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Sony KDL40W4500 Review

Although we liked the Sony Bravia W4000 LCD series we tested back in May 2008, we bemoaned the lack of 100Hz technology, user menu white balance control, and proper film mode deinterlacing. The Sony KDL40W4500 LCD TV is blessed with 100Hz Motionflow technology, but does it address the other deficiencies? Let’s find out in today’s review. Note: The specific model ... Read More »

Sony KDL40V4000 Review

There was a time when it was easy to keep track of Sony’s LCD TV ranges, because there were only two of them. Arriving late to the LCD party after abandoning attempts to produce its own flat panel technology, Sony famously partnered with the LCD experts at Samsung in order to get back up to speed. The resulting BRAVIA range ... Read More »

Sony KDL40W4500, KDL40X4500 Announced

Update 16 November 2008: We have now completed a full review of the Sony KDL-40W4500. Sony has issued a press release today which introduces the forthcoming W4500 and X4500 series of Bravia LCD HDTVs, all of which will feature their proprietary Motionflow 100Hz motion-compensated frame interpolation (MCFI) technology in one form or another. Here we outline the differences between the ... Read More »

Sony KDL40W4000U Review

Thanks to every reader who kindly contributed to the fundraising campaign which made it possible for us to acquire this LCD television for testing purposes, our Sony KDL40W4000 review is now complete. The specific model we reviewed was the Sony KDL40W4000U, where the ending alphabet “U” denotes the UK 3-pin-plug version. Europeans get the Sony KDL40W4000E which sports the added ... Read More »

Sony KDL40W4000 etc. Launched

Sony has launched their new Bravia W4000 range of LCD HDTVs–comprising the Sony KDL40W4000, KDL46W4000, KDL52W4000 and even a 32″ 1080p true HD KDL32W4000–according to a press statement released on 31 March 2008. Here are some snippets of the press release along with our analysis. The inclusion of the innovative Picture Frame Mode means that the BRAVIA W4000-Series actually enhances ... Read More »