Sony 4K TV: 55-inch, 65-inch prices announced

Sony announces pricing for 55- and 65-inch 4K TVs and an Ultra HD media player

April 9, 2013
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Sony has announced the pricing for its 4K televisions and streaming media device. Sony’s pre-order prices for the ultra-HD TVs are:

  • $4,999.99 (R44,810) for the Sony 55-inch Bravia XBR-55X900A; and
  • $6,999.99 (R62,730) for the 65-inch XBR-65X900A.

Both the 55-inch Bravia XBR-55X900A and 65-inch XBR-65X900A feature 4K Ultra HD, a 4K X-Reality PRO Picture Engine, two 65W front-facing speakers, TRILUMINOS display, Dynamic Edge LED backlighting, Motionflow XR 960, and wireless smartphone mirroring technology.

The two TVs come with 4 pairs of 3D glasses each.

Online orders and retail availability for the TVs will become available from 21 April 2013.

Sony also announced the pricing for its upcoming 4K FMP-X1 media player.

The player will retail for $699 and will be available in fall 2013.

The player features pre-loaded 4K content, with 10 movies on offer:

  • The Amazing Spiderman;
  • Total Recall;
  • Bad Teacher;
  • Salt;
  • The Other Guys;
  • Battle Los Angeles;
  • The Karate Kid;
  • That’s My Boy;
  • Taxi Driver;
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai.
1.00 USD = 8.96482 ZAR (9 April 2013)
Source: Sony

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Tags: Bravia XBR-55X900A, Bravia XBR-65X900A, quicknews, Sony, Sony Bravia XBR-55X900A

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