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Sony KDL-32CX520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 653 reviews of Sony KDL-32CX520. 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 glare and design. The price and image quality also get good opinions, but some have doubts about the tuner and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-32CX520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KDL-32CX520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 user reviews of Sony KDL-32CX520 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the size and sound. The price and usability also get good comments.

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92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony KDL40CX520BU 40-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LCD Internet Ready TV with FreeviewSony KDL40CX520BU 40-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LCD Internet Ready TV with Freeview

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: LCD TV Buying Guide (lcdtvbuyingguide.com)

Expert Review

 

Sony KDL32CX520 32inch LCD Television

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: Aero (tigerdirect.com)

Very good product

 

Using this device with EX720. Mic is working very well,camera image quality I can rate as excellent. Price is little bit high for such device but you have no another choice if you want use Skype on your TV

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Steve (tigerdirect.com)

Sony CMU-BR100

 

I recommend this webcam it is awsome. Good clarity and excellent audio. The only drawback is you have to stand fairly close to the webcam or you look like your a long ways away. This is a perfect combination for the sony television. I wish you could...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Tyrone (tigerdirect.com)

Excellent for Skype

 

This is a excellent combo for your Sony TV. Completely worth it.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: BAD (tigerdirect.com)

Nice Product

 

This product works as described, good cam quality and good voice capture.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: goodbeard (tigerdirect.com)

Great HD video

 

Video Great! but not enough audio output adjustments.

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Designguru (asda.com)

A great TV

 

Sony products have never let me down and this one certainly doesn't. The picture is terrific with absolutely black blacks - a quality I had read of with the Bravia range of LCD TVs and it is true. The other great feature of this TV is internet access...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: FRANBIRD (asda.com)

really good television

 

I shopped around for ages in the hope of getting a really good product, read all the reviews I could find from all suppliers and this Sony had the best I could find,

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: husain_dula (mouthshut.com)

SONY worst service provider and TV manufacturer

 
Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: husain_dula (mouthshut.com)

Sony Bravia KDL 46CX520

 

Sony is the worst service provider and selling sub standard TV sets. READ my Compliant below. One month no solution yet. Customer care people keep on telling lies. Finally I have complained to Consumer Forum. First complaint email: "Dear Sir / Madam, I...

Aug, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Computer system

Computer system:N

Design

Color of product:Black
Design:Digital signage flat panel
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200,300 x 300

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:32 / 40 / 46
Display Diagonal (metric):31.5
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:50
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Noise reduction: Yes
Progressive Scan: Yes
Screen format adjustments:16:9
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) / 720 x 576, 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080p
Viewable size diagonal:31.5 / 40.2 / 46.1
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC (power) in: Yes
AC input frequency:50 / 50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 110 - 240 / 220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:107 / 175 / 187
Energy efficiency compliance:C
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220 - 240
Power consumption (standby):0.25
Power consumption (typical):112 / 120 / 128 / 172 / 181 / 191 / 204 / 73

Ergonomics

Number of OSD languages:27
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Placement supported:Horizontal
Swivel angle range:-20 - 20 / 0 - 20
Tilt angle:0 - 20
Tilt angle range:0 - 20
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200 / 300 x 300

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Firmware upgradeable: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
Number of OSD languages:27
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Playback mode:Normal
Playback Modes:Normal
Remote Control Type:RM-GD020
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Game, Personal, Standard, Vivid

Multimedia

Built-in camera: No
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:10
TV tuner integrated: No

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Other Features

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
AC (power) in: Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Audio Input:Y
Audio Output:Y
Backlight: Yes
Backlight type:CCFL
Box depth:163
Box depth (imperial):163
Box height:626
Box height (imperial):626
Box width:940
Box width (imperial):940
Built-in camera: No
Digital audio optical out:1
Display:LCD
DVB:T / C
HDMI: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Power LED: Yes
Power supply type:AC
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
Speakers:2
Stand-by LED: Yes
Swivel angle range:20 - 20
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
Weight:19.2 / 28.4

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes

Packaging Data

Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Package depth:6.42 / 6.46 / 7.64
Package height:24.6 / 27.1 / 32.2
Package width:37 / 45.5 / 47.4
Remote Control Type:RM-ED045

Performance

Audio formats supported:MP3
Card reader integrated: No
Child lock:No / Yes
Game mode: Yes
HDCP: No
Image formats supported:JPG
Parental Control: Yes
Teletext:2000
Teletext function: Yes
TV tuner integrated: No
Video compression format:H.264, MPEG4
Video formats supported:H.264,MPEG4

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio (L,R) out:1
Audio Input: Yes
Audio input for DVI: No
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface (CI):No / Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
HDCP:No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC Audio out: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB hub version:USB 2.0
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC (power) in:Y
AC input frequency:50 / 50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 110 - 240 / 220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:107 / 175 / 187
Energy efficiency class:C
Power consumption (standby):0.25
Power consumption (typical):112 / 120 / 128 / 172 / 181 / 191 / 204 / 73

Smart TV

Lifestyle apps:Skype

Thin Client

Thin client installed: No

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL I, PAL M, SECAM, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K / NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, SECAM
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-T / DVB-T
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.76 / 2.8 / 2.91
Depth (with stand):10.8 / 9.06 / 9.84
Height:19.8 / 23.9 / 26.9
Height (with stand):20.9 / 25 / 28
Weight:19.2 / 28.4 / 37.7 / 603.2
Weight with stand:25.1 / 35.9 / 45.6 / 730.2
Width:31.5 / 39 / 44.2
Width (with stand):31.5 / 39 / 44.2