Posted Wed Jan 4, 2017 at 05:02 PM PST by Steven Cohen
The company's first OLED Ultra HD TV lineup has been detailed.
Sony has officially announced its new BRAVIA OLED A1E Series TV lineup. The collection will be available in 55 inch, 65 inch, and 77 inch versions.
"Sony continues to make consumer choice a priority especially for those seeking the very best viewing experience, and we are proud to introduce our new XBR-A1E BRAVIA OLED series," said Mike Fasulo, President and COO of Sony Electronics. "Sony delivers incredible innovation and excitement to customers with all of our premium 4K HDR TVs through a powerful mix of technology and our exclusive image processing."
The BRAVIA OLED A1E Series Ultra HD TVs feature Sony's 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme, the world's first Acoustic Surface sound system that produces audio directly from the screen itself, and a unique, cutting-edge stand-less form factor design. In addition, the displays' OLED panel offers superior black levels and viewing angles over traditional LCD TVs. Likewise, the sets include Dolby Vision HDR support.
Here's a full rundown of key features per Sony:
- Features OLED display technology. 8 million self-illuminating pixels brings a significantly enriched visual experience with unprecedented black levels, authentic color, blur-less image and a wide viewing angle.
- Features Acoustic Surface technology: the entire screen resonates with great sound emanating directly from the screen itself. This allows a perfect unification of picture and sound that conventional TVs cannot deliver.
- 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme provides the ultimate 4K HDR viewing experience by incorporating three picture-enhancing technologies: object-based HDR remaster, Super Bit Mapping™ 4K HDR and dual database processing.
- 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 cutting-edge design: The Acoustic Surface technology lends to cutting-edge design of the A1E series by doing away with conventional speakers usually located around the TV. The result is a unique stand-less form factor with no distraction from the picture
- 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 the Sony BRAVIA OLED A1E Series TV lineup have not been announced yet.
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