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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.

Contrast Chart

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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