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Sony Bravia KDL-32W653A

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User ratings:
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21 user ratings
5 stars
33 %
4 stars
38 %
3 stars
28 %
2 stars
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1 stars
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Editorial reviews:
6
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6 editorial reviews
The Sony brand commands a fair bit of premium when it comes to its displays. This is mostly for a good reason too, because its offerings are known to deliver that extra edge in terms of engineering and therefore, quality and performance as well.Read more
Just a decade ago, the best displays you could buy for your home were close to 30” in size. CRTs were unable to go much larger so displays like the Sony KD-34XBR960 were state-of-the-art then. Now …Read more
It may not be the best in class, but the sharp and clear picture and smart features make it a worthwhile buyRead more
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Pros

  • clear and crisp on the 120 Hz panel and colors are accurate
  • It looks and measures perfect out of the box
  • Fast; graphical; and easy to use

Cons

  • noticeable double ghosted images along the edges of moving objects
  • Motion Mode] does not come without its own shortcomings
  • a cloudy; muddled mess on this scene

Key specs

  • Flat
  • 32 in
  • 1920, 1080 px
  • LCD
  • 100 Hz
  • no
  • yes
  • yes

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Sony Bravia KDL-32W653A - Pros & Cons

Sony Bravia KDL-32W653A

Pros

  • clear and crisp on the 120 Hz panel and colors are accurate
  • It looks and measures perfect out of the box
  • Fast; graphical; and easy to use
  • Sony is clear with great black level definition and loads of shadow detail
  • Sony performs remarkably well
  • Demand works great with my Prime subscription and Hulu Plus also looks great
  • the picture quality is fantastic
  • The accuracy is top notch and the image itself is fantastic
  • sturdy and wobble free The excellent colour fidelity
  • layman-friendly TV that looks good right out of the box
  • minimalist; intuitive and quite fast as well as lag-free

Cons

  • noticeable double ghosted images along the edges of moving objects
  • Motion Mode] does not come without its own shortcomings
  • a cloudy; muddled mess on this scene
  • the black levels are just far worse than a VA panel
  • too dark to use
  • motionflow was a bit blurry
  • there is only a pair of HDMI inputs on the rear
  • hugely disappoints on the connectivity front
  • lack of true individual RGB colour adjustment prevents the calibrated image quality
  • the black levels on LED televisions
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Sony Bravia KDL-32W653A - Technical Overview

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Screen size
32 in
Best:
Vizio RS120-B3
Screen size: 120 in
Refresh rate
100 Hz
Best:
Panasonic TC-P55VT60
Refresh rate: 3000 Hz
Resolution
1920 x 1080 px
Best:
Samsung GQ65Q900RGTXZG
Resolution: 7680 x 4320 px

Sony Bravia KDL-32W653A Full Specifications

Display
Panel designFlat
Screen size32.0 in
Resolution1920 x 1080 px
Screen TechnologyLCD
LCD BacklightingLED
Aspect ratio16:9
Refresh rate100.0 Hz
HDRno
Panel TypeVA
HD ready 1080p (Full HD)yes
Motion enhancement (Frequency/Index)yes
Ultra HD certified (UHD/4K)no
Features
Internet features
  • Web Browser
  • Facebook
  • Netflix
  • Skype
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
Smart Tvyes
USB recording featureyes
Local dimmingyes
Picture-in-Pictureyes
Time-shiftyes
Connectivity
HDMI portyes
Number of HDMI ports2
HDMI version1.3
USByes
Number of USB ports1
USB 2.0 ports1
Number of component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) inputs1
Number of composite Inputs1
Analogue 3.5mm portyes
Audio return channel (ARC)yes
Digital optical portyes
MHLyes
Body without stand
Colour of productBlack
Energy efficiency
Energy classA
Annual Energy Use57.0 kWH/year
Power
Power Consumption Sleep0.45 W
Power Consumption Max41.0 W
Video
File formats supported
  • AVCHD
  • AVI
  • MKV
  • MOV
  • MPEG1
  • MPEG2
  • MPEG4
  • WMV
  • 3GP/3GPP
Video quality standards
  • 480i
  • 480p
  • 576i
  • 576p
  • 720p
  • 1080i
  • 1080p
Audio
Audio decodersDolby Digital Plus
Speaker System
2-channel
File formats supported
  • Matroska
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Headphone outputyes
Ergonomics
Vesa mountyes
Network
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yes
Built-in or included WiFi adapterBuilt-in
DLNAyes
Streaming standardsMiracast
NFCno
Ethernetyes
Body with stand
Width28.54 in
Weight17.2 lb
Frame interpolation
Type of index/Measurement methodSony MotionFlow XR 200
Image
File formats supportedJPEG/JPG
Image frequency
  • 24p
  • 30p
  • 50p
  • 60p
Tuner
Tuner type
  • DVB-C
  • DVB-T
  • DVB-T2
CI+yes
Dual tunerno
Support for CI/CA moduleyes
Analogue TV tuner yes
Digital TV tuner yes

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