Sony KDL-60EX500 Review

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KDL-60EX500

LCD HDTV
60″ $2249 $37 6.4 6

Sony KDL-60EX500 Review » Key Feature Ratings
Price The cost of this LCD TV is $37 per inch of screen size. This is more expensive than average and is priced in the top 22% of new TVs.
ENERGY STAR ENERGY STAR qualified. This HDTV uses about 40% less electricity than standard televisions.
Efficiency Estimated annual energy use is 6.4 kWh per inch of screen size. This TV is ENERGY STAR, but it is less efficient than your average ENERGY STAR TV.
Design Incorporates 6 key design features that make a difference. This HDTV has an average number of key features.
Best-Seller This TV is not a top best-seller at a national store including Amazon, Best Buy, Sears, and Wal-Mart. – Sony KDL-60EX500 Review
Resolution Designed with 1080p resolution, the highest definition available. Provides nearly twice the resolution of 720p, and allows you to fully utilize 1080p videos or programming.
Side Inputs Includes side inputs that allow you to conveniently plug-in some devices without having to reach behind the TV. – Sony KDL-60EX500 Review
LED Does not incorporate LED backlighting. LED technology is more expensive, but it saves on energy and allows the TV to be significantly thinner.
Local Dim Local dimming technology is only available on LCD televisions with LED backlighting.
Frame Rate Employs blur reduction technology that increases the frame rate to 120 Hz (120 frames per second). The picture should be crisp and clear for sports and action movies.
THX Like most HDTVs, this is not THX certified. THX generally indicates that the TV will have high-quality picture performance. – Sony KDL-60EX500 Review
DLNA Not DLNA certified (Digital Living Network Alliance). DLNA promotes interoperability between electronic devices, which makes sharing digital content easier and more convenient.
3D This Sony television is not 3D ready. 3D TVs allow you to view 3D content from select video games, Blu-ray discs, and programming, but are much more expensive.
Wi-Fi This Sony HDTV is not Wi-Fi capable. You cannot wirelessly connect to your home-based internet network.
Internet Internet access is not available with this TV. You cannot view streaming internet videos, widgets, or applications that are available with many brands.
DVD Player Like most televisions, this Sony TV does not have a built-in DVD or Blue-ray player. Most consumers purchase these items separately.
Depth This TV is thicker than average with a depth of 4.8″. If you plan to mount it on the wall, you may consider a thinner model. – Sony KDL-60EX500 Review
Frame Standard, multiple-level design with some space between the screen and the bezel. Single-level designs can provide a seamless look that is preferred by some consumers.
Speakers Speakers provide 20 watts of total output power, which is about average. – Sony KDL-60EX500 Review
HDMI Provides 4 HDMI inputs so that you can connect a cable box and other devices such as a DVD player, video game console, and PC.

Sony KDL-60EX500 Review » Features & Specs

Audio Features

  • 5.1 Channel Audio Out : Yes
  • 5.1ch Through Out (Handycam) : Yes
  • Alternate Audio (Digital) : yes
  • Audio Out : Fixed
  • Auto Mute (on no signal) : Yes
  • Auto SAP : 20FM/10AM
  • Clear Voice : Yes
  • Dolby® : Dolby® Digital
  • Invisible Speaker (w/Sound Elevation) : Yes
  • Sound Mode : Dynamic, Standard, Clear Voice, Custom
  • SteadySound® Automatic Volume Control : Yes
  • Stereo System : MTS
  • Surround Effect : Cinema, Music, Live Sports, Game


Energy Saving & Efficiency

  • Backlight Off Mode : Yes
  • Dynamic Backlight Control : Yes
  • Eco Settings : Yes
  • Estimated Annual Energy Consumption (kWh) : 392.0 kWh
  • Idle TV Standby : Yes
  • Power Consumption (On Mode) for Energy Star : 213.7W
  • Power Consumption (Standby Mode) for Energy Star : 0.23W
  • Power Saving Modes : Yes


Recycled & Recyclable Materials

  • Packaging Materials : Recycled Carton (more than 20%)
  • Printed Materials : FSC Certified
  • Product Materials : Recycled Carton (more than 40%)


Display Features

  • Backlight Type : CCFL
  • Display Device : LCD


General Features

  • Closed Captions (CC) : Analog, Digital
  • Finish (Surface Color) : PianoBlack
  • HDMI™ InstaPort : Yes
  • Start Up Sony Logo Display : Yes


Video

  • Video Signal : 1080/60p (HDMI™ / COMPONENT), 1080/60i, 1080/24p (HDMI™ ONLY), 720/60p, 480/60p, 480/60i


Power

  • Power Consumption (in Operation) max. : 425W Max
  • Power Consumption (in Standby) : Less than 0.23W (AC120V), Less than 0.4W (AC240V)
  • Power Requirements (frequency) : 60Hz
  • Power Requirements (voltage) : AC 120V


