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Sony KDL-40CX523

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Based on 7 expert reviews
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    3
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
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  • Bad:
    1

Expert reviews and ratings

By Whathifi.com on 60

While some screens betray their bargain price by having some specification oddities, KDL-40CX523 goes a different route. This CX523 has an absolute stack of specification highlights when you consider the price. It’s a Full HD, 1920 x 1080 panel,...

By TechRadar on 80

The Sony KDL-40CX523 steers clear of the potential minefield that is 3D, aiming instead for good old-fashioned value for money. Six hundred quid really isn't a lot for a 40-inch TV from what is arguably the world's most trusted electronics...

By Expert Reviews on 100

Picture quality good rather than great, but Sony’s CX523 has so many other features, it's a great budget TV...

By CNET UK on 90

Stunning Internet features, perky pictures and impressive audio mean the 40-inch Sony Bravia KDL-40CX523 is a brilliant budget LCD TV. For around £560 online, it's an absolute...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

Although it doesn't look much cop and is certainly far from perfect, Sony's new entry-level 40in TV, the 40CX523, is nonetheless an excellent value proposition thanks to some overall good AV quality and an outstanding online content...

By Pocket-lint on 90

Well-specified LCD TV that makes up for its lack of LED backlighting by piling on the features. Smartphone control is worth considering while the presence of BBC iPlayer and DLNA streaming make this a thoroughly modern effort - and one that punches...

By Whathifi.com on 80

is master of the myriad model launch. The CX range is the entry-level series for 2011 – though from the styling you’d be forgiven for being unsure. It says a lot that this chassis, thicker and more cumbersome than the most, it had some staff...

By HDTV Reviews on

The Sony KDL32CX523 LCD TV is by no means a performance model, but it could have been, had it featured a better video processor and functioning greyscale controls. Nevertheless, the CX523 still delivers excellent value for money provided you’re...