Summary: Sony's 32-inch 32HX753 offers crisp standard-definition and HD pictures, with warm and natural-looking colours and skin tones. The range of smart TV video services is excellent but the set's viewing angles and frame-dimming features could be better.
Pros: Warm colours and natural skin tones; Good range of online services; Attractive stand; Strong motion performance; 3D pictures are almost crosstalk free.
Cons: Bezel is quite wide; Digital media support needs improving.
Summary: Sony’s premium 800-series sets – like the HX853 – have rightly attracted a lot of praise, but the other end of the company’s 2012 line-up is just as talented: the KDL-32HX753 brings some of the high-end picture-enhancing tech employed by its bigger brothers down to a much more affordable price.
Pros: Smooth, crisp picture, Great selection of TV streaming apps, Visually appealing
Summary: Can its mid-range smart TV continue Sony's resurgence?
Pros: Potentially good 2D, Crosstalk-free 3D, Excellent online features, Fair value, The Sony 32HX753's online services are excellent, and its multimedia flexibility is admirable too. Its 2D pictures are capable of impressive black level response and good detail levels if you're careful with the picture settings, while its 3D pictures are commendable for being almost completely free of crosstalk.
Cons: Input lag gaming issue, Poor Home menu, Pictures not the brightest, Backlight inconsistency, The Home menu system is tortuous to use, and the Sony 32HX753's pictures are a bigger step down from those of the HX853 series than we'd hoped for. Also, while you can get pictures looking good, this requires you to sacrifice more brightness than some of the relatively casual users most likely to be buying a 32-inch TV might feel happy with. Finally, gamers won't be happy with...