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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Sony KDL-48W600B Full HD Smart LED TV

Price, specifications and review of the 48-inch Full HD Smart LED TV Sony KDL-48W600B

Sony KDL-48W600B TV
Sony KDL-48W600B
Sony KDL-48W600B is one of the latest budget HDTVs from this manufacturer and I am pretty much sure that this TV is going to turn into a real best seller.
If you take a look at the specs of the  KDL-48W600B you will not find any of the cutting edge features that are literarily flooding the TV ads but what you will find is all the basic stuff delivered in a very appealing package and price. And by package I don't mean the box of the TV set but a good set of features that are making this TV a real deal.
As I am sure you will be interested in everything this TV has to offer, here are the full specifications of the Sony KDL-48W600B:

Video
  • Video Signal : 1080/24p (HDMI only); 1080/60i; 1080/60p (HDMI / Component); 480/60i; 480/60p; 720/60p; 1080/30p (HDMI only); 720/30p (HDMI only); 720/24p (HDMI only)
  • Video Features
  • 3D Comb Filter : Yes
  • MPEG Noise Reduction : Yes
  • Blinking Type : Frame Blinking
  • Intelligent Picture Optimizer : Yes
  • Wide Mode : Full; Normal; Wide Zoom; Zoom; Caption; Normal / Full1 / Full2 for PC
  • 4:3 Default : Yes
  • PhotoTV HD : Yes
  • Picture Mode : Vivid; Standard; Custom; Photo-Vivid; Photo-Standard; Photo-Original; Photo-Custom; Cinema1; Cinema2; Game-Standard; Game-Original; Graphics; Sports; Animation
  • 24p True Cinema™ Technology : Yes
  • Auto Wide : Yes
  • CineMotion® Reverse 3:2 Pulldown Technology : Yes
  • Video Processing : X-Reality PRO
  • Live Color™ Technology : Yes
  • Deep Color : Yes
  • Portable Game Mode : Fine Full; Fine Normal; Portable Game1; Portable Game2
  • Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE) : Yes
  • Motionflow™ Technology : Motionflow XR 240
  • LED Motion Mode : Yes
  • Face Area Detection : Yes
  • Super-resolution for Game Mode : Yes
  • Intelligent MPEG Noise Reduction : Yes
Display
  • Screen Size (measured diagonally) : 48"(47.6")
  • Display Resolution : Full HD
  • Viewing Angle (Up/Down) : 89/89 degree
  • Aspect Ratio : 16:9
  • Screen Size (cm) : 120.9 cm
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio : Over 1 million
  • Viewing Angle (Right/Left) : 89/89 degree
  • Display Features
  • Backlight Type : LED
  • Display Device : LCD
  • Dimming Type : Frame Dimming
  • Energy Saving & Efficiency
  • Energy Star® compliant : Yes, V5.3 & V6
  • Dynamic Backlight Control : Yes
  • Power Consumption (On Mode) for Energy Star : 39.8W
  • Power Consumption (Standby Mode) for Energy Star : 0.21W
  • Backlight Off Mode : Yes

  • General
  • Hotel Mode Menu : Yes
  • Closed Captions (CC) : Analog; Digital
  • Demo Mode : Yes
  • HDMI™ InstaPort : Yes
  • Finish (Surface Color) : Black
  • Start Up Sony Logo Display : Yes
  • Audio Return Channel : Yes

