The smart world is growing bigger and better with major tech companies immersing their expertise and financial power into this field.
At the recently concluded CES 2016, Sony took over the show by storm when it unveiled the new HDR TV lineup. There is now much better news as the company has revealed that it the recently unveiled digital smart TVs are now available for preorders. However, for those wishing to get any of the announced models, Sony said that retailers such as Best Buy and Amazon will have them in stock by next month.
Sony is renowned for its high quality televisions or rather screens. In the latest models, it has shown its emphasis in improved HDR picture as well as introduced ultra-thin bezels in its leading models. All the rest was usual as it has been with the company’s technology. Sony’s major highlights for the new TVs included the X-tended Dynamic Range PRO as well as the Triluminos Display. Of course, these have been improved to make sure that this year’s model is actually an enhanced version from the previous models.
Sony has competitors in the market and they are big. The likes of Samsung and LG are doing amazingly well. However, to beat the competition, Sony took to the stage to showcase its technology against what is used on LG TVs. LG has amazing OLED panels that produce deep black, however, Sony has shown in a demo that the blacks on LG smart TVs come at a cost of color detail in addition to blown out highlights.
As usual, the new models will be powered by none other than Android TV. As a result, you can expect a flurry of apps from the Google Play Store that will support quite a range of streaming services.
In Sony’s pricing of the HDR smart TVs, there is no room for the lower end market. If you are running on a budget and want an Android TV, better look for a Vizio TV. If you are after the top-most quality as far as images are concerned, Sony says it has something just for you. However, you may want to take a look at other offerings from the aforementioned Samsung, LG as well as Vizio, among others.
The cheaper XBR-55X850D 55-inch TV is available for preorder at $2,499.99 while the high-end 75-inch class XBR-75X940D goes for $7,999.99.
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