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Sony KDL-40W5500 Reviewed

Sony KDL-40W5500The 40-inch model from the Sony W5500 series is the Sony KDL-40W5500.

As part of the latest W series, the Sony KDL-40W5500 comes from one of Sony’s newest and highend HDTV ranges. The W5500 range places it’s self just one or two down from Sony’s flagship models. This means the HDTV features very high specifications with many great features, but also comes at a great price tag.

The Sony Bravia KDL-40W5500 features a 1080p / Full HD panel with 100Hz MotionFlow to eliminate image judder and motion blur, along with Sony’s latest and powerful Bravia Engine 3 technology. This “Engine” is a high quality image processor which improves the image quality and gets the very best out of the HDTVs high 100,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio.

Sony KDL-40W5500

An Ethernet port is also featured on the Sony KDL-40W5500 which enables media streaming via DNLA and access the AppliCast online services. TrustedReviews gave the Sony KDL-40W5500 nine out of then for image quality and overall score. They said, everything from our favourite Blu-rays through to Xbox 360 games and Sky HD looks blisteringly crisp and detailed on the Sony 40W5500, without crucially, looking gritty or noisy. The Sony KDL-40W5500 is very good indeed, especially once you’ve taken its unexpectedly aggressive price into account.