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Sony KDL-46HX853

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23 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

TV expert review website homecinemachoice.com scored this Sony television 100 out of 100. Experts think this mid-size TV is one of the very best televisions of this type and age.

Nice Design

Some Sony KDL-46HX853 owners said that it was good looking. Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Outstanding image processing, artefactfree framerate frippery, stylish Monolith design, contentpacked entertainment portal”. Homecinemachoice.com also wrote “Beautiful design, as ever”. Homecinemachoice.com also mentioned “The Sony KDL 46H 853 is a gorgeous TV fit to be the centerpiece of any home cinema”.

One customer considered that the product was ergonomic.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Several people who bought the Sony KDL-46HX853 concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Homecinemachoice.com gave this TV a very good review score and wrote in their Sony KDL-46HX853 review “Impressive 3D performance”. Homecinemachoice.com also mentioned “Convincing 3D”.

Good Picture Quality

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality. Homecinemachoice.com mentioned in their review of the Sony KDL-46HX853 “Great 3D picture quality (hardly any crosstalk”. One person mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good colour saturation. Four years ago Homecinemachoice.com mentioned “Rich colours and stunning contrast levels” in their Sony KDL-46HX853 review.

Good Sound Quality

Some Sony KDL-46HX853 owners wrote in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Homecinemachoice.com scored it very highly and wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-46HX853 “A sound unrivalled”. Homecinemachoice.com also said “Finish, superb ergonomics, does fine work with black tones and motion, exceptional sound, impeccable backlighting”.

Good Connectivity

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was able to connect to the internet. Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Good lineup of Internet videoondemand services” and scored it 5 stars.

One Sony KDL-46HX853 reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Homecinemachoice.com said “Great picture quality, soundbar stand produces rich audio straight from the box, lots of connectivity and built-in Sony Entertainment Network”.

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Good Product Quality

Some Sony KDL-46HX853 reviewers who purchased it considered that it was good quality. Homecinemachoice.com said “Awesome 2D picture quality” in their Sony KDL-46HX853 review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Robust

Several customers who purchased it agreed that it was well made. Homecinemachoice.com wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-46HX853 “Great looks, build and finish, superb ergonomics, does fine work with black tones”. Homecinemachoice.com also said “It combines Sonys preference for solid clean lines without sacrificing on the latest top tech”.

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Sony televisions and also specifically for Sony mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings compared to other brands.

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Reasonably Priced

One Sony KDL-46HX853 reviewer who bought this TV considered that it was good value for money. Homecinemachoice.com said “Excellent value” in their review.

Good Stand

One Sony KDL-46HX853 reviewer concluded that the Sony KDL-46HX853 had a good stand.

Easy to Use

One customer wrote that the product was easy to setup. Homecinemachoice.com said in their review of this TV four years ago “Homeshare should be simpler to set up and have a better library system, response can be slow” .

Has a Wi-Fi

The KDL-46HX853 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a wi-Fi.

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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of TVs of this age and spec is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,600Hz. The Sony KDL-46HX853 has one of the faster high frequency rates (200 hertz) amongst televisions of this age.

If this TV high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Samsung UE48H6400 (£299.00) (400Hz).

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Two SCART Ports Quantitys

The KDL-46HX853 is a two SCART ports quantity television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago only have one SCART ports quantity.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

The KDL-46HX853 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The Sony KDL-46HX853 is a two audio (L,R) in TV.

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Three Number of Loudspeakerss

The KDL-46HX853 is a three number of loudspeakers television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-46HX853 have between one and four number of loudspeakerss.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KDL-46HX853 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (800 hertz) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. Comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the KDL-46HX853 have motion interpolation frequencys of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The KDL-46HX853 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The Sony KDL-46HX853 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-46HX853. The audio formats supporteds "LPCM", "MP4" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-46HX853 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-46HX853. The smart modess "Cinema", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this Sony TV.

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Quite Thin

The depths of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm. With a depth of only 35 millimeters, the KDL-46HX853 has one of the thinner depths amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed this TV considered that it was not noisy. Homecinemachoice.com said “Some noise in dark areas of the picture” in their review.

Does Not Support Smart TV

Most similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years do not support smart TV. The Sony KDL-46HX853 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-46HX853 do not have a built-in camera. The KDL-46HX853 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-46HX853 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of this spec and age.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

When compared to other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-46HX853 that we have assessed, the Sony KDL-46HX853's RMS rated power of only 10 Watts is one of the lowest. The average RMS rated power of comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-46HX853 is 18W.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the KDL-46HX853, the Sony KDL-46HX853 does not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of TVs of this age and type range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 75kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 108 kilowatt hours, the KDL-46HX853 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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Heavy

At 16.6 kilograms, the KDL-46HX853 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-46HX853. The average weight of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 10kg, and the weights range from 1.4kg to 36kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-46HX853

Full HD HD Type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of this age and type. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Sony television was released.

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Expert Reviews

(1)
12 September 2013

It's no exaggeration to say that Sony enjoyed a bumpy 2011. Quite apart from its well documented financial ills, the brand's sprawling TV range was wildly inconsistent, with not even top-flight... Read more…

Outstanding image processing, artefactfree framerate frippery, stylish Monolith design, contentpacked entertainment portal
Rich colours and stunning contrast levels
Great motion processing
Impressive 3D performance
Good lineup of Internet videoondemand services
Crosstalk still an issue with 3D content, thin, nasal sonics, no support for MKV
No 3D glasses in box
Lack of support for some common video file formats
Design won't appeal to all
No great shakes at upscaling DVD, others offer even more dynamic contrasts

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 28 December 2012 by Sabbir
(Verified Purchase)

Hi, when I first saw the item, I was really confused because it had everything I was looking for. I mean honestly I was looking for a only LED tv 42 Inch and with minimum 100 Hz refresh rate for... Read more…

Reviewed 29 December 2012 by C. Wesson
(Verified Purchase)

For me 3d is still a bit of a gimmick and there are possible better 3D tvs out there but this one is pretty good. But for watching HD 2D TV this is the best TV out there by a mile! I watched a... Read more…

Works good when connected
Small, saves more space and CPU usage than USB adapters. Software was easy to install and use, and I loved it, but that's as far as it goes
Great reception, easy install, works like it is supposed to
When we received working units, they performed very well. I would say better than their WM 54 counterparts, but not double in rangespeed
It Connected to our router
This is a horrible little card. Installed on my XP machine, the included software hangs and crashes my system continuously. I uninstalled everything and used just the included driver only, and it will
Does NOT work with X 64
On X 32 it will work for a few hours, then disconnect. You then have to manually select a router from the list, reenter the security codes, and go along your merry way. After about three times of doin
Does not work after system standby, must restart computer
Connection was "Very Low" from a Wireless N router at 135mbps Upstairs and 10 feet away. (Through 2 walls and a floor

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl46hx853, kdl46hx853b, kdl46hx853bu, sony kdl46hx853
Barcodes 04905524853261, 04905524853278

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