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Sony KDL EX720(32", 37", 40", 46")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1331 reviews of Sony KDL EX720(32", 37", 40", 46"). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the remote control. There are some critical reviews about the reliability and sound.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL EX720(32", 37", 40", 46") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony KDL EX720(32", 37", 40", 46")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 241 user reviews of Sony KDL EX720(32", 37", 40", 46") from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. People really like the size and design. The price and usability are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the reliability.

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82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony BRAVIA KDL40EX720 40-Inch 1080p 3D LED HDTV, Black (2011 Model)Sony BRAVIA KDL40EX720 40-Inch 1080p 3D LED HDTV, Black (2011 Model)

Jan, 2018

Expert review by: Joe Osborne (pcmag.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-40EX720

 

A notch larger than the 32-inch KDL-32EX720, the Sony Bravia KDL-40EX720 is a 40-inch edge-lit LED HDTV with 1080p video in both 2D and 3D.

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Apr, 2011

Expert review by: Joe Osborne (pcmag.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-55EX720

 

The 55-inch Sony Bravia KDL-55EX720 is a 3D-ready, edge-lit LED HDTV with 1080p video, a 16:9 aspect ratio and a list of web apps.

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Apr, 2011

Expert review by: David Kender (televisioninfo.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-55EX720

 

The Sony KDL-55EX720 ($2399 MSRP) is an LED-edgelit LCD capable of 3D display. These second-gen 3D TVs are finally coming down in price, but we're still not sold on the whole headache & eyestrain thing. That said, this TV has a great core performance...

The Sony KDL-55EX720 ($2399 MSRP) is a high-end TV rich with all the latest features, including 3D display and a boatload of streaming content. We like what’s under the hood, as well. It’s one of the stronger TVs we’ve reviewed in terms of core...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: David Kender (televisioninfo.com)

SonyBravia KDL-40EX720

 

The Sony KDL-40EX720 ($1299 MSRP) is an LED-edgelit LCD capable of 3D display. These second-gen 3D TVs are finally coming down in price, but we're still not sold on the whole headache & eyestrain thing. That said, this TV has a great core performance...

This is a review of the Sony KDL-40EX720. Test results were derived from the 55-inch version, the KDL-55EX720, but should indicate the general performance of other sizes in the series. The xxEX720 series includes the following models: KDL-32EX720,...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: (hdtvuniverse.com)

Sony KDL-40EX720 Review – 40-inch LED LCD HDTV

 

Sony has as usual excelled in adding these new models to this year's line-up. This 40-inch set will not fail to impress you with its features despite its small size. Even though this TV may not make it to your living room, yet it is a good choice for...

The Presence Sensor is another feature which keeps the energy usage low. This sensor can detect movement in the room. Hence, if no one is there in the room, it will turn off the picture, leaving the sound on. If you don’t come into the room for a long...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: (hdtvuniverse.com)

Sony KDL-55EX720 Review – 55-inch LED LCD HDTV

 

The model comes with a set of advanced and efficient connectivity options to be connected to other digital devices and networks. Sony has included these options to make the TV set usable like a personal computer. Along with accessing the various...

Along with the offline content, you can further access a wide range of online content, apps and websites directly on a 55-inch LED TV screen. With built in Wi-Fi and BRAVIA internet TV support, the model offers smarter and efficient options to stream...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: Thomas J. Norton (hometheater.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-55EX720 3D LCD HDTV

 

The movement to replace the traditional fluorescent (CCFL) backlighting for LCD displays with LEDs has become a flood. Sony's 2011 lineup is dominated by LED-lit LCDs. While the line-topping XBR-HX929 sets have full-array LED backlighting with local...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Thomas J. Norton (hometheatermag.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-55EX720 3D LCD HDTV

 

The movement to replace the traditional fluorescent (CCFL) backlighting for LCD displays with LEDs has become a flood. Sony's 2011 lineup is dominated by LED-lit LCDs. While the line-topping XBR-HX929 sets have full-array LED backlighting with local...

The Sony KDL-55EX720 is a fine value as a solid-performing 2D set, with accurate color, good detail, and some of the best black levels and shadow detail I’ve seen in this price range. In 3D, it shows considerable ghosting. While that may put off some...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: David Kender (reviewed.com)

Sony KDL-55EX720

 

A scientific, in-depth analysis with side-by-side comparisons

The Sony KDL-55EX720 ($2399 MSRP) is a high-end TV rich with all the latest features, including 3D display and a boatload of streaming content. We like what’s under the hood, as well. It’s one of the stronger TVs we’ve reviewed in terms of core...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: (technicalnavigator.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-40EX720 – No Vudu

 

Sony Bravia KDL-40EX720 is a 40 inch member of EX720 series and this panel is available in different sizes from 32 to 60 inches. The following review will apply to all these TVs since they are the same in terms of quality and it is just the size that...

Product Specifications

Fusing a striking picture with elegant design, Edge LED backlit BRAVIA EX720 Series LCD HDTVs are packed with state-of-the-art technology, including 3D in Full HD 1080p. Watch your favorite fast-action movies and sporting events in crystal clear detail thanks to X-Reality Engine. In addition to advanced energy saving features, this HDTV is Wi-Fi Ready which lets you instantly stream hit movies, popular TV shows and the latest music from Qriocity, Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, Pandora and many more when you add the UWA-BR100 wireless adapter.

