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Sony 55" BRAVIA HX800 Series LED Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV - KDL-55HX800

Abt Model: KDL55HX800 | UPC Code: 027242784819
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Full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080) Resolution/ 3D Ready/ Dynamic Edge LED Backlight/ Motionflow PRO 240Hz Technology/ BRAVIA Engine 3/ BRAVIA Internet Video/ Deep Black Panel/ Wi-Fi Adapter Ready/ DLNA Compatible/ USB Input/ 24p True Cinema Technology/ Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE)/ Instantly Convert 2D Personal Content Into 3D With One Button/ Built-In ATSC/NTSC/QAM Tuners/ Black Finish
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Sony 55" BRAVIA HX800 Series LED Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV, Model KDL55HX800



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Experience premium picture quality with the Sony® BRAVIA® HX800 Series LCD HDTV with 3D. Enjoy amazing contrast with the Dynamic Edge LED backlight plus sharp, vibrant images and crisp, fluid motion plus connect to the internet and stream the widest variety of online entertainment. Add the Sony Sync Transmitter and enjoy 3D movies, sports and video games in Full HD 1080p picture quality or convert your 2D personal content to 3D with the push of a button on your remote control.

Features:

  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
    Experience Full HD 1080p picture quality, the highest at-home resolution, and take full advantage of HD sources like a Blu-ray Disc™ Player or PlayStation®3 gaming console via the 16:9 wide screen panel (1920 x 1080)
  • 3D in Full HD
    Enjoy an immersive, realistic movie and gaming experience in Full HD 1080p using Sony's 3D accessories (3D Sync Transmitter and 3D Active Glasses, both sold separately) and connecting a compatible 3D Blu-ray Disc™ Player or PlayStation®3 gaming console.1 Convert standard 2D personal content into 3D with the push of a button on your remote
  • Dynamic Edge LED Backlight
    Experience incredible contrast in a slim design with Dynamic Edge LED backlight technology
  • Motionflow™ PRO 240Hz Technology
    Experience Sony's highest level of smooth motion detail and clarity with Motionflow™ PRO 240Hz technology. Enjoy a crisp, fluid and realistic viewing experience during fast-action scenes
  • BRAVIA Engine® 3
    Enjoy Sony's most advanced video processing system for superior image detail, exceptionally vibrant, life-like images, reduced noise and optimized contrast and color with the BRAVIA Engine™ 3 fully digital video processor
  • BRAVIA® Internet Video
    Instantly stream a wide variety of movies, TV episodes, videos and music from a large selection of entertainment apps including: Netflix®, YouTube™, Slacker® - the list goes on and on
  • Deep Black Panel
    Enjoy crisp, vibrant images, incredible contrast and minimized reflections with a specially coated Deep Black Panel display
  • Wi-Fi® Adapter Ready
    Enjoy the convenience of wireless connectivity for your home entertainment network and make accessing your online entertainment - including movies, photos, music, videos and more - even easier!USB Input
    Share your home videos or photos on the big screen or listen to your favorite music. Simply connect your digital camera, USB-enabled MP3 player, or USB storage device directly to your HDTV's USB input
  • DLNA® Compatible
    Access and share photos, videos and music that are stored on your DLNA® - server compatible devices, like your PC or PlayStation®3 gaming console

Specifications:

Audio

  • Audio Power Output: 20W (10W x 2)
  • Speaker Configuration: 2
  • Speakers (Total): 2
  • 5.1 Channel Audio Out: Yes
  • 5.1ch Through Out (Handycam): Yes
  • Alternate Audio (Digital): Yes
  • Audio Out: Variable/Fixed
  • Auto Mute (on no signal): Yes
  • Auto SAP: Yes
  • Clear Voice: Yes
  • Dolby®: Dolby® Digital
  • Invisible Speaker (w/Sound Elevation): Yes
  • S-Master: Yes
  • Sound Enhancer: Yes
  • Sound Mode: Dynamic, Standard, Clear Voice, Custom
  • SteadySound® Automatic Volume Control: Yes
  • Stereo System: MTS
  • Surround Effect: Cinema, Music, Live Sports, Game

