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Haier HL40XSL2 Review – 40-inch LED LCD HDTV

Originally Reviewed on July 14th, 2010

Haier HL40XSL2 Review: 40” LED LCD HDTV

Up for Review: Haier HL40XSL2 LED LCD TV. With the sleeker designs of HDTVs growing popular among the customers, the new LED TV line up from Haier is fast becoming the buzz in the market. The Haier HL40XSL2 (Black) is the 40 inch TV with black attractive cabinet. It is one of the models from the company’s first generation LED TV. Designed with sophisticated features and built with advanced technology, the model is a perfect entertainment option.

If you look at the design of the Haier HL40XSL2, the first feature you will notice is its ultra slim cabinet which is just 1.2” thick. Well, the model is thinner than an average LCD TV model. The model is designed with high gloss piano black cabinet that creates a smooth look and fits to the ambiance of any room.

The Haier HL40XSL2 features full HD 1080p which is responsible for its amazing picture quality and 120 Hz Full Motion refresh rate that reduces the motion blur of the fast moving images. That apart, the Edge-lit LED technology adds to the picture quality of the LED TV and enhances the TV viewing experience of the users with true-to-life colors. A faster response time is another functional feature of the model.

Haier HL40XSL2 Features and Specifications Review:

  • 1080p Full HD
  • 120Hz Full Motion
  • USB Time Shift
  • SRS TruSurround XT
  • AVL Sound Leveler
  • LED Edge Lighting
  • 4 HDMI Inputs
  • USB input for video, audio and digital pictures
  • Built-in Speakers

Haier seems to have paid attention to every detail of its first line up of LED TV. Apart from using the state-of-the-art technology in the Haier HL40XSL2 (Black) for high quality video, the manufacturer has given special attention to the sound quality of the model which is important for the users for complete entertainment. SRS TruSurround XT is the technology used in this model for its improved sound quality so that the viewers can enjoy every program. The features of the technology such as sound leveler and distortion control create exceptional sound and also avoid the bulkiness of sound that appears with the speakers of home theater.

HDTV users who look for advanced technologies in their new models will find the Haier HL40XSL2 up to their expectations. Haier has designed the models of the series with a really useful and exciting technology known as USB Time Shift function. Designed with the aim to have complete control of the viewing, the technology allows the HDTV users to pause, rewind or fast forward the programs whenever they need. It simply needs connecting the USB drive to the USB input. The time-length of the playback will depend of the size of the USB memory. gives Haier HL40XSL2 4/5 stars!

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