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Sony BRAVIA KDL-52EX700 52" LCD HDTV Preview

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Sony 52” Bravia KDL-52EX700

Sony 52” Bravia KDL-52EX700

Summary

  • Product Name: 52” Bravia KDL-52EX700
  • Manufacturer: Sony
  • Review Date: June 02, 2010 02:15
  • MSRP: $1979.99
  • First Impression: Pretty Cool
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Model #: Sony Bravia KDL-52EX700 

•Video Signal : 1080/60p (HDMI / COMPONENT), 1080/60i, 1080/24p (HDMI ONLY), 720/60p, 480/60p, 480/60i

•BRAVIA Internet Video : Ready

•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

•Estimated Annual Energy Consumption (kWh) : 167.3kWh/year

•Idle TV Standby : Yes

•Power Saving Modes : Yes

•Presence Sensor : Yes

•Aspect Ratio : 16:9

•Display Resolution : Full HD 1080(1920x1080)

•Dynamic Contrast Ratio : Infinite3

•Screen Size (measured diagonally) : 52"

•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

•XMB : Yes

•Dimensions (Approx.) : 49 3/8 x 31 3/4 x 13 7/8" (1252 x 805 x 350mm) with pedestal; 49 3/8 x 30 5/8 x 2 5/8" (1252 x 775 x 65mm) without pedestal

•Weight (Approx.) : 59.5 lbs. (27kg) with pedestal; 50 lbs. (22.74kg) without pedestal

•Power Consumption (in Download Acquisition Mode) : Less than 16 W

•Power Consumption (in Operation) max. : 142W

•Power Consumption (in Standby) : 0.17W

•Power Requirements (frequency) : 60Hz

•Power Requirements (voltage) : AC 120V

•Audio Power Output : 20W (10W x 2)

•Speaker Configuration : 2

•Speakers (Total) : 2

•Ambient Sensor : Yes

•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 (Simple UI) : 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/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°

•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

•White Balance : RGB Gain/Bias

•Wireless LAN : Ready

•Backlight Type : Edge LED

•Display Device : LCD

•Channel Coverage : VHF: 2-13chUHF: 14-69chCATV (analog): 1-135chCATV (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

•S-Master : 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) : 4 (1 Side / 3 Rear)

•Audio Out : 1 (Rear)

•Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s) : 2 (1 Rear / 1 Rear (Composite input common use))

•Composite Video Input(s) : 2 ( 1 Rear (Component input common use)/ 1 Side)

•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

•PC In (D-Sub) + Audio In (Stereo Mini) : 1 (Rear)

•RF Connection Input(s) : 1 (Rear)

•USB 2.0 : 1 (Side)

Executive Overview

The 52EX700 is a 52" LCD HDTV from Sony's BRAVIA EX700 Series for 2010 and is an upgrade in size to the 46EX700.  The TV is designed ultra-slim, at only 22mm thick, and has edge LED-backlighting for high dynamic contrast.  It features a full HD resolution of 1080p and offers a MotionFlow 120Hz refresh rate for reduced motion blur.  The TV also has integrated 10-watt stereo speakers with 5.1-channel output and Dolby Digital technology.  The 52EX700 includes an Ambient Sensor which adjust the picture color based on the lighting conditions and has a Presence Sensor which turns off the picture when no one is in the room.  It also offers Bravia Internet video for video streaming and USB, PC, ethernet, composite, HD component, and 4 HDMI ports. 

Audioholics hasn't yet done a formal review of this product, but we wanted to get as much information as possible to our readers in order to help them make the best possible purchasing decisions. If possible, we will provide additional info or even a product review at a later date.

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