Audio

Audio system:A2 / NICAM / Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Pulse / Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse / Dolby Digital/ Dolby Digital Plus/ Dolby Pulse / Dolby Digital/Dolby Digital Plus/Dolby Pulse
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Dolby technologies:
Number of loudspeakers:2 / 4
Number of Speakers:2 / 4
RMS rated power:10 / 20 / 40
Sound enhancement technology:Y

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes
Energy Star certified: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
Design:Digital signage flat panel
LED Indicators:Power, Stand-by, Status / Yes
On/Off switch: Yes

Display

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Contrast ratio (dynamic):1000000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):1300:1
Display Diagonal:37 / 40 / 54.5 / 54.6 / 55
Display Diagonal (metric):37 / 40.2 / 54.7
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:100 / 200 / 50
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow
Noise reduction: Yes
Picture enhancement:Y
Pixel Pitch:0.0236 x 0.0236
Progressive Scan: Yes
Screen format adjustments:14:9, Zoom / 4:3, 16:9
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 / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 720p / 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p
Viewable size diagonal:37 / 40.2 / 54.7
Viewing angle, horizontal:176 / 178
Viewing angle, vertical:176 / 178

Energy Management

AC (power) in: Yes
AC input frequency:50/60 / 60
AC input voltage:110 - 240 / 120 / 220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:165 / 82 / 93 / 96 / 98
Energy efficiency compliance:A
Power consumption (max):105 / 121 / 129 / 177
Power consumption (standby):0.2 / 0.25 / 0.3
Power consumption (typical):113 / 121 / 129 / 166 / 177 / 220 / 56 / 64 / 66
Voltage tolerance:70

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
Placement supported:Horizontal
Smartphone remote support:
Swivel angle range:-20 - 20
Swivelling:
Tilt angle:0 - 6
Tilt angle range:0 - 6
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:11.8 x 11.8 / 300 x 300

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):N / Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG):No / Yes
Firmware upgradeable: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
Number of OSD languages:27 / 3
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP, FRE
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-and-Picture: / Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Playback mode:Normal
Playback Modes:Normal
Remote Control Type:RM-ED044 / RM-YD063
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Energy saving, Game, Movie, Personal, Standard, Vivid / Cinema, Game, Movie / Cinema, Game, Personal, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid / Cinema, Game, Personal, Photo, Standard, Vivid / Cinema, Game, Standard, Vivid

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:
Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Other Features

Audio Output:1
Backlight: Yes
Backlight type:
Battery Type:AAA
Built-in camera: No
Clock function:
Display:LCD
Display sRGB: Yes
HDD recording:
HDMI: Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Integrated clock: Yes
Photo effects:
Power LED: Yes
Quick start:
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
Scene modes:
Stand-by LED: Yes
Weight:24.7 / 28.9 / 31746.6 / 44.5

Packaging Content

3D glasses included:
Battery Type:AAA
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Remote Control Type:RM-ED044 / RM-YD063

Packaging Data

Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Package depth:26.7 / 4.72 / 5.2 / 6.77
Package height:26.7 / 26.9 / 35.7 / 5.2 / 56.7
Package weight:1128.8 / 41.9 / 70.5
Package width:40.7 / 43.7 / 43.9 / 56.7

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Ambient light sensor:
Card reader integrated: No
Child lock:No / Yes
Display sRGB: Yes
Game mode: Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Picture viewer: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Teletext:2000
Teletext function: Yes
TV tuner integrated: No
Video compression format:MPEG
Video formats supported:MPEG

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1 / 2
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity: / 1
Common interface (CI):No / Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Connection to PC:
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital audio optical out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP:No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 4
Headphone outputs:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

AC (power) in:Y
AC input frequency:50/60 / 60
AC input voltage:110 - 240 / 120 / 220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:165 / 82 / 93 / 96 / 98
Energy efficiency class:A
Power consumption (max):105 / 121 / 129 / 177
Power consumption (standby):0.2 / 0.25 / 0.3
Power consumption (typical):113 / 121 / 129 / 166 / 177 / 220 / 56 / 64 / 66
Voltage tolerance:70

Smart TV

Internet TV:
Lifestyle apps:Skype

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC / NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL BG, PAL D, PAL I, PAL L, PAL M, SECAM, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K, SECAM K, SECAM L
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:ATSC / DVB-C, DVB-T / DVB-T
Supported TV bands:CATV, UHF, VHF
Tuner Type:Analog & digital / Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.06 / 1.61 / 1.65 / 27
Depth (with stand):12.4 / 8.27 / 8.39 / 9.84
Height:10.6 / 21.6 / 23.1 / 30.3
Height (with stand):22.8 / 24.3 / 31.5
Package depth:4.72 / 5.2 / 6.77
Package height:26.7 / 26.9 / 35.7
Package weight:70.5
Package width:43.7 / 43.9 / 56.7
Weight:22.3 / 24.7 / 28.9 / 44.5 / 61.7 / 712.5
Weight with stand:29.3 / 31.7 / 37.3 / 37.5 / 56 / 896
Width:34.6 / 37.1 / 37.4 / 38.9 / 50
Width (with stand):34.6 / 37.1 / 37.4 / 50