Good:Clean crisp picture, full HD picture, lower power consumption.
Bad:No 3D. Not as attractive as the Samsungs.
In recent years Samsung has probably taken over Sony as the number one TV maker, however Sony is still offering up quality products, including their Sony Bravia range. For years Sony has be offering up amazing products with superb build quality and the Sony Bravia range is certainly no exception. The EX520 Series comes with Sony’s X-Reality picture engine which includes advanced image processing which gives optimum colour and contrast levels depending on each scene. The Sony Bravia KDL46EX520 offers up an excellent clean and crisp looking picture with no visual blur when watching.
The Sony Bravia KDL46EX520 also contains Sony Internet TV which allows for TV catch up through services such as ABC iView as well as Yahoo7. It also allows includes all of your favourite social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. It includes 20+ internet TV channels, which promises lifestyle and entertainment channels, however, I’m assuming these aren’t premium channels or shows. However, one strong point is the ability to download unlimited music through Sony Entertainment Network for a small monthly fee.
One downfall of the Sony Bravia KDL46EX520 is that it does come with 3D capabilities. However, by skipping past the 3D aspect, Sony has been able to make an excellent TV at a very affordable price. The picture is full HD 1080 which is also edge LED backlight which allows for the whole TV to be quite small in size. Being LED also means it will have a lower power consumption then a same sized Plasma television.
The TV will look brilliant in any living room space, if you are looking for a TV under 50inches and don’t mind missing out on 3D, then the Sony Bravia KDL46EX520 is certainly a TV to consider.
From around the web -
Whirlpool - …we didnt want a 3d one as we both wear glasses and 3d glasses on top of our glasses = bad. This set is good , picture is perfect. no ‘chugging’ on ours.. blacks are black , lowlights are detailed and no crush in the highlights. Power consumption says 100 watts which is 1 watt more than the equivalent 40 inch model, but actual measurement right now is 57 watts (!!!). This is much better than the 199 watt kdl40v3100 we replaced and as we are on solar power this is important for us. (no power bills! ever). As a repairer i have seen all the brands and models come through the workshop at some time and i prefer the sony sets. … – Bluedog
Big Brown Box - I recently purchased a Sony BRAVIA KDL46EX520 46″(117cm) EX520 Series Full HD LED LCD TV. The display on this TV is excellent. I purchased it because it was a low energy option compared to plasma TV’s. I also think the ability to attach a USB stick to the rear of the TV is great and allows the TV to be very flexible. – Leonie