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Sony KDL-NX700 Series LCD TV (40", 46")

Sony KDL-NX700 Series LCD TV (40", 46")
alaScore 88

215 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 215 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the sound and value for money are generally positive. The design and usability also get good feedback, but views about the glare and remote control are mixed.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-NX700 Series LCD TV (40", 46") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony KDL-NX700 Series LCD TV (40", 46")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 user reviews of Sony KDL-NX700 Series LCD TV (40", 46") from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

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80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Sony KDL-40NX700 LED LCD HDTV Review - Intro

 

The Sony KDL-40NX700 ($1699) is a slender TV that has enough bells and whistles to grab your attention, but it may have a hard time justifying its price premium over the Sony EX series. The NX700 features built-in WiFi, but both TVs offer excellent...

The Sony KDL-40NX700 is a strong performer, and undoubtedly attractive. It's loaded with features that fatten up the spec sheet, and some of them are actually useful. The streaming video package of features is truly excellent, and it hands-down the...

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Sony BRAVIA KDL-40NX700 LED 40" Preview

 

The KDL-40NX700 features a stunning monolithic design with a unique six-degree tilt option, the Edge LED backlit BRAVIA NX700 Series HDTV creates a remarkable sense of space.

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Sony BRAVIA KDL-40NX700

 

The Sony KDL-40NX700 is high-end model near the top of Sony's product line. The 40-inch, 1080p HDTV, is quite thin, thanks to the slenderizing possibilities of the edge-lit LED backlighting, which take up less trunk than a traditional LCD television....

The key feature that separates the NX700 series from the lower-priced EX700 series is built-in WiFi. Both series have a hardwire ethernet connection, and EX700 series provides the option for a WiFi dongle that plugs into the USB port (for a mere $79...

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Sony KDL-40NX700

 

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

The Sony KDL-40NX700 is a strong performer, and undoubtedly attractive. It’s loaded with features that fatten up the spec sheet, and some of them are actually useful. The streaming video package of features is truly excellent, and it hands-down the...

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Sony Bravia KDL40NX700

 

With the Sony NX700 LCD television, the company has shown it's able to boil its best design and performance ideas down into what is arguably its finest Bravia yet.

Incredibly vivid, detailed images ; One of the best feature sets available ; Great with all video sources ; Easy to use ; IPTV services will grow to include catch-up from most major stations

Some backlight clouding ; Reflective ; Stand is extra ; Widgets are mostly perfunctory

Its companion Bravia NX800, is essentially the same unit, with the exception that it has 200Hz MotionFlow technology on-board, whereas the NX700 has 100Hz MotionFlow. The NX800 is offered in two larger screen sizes — 52 inches (AU$4999) and 60 inches...

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Sony Bravia NX700 40-inch Panel TV

 

This year, manufacturers have rushed to include an extra dimension in their products, with 3D TV supposedly storming living rooms in time for the World Cup (though not in New Zealand). But 3D's not the only innovation televisual boffins have...

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Sony NX700

 

NX700 and NX800 are the new designer ranges from Sony with an unique aluminum stand. We will look at the NX700 model that is similar to NX800 besides the 200 Hz circuit (100 Hz on NX700). NX700 still features the Internet TV service as well as the Edge...

Good 100 Hz circuit; Internet features and functionality; Materials; Fair blacks; Bravia engine scaling abilities; Inputs/output facing to the side; No clouding

Colours not perfect; Shadow details; A lot of reflections; Sound; Response time not perfect

Sony NX700 is a very elegant TV and the new monolithic design is a fresh breath of air from Sony. The choice of materials is well-chosen. But what is the NX700 really?

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good picture quality, beautiful design

 

tip, the manufacturers color settings weren't as good as the settings I found in the cnet forums: Backlight: 5 Picture: 54 Brightness: 65 Color: 54 Hue: G5 Color Temp: COOL Sharpness: 4 Noise reduction: LOW Mpeg reduction: LOW

picture quality is very good. colors are great. wireless connection, great for pandora, netflix and full suit of other streaming contents sites, including hulu premier. built in speakers produce good sound quality

the edges are slightly washed with light. image sharpness isn't the very best, but it's good. black levels get a little muddy

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Buyer beware w/this TV

 

Be aware of Sony's option to replace w/refurbished TV not new model. The "computer" part of the TV was not communicating w/other computer parts. Two parts were replaced and TV still would not "communicate" and work. Defective TV or bad TV??

Great picture

TV stopped working after 3 months. Attempt to repair thru Sony service under warranty. Repair not possible. Sony offered "refurbished" replacement of 3 month old TV. Reviewing our options thru store where purchased

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Sweet tv dudes

 

Do it!!

price, picture, sound. Browser is awesome for streaming

The frame is a little bulky

Product Specifications

The Sony KDL-NX700 Series LCD TV is an amazing television. The edge LED backlighting provides a number of advantages. It saves power, allows for an amazingly slim body, and can generate high contrast ratios through the use of local dimming. It has internet connectivity features which allow content streaming from a number of major online media providers, including Netflix, YouTube, and Pandora. It also connects to your home PC to stream media you have stored locally, through a specially designed interface. The front of the TV is a beautifully constructed single sheet of glass, which makes the bezel blend in smoothly with the screen. The Sony KDL-NX700 Series LCD TV has 4 HDMI ports, a USB port, an Ethernet port, and several audio out ports. This is a great HD TV which has about every feature that you would expect from a modern TV.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.5in / 11.4in/12.6in
Height:25.2in / 26.5in/29.4in
Weight:49.8lbs/61.3lbs
Width:39.3in / 39.1in/44.5in

DVD

Type: None

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes

Header

Country Kits:United States
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:KDL-40NX700/KDL-46NX700
Product Line:Sony

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Television

120Hz: Yes
Diagonal Size:40in/46in
Diagonal Size (cm):101cm / 102cm/117cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV
Display Format:1080p (FullHD)
Enhanced Refresh Rate:120 Hz
HDCP Compatible: Yes
HDMI Ports Qty:4
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
LCD Backlight Technology:Edge-LED Backlight technology/LED backlight
LED Backlight Type:Edge-lit
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
PC Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1920 x 1080
Series:BRAVIA / BRAVIA NX700 Series/BRAVIA NX700 Series
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI
Viewing Angle:178 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:ATSC / QAM
HDTV Tuner: Yes
Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-picture (PIP)
Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes
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