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Sony Bravia KDL-U2530 Series LCD TV (32")

Sony Bravia KDL-U2530 Series LCD TV (32")
alaScore 89

279 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 279 reviews of Sony Bravia KDL-U2530 Series LCD TV (32"). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony Bravia KDL-U2530 Series LCD TV (32") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Fantastic

 

This smart t.v. is fantastic got a brilliant sharp picture my sister in law likes how big the over all size of the tv she wants to order one nice remote as well

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Faults

 

Have had this tv maybe four months... and it's broken down already!!! No channels no Netflicks nothing!! Extremely disappointed....

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great - just as expected

 

Bought this to upgrade my bedroom tv. I have Sony Bravia in the lounge so I knew what I was expecting. Really pleased, easy to set up, tune etc. Well packaged and delivery was great. Very slim tv, looks perfect in my bedroom.

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great features,

 

I bought this last week & very happy with product. Delivered next day. Great features & good quality Picture.

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Brilliant high quality tv

 

Bought this over a week ago and have been thrilled with it. Great picture and sound quality. Brilliant apps as well. First time I've bought a sony tv but will certainly stick to this model after having this tv.

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

problematic

 

i will refrain from this review as trying to get this item rturned as its not functioning as it should

Feb, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Excellent Picture

 

Only had this TV for 10 days and it easy to set up. The remote control is really good and functions are clear and interface with the TV smoothly. Although this is a 'Smart TV' and connects easily to your Wi-Fi system I have been unable to connect to a...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Excellent value for money, so glad I brought it.

 

I bought this for my daughters Christmas present and she loves it. It's slim, lightweight and the picture quality is EXCELLENT they don't call it Smart TV for no reason it did take about 15 mins to set up, but it was worth it very happy with it I'm now...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great bedroom TV

 

Bought this for the bedroom. Great picture and decent sound. Only disappointment is that it comes with limited number of apps and you can't add them like you can on my 42inch 4K Sony TV.

Jan, 2018

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Excellent 32 in Sony flatscreen TV

 

Looks fantastic on my living room, perfect size. The picture is sharp and clear. Love all the features especially watching You Tube on TV. Just what I wanted.

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital / DTS,Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Digital Pulse / DTS 2.0 + Digital Out,Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Pulse
Audio system:Dolby Digital/Dolby Digital Plus/Dolby Pulse, NICAM/A2 / NICAM / S-Master / Virtual Dolby
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
FM radio: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:10 / 20
Sound modes:Game, Movie, Music, Sports, Standard / Game, Music, Sports, Standard

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Silver
Peak luminance ratio:70 / 72

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D / Digital / Yes
Contrast ratio (typical):1800:1
Display brightness:450
Display Diagonal:32
Display Diagonal (metric):31.5
Display refresh rates supported:50 Hz
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Technology:LED
HD type:Full HD / HD / Not supported / WXGA
LED backlighting type:Direct-LED / Edge-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:100 / 200
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow / Motionflow XR / Motionflow XR 100 Hz
Noise reduction: Yes
Response Time:8
Screen format adjustments:16:9 / Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) / 1366 х 768 / 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 768, 1366 х 768
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p / 1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:51 / 58
Energy efficiency compliance:A / Unspecified
Power consumption (max):45
Power consumption (standby):0.3 / 0.30 / 0.5 / 0.7 / 1
Power consumption (typical):130 / 135 / 35 / 40 / 72

Ergonomics

On/Off switch:Y / Yes
Smartphone remote support: Yes
Swiveling:Y
Swivelling: Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):N / Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG):No / Yes
Number of OSD languages:11 / 32
On Screen Display (OSD):Y / Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:AFR, Arabic, English, French, Indonesian, PER, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese, ZUL / ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), ENG, FRE, POR, RUS, THA / BOS, BUL, Cat, CZE, DAN, German, Dutch, English, Spanish, EST, FIN, French, GRE, HEB, HUN, Italian, KAZ, LAV, LIT, MAC, NOR, POL, Portuguese, Rum, RUS, SLV, SRP, SWE, TUR, UKR
On/Off timer:Y / Yes
Picture-and-Picture: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Sleep Timer:Y / Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Custom, Game, Graphics, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid

Networking

Bluetooth:N
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Web browser:N
Wi-Fi:N / No / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Other Features

Audio Output:1
Box dimensions (W x D x H):3.35 x 2.47 x 0.52
Clock function: Yes
Designjet model size (metric):29.7
Dimensions (W x D x H):75.5
Display:LCD
DVB:Terrestrial
HDD recording: Yes
Quick start: Yes
Resolution:1366 x 768
Speakers:Y
Stand width:22.9
Weight:17

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: No
Batteries included:Y / Yes
Battery Type:R03
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote Control Type:RMT-TX102D

Packaging Data

Package depth:5.98 / 6.18 / 6.42
Package height:20.8 / 20.9 / 22
Package weight:17.6
Package width:31.7 / 32.6 / 33

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Audio formats supported:MP3,WAV,WMA
Child lock: Yes
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):N
Image formats supported:JPEG
Parental Control: Yes
Picture processing technology:Sony Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
Supported file systems:FAT16,FAT32,NTFS
Teletext:700
Teletext function:Y / Yes
USB recording:Y
Video compression format:H.265
Video formats supported:AVCHD,AVI,MKV,MP4,MPEG1,MPEG2-PS,MPEG2-TS,WEBM,WMV9 / H.265
Voice control:N

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio (L,R) out:1
Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface (CI): No
Common interface Plus (CI+):N / No / Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video in:1 / 2
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP:Y / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:2 / 6
HDMI version:1.4
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):N
Number of AV connections:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub):No / Yes
RF ports quantity:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:45 / 51 / 58
Energy efficiency class:A / A+ / Unspecified
Energy saving mode:Y
Power consumption (max):45
Power consumption (standby):0.3 / 0.30 / 0.4 / 0.5 / 0.7 / 1
Power consumption (typical):130 / 135 / 35 / 39 / 40 / 72

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:Skype
Screen mirroring:Y
Smart TV:N / No

Technical Details

Dolby technologies:DTS 2.0 + Digital Out,Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Pulse
Headphone out:Y
Power save mode:Y
Subwoofer out: Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:Not supported / NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL, SECAM / PAL I,PAL M,SECAM B/G,SECAM D/K / PAL, Secam
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-CI+, DVB-T2 / DVB-C, DVB-T, DVB-T2 / DVB-T,DVB-T2
Supported TV bands:CATV, UHF, VHF / UHF, VHF
Tuner Type:Analog & digital / Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.36 / 2.4 / 2.48 / 2.6 / 4.92 / 8.43
Depth (with stand):18.9 / 6.61 / 8.58 / 8.62 / 8.66
Height:16.9 / 17.4 / 17.6 / 18.5 / 21.6 / 22.7
Height (with stand):18.1 / 18.7 / 20 / 22.8 / 6.85
Package depth:6.18 / 6.42
Package height:20.9 / 22
Package width:31.7 / 32.6
Stand width:15
Weight:10.8 / 14.1 / 17 / 17.2 / 28.7 / 9.92
Weight with stand:0.36 / 10.6 / 11.5 / 15.2 / 22.5 / 33.1 / 35.3
Width:28.2 / 28.9 / 29.6 / 31.1 / 31.4
Width (with stand):28.2 / 28.9 / 29.6 / 31.4