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Sony KDL-40EX520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 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. Comments about the durability and sound are on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good feedback, whereas the remote control and price get mixed views. There are some critical opinions about the reliability.

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reliability

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. People are impressed by the color and sound. The design and usability are also appreciated, but many are negative about the reliability and price. Comments are divided on the remote control.

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price, reliability

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)

Jun, 2016

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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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

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Not Applicable

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:50
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):A
Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

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