Go green without sacrificing picture quality. The 52" VE5 features a high-efficiency HCFL backlight that provides optimum brightness and reduces power consumption up to 50 percent versus Energy Star 3.0 requirements. In fact, this set consumes only 90 watts, which is as little as an incandescent light bulb.
If Elvis left the room, the VE5 would know. This HDTV has a Presence Sensor which detects if you've stepped away from your TV and automatically turns the picture off. If after 30 minutes, the sensor still doesn't detect movement in the room, the set turns off completely.
Did you know that most TVs consume power even when turned off? The VE5 is equipped with a new Energy Saving Switch which reduces power consumption of the TV to zero when you're not watching television.
Imagine a TV that reduces power consumption based on your viewing environment. Dim the lights to watch a movie and the integrated Light Sensor automatically adjusts to your room's ambient light and lowers the brightness of the TV's backlight to conserve energy.
Enjoy a more fluid, natural and realistic viewing experience while watching fast-action sports and movies. Motionflow™ 120Hz technology enhances sharpness and delivers smooth motion for fast-action pictures.
Every scene will be sharper, more vibrant and life-like thanks to BRAVIA Engine™ 2 fully digital video processor. This unique technology optimizes contrast and enhances overall image detail while significantly reducing noise.
Wirelessly transmit HD audio and video, attach a DVD player behind your TV, or add four additional HDMI™ ports. With optional BRAVIA Link modules, a better viewing experience is yours for the making.
16:9 Full HD 1080p resolution panel (1920 x 1080) accepts any HDTV signal and renders it with optimum resolution, so you can take full advantage of Blu-ray Disc™ players and Sony® PlayStation®3 entertainment systems that can deliver 1080p content (all sold separately).
Dynamic contrast involves real-time image processing that results in deep blacks in darker scenes, as well as fine details in shadows and other dark areas of the picture for a difference you can truly see.
An integrated light sensor gauges the ambient light in the room and raises or lowers the brightness of the HDTV's backlight based on room lighting conditions. Dim the lights to watch a movie, and the light sensor also dims the backlight, reducing unnecessary power consumption even further.
BRAVIA Sync capability combines the one-touch access and control functionality of BRAVIA Theatre Sync™ with the ability to control CEC-enabled Sony® Handycam® camcorders and Cyber-shot® digital still cameras using the HDTV's remote and an on-screen display via an HDMI™ connection.
BRAVIA Link compatibility expands your HDTV's capabilities by letting you connect optional BRAVIA Link modules, including the BRAVIA DVD Link, BRAVIA Wireless Link, and BRAVIA Input Link (all sold separately).
A built-in ATSC/NTSC tuner with QAM delivers over-the-air digital TV and unencrypted HDTV broadcast signals, as well as traditional analog TV broadcasts.
The 52-inch diagonal VE5 HDTV features an HCFL (Hot Cathode Fluorescent Lamp) backlight, which uses specialized components to provide optimum brightness as soon as you turn on the HDTV and to reduce power consumption by up to 65% over Energy Star 3.0 requirements. In fact, the KDL-52VE5 consumes only about 115 watts – less than many incandescent light bulbs.
The new Energy Saving Switch, located on the side panel of the VE5, enables your HDTV to consume zero power when it's in standby mode, effectively eliminating the use of unnecessary power when you're not watching TV.
The BRAVIA Engine 2 fully digital video processor uses a collection of unique Sony® algorithms to significantly reduce noise, enhance overall image detail, and optimize contrast so every scene produces sharp, vibrant, life-like images.
Connect your camera, USB-enabled MP3 player, or USB storage device directly to your HDTV's USB input to view photos on the big screen or listen to your favorite music.
The Favorites Menu function makes it easy to quickly access your favorite channels, video inputs, and digital images to share with family and friends.
Engineered for fast-action sports, movies, and games, Motionflow 120Hz technology reduces judder and blurriness. Overall, motion is smoother, sharper, and more natural when watching your favorite HD content, DVDs, and even broadcast movies and prime-time programming.
The Presence Sensor helps you conserve energy when you forget to turn off the VE5 HDTV. If the Presence Sensor detects that you've been away from your HDTV for 5, 30, or 60 minutes, the backlight will automatically turn off, but the volume will remain on so you can still hear the sound. If you don't return after the display has been off for 30 minutes, the VE5 turns completely off.
The Dynamic Backlight Control feature adjusts the brightness of the backlight both to optimize image quality and to reduce power consumption. It works in real time, optimizing for both bright outdoor images and dark interior shots scene-by-scene for even greater power savings.
Get versatile HD connection options with seven HD inputs. Four HDMI™ inputs (up to 1080/60p capable) let you connect a Sony® PlayStation®3 entertainment system, Blu-ray Disc™ player, or any other HDMI-capable equipment (all sold separately) and get uncompressed digital video and multi-channel digital audio on a single cable. An HD component input and an HD combo input (1080/60i capable) provide added HD-capable connectivity, and a PC input (HD-15 pin) offers the added versatility of using your HDTV as a computer monitor.2
24p True Cinema mode provides a direct connection to 24p video sources, avoiding conversions and allowing users to enjoy films at their intended 24 fps (frames per second) cinematic picture quality when using a 24p True Cinema capable output device, such as a Blu-ray Disc™ player or Sony® PlayStation®3 entertainment system.
VESA-compatible hole spacing uses an industry-standard mounting hole pattern that can be used with VESA-compliant mounting brackets, taking the guesswork out of selecting the proper hardware for hanging your HDTV on the wall. Wall mount bracket sold separately. Restrictions apply
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