Enjoy Full HD 1080p picture quality even in 3D2, plus incredible motion clarity during fast-action sports, movies and games with the Sony HX729-Series LCD LED HDTV. internet connectivity for access to music, thousands of movies, TV shows and more. You also get new apps delivered automatically - so you're selection is never outdated and you are always connected to the best entertainment. Exclusive X-Reality PRO technology improves the picture detail in everything you watch, from low-resolution web videos to your favorite Blu-ray Disc movies. Each pixel is analyzed and perfected for optimal color, contrast and sharpness.
Everything looks better. - This is picture quality so lifelike it's like looking through a window. Each scene in everything you watch-HD movies, sports, even YouTube clips and home movies-is presented with unprecedented detail, and astonishing color as Sony's exclusive X-Reality PRO picture engine draws on its database of real patterns, shapes and textures to display our mos lifelike picture ever.
Moves like real life. - Golf balls roll clearly, with less blurring, as the camera follows them across the green. Footballs retain their detail and move smoothly as the camera pans quickly during a kickoff. Even quick motion seen in action movies appears amazingly realistic as Motionflow XR 480 technology takes motion clarity beyond refresh rates, which are only measured in Hz, to d uble the motion effect for lifelike clarity.
The difference is dynamic. - It's all about perfecting a natural look. Dynamic Edge LED backlighting with local dimming delivers pitch-black night scenes and illuminates bright scenes that pop with vibrant color. Rather than illuminating the entire screen, contrast is boosted in just the right areas for a more realistic picture.
Custom control installations. - RS-232C and IR-in for custom control installations.
In-your-face action. - Brace yourself for pure 3D excitement that feels like you're standing on the 50-yard line. Through advanced Active 3D technology, immerse yourself in Full HD 1080p clarity and phenomenal 3D picture quality. Just slide on the comfortable 3D active glasses and enter a whole new dimension.
Goodbye wires, hello built-in Wi-Fi. - Maximize your entertainment while reducing cable clutter. Wirelessly stream beautiful, HD entertainment straight from the internet or your home network using built-in Wi-Fi connectivity.
Go way beyond cable. - Welcome to the endless entertainment of the Sony Entertainment Network, where thousands of movies, TV shows, online videos, games and music are always at your fingertips. By connecting to the Internet you can access Full HD 1080p entertainment, 3D content and made-for-TV apps like Netflix, Pandora, YouTube, Facebook and more.
All devices, together as one. - Don't all of your personal photos and videos deserve the big screen? Experience your content on a grand scale simply by connecting your compatible smartphone, computer or Sony Tablet S via your existing Wi-Fi network. Then you can easily "throw" your videos, photos and music files to your HDTV.
Life-sized video calls. - It's like they're in the room with you. Skype video calls bring your family and friends closer than ever as they appear as large as life on your big screen-for free.1 Just connect the easy-to-use Skype camera (sold separately) for a face-to-face look at the caller on the beauty of your Sony HDTV.
Control your TV with your phone. - Now there's one less remote control on the coffee table. Just download the free Media Remote app and turn your iPhone, Android phone or Sony Tablet S into a versatile remote control with a full QWERTY keyboard. It makes changing channels and typing searches ultra fast and convenient.
Turns off when no one's watching. - We all forget to turn the TV off sometimes. A built-in motion sensor turns the picture off if no movement is detected, leaving only sound. Still no movement? It turns the TV completely off, saving energy when you're not around. Very smart.
Wi-Fi without a router. - Sometimes your friends want to share their personal photos and videos on your beautiful HDTV. With Sony's Wi-Fi Direct Mode, your friends can throw personal content to your TV without connecting to your home network. Wi-Fi Direct completely bypasses the Wi-Fi access point/router, so it's easy to set up.
A sense for songs. - What's that song in the TV show, movie or commercial you're watching? Press 'TrackID' on your remote and get the song name and artist instantly. You can also start the TrackID service by shaking a smartphone that's running the Media Remote app. Very convenient.
Save power, save money. - Enjoy lower energy bills with reduced power consumption of up to 30% while maintaining beautiful image quality with Eco Drive technology. It automatically reduces power consumption while boosting color and detail on the screen and conserving energy used by the backlight.
Onboard manual. - You will never lose your TV manual again. The iManual is available through the menu system on the TV - always there if you need it.
Find it fast. - Searching for shows and music on your TV is so simple. Just press 'GUIDE' on your remote and see what's on and what's coming up with a handy image to go with it. You also get an episode synopsis, cast and crew details and suggestions to related shows, on-demand movies and Blu-ray Disc titles.
Find it fast. - Finding music is also a cinch. Music Search with the TrackID button cleverly recognizes the melody of the music playing on your TV. Want to go further? Search to find more songs by the same artist and other related web content. Share your discovery with the world via Twitter.
2D to 3D Conversion: Yes
3D Sync Transmitter Integrated: Yes
Simulated 3D: Yes
Audio Power Output: 10W + 10W + 10W
Speaker Configuration: 2.1
Speaker Position: Rear Facing
5.1 Channel Audio Out: Yes
5.1ch Through Out (Handycam): Yes
Advanced Auto Volume: Yes
Alternate Audio (Digital): Yes
Audio Out: Fixed/Variable
Auto Mute (on no signal): Yes
Auto SAP: Yes
Clear Phase Speaker: Yes
Dolby: Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse
Headphone/Speaker Link: Yes
Invisible Speaker: Yes
Sony Original Surround: S-Force Front Surround 3D
Sound Booster: Yes
Sound Enhancer: Yes
Sound Mode: Dynamic, Standard, Clear Voice, Custom
Stereo System: MTS
Surround Effect: Cinema, Sports, Music, Game
TV Guide On-Screen: Yes
Auto Shut-off: Yes
BRAVIA Sync: Yes
Channel Block (with password): Analog & Digital
Channel Jump: Yes
Channel Surf: Yes
Control for HDMI (HDMI CEC): Yes
Edit Channel Labels: Yes
Info Banner: Yes
Input Skip: Automatic
Label Inputs: Yes
Multiple Language Display: English, French, Spanish
On-Screen Clock: Yes
On-Screen Display for External Input: Yes
On-Screen Operating Instructions: Yes
On/Off Timer: Yes
PAP (Fixed or Variable): PAP(Variable)
PIP (Picture in Picture): Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Picture Adjustments Lock: Yes
Picture Frame Mode: Yes
Quick Start & Viewing: Yes
Scene Select: Photo, Music, Cinema, Game, Graphics, Sports, Animation
Show/Hide Channels: Yes
Skin Naturalizer: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Twin Picture: PAP (Variable)
USB Play: Yes
Control via IR In: Yes
RS-232C Control: Yes
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Display Resolution: Full HD 1080p
Panel Frequency: 240Hz
Screen Size (measured diagonally): 65" Class (64.5?)
