Sony flows 120Hz down to lower price points
The mainstream Sony KDL-V5100 series of flat-panel LCDs include a 120Hz refresh rate with dejudder processing, also known as MotionFlow.
Formerly a feature reserved for high-end HDTVs, 120Hz with dejudder is becoming more common at for less money, as evinced by Sony's 2009 KDL-V5100 series of flat-panel LCDs.
The three-size V-series includes the 52-inch KDL-52V5100, the 46-inch KDL-46V5100 and the 40-inch KDL-40V5100. Each offers the company's
Other features of the V-series include 1080p resolution, four HDMI inputs, a PC input and compatibility with a range of Sony proprietary add-ons like the
Sony is also touting the TVs' energy efficiency, saying they exceedand highlighting their light sensor and variable backlight features.
The KDL-V5100 sets will be available in spring for prices yet to be determined. Sony also announced higher-endand models.