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Sony KDL EX523(32", 37", 40", 46", 47")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 343 reviews of Sony KDL EX523(32", 37", 40", 46", 47"). 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 size and design. The price and usability also get good feedback. Opinions about the remote control and sound are mixed. The tuner and energy efficiency get less positive reviews.

image quality, usability, price, design, size

energy, tuner

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL EX523(32", 37", 40", 46", 47") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KDL EX523(32", 37", 40", 46", 47")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 user reviews of Sony KDL EX523(32", 37", 40", 46", 47") from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and price. The image quality and sound are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the reliability and durability, and comments are divided on the remote control.

usability, sound, image quality, price, design

size, durability, reliability

88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony KDL32EX523BU 32-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p Edge LED Internet TV with Freeview HDSony KDL32EX523BU 32-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p Edge LED Internet TV with Freeview HD

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony KDL EX523(32", 37", 40", 46", 47")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 user reviews of Sony KDL EX523(32", 37", 40", 46", 47") from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. Reviews about the design and price are overall positive. The sound and usability also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the energy efficiency.

image quality, usability, sound, price, design

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony BRAVIA KDL32EX340 32-Inch 720p HDTV (Black)Sony BRAVIA KDL32EX340 32-Inch 720p HDTV (Black)

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Ty Pendlebury (cnet.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-EX523 review: Sony Bravia KDL-EX523

 

Just as it was at the height of the cathode-ray television's popularity, the sub-$1,000 mark is a sweet spot for flat-panel TV purchasing today. Back then Panasonic and Sony were much more popular than LG or Samsung, but things have changed.

The Sony KDL-EX523 series is relatively inexpensive for an LED-based LCD TV. It delivered decent black-level depth and very good video processing, including the ability to handle 1080p/24 sources. Its cinema preset provides decently accurate pictures...

The Sony television exhibits murky shadow detail and blue tinge in dark areas. Uniformity is a problem with large gray splotches across black screens.

The Sony EX523 series produces a solid though workmanlike picture at a price that competes well against similarly featured LED TVs.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: David Kender (televisioninfo.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-32EX523

 

The Sony Bravia KDL-32EX523 ($749 MSRP) is among the least expensive LED-edgelit LCD televisions from Sony this year, yet its impressive blend of features and performance was enough to catch our attention. Those with a critical eye may take exception...

The Sony Bravia KDL-32EX523 ($749 MSRP) offers a lot for a TV that’s positioned closer to the entry-level end of the spectrum. Along with the EX520 series, the EX523 series is the cheapest LED-edgelit LCD that Sony offers. Yet it packs in built-in WiFi...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: (etechreviews.net)

Sony Bravia KDL-46EX523 Review

 

ext-align: justify;">Sony Bravia KDL-46EX523 is relatively less expensive for an LED-based LCD television, which delivers decent black level depth and very good video processing along with the capability to handle 1080p/24 sources. The cinema preset...

Mar, 2012

Expert review by: David Kender (reviewed.com)

Sony KDL-32EX523

 

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

The Sony Bravia KDL-32EX523 ($749 MSRP) offers a lot for a TV that’s positioned closer to the entry-level end of the spectrum. Along with the EX520 series, the EX523 series is the cheapest LED-edgelit LCD that Sony offers. Yet it packs in built-in WiFi...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: (technicalnavigator.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-46EX523 – good quality for its price

 

When it comes to TVs, Sony has always priced their products at a higher price as compared to the rivals but they also produce high quality and value conscious models. Hence, the bigger price tag isn't something to complain about. Sony Bravia...

Expert review by: (technicalnavigator.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-32EX523 – works better in bright rooms

 

Sony Bravia KDL-32EX523 is a TV having solid performance and the price quality is quite good for the price that it is offered for. This panel will compete well against the LED TVs having similar features in the market.The connectivity options on the...

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony 32-EX523 review

 

For this review we tested the 32in model in the EX523 range, but it's also available in a 40in screen size (KDL-40EX523). That model has identical specifications except for its dimensions and power usage. We're confident that image quality will be...

Packed with features and very good image quality, but the excellent CX523 is better value

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Tom Morgan (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Bravia KDL-32EX523 review

 

Packed with features and very good image quality, but the excellent CX523 is better value

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: Steven007700 (sony.com)

Excellent Buy!

 

I really liked the TV's video rendering (refresh rate) and the video quality is amazing. I would recommend this TV to any one and also the variety of online streaming this provides.

Really liked the refresh rate on this TV and the multiple Inputs and Outputs that the TV has

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: pdxPhotoman (sony.com)

Yahoo apps do not work

 

If you are interested in the Internet functions on this set, look elsewhere. Yahoo apps, including Flickr, are preloaded by Sony and if you have a Yahoo account, you can sign in and find your account with no trouble. Thereafter, however, you cannot log...

Beautiful set, great picture

Advertised apps do not work; no customer support

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications

Display

HD type:Full HD

Ergonomics

VESA mounting: Yes