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Sony Bravia KDL S3000 Series LCD TV (26",32",40",46")

Sony Bravia KDL S3000 Series LCD TV (26",32",40",46")
alaScore 86

1237 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1237 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the design and usability. The sound and value for money are also mentioned favorably.

image quality, value for money, sound, usability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony Bravia KDL S3000 Series LCD TV (26",32",40",46") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazing TV

 

I was looking for a new HD TV to replace my low-end HD TV, so after some trail and error, I came bought this TV, and I have to say I am very satisfied with the purchase. The Sony Bravia KDL32EX400 is an outstanding 32? (31.5?) HD-TV. It's ... Expand...

Design, connectivity, features, picture sound & quality.. pretty much everything

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For the price alone, it is a best buy in that class.

 

For the price, it's an excellent buy.

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Good price, good pic, great connection options

 

If on sale at a good price, will be a great TV for smaller room or bedroom.

For the price, it's one of the best in class and Sony has a long history of excellent TVs

IThis is my first HDTV, so it'll probably be out of date fairly soon due to the LEDs falling prices

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I bought this TV at the Stony Store today for $509.99.

 

A Sony product for an excellent price. Light weight and easy to set up. Highly recommended.

Very nice entry level set for the price

This TV is 60 HZ. You can see from the in store demo, that there is some blur

Product Specifications

Sony's KDL-26S3000 offers 1366 x 768 progressive screen resolution. Features include the BRAVIA Engine full digital processing system and BRAVIA Theatre Sync on all models.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:3.9in/4.3in/4.8in
Height:17.8in/20.9in/25.3in
Weight:23.1lbs/32lbs/46.3lbs
Width:25.9in/31.1in/38.6in

DVD

Type: None

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:KDL-26S3000/KDL-32S3000/KDL-40S3000
Product Line:Sony

Miscellaneous

Color:Black
Refurbished:Refurbished

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Television

Brightness:450cd/m2
Diagonal Size:26in/40in
Diagonal Size (cm):101cm/66cm
Digital Television Certification:HD ready/HDTV
Display Format:720p
Dynamic Contrast Ratio:6000:1/8000:1
HDMI Ports Qty:2/3
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:800:1
LCD Backlight Technology:Wide Color Gamut-CCFL
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
PC Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1366 x 768
Series:BRAVIA
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video/Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video / SCART
Viewing Angle:160 degrees/178 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:ATSC / QAM/DVB-T
HDTV Tuner: Yes
MPEG Decoder:MPEG-2
Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-picture (PIP)
Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
Teletext: Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes