W805 vs HX723

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  1. li1quid

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    My parents currently hava a HX723 but they will soon upgrade soon to a bigger tv. Now I'm in the market for a new tv myself, and they are willing to give the HX723 to me.

    I think the HX is a great tv, but I also consider buying the W805 instead of the HX723. Have LED tv's advanced much the last 2 years? I don't care about the looks or smart features.

    Reviews:
    W805: Sony W80 (KDL-47W805A) 3D LED LCD TV Review | AVForums
    HX723: Sony HX723 (KDL-40HX723) 3D LED LCD TV Review | AVForums

    Currently I have a crappy 2 year old sammy tv (es6100). But after comparing it next to the HX723 I can't wait to throw that rubbish tv away.
     
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    If you think the HX is a great TV, go for that, presumably cheaper too

    The 805 isn't the best model in terms of blacks and motion
    What size are you looking at?

    Sell the Samsung in the Classifieds
     
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    I'm going for a 40inch tv. After connecting my ps4 to the HX I can say the motion and input lag is far superior than my sammy (gaming-mode on). The only downside I saw was minor 'black smearing' that is still present in the HX. Something I wish would dissapear with a new tv.

    But did LED tv's advance much these 2 years? I would buy the W805 if it has noticably better picture performance.
     
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    Not much no, maybe a few more smart functions. The W805 will have passive 3D, previously Sonys were active

    smearing can happen with each and every LCD
     
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    Unless I'm mistaken there's only one year between the HX723 (2012) and W8 (2013). From what I've read the HX723 is better. I had a HX723 myself and was impressed, the 3d is excellent and games look great with lots of detail. It has active 3d whereas the W8 has passive. The panel used in the W8 receives criticism for having low contrast and poor blacks.

    I would go for the HX723 at the same price never mind cheaper.
     
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