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Sony KLV L26HG2

Sony KLV L26HG2
alaScore 82

32 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the energy efficiency and design. The usability and sound also get good comments. There are some mixed opinions about the value for money.

image quality, sound, usability, design, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KLV L26HG2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KLV L26HG2

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of Sony KLV L26HG2 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony KLV-26HG2 26" WEGA Television

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony KLV L26HG2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Sony KLV L26HG2 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.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Sony KLV-26HG2

 

This being a Sony television, you get proprietary connections alongside the usual Scarts and component inputs. Here, you'll find a Memory Stick port for slotting in Sony's solid state media, to view photos, listen to music or watch short movies. It's...

The best LCD picture ever, Nice design

Premium price, Lack of PC input

Go up to high def material and the result is even more pronounced, offering a complete lack of artefacts and the sort of colour we've only previously seen on CRT sets. In particular, skin tones looked as natural as is possible, and there was none of...

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Sony KLV-26HG2 review

 

Perfect for the bedroom, this 26-inch LCD boasts Sony's peerless Wega Engine and has a nice collection of AV inputs. Given its size, it's a shame there's no PC input, but it'll look great on your wall and it's very easy to use

Style ; Wega Engine picture quality ; Ease of use

No PC input ; Not high-definition compatible ; Limited Memory Stick functionality

The sound is slightly weak, and unlike the bigger Sony TVs we've had in recently, there's no input to turn the TV speakers into one centre channel (when using a home cinema system). It's fine for everyday use -- vocals are clear -- but you might want...

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Best LCD I've ever seen...

 

Great picture. Zero distortion. Nice to look at even when turned off.

No HDMI. Only one component input. Sound system is just so-so.

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Best LCD I've ever seen...

 

I did all the research, did all the legwork, ran from here to there and everywhere and ended up buying a 23" Bravia. It was good, but it was way too small for our den. I returned it to Best Buy and got a refund 'cause they were out of anything else in...

Great picture. Zero distortion. Nice to look at even when turned off.

No HDMI. Only one component input. Sound system is just so-so.

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EXCELLENT TV

 

Excellent HDTV reception. Better hues. Better sound

None

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A fantastic LCD, unnecessarily downgraded for Europe.

 

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Sony KLV-26HG2

 

Product Specifications

Slim and light, yet commanding with its 26" screen, the KLV-26HG2 LCD WEGA Flat Panel Television is a great addition to any home. You get remarkable picture resolution with Digital Reality Creation, and Direct Digital Circuitry provides natural, rich images from any source. WOW Audio Effect brings life to low and mid range frequencies, ensuring the audio experience is equally impressive. In addition, you can choose from various Wide Screen Modes using the remote control, and view digital images on screen with Memory Stick Media Playback.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.4in
Height:18.9in
Weight:29.8lbs
Width:31.1in

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:26HG2
Product Line:Sony KLV

Miscellaneous

Refurbished:Refurbished

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Television

Diagonal Size:26in
Diagonal Size (cm):66cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
Display Format:720p
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
Resolution:1280 x 768
Series:WEGA
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD TV
Video Interface:Composite / S-Video
Viewing Angle:170 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes
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