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What is the viewing angle of the LCD screen?

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The viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance. In a technical context, this angular range is called viewing cone defined by a multitude of viewing directions. The image may seem garbled, washed out, poorly saturated, of poor contrast, blurry or too faint outside the stated viewing angle range.

The viewing angles for Sony® TVs will vary depending on model and size. For model-specific information, refer to the instructions supplied with the product. Manuals are posted on your model support page.


  • The viewing angle for the NSX-32GT1, NSX-40GT1, and NSX-46GT1 is 178 degrees. For the NSX-24GT1, the viewing angle is 170 degrees.
  • The viewing angle of a TV is also known as side-angle viewing and off-axis viewing.