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Sony Bravia KDL-W3000 Series LCD TV (26", 40", 46", 52")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 650 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and sound. The usability and value for money are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed comments about the black level. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony Bravia KDL-W3000 Series LCD TV (26", 40", 46", 52") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Sony Bravia KDL-40W3000 HDTV


There's nothing wrong with Sony's 40W3000 LCD set that a good price reduction wouldn't cure. Well, not much, anyway. I noticed some lackluster details in the broadcast high-def tests, but overall the images looked good (in our November issue's HDTV...

Very easy to set up and use Ffreeze feature uses PiP


Sony's remote is very long, which makes some buttons difficult to access. On the other hand, it's programmable and backlit

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Sony KDL52W3000


The Sony KDL52W3000 is a television anyone would be proud to own especially during the Super bowl. You will be the most popular person in town with this 95-pound beauty of pure entertainment pleasure proudly displayed in your home. Set in on a stand or...

Full HD 1080pLive Color Creation SystemS-Force Front Surround10-bit display panel and processingTuner (Terrestrial) : ATSC

Sony BRAVIA KDL-52W3000 52

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Sony Bravia KDL-40W3000 LCD HDTV


The Basics: In terms of price, the W Series falls in the middle of Sony's LCD lineup, yet it offers many of the same technologies and features found in the company's higher-end XBR4 and XBR5 lines. Like its higher-end brethren, this 40-inch 1080p model...


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Sony Kdl-46w3000


Sony continues to maintain a high standard of TVs with the Sony KDL-46W3000. TopTenREVIEWS reviewed the same product with a smaller screen size: theSony KDL 40W3000. Based on product specs and other expert reviews, the two products are the same, minus...

Users are also impressed by the picture out of the box. The TV even delivers better-than-average images on analog sources, something that is hard to do for a lot of the lower-end models

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Sony Kdl-40w3000


Sony KDL-40W3000

The Sony KDL-40W3000 is an excellent choice for those looking for a superb TV without the XBR pricetag By combining the 120Hz refresh rate and the 1080p, this TV has good picture quality that is sure to give you a quality viewing experience

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Bravia KDL-52W3000 52 LCD TV is good


big flat tv

Too expensive for this a tv small like this

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Amazon review summary for Sony Bravia KDL-W3000 Series LCD TV (26", 40", 46", 52")


alaTest has collected and analyzed 255 user reviews of Sony Bravia KDL-W3000 Series LCD TV (26", 40", 46", 52") from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on

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93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Bravia W-Series KDL-52W3000 52-Inch 1080p LCD HDTVSony Bravia W-Series KDL-46W3000 46-Inch 1080p LCD HDTVSony Bravia W-Series KDL-40W3000 40-Inch 1080p LCD HDTV

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I've had this unit for a month now and bought it for both the image and Bravia internet capabilities. I am very happy so far and even more pleased that Netflix is finally functioning ! It makes the overall value of this unit 5 Gold stars !

Great picture

Poor sound

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Being a salesman for almost two years, selling sony products, Ive been a big fan of their products. I am no longer a salesman and have been looking for a new TV for some time now. I was thinking of going with the LED from a different brand but was a...

Overall good set

8 bit panel

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Right Idea But Dissapointing


The product has excellent picture quality but I bought this TV mainly for the video file playback and streaming capability. Netflix is still not enabled so I mainly based the review on playback of .mp4's (AVC) files I have. Using Windows Home Server...

Excellent Picture, Excellent Control Interface

Poor Video File Playback and Streaming, Sound Quality

Product Specifications

Full HD 1080P resolution. 1800:1 contrast ratio. 10 bit processing with 10-bit panel. Connections: 3 HDMI; 1 S-Video input; 2 Component Video; 3 Composite Video Inputs; 1 RS232 Control; 1 Digital Audio Output; 1 PC Video Input; 1 PC Audio Input


2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: 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
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No


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

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 300 x 300


Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:50
Frequency:50 Hertz
Full HD: Yes
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 of Monitor:LCD