like HDTV Universe

Haier HL40XSLW2 Review – 40-inch LED LCD HDTV

Originally Reviewed on July 15th, 2010

Haier HL40XSLW2 Review: 40” LED LCD HDTV

Up for Review: Haier HL40XSLW2 LED LCD TV. Haier is slowly inching its way up in the HDTV market and with the introduction of LED TVs this year; the manufacturer is all set to vie for the top honors. It has made sure that this series has the latest LED backlights with many other breakthrough features to attract the consumers. People will indeed be happy to buy a product which is technically advanced and yet is available for a price much below its competitors. Haier has been quite watchful and has not introduced the 3D or the Internet access features in this series without first gauging the interest of the consumers. But this TV can still stand its ground in the market based on its excellent picture quality alone.

Haier has not compromised with the display resolution and this TV has full HD 1080p resolution. This is enough to make the pictures look crisp and clear with distinctly defined outlines. The refresh rate is also a very good 120 Hz which makes the frames flit by smoothly with the eyes seeing only a graceful transition of the images. There is no blurring and judder which would otherwise have spoiled the unmistakably good picture quality. Gaming becomes fun and you can now race your cars or swish your swords without any trailing of images. Movies are also a pleasure to watch.

Haier HL40XSLW2 Features and Specifications Review:

  • 40″ Screen
  • 1080p Full HD
  • 120Hz Full Motion
  • 1.2″ Deep
  • USB Time Shift
  • SRS TruSurround XT
  • 4 HDMI Inputs
  • AVL Sound Leveler
  • LED Edge Lighting
  • USB Input

You no longer have to feel frustrated when you have to attend an urgent call in the middle of an exciting football match or a really suspenseful movie. You can very well control your entertainment experience and rewind, pause or fast forward the program that you are viewing. By connecting a USB drive to a USB input, Haier allows you a time shift in watching your programs. Depending on the length of time you want to play back, you can choose the size of your USB memory. So now you can easily skip the commercials and pause to take a break.

The audio of this model also deserves a special mention. With SRS TruSurround XT, the TV can receive multi channel content and induce a feeling of virtual speakers all around you. Thus, you can sit in any part of the room and still get to hear the dialogues and music clearly. A three-dimensional sound field is created from any mono or stereo source. Further, there is the AVL Auto Volume Leveler which helps you to set the volume at the level that you feel comfortable with. This helps deal with the volume fluctuations that you get when changing channels and when the commercials come on. Thus, this set is replete with many special features and advanced technology while keeping the price low. You will get good value for money by investing in this set. gives Haier HL40XSLW2 4/5 stars!

Tell Us What You Think!

Leave your review below to tell us what you think. Your reviews may be moderated to filter spam or inappropriate comments.

Submit Your Review

Hot HDTV Deals

Enter your email address to receive a FREE list of the best HDTV’s on the market today, hot HDTV deals and tips to maximize your HD experience!

HDTV deals and sales