of your AVR. But the Sony’s built-in sound is definitely above-average on its own. While no match for even a modest outboard home theater system, it should still surprise and impress most TV buyers. The set’s audio modes and adjustments also include a surround selection that’s effective in spreading the perceived sound beyond the confines of the set itself. The effect is subtle, however and may well depend on your room and setup.
The remote control that comes with the A9G has an upscale look and feel. On the downside, it has no backlighting (a chronic issue with TV remotes), so finding the right button in the dark was often hit or miss.”