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Sony KDL-55NX720
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Sony KDL-55NX720

55" 100Hz Dec 2011
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
Designed to create a remarkable sense of space, BRAVIA NX720 Series LED LCD HDTVs feature an incredibly durable, remarkably lightweight, frameless design with Corning's exclusive Gorilla Glass... More
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Sony BRAVIA KDL55NX720 55-inch 1080p 3D LED HDTV with Built-in WiFi Review
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Guide to Sony BRAVIA KDL55NX720 55-inch 1080p 3D LED HDTV with Built- Review

9 Reasons For

Good Brand

Sony large TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions Sony is one of the superior manufacturers.

3D Compatible

The Sony KDL-55NX720 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KDL-55NX720 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KDL-55NX720 also have a WiFi connection.

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Four Loudspeakers

Most televisions of this type and age have between one and seven loudspeakers, including the KDL-55NX720 which has four loudspeakers.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the Sony KDL-55NX720 of 40 Watts is one of the highest amongst televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-55NX720. The RMS rated power of TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 7.5W to 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has Seven Smart Modes

The KDL-55NX720 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions that came out more than two years ago. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on large TVs that came out more than two years ago. The smart modes "Cinema", "Personal", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The Sony KDL-55NX720 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions of a comparable spec and age to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-55NX720.

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Quite Thin

The thickness of the Sony KDL-55NX720 of only 27 millimeters is one of the thinnest amongst televisions of this spec and age. The average thickness of large TVs that were released more than two years ago is 56mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-55NX720 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-55NX720 which support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-55NX720, the Sony KDL-55NX720 does not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

At only 100 hertz, the Sony KDL-55NX720 has a quite slow refresh rate compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years. The average refresh rate of televisions of this spec and age is 330Hz, and the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-55NX720 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as the KDL-55NX720 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low Subwoofer RMS Power

When compared to other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-55NX720, the KDL-55NX720's subwoofer RMS power of only 10 Watts is one of the lowest. The average subwoofer RMS power of TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-55NX720 is 17W.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs of this type and age the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. At only 120 hertz, the KDL-55NX720 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One Audio in Port

The Sony KDL-55NX720 is a one audio in port TV.

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Heavy

The average weight of large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-55NX720 is 20kg. The KDL-55NX720 is quite heavy (23.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-55NX720.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-55NX720 have annual energy consumptions of between 60kWh and 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh. At 164 kilowatt hours, the Sony KDL-55NX720 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very High Power Consumption in Power Save Mode

When compared to other televisions of a similar age and type to the KDL-55NX720 that we have checked the power consumption in power save mode of, the Sony KDL-55NX720's power consumption in power save mode of 93 Watts is one of the highest. Across all the televisions that were released more than two years ago the power consumptions in power save mode range from 0.1W to 93W, and the average power consumption in power save mode is 43W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-55NX720

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that came out around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This television has been on the market for over five years.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Full HD Display
2D-3D Converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Progressive Scan
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
HD-Ready
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet Browser
App
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Audio in Port
Audio Out Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
Upgradeable Firmware
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Teletext Function
Parental Controls
Game Mode
24p Playback
Skype Function
Ambient Light Sensor
Plug and Play
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
Swivelling Stand
Tilt Angle
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Voltage Tolerance
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Type
Remote Control Type
Cable Included
Manual
Other Features
Power LED
Backlight
HDMI Connection
Weight
Display
Audio Output Port

Expert Reviews

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Excellent black level and contrast
Very bright white levels
Slick, flat panel with darkened, anti-glare glass
Built-in Wi-Fi, plenty of Internet apps
Quick network media access
3D glasses not included
Remote not backlit
The expensive KDL-N 720 shows some blooming artifacts and crushes detail in shadows, and its image deteriorates more noticeably than usual when seen from off-angle
The design of its menu and Internet services is lackluster, and Sony does not include 3
Visible crosstalk

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $138.87
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $140.28
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Energy Rating
0.9T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl55nx720
Barcodes 00027242816800, 04905524736465
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