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Sony HX853 (2012) Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 862 reviews of Sony HX853 (2012) Series. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the usability and price are generally positive. The design and performance are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the screen. There are some mixed views about the image quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony HX853 (2012) Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony HX853 (2012) Series

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 user reviews of Sony HX853 (2012) Series from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

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

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Sony KDL-40HX853

 

Sony's most affordable HX853 model turns out to be every bit as good as the others.

Awesome picture quality, Excellent online system, Powerful audio system

Confusing onscreen menu system, Very rare light blocking artefacts, Minor 3D crosstalk

Aug, 2012

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

Sony KDL-55HX853

 

Is this the best 55in LCD TV we've ever seen?

Outstanding picture quality ; Superb value for money ; Excellent online service

Could be easier to use in some areas ; SEN loads slowly ; Occasional 3D crosstalk

May, 2012

Expert review by : John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

Sony 55HX853

 

First Look: We've managed to spend a couple of hours in the company of Sony's upcoming 55HX853. But did we like what we saw?

Add to all these apparent picture benefits the promise of improved sound via the speakers built into the attractive new desktop stand and an apparently much-improved version of Sony’s Bravia Internet Video online platform, and you know, Sony really...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony KDL-40HX853 review

 

Awards 2012 Product of the Year - TVs

Build and finish ; high-def images are crisp with stunning detail ; natural tonal balance ; DVD upscaling is great ; extensive features

No Freesat tuner

Awards 2012 Product of the Year - TVs. A stunning set.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony KDL-46HX853 review

 

Best 46-47in TV, Awards 2012. Looks great, and a truly outstanding performer at the price

Great looks, build and finish ; superb ergonomics ; does fine work with black tones and motion ; exceptional sound ; impeccable backlighting

No great shakes at upscaling DVD ; others offer even more dynamic contrasts ; 3D glasses cost extra

Best 46-47in TV, Awards 2012. A really outstanding performer at the price

Jun, 2012

Expert review by (t3.com)

Sony KDL-55HX853 review

 

Is the Sony KDL-55HX853 the best TV money can buy?

Pristine HD images ; Outstanding motion resolution ; ‘Catch & throw’ DLNA sharing

Slight crosstalk on 3D ; Thin ; uninvolving sound ; Multimedia support limited

May, 2012

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony KDL-55HX853 review

 

Looks, build, finish ; superb black tonality and detail ; great motion-processing ; remarkable sound

Whites could punch harder ; not the leading upscaler of DVDs

Best 55in TV, Awards 2012

May, 2012

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Bravia 55-inch KDL-55HX853 LED TV

 

The Sony Bravia KDL-55HX853 is the second telly from the company's dynamic edge-LED range that's made its way into Pocket-lint towers. It's a mix of unusual design with bags of picture-enhancing technology and enough connectivity - both physical and...

Decent picture quality, good uniformity of picture from an edge-LED set, decent price at time of writing, attractive "art object" design, full of connectivity including Skype and catch-up services,

Slanted design won't suit all and is exaggerated in 55-inch model, corner filtration "vignettes" in bright scenes, dark scenes show some inevitable edge-LED light, default sound needs tweaking, SEN access is too slow, Homeshare needs a rework

One thing we've not yet touched upon is the KDL-55HX853's price. A handful of months is a long time in tech, and this big ole Bravia beastie doesn't have as big a price tag as you might imagine. Well, not any more anyway. The current sub-£1,450 price...

Jan, 2013

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Sony KDL-46HX853 review

 

Sony's new top-end TV has great smart TV and equally impressive styling

Hugely improved screen ; Convincing 3D ; Stacks of smartness ; A sound unrivalled

Smart to look at and thoroughly clever to live with, this is by a long way the best of Sony's 2012 sets.

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Steve May (homecinemachoice.com)

Sony KDL-55HX853 review

 

It's no exaggeration to say that Sony enjoyed a bumpy 2011. Quite apart from its well documented financial ills, the brand's sprawling TV range was wildly inconsistent, with not even top-flight models escaping criticism.

Outstanding image processing; artefact-free frame-rate frippery; stylish Monolith design; content-packed entertainment portal

Crosstalk still an issue with 3D content; thin, nasal sonics; no support for MKV

Aug, 2012

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