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Sony KDL-40EX520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews of Sony KDL-40EX520. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Views about the durability and sound are overall positive. The design and usability are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the reliability, and there are some mixed reviews about the remote control and price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-40EX520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony KDL-40EX520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Sony KDL-40EX520 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. Reviews about the color and sound are on the whole positive. The design and usability are also appreciated. Many are critical about the reliability and price, and views are divided on the remote control.

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony BRAVIA KDL40EX520 40-Inch 1080p LED HDTV, Black (2011 Model)Sony BRAVIA KDL40EX520 40-Inch 1080p LED HDTV, Black (2011 Model)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: (hdtvuniverse.com)

Sony KDL-40EX520 Review – 40-inch LED LCD HDTV

 

Sony has made the model by targeting the segment of consumers not that much interested in the content being made with 3D technology supports. The TV set comes with much better audio and video quality to watch the movies, television shows and programs...

The scope of accessing a variety of content is further expanded with the smart and wireless internet connectivity option offered by the model. You can use the built in Wi-Fi feature to stream the various content and apps offered by the leading content...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: Andy Sim (hardwarezone.com)

Sony BRAVIA KDL-40EX520 - LED the Right One In

 

Sony's latest Skype-ready BRAVIA will champion their new EX520 range, complete with edge-lit LEDs, a Full-HD panel and Internet suites. How will Sony's affordable HDTV stack up? Join us as we find out how the X-Reality powered panel measures up.

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Wobbly Pedestal ConstructionAverage Motion Processing

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: daya (sony.com)

formats

 

superb clearty but all formats r not playing bad luck but play the 720p & 1080p in mp4 its tooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo good g8t

formats

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: hemilupadhyay (mouthshut.com)

Sony Bravia KDL 40EX520

 

Sony bravia is a very good tv to buy for a normal size room. this tv is a led tv. the colours shown in channels look original in this tv. clarity is just perfect. bravia series is a hit series of tvs from sony. this tv is becoming more and more popular...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: rathodhitesh8460 (mouthshut.com)

Sony Bravia KDL 40EX520

 

Melbon is a good brand and I think it is best for home. melbon led tv picture quality is very good and sound is veryclear I like this product I use before 6 month I am happy with this product Decent quality for this price.sound quality is good, Picture...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: amit.arohi (mouthshut.com)

Sony Bravia KDL 40EX520

 

When you think of a quality product in LED TV SONY is the first name to come to the mind and hence when I decided to buy an LED TV in 40"+ size I checked on various models like LG, SAMSUNG etc. I nailed down on SONY purely because of the BRAVIA brand...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: satyamshah1995 (mouthshut.com)

Sony Bravia KDL 40EX520

 

The Sony Bravia KDL-40EX650 is part of Sony's new line of LED-LCD TVs released this year at CES. The most notable feature of this particular series is actually its lack of a feature, 3D. The EX650 series does not feature 3D like the more expensive...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: raisharan420 (mouthshut.com)

Sony Bravia KDL 40EX520

 

X-Realit, Picture Engine. Sony's advanced image processing engine analyses each scene to give optimum colour and contrast. Enjoy great pictures, no matter the source. Don't let your enjoyment be hampered by low-resolution source videos. With Sony's...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: BOSS1991 (mouthshut.com)

Sony Bravia KDL 40EX520

 

Since I heard so many good reviews about SONY television so I brought this TV this time. SONY is a Japanese company which was founded in the year 1946 and its headquarter is located in TOKYO, Japan. coming to the television part:- Very good...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: bhushan272 (mouthshut.com)

Sony Bravia KDL 40EX520

 

Brother have purchased a Sony Bravia KDL40EX520 2014. After days his TV was totally blank . he registered complain with Sony Authorised service centre about the issue with his TV. After 10 days technicial visited hi home and checked the TV. they opened...

Aug, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Pulse / Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
LED Indicators: Yes

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Display Diagonal:40
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:50
Noise reduction: Yes
Progressive Scan: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
Viewable size diagonal:40.2

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:95
Energy efficiency compliance:A
Power consumption (max):113
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):113 / 65
Voltage tolerance:67

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
Swivel angle range:-20 - 20
Tilt angle:0 - 6
Tilt angle range:0 - 6
VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Number of OSD languages:27
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-and-Picture: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Game, Personal, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Other Features

Backlight: Yes
Display:LCD
HDMI: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
Power LED: Yes
Weight:24.7

Packaging Content

Battery Type:AAA
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Remote Control Type:RM-ED045

Packaging Data

Package depth:5.2
Package height:26.7
Package width:43.7

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Card reader integrated: No
Child lock: Yes
Game mode: Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Teletext function: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface (CI): Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:95
Energy efficiency class:A
Power consumption (max):113
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):113 / 65
Voltage tolerance:67

Smart TV

Lifestyle apps:Skype

TV Tuner

Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-T
Number of tuners:1
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.65
Depth (with stand):9.84
Height:23.1
Height (with stand):24.3
Package depth:5.2
Package height:26.7
Package width:43.7
Weight:24.7
Weight with stand:31.7
Width:37.1
Width (with stand):37.1