I agree... the design is sleek and modern. I like the speaker divets especially!!!
Only problem is that, as of right now, Sony refuses to understand how much more profitable it would be to update existing 240hz 3D Bravia's to utlize 'Simulview'. They make no sense making it specific to a particular model as that GROSLLY limits enhanced sales indexing. If they were to get their act together and update the existing Bravia's (as hinted when they announced the Playstation 3D Display at the E3 show... if you still can find the entire press conference watch it again CAREFULLY and be VERY displeased they are lagging on this one, as if every one should be able to go and buy an 84 inch $25,000 Smart TV or should be happy having to watch a TINY 24" version when they might have a 46 or larger Bravia sitting on their Entertainment center already.
Then, take into account that ALL OVER (not just this forum), others are proving this IS NOT something that only those two units can do but is capable on pretty much ANY 240 hz active shutter set... to include Sony Bravias. But Sony, in their ever growing ineptness, choose to miss out on increased sales of their newer, USB rechargable glasses and create more reasons to why LG might just be a better choice as they dont seem to resrtcit their consumers like SNE.
Basically, if Sony doesnt throw in an update to allow other existing 240hz 3D Bravia EDID's to be authorized for Simulview IR output (this is the only thing stopping many from using the Sony spectacles and force us to buy more expensive NON-SONY ones) Im done with their idiocracy all together. I personally think Sony is the top as far as the hardware itself and the picture it displays, but LG and Mitsubishi are acceptable 'downgrades' if they show proper customer loyalty practices.
If anyone values good customer relations and existing consumer satisfaction as important qualities of a company they might be spending thousands of dolars to invest in a product; Id boycott ANY Sony devices til they get back to doing things the way they should be. This current approach that ONLY benefits new sales is unacceptable, as my purchase wasnt to long ago to begin with yet they want me to spend another 2-3 grand while I just spent that in good faith they wouldnt just give me the finger!!!
Even if I had the money to go out and purchase a $25,000 Bravia, they have destroyed almost any faith I had left in them. Iv dealt with irresponsible customer service (taking 6 freakn months to fix my TV and requireing me to BLANKET fax every Sony # I could find), COMPLETLY improper shipping that was tried to be blamed on me, to waiting for the Simulview update to happen that probably never will... IV JUST HAD ENOUGH and anyone else should be able to see the same.
Pass it on... George Washington, and other patriots, didnt say 'just dont tell them our names.'
They stood in the face of CERTAIN death and said "We are the founders of America... we are not an anonymous group of obscurity and we WILL produce the greatest nation in the world!!!"