HDTV Lounge


Sony XBR7 | KDL-40XBR7, KDL-52XBR7, KDL-70XBR7

Sony has announced their new Bravia XMB series ranges for 2008 and in the new Sony Bravia XBR7 range looks like a sure winner. The Sony XBR7 series will only be avaliable in two sizes, as the well sized 40-inch KDL-40XBR7 or as the very large / huge 70-inch KDL-70XBR7.

All of Sony’s latest XMB HDTVs are packed with all the latest features and high end specifications you would expect from a high end Sony. The Sony XBR7′s both have a full HD (1080p) resolution for the highest HD format along with 120Hz Motion Flow technology for smooth flowing images which retail all their detail in high motion scenes.

If you’re looking for a very large widescreen LCD HDTV with impressive features I think the Sony KDL-70XBR7 is a sure winner. Along with it’s smaller XBR7 brother, the 40-inch Sony KDL-40XBR7; they both feature Sony’s new powerful Bravia Engine 2 image processing for color enhancement, noise reduction and many image enhancing techniques for the very best image quality.

Other features of the Sony Bravia XBR7 include a 10-bit LCD panel and processing with Live Color Creation and Advanced Contrast Enhancer circuit for amazing and unbeatable colors with excellent contrast and black levels. 24p (24 frames per second) input is also supported on it’s very healthy selection of 4 x HDMI 1.3 inputs. There are also component, PC VGA, DLNA compliant Ethernet jack inputs, along with Bravia Sync and DMe capabilities.

Both of the Sony XBR7 HDTVs have a piano black gloss finish with stylish floating glass accents, with speaker grilles which can be customized with various colors.

Edit: The 52-inch Sony KDL-52XBR7 has been added to the XBR7 range, offering a better size range, rather than a huge jump from the 40-inch to the 70-inch, and MotionFlow 240Hz refresh rate.

Sony Bravia XBR7