Sony KDL-23B4050 TV reviews and prices: 23" HD Ready LCD screen

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+ This TV scores high on sound quality. - It scores poorly on ease of use.

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8.8 out of 10 based on 93 reviews.
Sony KDL-23B4050 with 23" HD Ready LCD screen, 1 HDMI port and Freeview. See full product description

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Purchaser High spec fanatic

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
great picture and good design
Bad points:
remote buttons upside down and the wrong way round (compared to sky etc so always changing channel when altering volume
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Review date: 21 Mar 2010

PETER, FLEET Multi-purpose viewer

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
GOOD QUALITY PICTURE AND GENERAL PERFORMANCE
Bad points:
COLOUR OF CABINET ALSO UNABLE TO FIT A BRACKET TO FIX UNIT ONTO THE WALL
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 7.0
Value for money 8.0
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Review date: 16 Apr 2010

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Very easy to install
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 15 Nov 2008

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Really pleased with picture and sound quality, was unsure of colour and it not match my accessories as tv was for kitchen. I must admit the colour of tv is growing on me, I still would have preferred the same model in black
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 12 Nov 2008

Confirmed purchaser -

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
clean cut design
Bad points:
very poor sensor quality so have big problems changing programs with the remote control
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Nov 2008

David, Stourbridge

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Looks good. Sounds good.
Bad points:
Can't think of any
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 8.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Nov 2008

Richard, Melton Mowbray Occasional TV watcher

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Does not have a stand and is there able to fit neatly into a recess
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Review date: 01 Feb 2010

This Sony KDL-23B4050 is reviewed on TechRadar

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 23
Type of screen LCD
3D No
HD TV HD Ready
Built-in disc player No Disc Player
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview
Number of HDMI ports 1
Number of scart ports 2
Connections HDMI
Smart TV No
Frequency (Hz) 50
Response time (Milliseconds) 8
Screen aspect ratio 16:9
Contrast Ratio (X:1) 3000
Reflection angle 160
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 136.6
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 768
Brightness (Candela per square metre) 450
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Yes
Headphone Socket Yes
Weight (kg) 23
Release date 2008-01-29

Also known as: Sony KDL23B4050U, SONY KDL23B4050, Sony 23"

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Manufacturer's Description

  • Portable LCD TV with easy-to-carry rear grip
  • BRAVIA Engine picture technology for enhanced depth, clarity and definition
  • BRAVIA Theatre Sync for operating your TV and entire home cinema system with one push of a button
  • HD Ready for the display of High Definition signals, i.e. Playstation®3, Blu-ray Disc™, etc.
  • 1 x HDMI™ input for easy connectivity
  • Built-in Digital TV (MPEG 2) terrestrial tuner (also receives analogue)
  • BBE ViVA high quality sound and built-in Virtual Dolby® creating the effect of full surround sound from only 2 front speakers
  • Audio Description compatible allowing for blind or partially sighted people to follow television programmes (available in selected countries)
  • Available to buy from February 2008

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