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Sony Bravia KDL-EX521 Series LED TV (32", 40", 46")

Sony Bravia KDL-EX521 Series LED TV (32", 40", 46")
alaScore 88

184 reviews

Aug, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 184 reviews of Sony Bravia KDL-EX521 Series LED TV (32", 40", 46"). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the color. The reliability is also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the price.

image quality, reliability, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony Bravia KDL-EX521 Series LED TV (32", 40", 46") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: Pierre (

Sony Bravia 40`` 1080P LED HDTV KDL40EX521


Tres Tres bonne t?l?vision de tres belle couleurs je suis tres satisfait de ms Sony

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Larry (

521 is as good as any


The picture on the 521 looks as good as any tv that I have seen. Supposedly it doesn't have the local dimming like the 720's but I could not see any difference. The flashlighting or uneven lighting I have seen mentioned from some earlier led tv's, both...

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Larry (

521 is as good as any


I looked at slightly and much more expensive tv's and could not see any difference between them and the 521. Others have bells and whistles but this tv has as good a picture at a reasonable price. It displays as well as the 900 series as far as I can...

Aug, 2011

Product Specifications


Sound modes:Dynamic, Standard


2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store:No / Preinstalled Apps
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: Yes
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):No / Yes
HbbTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
PC Streaming:Audio
Picture and Picture (PAP): No
Picture and Text (PAT): No
Picture in Picture (PIP): No
USB Recording: Yes
Video-on-Demand (VoD):No / Yes
Web Browser:No / Yes
Web Content Access: Yes


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

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Not Applicable / Unknown


4K Upscaling: No
Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:50
Frequency:50 Hertz
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Direct LED / Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
OLED technology: No

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):B / Unknown
Energy Saving Trust Feature: No


VESA mounting: Yes

General Features

3D: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Curved Design: No
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
Type of Monitor:LCD


Picture processing technology:Samsung Wide Color Enhancer