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Sony KDL-40S5100 LCD HDTV Review

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Series Comparison

Series Comparison Summary
{{article.attachments['Sony-KDL-40S5100-vanity.jpg']}} • 3 HDMI inputs • 32, 40, 46 and 52 inch sizes • 1080p resolution for all models
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Sony S5100 Series


Sony's S5100 series of HDTV's represent an entry-level line. All models in the series have 3 HDMI inputs and offer full 1080p resolution. They lack the higher refresh rates and media functionality of Sony's higher-end models, however.

  Other Models in the S5100 Series
  Size Price Type Format Connectivity Other Features

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KDL-52S5100

52' $1800 LCD 1080p • 3 HDMI • 2 Component • 2 Composite • 1 Digital Audio • 0 LAN • 30,000:1 contrast • 60Hz refresh rate

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KDL-46S5100 

46' $1300 LCD 1080p • 3 HDMI • 2 Component • 2 Composite • 1 Digital Audio • 0 LAN • 30,000:1 contrast • 60Hz refresh rate

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KDL-40S5100 

40' $950 LCD 1080p • 3 HDMI • 2 Component • 2 Composite • 1 Digital Audio • 0 LAN • 30,000:1 contrast • 60Hz refresh rate

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KDL-32S5100 

32' $800 LCD 1080p • 3 HDMI • 2 Component • 2 Composite • 1 Digital Audio • 0 LAN • 30,000:1 contrast • 60Hz refresh rate
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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 Samsung LN40B650
  14. Vs Vizio SV471XVT
  15. Vs JVC LT42P300
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison
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