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Sony KDL-55NX720
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Sony KDL-55NX720

54.6" Edge-LED Sep 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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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
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Progressive Scan
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Parental Control
24p Support
Ambient Light Sensor
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
Swivelling
Tilt Angle
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Other Features
Audio Output

Expert Reviews

19 April 2012

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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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl55nx720
Barcodes 00027242816800, 04905524736465
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