Best TV brands: Sony Bravia TVs Sony Bravia TV performance
About Sony Bravia TV
Sony has always been at or near the forefront of the latest TV technologies (energy saving light sensors, for instance) and at CES 2012 it introduced Crystal LED, an exciting new panel technology that it hopes will compete with OLED in the future.
There won't be any Crystal LED models available until 2013 at least, but Sony still has some exciting models in their 2012 range - the Sony Bravia KDL-HX853 being one.
Sony says they've put most of their emphasis on picture quality, design and low energy use into their 2012 models, leaving some of the fancier features like voice and gesture control to its competitors.
See our Sony Bravia TV reviews for full test results to see whether this has paid off.
Sony Bravia TV - the Which? verdict
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Sony Smart TV
Sony's focus for its range of smart models in 2012 is video content. Apps such as YouTube, BBC iPlayer, Demand 5, Netflix, Lovefilm and Sony's own Video Unlimited means that you'll rarely be left without something to watch.
Sports fans will like the BBC Sport app, a relatively recent addition to the Sony range of apps.
Controlling smart TV functions can be done using the standard remote, or the Sony app for Android and Apple tablets and smartphones. The standard remote is a little fiddly when entering text, so the apps is worth a go.