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Sony KDL-46EX700 LED LCD HDTV Review

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By all accounts, the Sony KDL-46E700 is one of the better HDTVs we’ve reviewed.

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Value Comparison

The Sony costs a bit more than the Samsung, but it (currently) doesn't offer the breadth of online content.

Blacks & Whites

The Sony's black level isn't as deep as the Samsung's, but it is a little brighter. For all intents and purposes, both TVs have the same contrast ratio, but for all you min/maxers out there, the Samsung's ratio is slightly higher.

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Color Accuracy

Neither TV had an issue with color temperature, and both had roughly the same performance on our color accuracy test.



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Motion

The Sony had less blurring and artifacting than the Samsung.

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Viewing Effects

The Sony's viewing angle is a bit better than the Samsung's; neither is particularly spectacular.

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Connectivity

The one feature setting the Sony apart from its predecessors is the availability of WiFi capabilities. The drawback? It requires the separate purchase of a wireless dongle. Of course, most 2010 models will have similar functionality, so the Sony, as the newest model in the below chart, has a bit of a temporal advantage.

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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. Multimedia & Internet
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Samsung UN46B8500 Comparison
  14. VIZIO SV470XVT1A Comparison
  15. LG 47LH90 Comparison
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison
  18. Photo Gallery
  19. Ratings & Specs
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