Posted Wed Jan 4, 2017 at 05:27 PM PST by Steven Cohen
The company's latest LED LCD TVs have been revealed.
Sony has announced its new X930E/X940E Series Ultra HD TVs. The X930E Series will be available in 65 inch and 55 inch models, and the X940E Series will be available in a 75 inch model.
The displays feature Sony's LED backlight driving technology along with the X1 Extreme processor and Slim Backlight Drive+, which offers an improved grid-array backlighting system in a slim form factor for even more precise local dimming control. In addition, the X940E features a full-array boosting and dimming backlight. Likewise, the TVs offer Dolby Vision HDR support along with Android TV integration.
Here's a full rundown of key features per Sony:
- Features Slim Backlight Drive+ with a unique quad-edge LED structure, allowing precise local dimming control which provides exceptional brightness and deeper blacks than a conventional full-array LED TV in an ultra slim design. (X930E only, the X940E is built in with full-array direct LED backlight.)
- 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme provides the ultimate 4K HDR viewing experience by incorporating three new technologies: object-based HDR remaster, Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR and dual database processing.
- X-tended Dynamic Range PRO enhances HDR and non-HDR content by boosting and dimming the backlight levels precisely for each zone of the screen with a unique backlighting algorithm. [i](10 times XDR contrast*)
- Features vibrant, expanded color with TRILUMINOS Display, further enhanced for color accuracy.
- Uses 4K X-Reality PRO to produce stunning detail with Sony’s unique algorithm of reality creation database for any content, such as TV broadcasting, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, Internet video and digital photos.
- The ultra slim design allows for flush with the wall mounting and clean cable management for table top mount.
- Flush swivel mount gives easy access to ports and connections, while allowing the TV to sit flush to the wall
- Android TV lets you explore a world of movies, music, photos, games, search, apps and more, including PlayStation Vue and Ultra services. Voice Search to find content, ask questions and control your TV. With Chrome Cast built-in, you can easily send content from your smartphone or tablet to the TV. With access to Google Play, you can enjoy what they like to do on a smartphone or tablet, from their TV. With Google Home compatibility, voice-control the TV via the Google Home device for a smarter connected home.
- HDR compatible to receive and process the new video standard signal with higher brightness, higher contrast and more vibrant colors via Internet video services, HDMI and USB port. Supports Dolby Vision HDR format.
Pricing and availability for Sony's upcoming X930E/X940E Series Ultra HD TVs have not been announced yet.
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