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Sony BRAVIA KDL-46NX700 LED 46" Preview

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Sony 46" BRAVIA NX700

Sony 46" BRAVIA NX700

Summary

  • Product Name: BRAVIA NX700
  • Manufacturer: Sony
  • Review Date: May 06, 2010 02:10
  • MSRP: $1889.99
  • First Impression: Pretty Cool
  • Buy Now

Model #: KDL-46NX700

  • Video Signal : 1080/60p (HDMI / COMPONENT), 1080/60i, 1080/24p (HDMI ONLY), 720/60p, 480/60p, 480/60i
  • BRAVIA Internet Video : Ready
  • BRAVIA Internet Widgets : Yes
  • DLNA : Renderer (Photo/JPEG); Renderer (Music/LPCM,MP3); Renderer (Video/MPEG2,AVCHD); Client (Photo/JPEG); Client (Music/LPCM,MP3); Client (Video/MPEG2,AVCHD)
  • DLNA : Yes
  • Photo MAP : Yes
  • Backlight Off Mode : Yes
  • Dynamic Backlight Control : Yes
  • Eco Settings : Yes
  • Energy Saving Switch : Yes
  • Energy Star compliant : Yes
  • Estimated Annual Energy Consumption (kWh) : 163.3kWh/year
  • Idle TV Standby : Yes
  • LightSensor Technology : Yes
  • Power Saving Modes : Yes
  • Aspect Ratio : 16:9
  • Display Resolution : Full HD 1080(1920x1080)
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio : Infinite4
  • Screen Size (measured diagonally) : 46"
  • Viewing Angle (Right/Left) : 178(89/89)
  • Viewing Angle (Up/Down) : 178(89/89)
  • Audio Return Channel : Yes
  • Closed Captions (CC) : Analog, Digital
  • Finish (Surface Color) : Black
  • HDMI InstaPort : Yes
  • Illuminated Sony Logo : Yes
  • XMB : Yes
  • Dimensions (Approx.) : 44 3/8 x 29 1/2 x 12 5/8" (1127 x 748 x 320mm) with pedestal; 44 3/8 x 28 1/4 x 2 5/8" (1127 x 716 x 64mm) without pedestal
  • Weight (Approx.) : 61.3 lbs. (27.8kg) with pedestal; 52.9 lbs. (24kg) without pedestal
  • Power Consumption (in Download Acquisition Mode) : 18 W
  • Power Consumption (in Operation) max. : 129W
  • Power Consumption (in Standby) : 0.17W
  • Power Requirements (frequency) : 60Hz for UL,cUL 50/60Hz for other
  • Power Requirements (voltage) : AC 120V for UL,cUL AC110-240V for other
  • Audio Power Output : 20W (10W x 2)
  • Speaker Configuration : 2
  • Speakers (Total) : 2
  • Auto Photo Mode : via HDMI, via DLNA, via USB
  • Auto Picture Setting w/ HDMI™ : Cinema, Sport, Music, Photo, Graphics, Game
  • Auto Shut-off : Yes
  • BRAVIA Sync : Yes
  • BRAVIA Sync Menu Button : Yes (on Remote Control)
  • Channel Block (with password) : Yes
  • Channel Jump : Yes
  • Channel Labels : Yes
  • Channel Surf : Yes
  • Edit Channel Labels : Yes
  • Favorites : Yes
  • Info Banner : TV Guide on Screen, PSIP, XDS
  • Input Skip : Automatic
  • Label Inputs : Yes
  • Multiple Language Display : English, French, Spanish
  • On-Screen Clock : Yes
  • On-Screen Display for External Input : Yes
  • On-Screen Operating Instructions : Yes
  • On/Off Timer : Yes
  • PIP (Picture in Picture) : PC Input(HDMI)/TV Channel&CVBS
  • Parental Control : Yes
  • Picture Adjustments Lock : Yes
  • Picture Frame Mode : Yes
  • Quick Start : Yes
  • Scene Select : Auto, Cinema, Sports, Photo, Music, Game, Graphics, OFF
  • Show/Hide Channels : Yes
  • Sleep Timer : Yes
  • Stand Swivel : Yes
  • Stand Swivel Range : Left 20°/Right 20°
  • Stand Tilt : Yes
  • Stand Tilt Range : 2position 0°/ Back 6°
  • Start Up Sony Logo Display : Yes
  • TV Guide On-Screen : Yes
  • Theatre Mode (Theatre Button) : Yes
  • Theatre Mode with Cinema Surround : Yes
  • USB Application(s) : Photo Viewer (jpeg), Photo Viewer (RAW), Music Player (mp3), Video Player (AVCHD), Video Player (AVC), Video Player (MPEG4)
