Sony KDL-52S5100 HDTV First Impressions Review

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Tour & Design

Tour & Design Summary
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Front


The front of the Sony KDL-52S5100 has a glossy, very dark blue, bezel around the entire display. The Sony logo sits below the display on the logo, with the infrared port sitting slightly to the left of it. Below the bezel is a black speaker bar, with three LED indicators sitting just above it.

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*The front of the KDL-52S5100 *

Back


We were not able to get a photo of the back of this model, but the only really interesting thing there is the ports.

 

Sides


The ports of the KDL-52S5100 are located on the left side, and the controls on the right

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The left and right sides of the KDL-52W5100

Stand/Mount


As the demo unit we looked at was wall mounted, we were not able to take a photo of the stand. However, we believe that it will be the same as the 40-inch version.

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The stand of the KDL-40S5100, which is simialr to the KDL-52S5100

Aesthetics


The looks of this display aren't going knock anyone's socks off. We don't particularly like the very visible infrared port and indicator labels on the front. We also found the grey/blue color of the bezel a bit off-putting. It is a very simple design, however, and should fade into your decor easily.

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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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