Sony KDL-46BX420

  • Sony KDL-46BX420
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  • The inexpensive Sony KDL-BX420 series evinced good performance for an entry-level non-LED-TV, with deep-enough black levels and accurate color in mid-bright areas. It also, surprisingly for a 60Hz TV, handled 1080p/24 cadence properly, and its matte sc...
  • Solid picture performance, Light, easy to set up, Customizable picture presets, Decent sound
  • The BX420 industrial design is clean and its build quality is better than a lot of its affordable competition, The BX420 is easy to set up and even easier to live with, making it an ideal HDTV for a bedroom or den or for the consumer not wanting to become


  • The BX420 only has two HDMI inputs when most of its competitors have three or four. Its color was too blue in dark areas and too red in bright areas and its screen showed brighter corners.
  • No Internet or network features, Thicker bezel than some, Less than perfect blacks

Expert reviews and ratings

By cnet on 60

If you don't expect the world from the entry-level Sony KDL-BX420 LCD, its picture quality may be a pleasant...

By DigitalVersus on 60

The Sony BX420 TV doesn't miss its fourth star by much. Despite a friendly price tag, it has a great picture quality with a high contrast ratio and accurate colour reproduction. The only real problems are the lack of a motion interpolation filter...

By Digital Trends on 75

Sony sticks to its guns with the KDL-46BX420 by focusing on a superior picture, decent sound and a user-friendly interface in an attractive...

By Home Theater Review on 70

It wasn't long ago that a 40 or 42-inch HDTV would cost you three grand or more; hell, that's what I paid three years ago when I bought my Samsung. Times are a-changing and prices have dropped dramatically since then and today's consumer is...

By ConsumerSearch on

Considering the cost, critics are pretty impressed by the picture quality of the Sony KDL-BX420 series. The 32-inch KDL-32BX420 is the smallest set in the series, which also includes the 40-inch KDL-40BX420 (*Est. $585) and the 46-inch KDL-46BX420...

By TelevisionInfo on

Overall, the Sony KDL-46BX420 ($899 MSRP) isn’t a bad television set. Not only does it have great picture performance, but it isn’t overly-complicated by features that would probably never get used, or only serve as a frustration. The lack of input...

International Review By Betabuzz on 72

Der Sony KDL-37BX420 ist ein rudimentärer 37 Zöller ohne große Überraschungen. Das überraschend bezahlbare Gerät konzentriert sich aufs Wesentliche – mit...

International Review By Les Numériques on 60

Le BX420 rate de peu sa quatrième étoile. Malgré son petit prix, il offre une bonne qualité d'image : taux de contraste élevé, colorimétrie juste... Seules l'absence de compensation de mouvement et la faible...