Audio

  • Audio Power Output : 20W (10W x 2)
  • Speaker Configuration : 2
  • Speakers (Total) : 2


Convenience Features

  • Ambient Sensor : Yes
  • Auto Photo Mode : via USB
  • Auto Picture Setting w/ HDMI™ : Cinema, Photo, Graphics, Game
  • Auto Shut-off : Yes
  • BRAVIA® Sync™ : Yes
  • BRAVIA® Sync™ Menu Button : Yes (on Remote Control)
  • Channel Block (with password) : Yes
  • Channel Jump : Yes
  • Channel Labels : Yes
  • Channel Surf : Yes
  • Edit Channel Labels : Yes
  • Favorites (Simple UI) : Yes
  • ID-1 Detection : Yes
  • Info Banner : PSIP, XDS
  • Input Skip : Manual
  • Label Inputs : Yes
  • Multiple Language Display : English, French, Spanish
  • On-Screen Display for External Input : Yes
  • PIP (Picture in Picture) : PC Input(HD15/HDMI) & TV Channel/CVBS/(HDMI)/(Component)
  • Parental Control : Yes
  • Picture Adjustments Lock : Yes
  • Picture Frame Mode : Yes
  • Program Block : Yes
  • Scene Select : Auto, Cinema, Sports, Photo, Music, Game, Graphics, General
  • Short Banner : Yes
  • Show/Hide Channels : Yes
  • Sleep Timer : Yes
  • Start Up Sony Logo Display : Yes
  • Theatre Mode (Theatre Button) : Yes
  • USB Application(s) : Photo Viewer (jpeg), Music Player (mp3), Video Player (mpeg1), Video Player (mpeg2 TS)
  • USB Player : Yes
  • White Balance : RGB Gain/Bias


Inputs and Outputs

  • AC Power Input : 1 (Rear) AC Socket
  • Analog Audio Input(s) (Total) : 4 (1 Side / 3 Rear)
  • Audio Out : 1(Rear)
  • Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s) : 2 (Rear) (1 fixed/1 selectable)
  • Composite Video Input(s) : 2 (1 Side/1 Rear)
  • Digital Audio Output(s) : Optical Digital Output – 1 (Rear)
  • HDMI™ Connection(s) (Total) : 4 (2 Side/2 Rear)
  • HDMI™ PC Input : Yes
  • PC In (D-Sub) + Audio In (Stereo Mini) : 1 (Rear)
  • RF Connection Input(s) : 1 (Rear)
  • USB 2.0 : 1(Side)


TV System

  • Channel Coverage : VHF: 2-13ch UHF: 14-69ch CATV (analog): 1-135ch CATV (digital) : 1-135ch
  • Color System : NTSC
  • Number of Tuners (Analog) : 1(Hybrid)
  • Number of Tuners (Digital) : 1(Hybrid)
  • TV System (Analog) : M
  • TV System (Digital) : ATSC
  • Tuner (Cable) : QAM
  • Tuner (Terrestrial) : ATSC™ / NTSC


Weights and Measurements

  • Dimensions (Approx.) : 57 3/8 x 35 7/8 x 15 1/4″ (1455 x 910 x 386mm) with pedestal; 57 3/8 x 34 3/8 x 4 3/4″ (1455 x 873 x 119mm) without pedestal
  • Weight (Approx.) : 94.8 lbs. (43kg) with pedestal; 80.4 lbs. (36.7kg) without pedestal


Video Features

  • 24p True Cinema™ Technology : Yes
  • 3D Comb Filter : Yes
  • 4:3 Default : Yes
  • Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE) : Yes
  • Auto Wide : Yes
  • CineMotion® Reverse 3:2 Pulldown Technology : Yes
  • Cinema Mode : Yes
  • Live Color™ Technology : Yes
  • MPEG Noise Reduction : Yes
  • Motionflow™ Technology : 120Hz
  • Picture Mode : Vivid, Standard, Cinema
  • Video Processing : BRAVIA Engine 2™ Technology
  • Wide Mode : Normal, Zoom, Wide Zoom, Full (Full1-2 for PC)


Service and Warranty Information

  • Limited Warranty Term : 1 Year Labor / 1 Year Parts


Display

  • Aspect Ratio : 16:9
  • Display Resolution : Full HD 1080(1920×1080)
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio : 150,000:1
  • Screen Size (measured diagonally) : 60″
  • Viewing Angle (Right/Left) : 178(89/89)
  • Viewing Angle (Up/Down) : 178(89/89)


Regulation and Standards Compliance

  • VESA® Hole Pitch : 400×300 (60″)
  • VESA® Hole Spacing Compatible : Yes


Sensing Features

  • Ambient Sensor : Yes


Sony KDL-60EX500 Review

  • AC Power Cord (attached)
  • Remote Control (RM-YD034)
  • Table Top Stand (attached)
  • Batteries (Type AAA x2)