The Good Sensible price; good range of connections; impressive pictures; easy to use.
The Bad Short on features; not the prettiest TV available; no USB or SD card slots.
The Bottom Line On paper, the Sony Bravia KDL-26V4000 doesn't seem to have much going for it, apart, perhaps, from its Bravia Engine video-processing technology. But that just proves you should never trust specs alone, as it's actually one of the finest 26-inch LCD TVs we've seen
|Sony Bravia KDL-26V4000||LG 55EG910V||Sony Bravia KDL40W605||Toshiba Regza 32RV635DB||Loewe Individual 40 Compose Full-HD+ 100 DR+|
|Price||£400 Typical Price||£400 Typical Price||£400 Typical Price||£400 Typical Price||£400 Typical Price|
Sony Bravia KDL-26V4000
The 26-inch KDL-26V4000 LCD TV, with an HD Ready resolution of 1,366x768 pixels, is that rarest of things: a Sony Bravia set that can genuinely be described as affordable. But we hope Sony hasn't sacrificed too much in the way of features and performance to achieve the price tag of around £400.
The price of the 26V4000 isn't much more than that charged by budget brands like Goodmans and Bush for their 26-inch LCD TVs. It seems Sony has finally released the affordable LCD TV that hard-up fans of the company have been praying for.
The set's provision of three HDMI ports is better than you'd expect at this price, and there's a D-Sub PC input as well, so you can get even more value out of the screen by doubling it up as a PC monitor.
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