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Sony KDL-52XBR4 Reviewed

Sony KDL-52XBR4Sony’s Bravia XBR4 range has been a massive hit with owners and reviews over the past months due to it’s unique and impressive looks and great performance. The 52-inch Sony KDL-52XBR4 is the large size LCD HDTV from the popular Sony XBR4 series, and is recognized from it’s famous “floating glass” frame bezel surround.

The Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR4 has a full 1080p HD LCD for the highest quality HD format, along with a very high dynamic contrast ratio of 18,000:1 for very impressive and diverse colors. The Sony KDL52XBR4 features BRAVIA Engine PRO digital video processor which enhances the color, contrast and reduces noise of the video, and also upscales lower resolution video input to full HD to get the very best image quality from any source.

Featured in the Sony KDL-52XBR4 is a 10-bit LCD panel which can provide 64 times the levels of color expression than a standard 8-bit panel, for smoother color graduations and natural images. The KDL-52XBR4 is feature packed with image enhancing elements such as the Bravia Engine Pro, and also Live Color Creation with WCG-CCFL backlighting and x.v.Color for enhanced natural colors.

1080p input and 24p are fully supported for true 24 frames per second playback for optimal film playback quality, and Motionflow 120 Hz technology ensures smooth and judder free playback by adding in extra “in-between” frames to smooth image motions.