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Sony BRAVIA KDL55HX850 55-Inch LED HDTV Reviews

Falgoonit

Ridiculously Awesome Performance for the Price

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Pros: Black Levels for an Edge-lit, Natural Saturation, Minimal Judder

Cons: Not a Full Array, moderately heavy in terms of weight, occasional cross-talk in 3D

I bought this TV because I needed a professional grade monitor that would work as a substitute for a reference monitor for creating broadcast content and has this baby blown the pants right off of many a producers and executives. My first preference was the HX950 but I could not find a 46" offering nor did I quite have the money to buy the 55" or 65" models. The color accuracy out of the box in my opinion was better than the Samsung UN8000 or the LG LM9000. Granted both of those models may have a marginally better color gamut once calibrated. What really drove me to the HX850 was their Motionflow setting which didn't add a "soap-opera" effect like the Samsung and LG models. The...
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eaamon

nice

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Pros: great picture

Cons: not availble in stores replaced by the W900a

from what I understand Sony has called all available back to Sony. only a few are still out there or used ones. the model W900A is going to replace it but it is not on the shelves yet as far as I know. you might be in luck if Sony lists any at their site under their specials page.
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