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Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9

Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9
alaScore 88

154 reviews

Nov, 2020

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 154 reviews of Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design.

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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 Bravia KDL-52XBR9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 user reviews of Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com.

68% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2020

Expert review by : Lincoln Spector (pcworld.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9 52-inch LCD

 

The Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9 HDTV presents clear, well-balanced images, and it also offers an astonishingly large selection of Internet-video options. On top of that, its comprehensive DLNA- and USB-based multimedia tools are not only easy to use but...

Excellent brightness and contrast ; Fantastic Internet offerings

Limited color adjustments ; On-screen instructions are not always clear

Good-looking images, interesting multimedia features, and a huge selection of Internet-video offerings justify the Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9's ’000 price tag.

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : Review Crew (reviewboard.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9 52-inch LCD TV

 

The Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9 HDTV presents clear, well-balanced images, and it also offers an astonishingly large selection of Internet-video options. On top of that, its comprehensive DLNA- and USB-based multimedia ...

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : Richard Baguley (televisioninfo.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9 LCD HDTV Review - Intro

 

The Bravia KDL-52XBR9 is the top of the line in the XBR range from Sony; this 52-inch LCD HDTV had the best performance we've ever seen in many of our tests, including the deepest blacks and brightest whites. Plus, it includes support for Yahoo widgets...

The Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9 is a seriously good HDTV. We found that it aced most of our tests, producing the best scores we've seen for black level, peak white and the contrast ratio imbetween. It also scored highly in our color tests, and produced...

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : Lincoln Spector (macworld.com)

Review: Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9 HDTV

 

The Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9 52-inch HDTV presents clear, well-balanced images, and it also offers an astonishingly large selection of Internet-video options.

Fantastic Internet offerings; excellent brightness and contrast

Limited color adjustments; on-screen instructions are not always clear

In our lab's image-quality tests, the KDL-52XBR9 scored particularly high for brightness and contrast, expertly handling light, dark, and midrange areas within an image. It didn't perform quite as well with color; While the set did a respectable job,...

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : Scott Wilkinson (hometheater.com)

Sony KDL-52XBR9 LCD HDTV

 

I'm old enough to remember when Sony introduced its first XBR models, which were top-of-the-line CRT TVs. Since then, the company has continued to use XBR in the model designation of its flagship flat panels, adding a number to indicate each new...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Scott Wilkinson (soundandvision.com)

Sony KDL-52XBR9 LCD HDTV

 

I'm old enough to remember when Sony introduced its first XBR models, which were top-of-the-line CRT TVs. Since then, the company has continued to use XBR in the model designation of its flagship flat panels, adding a number to indicate each new...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Richard Baguley (washingtonpost.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9

 

The Bravia KDL-52XBR9 is the flagship model of Sony's premium range of Bravia XBR9 HDTVs, and that means it comes with both flagship performance and a flagship price. Priced at about $2400, this 52 inch LCD display has excellent performance and a...

The HDTV is a 1080p model, which means it can display every pixel of any sort of high definition signal that gets thrown at it; the screen has 1920 by 1080 pixels. It has 4 HDMI ports in total; one on the back and three on the side. These side HDMI...

Jul, 2009

Expert review by : Adam (techreviews.tv)

Sony BRAVIA KDL-52XBR9

 

The Bravia KDL-52XBR9 is in the higher end segment at Sony and it is a pricy TV that is in stiff competition with Samsung 7 and 8 series. There isn't really much bad to say about this TV in terms …

Jul, 2009

Expert review by : Richard Baguley (reviewed.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9

 

The Bravia KDL-52XBR9 is the top of the line in the XBR range from Sony; this 52-inch LCD HDTV had the best performance we've ever seen in many of our tests, including the deepest blacks and brightest whites. Plus, it includes support for Yahoo widgets...

Jun, 2009

Expert review by (hdtvuniverse.com)

Sony KDL-52XBR9 Review – 52-inch LCD HDTV

 

Sony KDL-52XBR9. The newly launched XBR9 series of Sony builds on the impressive XBR range, which Sony claims as its best flag ship HDTV range of models. For the first time Internet application, which Sony calls widgets has been featured in these XBR9...

The 4 HDMI inputs of the Sony KDL-52XBR9 will sure connect all input sources. Empowered by the Internet Powered TV Guide feature, real time weather, sports scores, stock info, and even Yahoo! Video can be accessed from Yahoo! Widgets. The Sony...

Jan, 2009

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