Updated June 9, 2010 with new model number--HX900 became HX909--as well as pricing, availability and other information.
Among the numerous permutations of LED backlighting, we've consistently experienced the best results with the variety known as local dimming, which typically uses a full array of LEDs arranged behind the screen, not just along the edge. Those LEDs can dim or illuminate as necessary depending on program content, and as a result can achieve excellent contrast, black levels, and overall picture quality.
The superb Sony KDL-XBR8 series from 2008 was the company's last attempt at the technology. Sony skipped LED … Read more