Expert Review of Sony Bravia KLV-32R402A 32 Inches Direct LED Television
Priced at a reasonable rate, the Sony LED TV KLV-32R402A, black, 32 is a very elegant TV model from Sony which promises a superior view experience through all its cutting edge technologies.
Noted earlier, the TV has got a 32inch LED backlit panel which is supported by the Clear Resolution Enhancer Picture Engine along with Live Colour™, Intelligent Picture Plus, MPEG Noise Reduction, Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE), 24P True Cinema™, 3D Comb Filter technologies. The TV has got a very slimmer and light weight design which complements its beauty. Further, it has bunch of useful connectivity options such as USB port, HDMI port, MHL port and other analogue pins. On the other hand it misses internet connectivity. The TV operates on AC 220V 50Hz and consumes about only 52W power; thanks to the ECO feature list- Dynamic Backlight Control, Backlight Off Mode and Power Saving Mode. The BRAVIA also supports over 11 Indian Languages in the OSD menu.
To throw a verdict, if you want a superior viewing experience and elegant looks prior to any other feature, the Sony LED TV KLV-32R402A, black, 32 is ideal for you.
Sony LED TV KLV-32R402A, black, 32 has been crafted with LED technology which makes it a slimmer and light weight television. The front of the TV depicts a neat and matt 32inch LED screen which is lined up with slim bezel frames that minimizes the chances of distraction. The TV attaches a sophisticated beautifully designed flatbed type stand at the bottom all together adding charm to the decoration of your living room. The panel has been designed with 176degree wide viewing angle which means that you can view the pictures from any odd angle without any color distortion and that means more audience can enjoy the view. The TV has only one USB and HDMI port at the sides while all other ports have been constructed at the rear to minimize the complexity of design.
To talk about the dimensions and weight, the BRAVIA measures 735x443x75(47) mm and weights around 4.6kg which is very slimmer and lighter compared to TVs in the LED 32inch range.
This is the section where we get tons of video enhancing technologies deployed within the TV for a richer viewing experience. The Sony LED TV KLV-32R402A, black, 32 features a very neat 32inch LED panel which is accelerated by the Clear Resolution Enhancer Picture Engine. This video processor scrutinizes each and every pixel carefully and lays out crisp images with reduced noise on the panel. Further for enjoying fast moving scenes, the BRAVIA comes with Motionflow™ XR 100 which splashes each picture 100 times a second to create an unmistakable view, be it then sports or an action movie. Features such as Live Colour™, Intelligent Picture Plus, MPEG Noise Reduction, Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE), 24P True Cinema™, 3D Comb Filter are worthy being briefed. The panel can be set to Vivid, Standard, Custom, Cinema, Photo, Sports, Game, Graphics theme according to the picture category.
When it comes to sound, the Sony LED TV KLV-32R402A, black, 32 notches a healthy score. The stereo system comprises of two full ranged 8W speakers which have been deployed with NICAM/A2 audio technology. Enhancing the audio experience, the stereo system integrates Dolby® Digital surround sound technology which creates a virtual surround sound environment. You can select from the Standard, Music, Cinema, Game, Sports sound modes or you can use the equalizer to tune the sound that matches your comfort.
The Sony LED TV KLV-32R402A, black, 32 comes with loads of connectivity options. With the HDMI at the side, you can seamlessly connect your laptop, PC, or tablet screen to the TV screen. The USB 2.0 port allows you to play content directly from the mass storage device. Whereas contrariwise, there is no card reader slot and the number of HDMI and USB ports is restricted to one. The TV has a special port called MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) which connects the TV interface with Sony Smartphones. Thus you can use your Xperia Smartphone interface on the 32inch panel and enjoy the fullest of social networking services, web browsing and so on. FM Radio built-in within the TV is a plus of course.
On the sad part, this BRAVIA does not support internet connection; neither LAN is provided nor Wi-Fi.
Sony LED TV KLV-32R402A, black, 32 is a very reasonably priced television which not only gives you a complete set of entertainment tools but also cares after your electricity bills. This BRAVIA requires about DC 19.5V and consumes only 52W power, thanks to the specialism of BRAVIA engineers. The TV also features Dynamic Backlight Control which skilfully determines the external illumination conditions and sets the panel brightness accordingly. More conveniently, you can also switch to Backlight Off mode and thus take pleasure from pure audio keeping the screen off.
If you are annoyed with the small screen size, you can try out the 40inches Videocon Celista Plus VJK40FF-ZM 40 Inch Full HD LED Television at the same price range. Another rival, the Panasonic TH-L32EM5D LED 32 inches Full HD TV has similar configurations at comparably lower price.