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Sony XBR55HX929 55" 1080p 3D LED TV

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Product Highlights
  • Full HD 1080p
  • See It All in 3D
  • OptiContrast Panel
  • Intelligent Peak LED Backlight
  • X-Reality PRO Engine
  • Internet Streaming & Connectivity
  • Intelligent Presence Sensor
  • Energy Saving Switch
  • Motionflow XR 960
  • Ambient Sensor

Energy Guide The XBR55HX929 55" 1080p 3D LED TV from Sony is the perfect blend of design, price and performance wrapped into a stunning TV. At 1.5" (38.1mm) in thickness, the sleek monolithic panel makes quite a design statement even before you turn it on. Whether wall-mounted or ensconced in its minimalist stand, the obsidian OptiContrast display has a look of mystery and promise. And Sony delivers on that promise.

Speaking of wish-fulfillment, the XBR55HX929 is 3D ready. If you really want to see this stylish black slab come alive, plug in a Blu-ray player and 3D glasses and get ready to be transported. Imagine the already exciting world of gaming pushed to the max in 3D. You can even convert 2D content to 3D.

The XBR55HX929's innovative LightSensor Technology automatically adjusts the picture color based on your room's lighting to create an unparalleled home theater experience. With full HD 1080p resolution, an Edge LED Backlight, and built-in Wi-Fi capability, this display makes the most out of any media you are using. If you like sports and action, another advantage of purchasing the XBR46HX929 is the inclusion of Motionflow XR 960 Technology, which ensures that superior fast-moving images are delivered in smooth detail without judder so that nothing goes by in a blur except time.

The XBR55HX929 is Web-friendly, allowing extensive access to various kinds of media thanks to BRAVIA Internet capability. Users can now instantly stream a wide variety of movies, TV episodes, videos and music from a large selection of entertainment apps including: Netflix, YouTube, and Slacker.

Share your home videos or photos on the big screen or listen to your favorite music with a USB input. Simply connect your digital camera, USB-enabled MP3 player, or USB storage device, and your media can be uploaded in minutes.

The XBR55HX929 comes with a full complement of inputs, including four HDMI connections, ensuring that you'll be able to handle any equipment you have now or may purchase down the line.

