of HD compatible TVs released in 2010. The HX800 features edge LED backlighting, which provides power savings and very high contrast ratios. Contrast ratios are one of the most important factors of good pictures, and the LEDs really make a noticeable difference. This TV can connect to the internet and access a full suite of features, including content from Netflix, Yahoo Widgets, Amazon video on demand, NPR, and several other services. This is a great way to get lots of on-demand content to your TV quickly and easily, and a built-in Wi-Fi connection eliminates the need for wires. The 240 Hz refresh rate is one of the better ones on the market today, and contributes to the great picture offered by the HX800. This TV is definitely worth considering, as it is one of the cheapest and best 3D HD TVs available today.
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