Excerpt: We needed something for our cozy family room and this fit the space perfectly. It replaced our 27" 7 year old primordial flatscreen and the picture quality is wonderful, very crisp for its price point. Blacks are true on screen, with a lot of options to tweak the picture quality to your liking. It's lightweight, set up in a flash. Stand was super easy to assemble and feels sturdy. Has 2 HDMI slots, which was all we required - we watch most of our tv thru our laptops.
Pros: Best looking TV out there, Easy To Set Up, Energy Efficient, Good Remote Control, Great Picture Quality, Great Sound Quality, LED-backlit, Reduced Glare
Excerpt: I Bought this Sony 40" HDTV for the bedroom, I was amazed at how light it was just 26 pounds, easy to setup, great picture, and low energy consumption. It fits perfectly on the entertainment center too. I'm so glad I didn't purchase the 32" as originally planned, I do own a lot of Sony products and will continue to purchase their line of products.
Pros: All the connections options I could ever need, Best looking TV out there, Easy To Set Up, Energy Efficient, Good Remote Control, Great Picture Quality, Great Sound Quality, LED-backlit, Lightweight, Reduced Glare
Summary: I own a Pioneer Kuro PDP-5080 HD, so that's my point of reference. The most important part of any television is it's ability to reproduce accurate color and black levels. Smart features, internet connectivity, etc. are all ancillary features that don't affect the monitors ability to display a realistic picture to faithfully reproduce the TV/Movies that you are watching. The Sony KDL-40R450A is an absolutely stunning television.