Sony KDL-32EX308 LCD HDTV First Impressions Review

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Tour & Design

Tour & Design Summary
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Front


Sony went with a classic design for the front of this LCD HDTV: the panel is surrounded by a shiny plastic bezel with a Sony logo below. At the bottom left corner of the display body are three status lights.

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  • The front of the KDL-32EX308.*

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Back**


We were not able to get a shot of the back of this display, because the demo unit we looked at was bolted to the wall and refused to move. Since TelevisionInfo.com prides its editorial staff on being the strongest in history, this failure was quite a blow to our collective sense of self.

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Sides**


As you can see from the shots below, the KDL-32EX308 is not a thin display: it is around 3 inches thick. On the left side of the display are a number of ports and sockets for connecting devices such as camcorders and digital cameras. The controls for this device are on the right side.

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  • The left and right sides of the KDL-32EX308. *

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Stand/Mount**


The demo unit that was on show at the CES 2010 show was wall mounted, so we were not able to look at the stand. Sony also did not provide any photos of the display on its stand, so we are left guessing as to how the stand will look. However, we would presume that the stand will look something like the one from the KDL-32BX300.

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  • The stand of the KDL-32BX300, which is presumably similar to the stand for the KDL-32BX308. *

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Aesthetics**


The KDL-32BX308 won't win awards for aesthetic innovation, but it is a simple, functional design that does the job. We do wish the bezel and Sony logo were a little smaller.

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Sections

  1. Tour & Design
  2. Performance Features
  3. Connectivity & Media
  4. Controls, Menu & Remote
  5. Conclusion
  6. Series Comparison

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