Sony Bravia KDL-46HX729 LED LCD 3D HDTV Review
The Sony Bravia KDL-46HX729 is not recommended for avid 3D fans.
The Sony Bravia KDL-46HX729 is well-equipped for the modern home theater system, with an emphasis on "modern." The traditional AV inputs have been reduced to just one component and one composite AV input, along with four HDMIs.
The more interesting options represent where TV is going, namely beyond your little wooden and glass shelving in the living room. The Sony Bravia KDL-46HX729 supports DLNA so you can connect to your local network via the LAN port and built-in WiFi. The TV extends out again to the internet, offering a huge collection of streaming content choices (see Multimedia & Internet for details).
To round out the bevy of connectivity options, you'll also find two USB ports that can play music, movies, and photos from USB mass storage devices, as well as an RS-232C for controlling the TV from a computer.
The ports on the Sony Bravia KDL-46HX729 are arranged along the back and side of the TV. Those facing the side, like the USBs and one of the HDMIs, are there because you're more likely to swap the inputs more regularly. The ports on the back are intended for more permanent connections. Fortunately, the TV panel swivels on its base, so everything is easy to reach.
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