  • USB Player : Yes
  • Upward Style : Yes
  • White Balance : RGB Gain/Bias
  • Wireless LAN : Integrated
  • Backlight Type : Edge LED
  • Deep Black Panel : Yes
  • Display Device : LCD
  • Channel Coverage : VHF: 2-13ch UHF: 14-69ch CATV (analog): 1-135ch CATV (digital) : 1-135ch
  • Color System : NTSC
  • Number of Tuners (Digital) : 1(Hybrid)
  • TV System (Analog) : M
  • TV System (Digital) : ATSC
  • Tuner (Cable) : Clear QAM
  • Tuner (Terrestrial) : ATSC / NTSC
  • 5.1 Channel Audio Out : Yes
  • 5.1ch Through Out (Handycam) : Yes
  • Alternate Audio (Digital) : yes
  • Audio Out : Variable/Fixed
  • Auto Mute (on no signal) : Yes
  • Auto SAP : 20FM/10AM
  • Clear Voice : Yes
  • Dolby : Dolby Digital
  • Invisible Speaker (w/Sound Elevation) : Yes
  • Sony Original Surround : Yes
  • Sound Enhancer : Yes
  • Sound Mode : Dynamic, Standard, Clear Voice, Custom
  • SteadySound Automatic Volume Control : Yes
  • Stereo System : MTS
  • Surround Effect : Cinema, Music, Live Sports, Game
  • 24p True Cinema Technology : Yes
  • 3D Comb Filter : Yes
  • 4:3 Default : Yes
  • Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE) : Yes
  • Auto Wide : Yes
  • CineMotion Reverse 3:2 Pulldown Technology : Yes
  • Cinema Mode : Yes
  • Deep Color : Yes
  • Live Color Technology : Yes
  • MPEG Noise Reduction : Yes
  • Motionflow Technology : 120Hz
  • PhotoTV HD : Yes
  • Picture Mode : Vivid, Standard, Custom, Cinema, Game-Standard, Game-Original, Graphics, Sports, Photo-Vivid, Photo-Standard, Photo-Original, Photo-Custom
  • Video Processing : BRAVIA Engine 3 Technology
  • Wide Mode : Normal, Zoom, Wide Zoom, Full (Full1-2 for PC), H Stretch
  • Limited Warranty Term : 1 Year Labor / 1 Year Parts
  • Online Instruction Manual (Reference Book) : Yes
  • VESA Hole Pitch : 300x300 M6
  • VESA Hole Spacing Compatible : Yes
  • AC Power Input : 1 (Rear)
  • Analog Audio Input(s) (Total) : 3 (2 Side/1 Rear)
  • Audio Out : 1 (Rear)
  • Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s) : 1(1 Side) (Composite input common use))
  • Composite Video Input(s) : 2 ( 1 Side (Component input common use)/ 1 Rear)
  • Digital Audio Output(s) : Optical Digital Output - 1 (Rear)
  • Ethernet Connection(s) : 1 (Rear)
  • HDMI™ Connection(s) (Total) : 4(2 Side/2 Rear)
  • HDMI™ PC Input : Yes (see owner's manual for supported timings)
  • PC In (D-Sub) + Audio In (Stereo Mini) : 1 (Side)
  • RF Connection Input(s) : 1 (Rear)
  • USB 2.0 : 1 (Side)

Executive Overview

The Sony BRAVIA KDL-46NX700 is one of two wireless HDTVs announced in 2010 as part of the KDL-NX700 Series. It builds from the 40” KDL-40NX700 with a larger 46” display. Like its predecessor, the KDL-46NX700 can handle full 1080p high-definition video content at an ultra-fast frame-rate. Plus, it’s built for HDMI, composite, component, PC, Ethernet, and WiFi connectivity. Once the unit is hooked up to a network, users can stream movies and videos (Netflix, YouTube, Slacker, etc), personalize their viewing experience by adding information apps, or access the latest news and Twitter updates. Plus, USB-enabled devices like camcorders and MP3 players can be accessed through the unit’s USB port.


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Tony is our resident expert for lifestyle and wireless products including soundbars. He does most of the reviews for wireless and streaming loudspeakers and often compares soundbars in round ups and helps us cover the trade shows.

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