Convenience

  • Ambient Sensor: Yes
  • Auto Photo Mode: via HDMI, via DLNA, via USB
  • Auto Picture Setting w/ HDMI™: Cinema, Sport, Music, Photo, Graphics, Game
  • Auto Shut-off: Yes
  • BRAVIA® Sync™: Yes
  • BRAVIA® Sync™ Menu Button: Yes (on Remote Control)
  • Channel Block (with password): Yes
  • Channel Jump: Yes
  • Channel Labels: Yes
  • Channel Surf: Yes
  • Control for HDMI™ (HDMI™ CEC): Yes
  • Edit Channel Labels: Yes
  • Favorites: Yes
  • Info Banner: TV Guide on Screen, PSIP, XDS
  • Input Skip: Automatic
  • Label Inputs: Yes
  • Multiple Language Display: English, French, Spanish
  • On-Screen Clock: Yes
  • On-Screen Display for External Input: Yes
  • On-Screen Operating Instructions: Yes
  • On/Off Timer: Yes
  • PIP (Picture in Picture): PC Input/TV Channel&CVBS
  • Parental Control: Yes
  • Picture Adjustments Lock: Yes
  • Picture Frame Mode: Yes
  • Quick Start: Yes
  • Scene Select: Auto, Cinema, Sports, Photo, Music, Game, Graphics, General
  • Show/Hide Channels: Yes
  • Sleep Timer: Yes
  • Stand Swivel: Yes
  • Stand Swivel Range: Left 20°/Right 20°
  • Start Up Sony Logo Display: Yes
  • TV Guide On-Screen: Yes
  • Theatre Mode (Theatre Button): Yes
  • Theatre Mode with Cinema Surround: Yes
  • USB Application(s): Photo Viewer (jpeg), Photo Viewer (RAW), Music Player (mp3), Video Player (AVCHD), Video Player (AVC), Video Player (MPEG4)
  • USB Player: Yes
  • White Balance: RGB Gain/Bias
  • Wireless LAN: Ready

Display

  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Display Resolution: Full HD 1080(1920x1080)
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: Infinite
  • Screen Size (measured diagonally): 54.6"
  • Viewing Angle (Right/Left): 178(89/89)
  • Viewing Angle (Up/Down): 178(89/89)
  • Backlight Type: Dynamic LED
  • Deep Black Panel: Yes
  • Display Device: LCD

Energy Saving & Efficiency

  • Backlight Off Mode: Yes
  • Dynamic Backlight Control: Yes
  • Eco Settings: Yes
  • Energy Saving Switch: Yes
  • Energy Star® compliant: Yes
  • Estimated Annual Energy Consumption (kWh): 183.3kWh
  • Idle TV Standby: Yes
  • Power Saving Modes: Yes

General

  • Audio Return Channel: Yes
  • Closed Captions (CC): Analog, Digital
  • Finish (Surface Color): Black
  • HDMI™ InstaPort: Yes
  • XMB: Yes

Inputs and Outputs

  • AC Power Input: 1 (Rear)
  • Analog Audio Input(s) (Total): 4 (1 Side / 3 Rear)
  • Audio Out: 1 (Rear)
  • Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s): 2 (1 Rear / 1 Rear (Composite input common use))
  • Composite Video Input(s): 2 ( 1 Rear (Component input common use)/ 1 Side)
  • Digital Audio Output(s): Optical Digital Output - 1 (Rear)
  • Ethernet Connection(s): 1 (Rear)
  • HDMI™ Connection(s) (Total): 4(2 Side/2 Rear)
  • HDMI™ PC Input: Yes (see owner's manual for supported timings)
  • PC In (D-Sub) + Audio In (Stereo Mini): 1 (Rear)
  • RF Connection Input(s): 1 (Rear)
  • USB 2.0: 1 (Side)

