Pros

  • Generally good image quality
  • Generally good image quality
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Handsome, big-screen set
  • Handsome, big-screen set
  • Strong Internet features
  • Strong Internet features

Cons

  • Some features are difficult to find or set up
  • Some features are difficult to find or set up
  • Pricey
  • Pricey
  • Supports very few multimedia formats
  • Supports very few multimedia formats

At A Glance

The Sony Bravia KDL-52NX800 delivers respectable audio/video quality and a ton of Internet features, but suffers from annoying design issues.

Manufacturer’s Description

Designed to create a remarkable sense of space, the BRAVIA KDL-52NX800 HDTV features a stunning monolithic design and innovative six-degree tilt, so you can position your TV at lower levels for a more comfortable and enjoyable viewing experience. An Edge LED backlight and BRAVIA Engine 3 video processor delivers superior, life-like image with amazing contrast and color. Integrated BRAVIA Internet Video and Widgets2, built-in Wi-Fi1, a USB input, LightSensor technology and Energy Saving Switch round out the feature set.

The Specs

Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
VGA Yes
Number of HDMI Ports 4
Composite Video Yes
Component Video Yes
Digital Audio Output Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 52.00 "
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Backlight Technology Edge LED
Digital Tuner ATSC
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
UPC Code 027242784598
Manufacturer Part Number KDL52NX800
Brand Name Sony
Product Name BRAVIA KDL-52NX800 52" LED-LCD TV
Marketing Information

Designed to create a remarkable sense of space, the BRAVIA KDL-52NX800 HDTV features a stunning monolithic design and innovative six-degree tilt, so you can position your TV at lower levels for a more comfortable and enjoyable viewing experience. An Edge LED backlight and BRAVIA Engine 3 video processor delivers superior, life-like image with amazing contrast and color. Integrated BRAVIA Internet Video and Widgets2, built-in Wi-Fi1, a USB input, LightSensor technology and Energy Saving Switch round out the feature set.

Product Model KDL-52NX800
Product Type LED-LCD TV
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.sony.com
Product Line BRAVIA
Product Series NX800
Miscellaneous
Features Auto-off, Channel Labeling, Favorite Channel Selection, Picture in Picture, Child Lock, Sleep Timer, Closed Caption
DLNA Certified Yes
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Ethernet Technology Ethernet
Ethernet Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 31"
Width 47.9"
Depth 2.5"
Weight (Approximate) 1060.8 oz
Color Black
VESA Mount Standard 300 x 300
Height with Stand 32.24"
Width with Stand 49.65"
Depth with Stand 15.75"
Weight with Stand (Approximate) 79.60 lb
Video
Analog Tuner NTSC
Video Signal Standard HDTV 1080p
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Comb Filter 3D Y/C
Scan Format 1080p
Sound
Sound System Dolby Digital, Surround Sound
Built-in Devices
Speakers Yes
Power Description
Standby Power Consumption 170 mW
Operating Power Consumption 169 W
Technical Information
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178°
Vertical Viewing Angle 178°

Performance

Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Very Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.7
Color Quality Rating Good
Color Quality Score 3.0
Detail Rating Good
Detail Score 3.1
Motion Rating Good
Motion Score 3.1
Power Usage
Green Rating Very Good
Green score 86.0
Power off 0.0   watts
Power on 92.4   watts