Summary: I have had this tv for nearly 2 years, so I feel that I have tested it well enough now. PROS: Amazing Picture - This set has an amazing picture that is hard to beat in this price range. For an LED tv, it can achieve fairly strong blacks while still maintaining vibrant colors. Design - The tv just looks cool. It is very sleek and sexy with its full panel glass.
Summary: This was my first flat panel, have had it for a few years now and absolutely love it, haven't had a moment's trouble out of it. Crystal clear picture, easy menu options, love the additional features such as Netflix and such right thru the menu. The speakers on it even work pretty darned good for what you'd normally expect. The only problem I've had with it is the wireless networking, couldn't get it to work at all in fact, which is why I dinged it 1 star.
Summary: I purchased two Sony Bravia televisions, a 32" and a 52", online which arrived in December, 2010. The 32" stopped working after about 6 months and was replaced with a rebuilt one under warranty. The $1600 52" Bravia stopped working two months after the warranty ended. I took it to the Sony repair center across town and for $25 was told the part needed to repair it would be $2500. I called Sony and was told the repair was my problem as it was out of warranty.
Summary: I bought a new 52 in. XBR9 back in Oct. 2009 for $1,900, and the LCD panel has already gone bad after 22 months. Cost to fix = $2,800! I called Sony and they could care less! Offered to sell me another set for a reduced price. I wouldn't spend another penny on their products! Look elsewhere.
Crystal clear, great color, sharpest picture i've seen yet
Joe Jr., Amazon
31 August 2011
Summary: I've had this TV for almost a year now, so I think I can give a pretty thorough review. The thing I like best about this TV is the color. Extremely vibrant, and bright. Animation, especially Disney Pixar films look AMAZING on this. For example, in Monster's Inc you can make out every strand of hair on Sully. Blu ray movies look so sharp you'll swear the actors are in the room with you. You can make out every wrinkle, pore and blemish on their faces.
Summary: I purhcased this TV less than a year ago. All of a sudden it started going blurry toward the top and middle of the screen and it would happen periodically. After a few days of that, the screen has gone completely blank and automatically shuts of a few seconds after turning it on. Sony is of NO help and we are stuck having to buy a new Television after paying about $2,000 for this one. I will never buy Sony again.
Summary: I believe the clicking noise of the tv on the wall is the expansion and contraction of the plastic on the tv from the heat generated. Not anything game ending but I might be shopping a different brand the next time because its really annoying. Makes me think government is watching me through the tv.......OooOOooOOo.... ya right.
Summary: I spent a lot of time researching this unit and tried to be patient when the prices finally dropped. I was a little apprehensive about purchasing a HDTV online, but in the end it has all been worth it. The delivery was flawless, the unit is amazing and my family and I are truly enjoying our first HDTV. We had to buy a sound bar to upgrade the audio, but I already was expecting that from my research.
Summary: Great TV so far. I set the specs up according to CNET's editor's suggestions and have been very happy with the TV. Blue Ray looks great and even my Uverse has a sharp picture. Purchased for $1,550 from Sears in December. Hung on the wall without issues. The rear bottom sticks out a tad, but the spacers that came with the wall bracket elimated any problems.