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Sony KDL-55XBR8 Reviewed

sony kdl-55xbr8As many of you know, the XBR range, and especially the new XBR8 title means flagship or top of the line. The Sony KDL-55XBR8 is the 55-inch LCD HDTV from this range, meaning it is packed with all the latest features and offers top notch specifications.

The full HD 1080p Sony Bravia KDL-55XBR8′s top feature is it’s brand new Triluminos RGB LED backlight. Unlike some other LED backlit system, Sony’s use of RGB LED’s with smart local dimming offer the very best color reproduction and higher contrast ratios by being able to individually dim select areas of the LED backlight.

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This technology along with Sony’s Advanced Contrast Enhancer Pro (ACE Pro), and the latest Bravia Engine 2 Pro, deliver some of the deepest blacks and deep colors even seen on an LCD HDTV.

With a great design and features to match, the Sony KDL-55XBR8 is sure to be popular with buyers wanting the very best in quality. Cnet looked at the KDL-55XBR8 and said, the set produced the deepest black levels of any LCD we’ve tested, with highly accurate primary color points and grayscale tracking.  Making the Sony KDL-55XBR8 the best-performing flat-panel LCD we’ve ever tested, earning the category’s first-ever “9″ we’ve awarded for performance.