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Review Of The Sony Bravia KDL-40CX520(KDL40CX520) 40 Inch Freeview LCD Full HD 1080p TV If you are ready to take that all important first step into purchasing a Full High Definition Television that has some essential technologies built in as well then the Sony KDL-40CX520 is a great television to buy.

Most noticeable about the Sony KDL40CX520BU is first of all how it looks which to a lot of us is of upmost importance. With the Sony KDL40CX520 you get the usual high standards of aesthetics from Sony with a combination of black gloss and a brushed aluminium look across the bottom of the panel. This makes the unit look amazing both when on and off as well.

Built into the Sony KDL-40CX520U is a Freeview Tuner allowing you to gain access to a whole host of channels ranging from News channels through to Sports and Documentaries so offering something for everyone. This is a subscription free service unlike the ones offered by the likes of Sky or Virgin. Its simple to access these channels as all you do is connect to your existing television aerial and away you go. As the Sony KDL-40CX520 is a Full High Definition Television any programmes you do watch will be even more enjoyable in Full HD quality.

The Sony KDL40CX520 offers amazing picture quality whether you are watching a television file:///M|/PDF%20File/KDL40CX520i.html (1 of 4)19/07/2011 15:48:25


programme or have connected up a DVD player to watch a movie all thanks to the X reality picture engine which significantly enhances picture quality from any source. Low quality pictures such as compressed high definition images are up-scaled to HD 1080 quality to produce stunning picture reproduction. You wont have to worry about how to set the best picture either on the Sony KDL40CX520 as it has a scene select option allowing you to choose from a range of different viewing situations and once you have chosen one setting it will automatically optimise the TV to give movies that cinematic feel or show smooth action when watching the footie.

The Sony KDL-40CX520 also takes care of the environment whilst at the same time saving you money on energy costs as it has a presence sensor which will detect whether or not you are in the room and if you leave the room it will automatically turn off the picture or turn onto standby mode if you don’t come back into the room so no more wasting electricity just leaving it on.

As well as just watching TV or movies though you can access online services including BBC iplayer, Demand 5 and LoveFilm giving you further enjoyment as you can stream full screen internet videos or keep up to date with your friends on social networking sites. The Sony KDL40CX520 is also wireless LAN ready so with the purchase of a Wi-fi adapter from Sony you can easily connect to the internet via Wi-fi getting rid of the need for messy cables. With the twin picture function on the Sony KDL40CX520 you can watch TV and go online at the same time side by side on screen so you don’t miss your favourite programme whilst you are on the internet.

Even if the internet is not for you, you can keep in touch with friends and family by making use of the Skype certification on the Sony KDL-40CX520, simply add a voice control camera and microphone and you can be off making free Skype calls to friends and family and all from the comfort of your own home.

Connectivity wont cause you any problems either as the Sony KDL-40CX520U has a whole host of connections including 4 HDMI inputs, 3 on the rear and 1 on the side allowing you to connect a whole array of HD devices, such as your games console or Blu-ray DVD player giving you further ways to enjoy the stunning HD quality picture. With 2 USB inputs as well you can enjoy your jpeg images or mp3 music as well and with DLNA certification sharing these images in the home couldn’t be easier either.

There are many more features to the Sony KDL-40CX520 too such as Bravia Sync allowing you to control other Bravia devices via the one remote control so no more looking for multiple remotes that have a habit of vanishing and other things such as you can even link a smartphone to your TV to instantly find out details about a programme you are watching. So you can see the Sony KDL-40CX520U is more than just a basic television, it has some amazing features such as allowing you to access online content, change picture settings with ease, make Skype file:///M|/PDF%20File/KDL40CX520i.html (2 of 4)19/07/2011 15:48:25


calls and much more.

For extra information and a discount price on the Sony Bravia KDL-40CX520B go to this recommended website Sony KDL-40CX520BU Picture/Display - 40 " Diagonal Screen Size (Inch) - 16:9 Aspect Ratio - 1080p resolution - 1920x1080 pixels - HD Ready 1080p Manufacturers Technology Features - HD Ready - BRAVIA Convenience - Digital TV Ready - Freeview - EPG (Guide Plus+) Connections - 4 (3 rear/1 side) x HDMI Connection/s - 1 (rear) x Component Video Connection/s - 1 (rear) x Composite Video Connection/s - 2 x USB 2.0 Connection/s - 1 x Headphone Socket Accessories Supplied - Remote Control - User Manual - Table Top Stand Network Access Features - Love Film - BBC iPlayer - Demand Five Sound and Vision TV and Home Cinema Stores Sound and Vision Bolton 44-46 Higher Market Street file:///M|/PDF%20File/KDL40CX520i.html (3 of 4)19/07/2011 15:48:25


Farnworth Bolton Greater Manchester BL4 9BB Telephone: 01204 861 861 Sound and Vision Leeds 78 Armley Road, Armley Leeds West Yorkshire LS12 2EJ Telephone: 0113 244 3030 Website:

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