Pocket-Lint: Sony TVs are a bit like Star Trek movies. They alternate between good and woeful for no apparent reason. But while the decent Trek flicks are relatively easy to predict - stick with the even-numbered outings and you won’t go far wrong - avoiding the duds in the Sony catalogue is more of a challenge.
You certainly can’t tell by design. The HX model reviewed here shares the same subdued graphite finish, with oh-so subtle difference between the top and bottom of the bezel, as the rest of the range.