Review Home Theater mag: Sony BRAVIA KDL-46XBR8 LCD HDTV

Price: $5,000 At A Glance: State-of-the-art black level and shadow detail • Superior color and HD resolution • 480i video processing could be better • Poor off-axis viewing


LCD flat panels now dominate the television marketplace. But despite their popularity, they have been notably inferior to the best plasma sets in the depth of their blacks and the quality of their shadow detail.

That's changing now, thanks to new high-end designs that use a revolutionary development: LED backlighting with local dimming. While the use of LEDs for this application can improve a set's color, the real story is what they can do for its contrast. The effect is not subtle. It's a whole new ball game, and the 46-inch Sony KDL-46XBR8 just scored a touchdown.

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PoSTedUP3633d ago

i just bought a 40" sony bravia KDL-40V4150

^^ sick tv man, love it.