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Old 01-30-2013, 11:17 AM   #1
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Old 02-18-2013, 09:26 PM   #2
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Those displays look sick!
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Old 02-19-2013, 12:42 AM   #3
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Those displays look sick!
Oh they look sick alright and not in a good way either if you ask me.
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Old 02-21-2013, 12:19 AM   #4
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Price is up for KDL55W900A.

http://store.sony.com/p/Sony-Interne...n/p/KDL55W900A

$2999.99, ships 03/19/2013


Seems overpriced.
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Old 02-21-2013, 01:55 AM   #5
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High priced for a edge lit display, but it looked very good at CES. I plan on including this model in our 2013 Shootout Evaluation event.

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Old 02-21-2013, 02:05 AM   #6
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Robert,

Any idea what the 55" & 65" X900A 4K Sony's are going to be MSRP-wise?
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Old 02-27-2013, 05:15 AM   #7
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Price is up for KDL55W900A.

http://store.sony.com/p/Sony-Interne...n/p/KDL55W900A

$2999.99, ships 03/19/2013


Seems overpriced.
will be less when it comes out that's just msrp
sony 55x900e 4k hdr tv
ps4 with 2tb hd
sony ubp-x800 4k player

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Old 08-14-2013, 03:52 AM   #8
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Just picked up the 47w802a for the master bedroom. I am not impressed. I have the hx850 and absolutely love it. I tried playing with the settings on the 802 and could not find anything I could be happy with. I am a Sony guy and would hate to have to return it for a Samsung. Anyone have any experience with the 802 and gotten a decent picture. I haven't tried a blu ray yet but the HD cable channels are very bright, blurry and not much detail.

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Old 08-14-2013, 01:05 PM   #9
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Just picked up the 47w802a for the master bedroom. I am not impressed. I have the hx850 and absolutely love it. I tried playing with the settings on the 802 and could not find anything I could be happy with. I am a Sony guy and would hate to have to return it for a Samsung. Anyone have any experience with the 802 and gotten a decent picture. I haven't tried a blu ray yet but the HD cable channels are very bright, blurry and not much detail.
My advise rallymonkey is to hold onto your HX850 (awesome tv...I know I have one!) pass on the W802 and forget about Samsung! Keep your HX850 as your main tv. Sorry but I am little biased when it comes to the HX850.


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Old 09-26-2013, 02:10 PM   #10
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Question Bravia Z4500 Sharpness PROBLEM

Hi Guys !
Sorry in advance if this isn't the place to speak about this but... i've been having a LOT of problems with my Bravia z4500 lately.
You may know that when the sharpness is set to "min", it's not really 0... The panel still adds a slight edge enhancement, but it's pretty significant (causing a very annoying "blinking" effect in videogames mostly).
Did any of you find a solution to get rid of ANY edge enhancement on that series ?
I tried everything, even the "photo" mode, which does reduce the sharpness a little, does not an enough job for my taste !
Thanks in advance, but please... HELP ME !
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Old 09-28-2013, 01:41 PM   #11
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:38 PM   #12
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I am a big Sony supporter but I see nothing in their 2013 HDTV lineup that would make me want to upgrade and besides I just bought my HX750 back in September of last year and it's only 4 months old and kicking ass! I just would like to know when Sony decided to go passive 3D with some of their new sets? I mean Sony was a stricked Active 3D supporter and now they are useing Passive as well? To me I think their 2013 sets are a step back and I am sure the competition has taken notice. The only 2013 Sony tv I would be interested in is the 4K model but at the price they are asking for it there is no way I would spend that kind of money.
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Old 01-30-2013, 05:29 PM   #13
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A few observations. The non detachable speakers on the 4K X900A will put off a lot of enthusiasts who already have top notch audio systems. Then again, this is a Sony trend dating back to at least the legendary XBR8. Otherwise, the "barely there" bezels of the rest of the lineup look like a page right out of Samsung's book. Additionally, LED edge lighting across the line will ruffle some feathers, but it appears that Sony has released its last LED full array backlit set in the HX950.

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Old 01-30-2013, 06:41 PM   #14
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I swear I don't get some of Sony's decisions. Why on earth do they offer a 60+" on their top model but not on so many of the other models? Plus, NO full array backlit LED's?? PASSIVE 3D? Strange indeed!
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:56 AM   #15
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A few observations. The non detachable speakers on the 4K X900A will put off a lot of enthusiasts who already have top notch audio systems. Then again, this is a Sony trend dating back to at least the legendary XBR8. Otherwise, the "barely there" bezels of the rest of the lineup look like a page right out of Samsung's book. Additionally, LED edge lighting across the line will ruffle some feathers, but it appears that Sony has released its last LED full array backlit set in the HX950.


I agree on the full array LED backlit set comment, no full array for Sony for 2013? WTF?

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The chunky R450 is full array but I doubt it has any local dimming.

I'm also not a fan of matte or anti glare coatings......I'm more of a glossy man.

Does anyone know if any of the models have a pure gloss finish like the Hx850 had?

If all of them are matte or have anti glare coatings I'm not that interested.
Nope Matte finish only on Sony's 2013 sets. I will take matte finsh over gloss because I dont like the glare you get.

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<shakes head>

I swear I don't get some of Sony's decisions. Why on earth do they offer a 60+" on their top model but not on so many of the other models? Plus, NO full array backlit LED's?? PASSIVE 3D? Strange indeed!
I have no clue whats going on with Sony or where their heads are at. But in my book their 2013 line of tv's and Blu ray players are a step back. Not a good sign for the future.
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:50 AM   #16
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Overall, the pq, technology and attached speakers left me feeling unimpressed when I viewed the 2013 line at Sony's CES exhibit.

I do very much like the HX950, but sadly it's been discontinued.

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Old 02-06-2013, 06:41 PM   #17
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Source?

You can't go by the pictures because one time I bought a glossy pc monitor
and when it arrived it was full matte.
The source Caleb comes from Sony's customer support. I am just going by what they told me.
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Old 06-06-2013, 03:01 AM   #18
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what do guys think of the KDL-60R550A vs the Samsung 7100F im thinking of taking my samsung back and getting a Sony Again
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I've been looking for my first 50"+ TV ever for my new house and came across the Sony R550 today on sale;
http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/...rchPageIndex=2

Can't really find any reviews on this TV and I'm wondering what you guys think. Thanks.
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Old 06-07-2013, 12:42 PM   #20
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The reviews on Bestbuy.com seem good and it looks to be a good deal so why not go for it and give it a try? If your not happy BB has a good return policy. Sonys 2013 tv lineup seems to be a hit and miss thing this year.
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