Sony KDL-46HX850 Review – 46-inch LED LCD HDTVOriginally Reviewed on March 8th, 2012
Sony KDL-46HX850 Review: 46” LED LCD HDTV
Up for Review: Sony KDL-46HX850 LED LCD HDTV. Sony has designed the 46-inch 3D LED TV model just like a desktop computer. The improved video quality and 3D technology support allows users to access a wide variety of traditional and latest digital content. At the same time, the connection and networking related features enhance your scope to stay connected with your loved ones through Skype video chat and popular social networking websites.
You can always consider the TV set to suit the entertainment needs of your family members belonging to different age groups. The stylish OptiContrast Panel offers high contrast, and deep and saturated black levels to complement all types of scenes. Further, the enhanced resolution and refresh rate is high enough to complement the normal television programs like news, weather, talk shows and family dramas. As the younger members of your family will like to access their favorite 3D movies and video games, the active 3D technology support extended by the model will suit the needs of youngsters and kids.
LG has also backed the video quality with 960 Hz refresh rate that is much higher than the subfield motion rate supported by the HDTV models available in the market. The rate is also very much effective in removing motion blur while watching faster moving sports and action scenes involving sports and action. However, the high subfield motion rate sometimes reduces the natural background blur while watching normal programs and movies, But the rate will definitely make the model popular among the kids to watch their favorite sports and action based channels and play video games.
Sony KDL-46HX850 Features and Specifications Review:
1920 x 1080 Native Resolution
Active 3D compatible
960 Hz Refresh Rate
Built in Wi-Fi
OptiContrast Panel with Corning Gorilla Glass
Sony Entertainment Network and apps access
The model also comes with advanced networking and connectivity options. It includes built in Wi-Fi to allow users to access internet without using any cable and wire. Sony has further integrated the Sony Entertainment Network and apps access that allows you to download compatible apps and stream online content from popular online networks like Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora, YouTube and Amazon Instant Video. You can even use the intent connectivity options to stay connected with your loved ones of Facebook and Twitter. However, the model is not designed with in-built Skype feature. You have to invest some additional funds to buy the microphone and camera required to initiate video conferences.
Similar to the online movies, music, videos, photos and applications, a user also gets the option to access his offline collection of digital content stored on compatible digital devices and discs. The HDMI and USB ports included in the LED TV model allow you to connect it with compatible devices. You can connect digital camera, camcorder and video game players to access the content stored on these devices. Also, you can connect a Blu-ray player to the TV set and access the digital content stored on various types of discs on a 46-inch LED TV screen.
HDTVUniverse.com gives Sony KDL-46HX850 4/5 stars!