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Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9 LCD HDTV Review

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Series Comparison

Series Comparison Summary
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XBR9 Series


The Bravia XBR9 series is the flagship line of Sony's range, with models ranging from 32 inches up to the 52 inch one that we looked at. All of the models in this line use cold calthode florescent (CCFL) backlights, although some models in the similar XBR8 line offer LED backlights.

  Other Models in the XBR9 Series
  Size Price Type Format Connectivity Other Features

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Bravia KDL-32XBR9

32 $1000 LCD 1080p • 4 HDMI • 2 Component • 1 Composite

• 1 Digital Audio

• 0 Ethernet

• Motionflow 120Hz

• Full HD

• USB

• Light Sensor adapts brightness for ambient lighting

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Bravia KDL-40XBR9

40 $2000 LCD 1080p • 4 HDMI • 2 Component • 1 Composite • 1 Digital Audio • 1 Ethernet • Motionflow 240Hz

• Full HD

• Bravia Internet Video

• Yahoo! Widgets

• USB

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Bravia KDL-46XBR9

46 $2500 LCD 1080p • 4 HDMI • 2 Component • 1 Composite • 1 Digital Audio • 1 Ethernet • Motionflow 240Hz

• Full HD

• Bravia Internet Video

• Yahoo! Widgets

• USB

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Bravia KDL-52XBR9

46 $2500 LCD 1080p • 4 HDMI • 2 Component • 1 Composite • 1 Digital Audio • 1 Ethernet • Motionflow 240Hz

• Full HD

• Bravia Internet Video

• Yahoo! Widgets

• USB

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Remote Control
  9. Connectivity
  10. Audio & Menus
  11. Formats & Media
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Vs Sony KDL52V5100
  14. Vs Samsung UN46B6000
  15. Vs Vizio VF550XVT
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison
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