Viewing Angle (Right/Left): 178 (89/89)
Viewing Angle (Up/Down): 178 (89/89)
Backlight Type: Dynamic Edge LED
Deep Black Panel: Yes
Display Device: LCD
Energy Saving & Efficiency
Backlight Off Mode: Yes
Dynamic Backlight Control: Yes
Energy Star compliant: V4.1:OK, V5.0:OK
Power Consumption (On Mode) for Energy Star: 102W
Power Consumption (Standby Mode) for Energy Star: 0.30W
Audio Return Channel: Yes
Closed Captions (CC): Analog, Digital
Finish (Surface Color): Black
HDMI InstaPort: Yes
New GUI: Yes
Start Up Sony Logo Display: Yes
Inputs and Outputs
AC Power Input: 1 (Rear)
Analog Audio Input(s) (Total): 2 (Rear)
Audio Out: 1(Side) Hybrid w/HP
Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s): 1 (Rear/Hybrid)
Composite Video Input(s): 2 (Rear/1 Hybrid )
Digital Audio Output(s): 1 (Rear)
Ethernet Connection(s): 1 (Rear)
HDMI Connection(s) (Total): 4 (1 Side/ 3 Rear)
HDMI PC Input: Yes
Headphone Output(s): 1 (Side) Hybrid w/Audio out
IR Input(s): 1 (Rear)
PC In (D-Sub) + Audio In (Stereo Mini): D-Sub 1 (Side), Mini 1 (Rear)
RF Connection Input(s): 1 (Rear)
RS-232C Input(s): 1 (Bottom)
USB 2.0: 2 (Side)
Package Carton (W x H x D): 1588 x 1030 x 461 mm (62 5/8 x 40 5/8 x 18 1/4 inch)
TV only (W x H x D): 1496 x 898 x 59 mm (59 x 35 3/8 x 2 3/8 inch)
TV with Stand (W x H x D): 1496 x 930 x 371 mm (59 x 36 5/8 x 14 5/8 inch)
BRAVIA Internet Video: Yes
BRAVIA Internet Widgets: Yes
DLNA Content: Yes
Media Remote: Yes (Firmware Update Required)
Photo MAP: Yes
Skype: Yes (Firmware Update Required)
Video Search: Yes
What's New: Yes (Firmware Update Required)
Wi-Fi Certified: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes (Firmware Update Required)
Wireless LAN: Integrated
Yahoo! Widgets: Yes (Firmware Update Required)
Power Consumption (in Download Acquisition Mode): 0.02kWh / Day
Power Consumption (in Operation) max.: 267W
Power Consumption (in Standby): 0.30W (120V)
Power Requirements (frequency): 60Hz
Power Requirements (voltage): AC 120V
Recycled & Recyclable Materials
Packaging Materials: Recycled Carton (more than 40%)
Regulation and Standards Compliance
VESA Hole Pitch: 400 x 300 mm
VESA Hole Spacing Compatible: Yes
Ambient Sensor: Yes
Presence Sensor: Yes
Service and Warranty Information
Limited Warranty Term: 18 Months Parts / 18 Months Labor
Channel Coverage: VHF: 2-13, UHF: 14-69, CATV: 1-135
Color System: NTSC
Number of Tuners (Analog): 1(Hybrid)
Number of Tuners (Digital): 1(Hybrid)
TV System (Analog): M
TV System (Digital): ATSC
Tuner (Cable): Clear QAM
Tuner (Terrestrial): ATSC
Video Signal: 1080/24p (HDMI only), 1080/60i, 1080/60p (HDMI / Component), 720/60p, 480/60i, 480/60p
24p True Cinema Technology: Yes
3D Comb Filter: Yes
4:3 Default: Yes
Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE): Yes
Auto Wide: Yes
Blinking Type: Frame Blinking
CineMotion Reverse 3:2 Pulldown Technology: Yes
Deep Color: Yes
Intelligent MPEG Noise Reduction: Yes
Live Color Technology: Yes
Motionflow Technology: XR 480
PhotoTV HD: Yes
Picture Mode: Vivid, Standard, Photo-Vivid, Photo-Standard, Photo-Original, Photo-Custom, Cinema, Game-Standard, Game-Original, Graphics, Sports, Animation
Video Processing: X-Reality PRO Engine
Wide Mode: Full, Normal, Wide Zoom, Zoom, Caption, Normal/Full1/Full2 for PC
Gross (Package Carton): 59 Kg / 128 lb.
TV only: 39.1 Kg / 86.0 lb.
TV with Stand: 47.2 Kg / 104.0 lb.
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.): 59 x 35 3/8 x 2 3/8" (1496 x 898 x 59mm) without stand; 59 x 36 5/8 x 14 5/8" (1496 x 930 x 371mm) with stand
Packaging (Approx.): 62 5/8 x 40 5/8 x 18 1/4" (1588 x 1030 x 461mm); 128 lbs (59Kg)
Weight (Approx.): 86 lbs (39.1Kg) without stand; 104 lbs (47.2Kg) with stand