Network

  • BRAVIA® Internet Video: Yes
  • DLNA: Renderer (Photo/JPEG)
  • DLNA: Renderer (Music/LPCM,MP3)
  • DLNA: Renderer (Video/MPEG2,AVCHD)
  • DLNA: Client (Photo/JPEG)
  • DLNA: Client (Music/LPCM,MP3)
  • DLNA: Client (Video/MPEG2,AVCHD)
  • DLNA: Yes
  • Photo MAP: Yes

Power

  • Power Consumption (in Download Acquisition Mode): 14 W
  • Power Consumption (in Operation) max.: 167W
  • Power Consumption (in Standby): 0.12W
  • Power Requirements (frequency): 60Hz for UL,cUL 50/60Hz for other
  • Power Requirements (voltage): AC 120V for UL,cUL AC110-240V for other

Recycled & Recyclable Materials

  • Packaging Materials: Recycled Carton (more than 40%)

Regulation and Standard Compliance

  • VESA® Hole Pitch: 400x300 M6
  • VESA® Hole Spacing Compatible: Yes

TV System

  • Channel Coverage: VHF: 2-13ch UHF: 14-69ch CATV (analog): 1-135ch CATV (digital) : 1-135ch
  • Color System: NTSC
  • Number of Tuners (Digital): 1(Hybrid)
  • TV System (Analog): M
  • TV System (Digital): ATSC
  • Tuner (Cable): Clear QAM
  • Tuner (Terrestrial): ATSC™ / NTSC

Video

  • Video Signal: 1080/60p (HDMI™ / COMPONENT), 1080/60i, 1080/24p (HDMI™ ONLY), 720/60p, 480/60p, 480/60i
  • 24p True Cinema™ Technology: Yes
  • 3D: Ready
  • 3D Comb Filter: Yes
  • 4:3 Default: Yes
  • Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE): Yes
  • Auto Wide: Yes
  • CineMotion® Reverse 3:2 Pulldown Technology: Yes
  • Cinema Mode: Yes
  • Deep Color: Yes
  • Live Color™ Technology: Yes
  • MPEG Noise Reduction: Yes
  • Motionflow™ PRO Technology: 240Hz
  • PhotoTV HD: Yes
  • Picture Mode: Vivid, Standard, Cinema, Game-Standard, Game-Original, Graphics, Sports, Photo-Vivid, Photo-Standard, Photo-Original, Photo-Custom
  • Video Processing: BRAVIA Engine 3™ Technology
  • Wide Mode: Normal, Zoom, Wide Zoom, Full (Full1-2 for PC), H Stretch

What's Included:

  • KDL-55HX800
  • Remote Control (RM-YD040)
  • Batteries (Type AAA x2)
  • AC Power Cord
  • Table Top Stand (separate, pre-assembled)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Without Stand
    • Height: 30-1/8"
    • Width: 50-3/8"
    • Depth: 2-7/8"
  • With Stand
    • Height: 31-1/2"
    • Width: 50-3/8"
    • Depth: 13-7/8"

Approximate Weight:

  • Without Stand: 49.8 lbs
  • With Stand: 59.3 lbs
  • Shipping: 65 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor

Footnotes:

