Gone are the days when television was once seen as a luxury. It has now become an integral part of our lives. The television, or simply the TV has gone through many changes in the past few years and has now become slimmer, larger and are now packed with features that provide complete entertainment to the viewer. Currently LED TVs have become immensely popular due to their stylish looks, incredible features, wonderful sound quality and of course, their amazing picture quality. Samsung and Sony have been among the front-runners in developing wonderful LED TVs. Both companies have launched two great 32 inch LED TVs namely the Sony Bravia LED TV 32 Inch - KLV-32EX330 and Samsung 32 Inch LED TV - UA32F4100. Both TVs are priced very closely, just above the Rs 32,000 mark. This will definitely make a buyer wonder about which TV is right for them, so this detailed comparison is aimed at eliminating the confusion regarding these two TVs and help you choose the TV most suitable for you.
Sony Bravia LED TV KLV-32EX330
Image courtesy- www.sony.co.in
Samsung LED TV - UA32F4100
Image courtesy- www.samsung.com/in/
Both the TVs have a stylish and slim design are are sure to catch the eye of many people. Their slim and trendy design makes it perfect for the TVs to be fitted on a wall or docked in the TV stand. Both these TVs are thus at par on their design so it is up to the buyer to decide which one is more appealing to him. Nevertheless, both TVs are wonderfully designed and both have the edge in this category.
The Sony Bravia KLV-32EX330 has dimensions of approximately 737 × 459 × 61 mm weighing around 4.5 Kg without stand.
The Samsung UA32F4100 has dimensions of 737.9 x 435.8 x 49.5 mm
Display and Video features
The Sony Bravia KLV-32EX330 has a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels with a viewing angle of 178 degrees which enables us to view the TV from very wide angles comfortably. It has many video features like BRAVIA Engine 3, Motionflow XR 100, Clear Resolution Enhancer and Intelligent Picture PLUS to ensure bright, vivid and colourful display with picture enhancement and smooth video playback. It also has additional features like 24P True Cinema, 3D Comb Filter and 8 picture modes(Vivid ,Standard, Custom, Cinema, Photo, Sports, Game, Graphics) which provides ample options to select a suitable viewing mode for different types of video being played on the TV as per our requirements.
The Samsung UA32F4100 has a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. It has many video features like HypeReal Engine, 100 Hz Clear Motion Rate, Mega Contrast, Film Mode, Embeded POP, Analog Clean View and Digital Clean View which produces great looking images and video. The Wide Colour Enhancer Plus enhances the colours of the videos and delivers great colour. Samsung’s Clean View technology helps reduces noise levels in images and the Sports mode has many features to enhance picture and sound making it enjoyable to watch sports.
The Sony Bravia LED KLV-32EX330 has Dolby Digital sound technology with features like Bass Booster, 3 Sound Modes(Dynamic, Standard, Clear Voice), 4 Surround Modes(Cinema, Music, Sports, Game), Simulated Stereo, NICAM/A2 Stereo System.
The Samsung UA32F4100 has the Dolby Digital Plus/Dolby Pulse sound technology. It has other audio features like Auto Volume Leveler, DTS Studio Sound, DTS Premium Sound.
The Sony Bravia KLV-32EX330 also includes other features like BRAVIA Sync, FM Radio, Parental Control, Dynamic Backlight Control, Backlight Off Mode, Power Saving Modes, Digital Noise Reduction , Picture Frame mode MPEG Noise Reduction.
The Samsung UA32F4100 has many other features like Sleep Timer, Clock & On/Off Timer, Auto Power Off and Auto Channel Search
The Sony Bravia KLV-32EX330 has 2 HDMI ports, 1 USB port, 2 Composite Video Inputs, 1 RF Connection Input, 1 Analog Audio Input, 1 Audio Out jack and 1 Headphone out jack.
The Samsung UA32F4100 supports 2 USB ports , 2 HDMI ports, 1 Headphone jack, 1 Composite In port,1 Component In port, 1 Digital Audio Out port, and 1 RF Connection input ports
The Sony Bravia KLV-32EX330 requires AC 110-240V, 50/60Hz power supply. It consumes a maximum power of 55W during operation and 0.50W during standby.
The Samsung UA32F4100 requires AC 110-240V, 50/60Hz power supply. It consumes a maximum power of 58W during operation and 0.3W during standby.
Prices and Where to buy
The Sony TV is officially priced at Rs32,900 whereas the Samsung TV is prices at Rs 33,500.Both TVs can be purchased through their official websites using their dealer locator-
- Samsung UA32F4100- http://www.samsung.com/in/consumer/tv-audio-video/television/led-tv/UA32F4100ARLXL-dealerlocator
- Sony Bravia KLV-32EX330-http://www.sony.co.in/section/retailshops
Both TVs can also be purchased at slightly cheaper prices from online stores like-
- http://shopping.indiatimes.com/ etc
The Samsung UA32F4100 provides a slightly superior picture resolution and also supports the Dolby Digital Plus/Dolby Pulse technology which will give better audio quality than Sony's Dolby Digital technology. Moreover, having 2 USB ports over just one of Sony gives it a slight edge in the connectivity features.
So the The Samsung UA32F4100 is the clear winner with its better image and audio quality and superior connectivity at a lesser price than the Sony Bravia KLV 32EX330 however the The Sony Bravia KLV 32EX330 is a worthy competitor which boasts certain features like FM Radio and various picture modes which Samsung lacks. In case you have no issues with the slightly lower resolution and lack of Dolby Digital plus/Dolby Pulse technology then you can opt for the Sony Bravia KLV 32EX330 too.
|Guest Author: sujit 23 Jul 2013|
|I want to buy 32 inch HD ready LED TV.|
I have found some models of Sony, Panasonic and Toshiba.
KLV 32 ex 330 - Price after discount - 29,900/-
th - l32b6d - price after discount - 23,300/-
th - l32b60d - price after discount - 25,500/-
pu200 - price after discount - 25,500/-
ps200 - price after discount - 27,500/-
Please suggest me which model is best?