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Sony KV36HS420

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Sony KV36HS420. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviews about the usability and durability are overall positive. The price and sound also get good feedback.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KV36HS420 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Sony KV36HS420 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Reviewers are impressed by the usability and durability. The price and sound are also mentioned favorably.

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75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony KV-36HS420 36-Inch FD Trinitron WEGA Hi-Scan 1080i HD-Ready TVSony KV-36HS420 36-Inch FD Trinitron WEGA Hi-Scan 1080i HD-Ready TV

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Chris (



I was expecting the worst, and I am pleasantly surprised. All I have is the bare bones, cord coming from the wall, directly into the set. Overall, it looks just fine. Some channels do look crappy, and some look very good. Sometimes the actual show will...

Great picture ; Big screen size

It's HUGE and heavy

Jul, 2004

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the whole product line is garbage and here's why


The Sony KV-36HS420 is the second Sony TV I have owned in as many years. Both TV's were terrible and here's why. The first one was the High Def model preceding the HS420. Out of the box the picture seemed fine but 3 months later when we finally got...

it is an attactive TV (until you turn it on)


Aug, 2005

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Sony KV36XBR450


After a (LOT) of research, I bought this model for just over $2000 a couple years ago. I've now had the set for aproximately 2.5 years. Well, the screen now comes in & out, and loses the picture while not losing the audio. I called a qualified repair ...

Good picture, while it lasts!

Warranty is useless, customer service doesn't care.

May, 2005

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Sony's 36 inch 4:3 HDTV, sweet


I've had this t.v. for 6 months now so I can give an accurate review based on different lighting and setup conditions. First off, when viewed with a standard definition (SD) signal this set looks far better than any LCD or Plasma. Bad content (re:...

HD is unbelievable, Good presets, good hookups, Versatile viewing for all formats.

Heavy as heck, 4:3 screen, connection plate flimsy.

Apr, 2005

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Sony WEGA KV-36HS420 36" TV

Jan, 2005