  1. 3D viewing requires a Sony 3D Sync Transmitter and 3D Active Glasses (each sold separately)
  2. Broadband internet connection speed of at least 2.5 Mbps recommended (10 Mbps for HD content). Video quality and picture size vary and are depended upon broadband speed and delivery by content provider. Select content provided subject to change. Premium content may require additional fees, a subscription and/or PC registration
  3. Requires home network with an 802.11 access point (802.11n recommended) and internet connection. USB adapter (UWA-BR100) required, sold separately
  4. Requires UWA-BR100 USB adapter (sold separately), a home network with an 802.11 access point (802.11n recommended), internet access and content stored on a DLNA compliant PC or server
  5. HDMI cable required, sold separately
  6. Dynamic contrast ratio compares the luminance of a 100 IRE (white) signal with that of a 0 IRE (black) signal. When the TV receives a 0 IRE signal the backlight is turned off and the luminance measurement is 0.00 cd/m2. The resulting dynamic contrast ratio is infinite
  7. 2D to 3D conversion converts 2D content to 3D. Quality may vary depending upon the quality of the original 2D source content
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Television TypeLCD
Screen Size (inches)55"
Aspect Ratio16:9
Resolution1920x1080
3DYes
Refresh Rate240Hz
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power Per Channel20W
LEDYes
Built-In WiFiYes
Internet Movie StreamingYes
Number of HDMI Inputs4
USB PortYes
Built-in-TunerYes
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Component, Composite, PC, USB, Analog Audio, Ethernet
Output ConnectorsAnalog Audio, Optical
Wall-MountableYes
Width (inches)51"
Height (inches)31"
Panel Depth (inches)2.875"
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Sony 55" BRAVIA HX800 Series LED Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV
 
5.0

(based on 6 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

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  • 2 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great picture quality (6)
  • Attractive (5)
  • Good connections (5)
  • Good remote control (5)
  • Great sound quality (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home (4)
  • Home theater (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

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5.0

beautiful picture

By 

from Melbourne, FL

About Me Casual User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Best looking TV out there
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Great Picture Quality
  • LED-backlit
  • Reduced Glare

Cons

  • Difficult To Set Up
  • Poor Sound Quality

Best Uses

  • Home
  • Home Theater
  • Movies
  • Wall Mounting

Comments about Sony 55" BRAVIA HX800 Series LED Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

HD picture is great, sound from the TV itself is tinny but remedied with surround sound.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Great VALUE and great TV

By 

from hawthorn woods, il 60047

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

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
  • Reduced Glare

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home Theater
    • Wall Mounting

    Comments about Sony 55" BRAVIA HX800 Series LED Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

    In our family room theater

    Service and delivery comments:

    delivery on time as advertised

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    AMAZING TV

    By 

    from Park Ridge, IL

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    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
    • Reduced Glare

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Sony 55" BRAVIA HX800 Series LED Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

        We love this TV. The LED back-lit feature produces a clear, crisp feature. It's also so fun to put on a 3-D movie and take our tv viewing to a whole new level. I would HIGHLY recommend this tv to anyone.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Awesome TV!

        By 

        from Palatine, IL

        About Me Enthusiast

        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
        • Outstanding picture clarity/resolution

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home

          Comments about Sony 55" BRAVIA HX800 Series LED Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

          The picture on this TV is awesome. It is far superior to the previous Vizio LCD TV we owned. There is a depth to the picture that makes it feel like you are watching the shows live.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I would buy this product again

          By 

          from Westmont, Il.

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • All the connections options I could ever need
          • Best looking TV out there
          • Energy Efficient
          • Good Remote Control
          • Great Picture Quality
          • Great Sound Quality
          • Outstanding picture clarity/resolution
          • Reduced Glare

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home

            Comments about Sony 55" BRAVIA HX800 Series LED Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

            [...]

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (13 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            A GOOD PLACE TO GET A SONY ABT.COM

            By 

            from Jefferson City, Mo.

            About Me Power User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • All the connections options I could ever need
            • Good Remote Control
            • Great Picture Quality
            • Great Sound Quality
            • Outstanding picture clarity/resolution
            • Reduced Glare
            • Setup is as easy as it gets

            Cons

            • Poor Reception / Weak Antenna

            Best Uses

            • Home
            • Home Theater
            • Movies

            Comments about Sony 55" BRAVIA HX800 Series LED Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV:

            I THINK SONY IS A VERY GOOD PRODUCT,IF YOU CARE FOR
            IT, SONY WILL STAND BEHIND IT.

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            Sony 55" BRAVIA HX800 Series LED Black Flat Panel LCD HDTV

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