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Sony presents new Ultra HD TVs with Android TV

06 Jan 2015 | Rasmus Larsen |

Sony has announced new 2015 Ultra HD TVs, including the X900C that Sony claims is the thinnest TV yet. Sony will also launch a range of cheaper Ultra HD TVs with Android TV and PlayStation Now.

Only 4.9 mm at thinnest point

Sony announced its 2015 TV line-up at CES 2015 with a heavy focus on Ultra HD TV and Google’ Android TV, which brings apps and games to Sony’s TVs. Sony's new X900C is Sony's thinnest TV to date, measuring just 4.9 mm at its thinnest point.

Sony X930C


Android TV brings the Android experience to the big screen with apps from Google Play developed specifically for the big screen. One of the highlighted features is PlayStation Now that allows you to stream PS3 and PS2 games without the console. Sony’s TVs also have built-in Google Cast, allowing you to use them as a Chromecast device, and the remote has a microphone for voice search.

Sony is going all-in on Ultra HD TV combined with Triluminos, which expands the color gamut. Sony is also highlighting the X-tended Dynamic Range system that boost brightness on the TVs, allowing them to reproduce HDR. Sony and Netflix also announced a partnership to bring Netflix HDR content to Sony’s TVs when Netflix starts streaming in HDR 4K later this year.

Sony X900C


Sony’s TVs will range in sizes from 43 to 75 inches. Four new Ultra HD ranges will be available, depending on your region, as well as some new Full HD models.

Specifications:

X930C (65”) and X940C (75”) - Available in Spring 2015          
• 4K Processor X1 to improve color accuracy, contrast and clarity of HD and 4K video.
• Android TV operating system + voice-enabled remote + plus Google Cast
•Front-facing speakers (tweeters, woofers, and sub-woofers) + Hi-Res audio support
• X-tended Dynamic Range Pro (75-inch model) and X-tended Dynamic Range (65-inch model)
• Expanded color with TRILUMINOS

X900C (55” and 65”) and X910C (75”) - Available in Spring 2015
• Sony’s thinnest TV yet at 4.9mm (at its thinnest part); virtually frameless and mounts flush to your wall.
• 4K Processor X1 to improve color accuracy, contrast and clarity of HD and 4K video.
• Android TV operating system + voice-enabled remote + plus Google Cast
• Expanded color with TRILUMINOS

X850C (55”, 65” and 75”) - Available in Spring 2015
• 4K Processor X1 to improve color accuracy, contrast and clarity of HD and 4K video.
• Expanded color with TRILUMINOS
• “HEVC” and “VP9” (for YouTube 4K)

X830C (43” and 49”) - Available in Spring 2015
• 4K Processor X1 to improve color accuracy, contrast and clarity of HD and 4K video.
• Android TV operating system + voice-enabled remote + plus Google Cast

Additionally, Sony will launch the W850C series in 50, 55, 65, and 75 inch sizes this spring. W850C also features Android TV.



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