See It All in 3D
Enjoy incredible depth and a sharp, Full HD 1080p picture from the leader in 3D technology. Plus easy setup with built-in 3D sync transmitter. (3D Active Glasses required, sold separately)
OptiContrast Panel
Sony's exclusive panel technology boosts contrast and brightness, making for an enhanced viewing experience
Internet Streaming and Connectivity
Internet Streaming and Widgets: Internet favorites now streaming on your television. In addition to Qriocity, watch hit movies with Netflix, popular TV shows on Hulu Plus or user-generated video on YouTube. You can even listen to personalized music on Pandora. Enjoy the widest selection of internet content at your fingertips. And with Internet Widgets, you can access news headlines, weather updates, or play games while you watch TV
Skype Ready: Easily connect to family and friends live on your HDTV wherever they are with Skype. Enjoy free high definition Skype-to-Skype video calls from the comfort of your living room. Simply attach the Sony compact microphone/camera (required, sold separately) and see your friends on the big screen - it's unlike any experience you could get on a PC
Integrated Wi-Fi: Conveniently stream entertainment straight from the Internet and from your home network using the built-in Wi-Fi
DLNA Streaming: Access and share photos, videos and music on your TV by streaming them from a compatible DLNA device like your PC or Playstation3 system
Navigation Made Easy
Enjoy an easy-to-use menu that allows you to navigate additional content or adjust the picture settings while watching your favorite program
USB Photos, Videos And Music
Share your photos on the big screen or listen to your favorite music. Simply connect your digital camera, USB-enabled MP3 player, or USB storage device directly to your HDTV's USB input
Intelligent Peak LED Backlight
Experience Sony's best picture quality and extraordinary contrast with full-array local dimming technology. This innovative technology consists of an array of LED lights that adjust the bright and dark levels in each area of the screen for more precise control of the picture
X-Reality PRO Engine
Enjoy Sony's best picture experience no matter what you're watching. Sony's X-Reality PRO engine brings out incredible detail through multi-frame, pixel-by-pixel analysis of each scene. You will see optimal color, contrast and sharpness including in low resolution web videos
Intelligent Presence Sensor
Enjoy an incredibly customized picture and sound experience every time. Sony's Intelligent Presence Sensor uses built-in Face Detection technology to turn itself off if no one is watching, warns children when they're too close to the screen and adjusts picture and sound based on where people are sitting in the room
Energy Saving Switch
Even when turned off, most electronics are still using energy if they are plugged in. With Sony's Energy Saving Switch you can easily eliminate this standby power without the fuss of plugging and unplugging the cord. When the switch is turned in the "off" position it reduces the television's standby power to nearly nothing
BRAVIA Sync Compatible
Conveniently operate and control other BRAVIA Sync compatible devices - including BRAVIA HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc players, surround sound systems, Handycam camcorders and Cyber-shot digital still cameras, all with one remote control when connected via HDMI
Sleek Design
Sony's monolithic design consists of an elegant sheet of glass stretching from edge-to-edge. It looks just as good when it's off as it does when it's on
Motionflow XR 960
Experience stunning motion clarity with Sony's Motionflow XR 960 technology. The combination of full-array LED backlighting and high frame-rate technology reduces blur caused by quick camera movements and enhances image sharpness. See smooth motion during fast action movies and an overall clearer picture
Ambient Sensor
Incredible picture in any lighting. The built-in Ambient Sensor automatically adjusts the TV's color and brightness based on the room's lighting conditions giving you a natural looking picture
Faster Start-Up
Quick Start and Viewing feature enables this Sony television to go from 'off' to 'on' 2-3 times faster than previous Sony televisions
Audio Features
5.1 Channel Audio Out: Yes
5.1ch Through Out (Handycam): Yes
Alternate Audio (Digital): Yes
Audio Out: Fixed/Variable
Auto Mute (on no signal): Yes
Auto SAP: Yes
Clear Phase Speaker: Yes
Dolby: Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse
Headphone/Speaker Link: Yes
Invisible Speaker (w/Sound Elevation): Yes
S-Master: Yes
Sony Original Surround: S-Force Front Surround 3D
Sound Booster: Yes
Sound Enhancer: Yes
Sound Mode: Dynamic, Standard, Clear Voice, Custom
Stereo System: MTS
Surround Effect: Cinema, Sports, Music, Game
Sensing Features
Ambient Sensor: Yes
Intelligent Presence Sensor: Yes
Presence Sensor with Face Detection: Yes
Network Features
BRAVIA Internet Video: Yes
BRAVIA Internet Widgets: Yes
DLNA: Yes
HTML Browser: Yes
Media Remote: Yes (Firmware Update Required)
Photo MAP: Yes
Skype: Yes
TrackID: Yes
Video Search: Yes
What's New: Yes (Firmware Update Required)
Wi-Fi Certified: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes (Firmware Update Required)
Wireless LAN: Integrated
Video Features
24p True Cinema Technology: Yes
3D Comb Filter: Yes
4:3 Default: Yes
Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE): Yes
Auto Wide: Yes
Blinking Type: Line Blinking
CineMotion Reverse 3:2 Pulldown Technology: Yes
Deep Color: Yes
Intelligent MPEG Noise Reduction: Yes
Live Color Technology: Yes
Motionflow Technology: XR 960
PhotoTV HD: Yes
Picture Mode: Vivid, Standard, Photo-Vivid, Photo-Standard, Photo-Original, Photo-Custom, Cinema, Game-Standard, Game-Original, Graphics, Sports, Animation
Video Processing: X-Reality PRO Engine
Wide Mode: Full, Normal, Wide Zoom, Zoom, Caption, Normal/Full1/Full2 for PC
3D Features
2D to 3D Conversion: Yes
3D: Yes
3D Sync Transmitter Integrated: Yes
Display Features
Backlight Type: Intelligent Peak LED
Display Device: LCD
OptiContrast Panel: Yes
General Features
Audio Return Channel: Yes
Closed Captions (CC): Analog, Digital
Finish (Surface Color): Black
HDMI InstaPort: Yes
New GUI: Yes
Start Up Sony Logo Display: Yes
Energy Saving and Efficiency
Backlight Off Mode: Yes
Dynamic Backlight Control: Yes
Energy Saving Switch: Yes
Energy Star Compliant: Yes (Exceeds v5.0)
Convenience Features
Auto Shut-off: Yes
BRAVIA Sync: Yes
Channel Block (with password): Analog and Digital
Channel Jump: Yes
Channel Surf: Yes
Control for HDMI (HDMI CEC): Yes
Distance Alert: Yes
Edit Channel Labels: Yes
Info Banner: Yes
Input Skip: Automatic
Label Inputs: Yes
Multiple Language Display: English, French, Spanish
On-Screen Clock: Yes
On-Screen Display for External Input: Yes
On-Screen Operating Instructions: Yes
On/Off Timer: Yes
PAP (Fixed or Variable): PAP (Variable)
PIP (Picture in Picture): Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Picture Adjustments Lock: Yes
Picture Frame Mode: Yes
Position Control: Yes
Quick Start and Viewing: Yes
Scene Select: Photo, Music, Cinema, Game, Graphics, Sports, Animation
Show/Hide Channels: Yes
Skin Naturalizer: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Twin Picture: PAP (Variable)
USB Application(s): Yes
6 degree Upward Style: Yes
Illuminated Sony Logo: Yes
Monolithic Design: Yes
Display
Screen Size (Diagonal) 55"
Aspect Ratio 16 : 9
Pixel Resolution 1920 x 1080
Brightness Not Specified By Manufacturer
Refresh Rate 240 Hz
Viewing Angle(H x V) 178° H x 178° V
Video
Video System ATSC, Clear QAM, NTSC
HDTV Compatibility 1080/24 p (HDMI only)
1080/60 i (HDMI/Component)
1080/60 p (HDMI/Component)
720/60 p
480/60 i
480/60 p
TV Scan Lines Up to 1080
TV Tuner Yes 1
Please Note:

