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Sony KDL46XBR4

Sony KDL-46XBR4In 2007 Sony introduced the Bravia XBR4 series of HDTV, and ever since then it has been one of the most popular HDTVs on the market. The XBR4 series, and in particular the Sony KDL46XBR4 has been a top seller due to it’s very impressive image performance along with the trusted Sony brand and a great unique stylish look with the “floating glass” finish. Changeable color bezels are also avaliable for the Sony KDL-46XBR4, so you can customize the look of the set to fit in perfectly with your room styling.

The Sony KDL46XBR4 comes highly recommended from reviewers and owners, who are all very impressed with the image quality the LCD HDTV provides them with. The KDL46XBR4 has a 46-inch full HD 1080p LCD screen for the highest HD format avaliable, along with 10-bit Processing and 10-bit Display which is able to create billions of colors; 64 times the standard 8-bit panel.

Sony has thrown all the latest technology into the Sony Bravia KDL46XBR4 to bring you the very best performance, with technology such as their Bravia Engine Pro which digitally works on each and every frame to enhance the image quality by reducing noise, and adjusting color contrast and tones. Motionflow 120 Hz can add in extra frames to the image sequence to produce a very smooth flowing video with no judder during panning and fast motion scenes, keeping 100% of the image detail.

A common problem with LCD HDTVs is bad black levels, where a black appears more as a dark gray color. This Sony KDL46XBR4 LCD HDTV has advanced backlighing where a dynamic backlight brings the contrast ratio up to 18,000:1 for excellent colors and very deep blacks. Also supported is 24p, this allows true 24fps playback of film content for the very best movie experience and image playback quality.

Inputs on the KDL46XBR4 (KDL-46XBR4) are also impressive offering more than enough connections, which include HDMI 1.3 inputs and a dedicated PC VGA input. The Sony KDL46XBR4 is a highly recommended HDTV.