Features Built-in HDTV tuner; Add HD-capable antenna to receive over-the-air high-definition broadcasts, where available. Optional set-top box required for high-definition cable or satellite programming. Screen measured diagonally from corner to corner. Everyone will have a great view of the show or game. 1080p display. Provides the highest quality progressive-scan picture possible for a high-definition source. 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio. With CineMotion reverse 3.2 pulldown technology and 24p True Cinema mode delivers accurate reproduction of film-based sources for a cinema-style entertainment experience. BRAVIA Engine 2 full digital video processor. Reduces visual noise, improves color and sharpens the overall image detail. Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE) Uses real-time image processing to adjust the contrast ratio. Motionflow 120Hz technology. Reduces jitter and sharpens fast-moving images for a crisp picture. LightSensor technology. Monitors ambient room lighting conditions and adjusts the backlit intensity accordingly. 50,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio. For an arresting viewing experience. 3D digital comb filter. Brings out fine picture detail and enhances color purity. SRS TruSurround XT. With Dolby Digital and SteadySound utomatic volume control delivers a lush soundscape. Ultraslim (3-3/4" deep) design and VESA compatible. Ideal for wall mounting (with optional mounting kit, not included). 4 HDMI inputs
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Review from HomeTheaterMag.com: Sony Bravia KDL-40V5100 LCD HDTV
The Sony came in a close second in the judging. Two members of the five-judge panel voted it first overall, and two rated it second. No one really disliked it. I can't say how I might have voted had I been participating blind, but I like to think I would have placed it on top, given my partiality to serious viewing in a darkened room and the resulting need for great black levels. As I noted earlier, the Sony also won raves for its performance with the lights on--although that was a very short part of the test and not included in the scoring.
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