VHF: 2-13, UHF: 14-69, CATV: 1-135

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Speaker
Sound Stereo
Subwoofer Yes
Power 30 W 2
Please Note:

10W + 10W + 10W

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Sound Bar
Connectivity
Inputs/Outputs 2x RCA Stereo (L/R) Audio In (Bottom)
1x RCA Stereo (L/R) Audio Out (Side)
1x RCA Component Video In (Bottom)
2x RCA Composite Video In (Bottom)
1x RCA S/PDIF Audio Out (Side)
1x Ethernet LAN In (Bottom)
2x HDMI Audio/Video In (Side)
2x HDMI Audio/Video In (Bottom)
1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Mini Headphone Out (Side)
1x VGA Video In (Side)
1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Mini Audio In (Rear)
1x Coaxial Antenna Audio In (Bottom)
1x RS-232C Control/Service In/Out (Bottom)
2x USB 2.0 Audio/Video In (Side) 3
Please Note:

AC Power Input (Rear) x1

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Convenience
Picture in Picture (PIP) Yes
Digital Media Slot None
Wi-Fi Built-in
Menu Language English, Spanish, French
Remote Control Yes
Tilt/Swivel Tilt: Yes
Swivel: Yes, +20 / -20 4
Please Note:

Stand Tilt Range: 0 - 6° Flexible

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Wall Mounting 300 x 300 mm
Control Console
Remote
Dock
General
Power Requirements 120 VAC, 60 Hz
Power Consumption Operational: 179.0W
Standby: 0.2W
Standby: 0.3W 5
Please Note:

Standby power consumption is specified for 120 VAC / 240 VAC

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Dimensions (WxHxD) 50.4 x 30.4 x 1.5" / 128.0 x 77.2 x 3.8 cm Without stand
50.4 x 31.6 x 12.3" / 128.0 x 80.3 x 31.2 cm With stand
Weight 57.5 lb / 26.08 kg Without stand
69.7 lb / 31.62 kg With stand
Sony XBR55HX929 55" 1080p 3D LED TV
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    SonyXBR55HX929 55" 1080p 3D LED TV
     
    4.9

    (based on 9 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good connections (8)
    • Great picture quality (8)
    • Attractive (7)
    • Led-backlit (7)
    • Good remote control (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home theater (6)
      • Movies (5)
      • Home (4)
      • Bedroom (3)
      • Wall mounting (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (5)
        • Was this a gift?:
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      5.0

      Sony XRB was the right decision

      By John

      from San Diego, CA

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • All the connections options I could ever need
      • Best looking TV out there
      • Great Picture Quality

      Cons

      • Somewhat Difficult Set Up

      Best Uses

      • Home Theater

      Comments about Sony XBR55HX929 55" 1080p 3D LED TV:

      The picture is fantastic. Set-up was a little more laborious than I would have expected. Sound is just okay, but I am running this through a home theater system, and was not in need of good sound from the set.

