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Sony BRAVIA KDL40BX450 40-Inch HDTV

100% Positive Reviews
Rated #5 in LCD HDTV

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Pros: 1080p, LED, low price

Cons: None for price

I waited until today to set up this particular TV (which replaces a 42" Philips plasma) in my bedroom - it's getting a steady diet of ClearQAM via Comcast of Prince George's County (MD) for now (the Philips supprted CableCARD, which the Sony does not - hence a Tivo Premiere will be feeding it content via HDMI in the immediate future). Still, at the same resolutions and with the same source material, it flat-out spanks the plasma it replaced - badly - despite being one-fourth its price; the Philips was $1800 (new closeout from BJ's Wholesale). Bouncing between 720p and 1080i is not a problem, either (even double-bounce or triple-bounce - one example is going between "Extreme Makeover" on 7.1 (720p), "Charlie Brown" on 5.1 (720p) and "1600 PENN" on 4.1 (1080i) and "Two Broke Girls" on 9.1 (1080i) - a resolution Obstacle Course. Normally, a basic HDTV - even an LED HDTV - will hiccup somewhere; this one didn't.
Another (pleasant) surprise is that this HDTV supports Dolby Digital *itself* - no outboard decoder is necessary. (It also supports optical-out for audio for driving external home-theater setups, so you can still use existing home-theater gear.)
Sony BRAVIA KDL40BX450 40-Inch HDTV
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Get great Sony high-definition picture quality with the Sony® BX-Series HDTV

Details:
DetailValue
BindingElectronics
BrandSony
EAN0027242838598
FeatureAmazing High Definition picture quality 40" HDTV 5.1 Channel Audio
Item Height25.2 inches
Item Length3.7 inches
Item Width38.6 inches
LabelSony
ManufacturerSony
MPNKDL40BX450
Package Height7.4 inches
Package Length47 inches
Package Weight37.5 pounds
Package Width27 inches
PackageQuantity1
PartNumberKDL40BX450
ProductGroupHome Theater
ProductTypeNameTELEVISION
PublisherSony
SKUVEN12-T7-KDL40B450
StudioSony
TitleSony BRAVIA KDL40BX450 40-Inch 1080p HDTV, Black
UPC027242838598
UPCList - UPCListElement027242838598
Item Weight30 pounds
CatalogNumberList - CatalogNumberListElementKDL40BX450
IsAutographed0
IsMemorabilia0
ModelKDL40BX450
Size40-Inch
DepartmentElectronics
Models:
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC
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