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Sony E5500 Series LCD TV (32", 40")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the resolution and usability. The sound and design also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the value for money.

image quality, design, sound, usability, resolution

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony E5500 Series LCD TV (32", 40") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 21 reviews)

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Sony Bravia KDL-32E5500 32in LCD TV

 

Just how much extra would you pay for a TV that looked like a picture frame?

The LAN port additionally allows you to access Sony's AppliCast online system - though as we've repeatedly noted, this service is currently rather limited, with just a calculator, RSS newsfeed access, a clock, a calendar and access to a few attractive...

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Sony Bravia KDL-32E5500

 

Sporting a bold, photo-frame design, the 32-inch, 1080p Bravia KDL-32E5500 LCD TV combines a really impressive set of features with generally excellent picture quality. Not only are its pictures better than most of its rivals, it also sounds good too....

Generally good pictures ; impressive level of multimedia support ; attractive design if you like that kind of thing

The 100Hz engine isn&apos ; t particularly effective ; pictures occasionally glow ; too expensive

Taken in isolation, the Sony Bravia KDL-32E5500 is a very appealing TV, thanks to its startling looks, good performance and immense array of features. But, when you realise it's actually little more than a dressed-up version of Sony's significantly...

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Sony Bravia E5500 (KDL-32E5500) review

 

Taken in isolation, the Sony Bravia KDL-32E5500 is a very appealing TV, thanks to its startling looks, good performance and immense array of features. But, when you realise it's actually little more than a dressed-up version of Sony's significantly...

Generally good pictures ; Impressive level of multimedia support ; Attractive design if you like that kind of thing

The 100Hz engine isn't particularly effective ; Pictures occasionally glow ; Too expensive

Conclusion The Sony Bravia KDL-32E5500's bold, eye-catching design plays host to a really serious set of features and some sporadically excellent, always enjoyable pictures. That said, you can get Sony's almost identically specified, but black, Bravia...

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Sony KDL-32E5500

 

Excellent pictures and sound quality, but this screen isn't so good that it can justify its hefty price-tag

Fine contrast ; deep blacks ; excellent all-round resolution ; slick with motion ; sounds good by flatscreen standards

Looks could be too extrovert for some ; hefty price-tag

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Sony Bravia KDL-32E5500

 

Looks good, excellent picture and sound quality

Expensive

Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: Yes
DVB-C:DVB-C (MPEG4)
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG4)
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):GUIDE Plus+
HbbTV: No
HDTV: Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player: No
PC Streaming: No
Picture and Picture (PAP): Yes
Picture and Text (PAT):No / Yes
Picture in Picture (PIP):1 Tuner PIP
USB Recording: No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No

Connectivity

CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: Yes
Front AV Interface: Yes
HDMI: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
PC Streaming: No
S-Video: Yes
USB: Yes
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: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: Yes

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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