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      • No

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      5.0

      this is my second

      By marco

      from miami

      About Me Enthusiast

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Attached to Computer
          • Bedroom
          • Home Theater
          • Movies

          Comments about Sony XBR55HX929 55" 1080p 3D LED TV:

          2nd as great as first

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Great TV

          By Jim the Runner

          from New York, NY

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • All the connections options I could ever need
          • Best looking TV out there
          • Good Remote Control
          • Great Picture Quality
          • LED-backlit

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home
            • Home Theater
            • Movies
            • Wall Mounting

            Comments about Sony XBR55HX929 55" 1080p 3D LED TV:

            picture quality is amazing and it looks very nice even when it is off. I highly recommend it to anyone.

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            • No

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            5.0

            top shelf

            By mark

            from sunny isles beach fl

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            Pros

            • All the connections options I could ever need
            • Best looking TV out there
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Energy Efficient
            • Good Remote Control
            • Great Picture Quality
            • Great Sound Quality
            • LED-backlit
            • Reduced Glare

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Bedroom

              Comments about Sony XBR55HX929 55" 1080p 3D LED TV:

              easy use,best picture quality

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              • No

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              5.0

              It's Worth the Money!!!

              By AA

              from LA

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • All the connections options I could ever need
              • Best looking TV out there
              • Energy Efficient
              • Great Picture Quality
              • LED-backlit

              Cons

              • Glare

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Home Theater
              • Movies
              • Wall Mounting

              Comments about Sony XBR55HX929 55" 1080p 3D LED TV:

              Very clear picture! The dark level are very good.

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              5.0

              Happy Thanksgiving

              By Edtorious

              from San Diego, CA

              About Me Power User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • All the connections options I could ever need
              • Best looking TV out there
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Energy Efficient
              • Good Remote Control
              • Great Picture Quality
              • LED-backlit

              Cons

              • Glare

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Home Theater
              • Movies
              • Video Games
              • Wall Mounting

              Comments about Sony XBR55HX929 55" 1080p 3D LED TV:

              Best 3DTV!

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              • No

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              4.0

              Great picture and easy setup

              By ron

              from medford, nj

              About Me Casual User

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • All the connections options I could ever need
              • Energy Efficient
              • Good Remote Control
              • Great Picture Quality
              • LED-backlit
              • Reduced Glare

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Bedroom

                Comments about Sony XBR55HX929 55" 1080p 3D LED TV:

                The tv was delivered without a hitch and worked right out of the box. the setup from Sony was simple and flawless. The picture is very good and lifelike. It's a beautiful design and should look great when we have it mounted on the wall

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                • No

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                5.0

                AWESOME!

                By Moe

                from Pittsburgh, PA

                About Me Power User

                Pros

                • All the connections options I could ever need
                • Best looking TV out there
                • Easy To Set Up
                • Energy Efficient
                • Good Remote Control
                • Great Picture Quality
                • Great Sound Quality
                • LED-backlit
                • Reduced Glare

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Home Theater
                • Movies
                • Video Games

                Comments about Sony XBR55HX929 55" 1080p 3D LED TV:

                Love everything about the TV. Well worth the price. No complaints whatsoever.

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                5.0

                "it's like you were there"

                By hotdog

                from pembroke nh

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • All the connections options I could ever need
                • Best looking TV out there
                • Easy To Set Up
                • Good Remote Control
                • Great Picture Quality
                • Great Sound Quality
                • LED-backlit
                • Reduced Glare

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Sony XBR55HX929 55" 1080p 3D LED TV:

                    this tv is so slim and streamline. you couldn't possibly get a better picture anywhere. it's like your're part of the scenery. it;s also easy enough to use, not complicated.

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                    • No

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