  • Inputs and Outputs / Interfaces
  • Subwoofer Out : 1 (Side / Hybrid w/ HP and Audio Out)
  • Analog Audio Input(s) (Total) : 2 (Rear)
  • Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s) : 1 (Rear / Hybrid)
  • Audio Out : 1 (Side / Hybrid w/ HP)
  • USB 2.0 : 2 (Side)
  • Composite Video Input(s) : 2 (1 Rear / 1 Rear Hybrid w/ Component)
  • AC Power Input : AC Adapter
  • HDMI™ Connection(s) (Total) : 4 (1 Side / 3 Bottom)
  • Headphone Output(s) : 1 (Side / Hybrid w/ Audio Out)
  • Ethernet Connection(s) : 1 (Rear)
  • MHL : Yes
  • RF Connection Input(s) : 1 (Bottom)
  • HDMI PC Input Format : 640x480@60Hz; 800x600@60Hz; 1280x768@60Hz-R; 1280x768@60Hz; 1360x768@60Hz; 1024x768@60Hz; 1280x1024@60Hz; 1920x1080@60Hz
  • Digital Audio Output(s) : 1 (Rear)
  • HDMI™ PC Input : Yes
Audio
  • Audio Power Output : 8W+8W
  • Speaker Configuration : 2ch, Full Range (30 x 80 mm) x 2
  • Speaker Position : Down Firing
  • Audio Features
  • Sony Original Surround : S-Force Front Surround
  • Headphone/Speaker Link : Yes
  • Alternate Audio (Digital) : Yes
  • Clear Phase Speaker : Yes
  • Signal-to-Sound Architecture : Yes
  • Digital Out Format : Dolby Digital, PCM
  • Reflector : Yes
  • Sound Mode : Standard; Cinema; Sports; Music; Game; Compressed Audio
  • S-Master : Yes
  • Advanced Auto Volume : Yes
  • Sound Booster : Yes
  • Stereo System : MTS (AUTO SAP)
  • Audio Out : Fixed / Variable
  • Dolby® : Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse
  • 5.1 Channel Audio Out : Yes
  • Network
  • Wi-Fi Standard : a/b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Frequency : 2.4Ghz / 5Ghz (for Wi-Fi Direct / Screen mirroring: 2.4Ghz Only)
  • Wi-Fi Direct : Yes
  • Skype™ : Ready
  • Guide and Search : Yes
  • TV Tweet : Yes
  • TV SideView™ : Yes
  • Screen mirroring : Yes
  • Related Search : Yes
  • Search : Yes
  • One-Flick entertainment : Yes
  • Social Viewing : Yes (Tweet only)
  • X2 Widget (System) : Yes
  • Photo Share : Yes
  • Net AD : Yes (depends on ad provider)
  • Seamless Streaming : Yes
  • DLNA Content : MPEG1 / MPEG2PS / MPEG2TS / AVCHD / MP4Part10 / MP4Part2 / AVI(XVID) / AVI(MotinJpeg) / MOV / WMV / MKV / WEBM / 3GPP / MP3 / WMA / LPCM / JPEG / MPO
  • Wireless LAN : Integrated
  • Sony Entertainment Network : Yes
  • Opera Apps (System) : Yes
  • Wi-Fi Certified : Yes
  • Internet Browser : Yes (Opera)
TV System
  • TV System (Analog) : M
  • Number of Tuners (Terrestrial/Cable) : 1 (Digital / Analog)
  • Channel Coverage (Analog) : VHF: 2-13/UHF: 14-69/CATV: 1-135
  • Channel Coverage (Digital Terrestrial) : VHF: 2-13/UHF: 14-69
  • TV System (Digital Terrestrial) : ATSC
  • TV System (Digital Cable) : Clear QAM
  • Channel Coverage (Digital Cable) : CATV: 1-135
  • Color System : NTSC
Convenience Features
  • Picture Adjustments Lock : Yes
  • On-Screen Operating Instructions : Yes
  • On/Off Timer : Yes
  • Auto Shut-off : Yes
  • On-Screen Display for External Input : Yes
  • Info Banner : Yes
  • Parental Control : Yes
  • Channel Block (with password) : Analog, Digital
  • Auto Photo Mode : Yes
  • BRAVIA® Sync™ : Yes
  • Picture Frame Mode : Yes
  • Twin Picture : PAP (Variable)
  • USB Play (Contents) : MPEG1 / MPEG2PS / MPEG2TS / AVCHD / MP4Part10 / MP4Part2 / AVI(XVID) / AVI(MotinJpeg) / MOV / WMV / MKV / WEBM / 3GPP / MP3 / WMA / WAV / JPEG / MPO / RAW(ARW)
  • Scene Select : Photo; Music; Cinema; Game; Graphics; Sports; Animation
  • Show/Hide Channels : Yes
  • Panorama : Yes
  • Skin Naturalizer : Yes
  • USB Super Multi-Format Play : Yes
  • Label Inputs : Yes
  • USB Play : Yes (USB viewer supports FAT16, FAT32, exFAT and NTFS file systems.)
  • Channel Jump : Yes
  • On-Screen Clock : Yes
  • Edit Channel Labels : Yes
  • Channel Surf : Yes
  • Multiple Language Display : English; Spanish; French
  • Sleep Timer : Yes
  • Input Skip : Auto
  • Design Features
  • Stand Design : AL Shaft Silver
Power
  • Power Consumption (in Standby) : 120V : 0.4W / 240V : 0.5W
  • Power Requirements (voltage) : DC 19.5V
  • Power Consumption (in Operation) max. : 75W
  • Regulation and Standards Compliance
  • VESA® Hole Spacing Compatible : Yes
  • Service and Warranty Information
  • Limited Warranty Term : 12 months
Dimensions
  • TV with Stand (W x H x D) : 42 7/8 x 26 5/8 x 7 1/4 in (1086 x 675 x 181 mm)
  • TV only (W x H x D) : 42 7/8 x 25 1/2 x 3 5/8(2) in (1086 x 646 x 90.5 mm)
  • Package (W x H x D) : 54 5/8 x 29 3/8 x 5 3/8 in (1385 x 743 x 135 mm)
  • Weight (Approx.) : TV only: 21.9 lbs (9.9 kg) TV with stand: 22.7 lbs (10.3 kg)
Price - around $650

Well, this is a very long list of features and specifications but now I am sure you have a better idea of what the Sony KDL-48W600B has to offer. If I can summarize into one sentence I would say that this a great big screen TV with very useful Smart TV features and connection options, great Full HD picture and at last but not least important a very appealing price of around $650-700. 

Two other very interesting TVs in this size and price category are the LG 50LA620S / 50LA620V and the Samsung UN50F5500.

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