Sunday, April 7, 2013

Sony Prices its 4K HD Sets

Sony Electronics announced U.S. pricing of its new 4K Ultra High Definition TV sets: the XBR-55X900A (55-inch) and XBR-65X900A (65-inch) 4K Ultra HD LED TVs will cost $4,999 and $6,999 respectively. An 84-inch models is also available for $24,999.  The sets were first unveiled at CES in January.

The UHD 4K provides a resolution that is four-times that of Full HD TV (3840 x 2160).  Sony said its implementation ensures that all content is viewed at the highest resolution possible with enhanced images reaching near 4K with using its own proprietary two-chip  4K X-Reality PRO picture engine.

Sony is also announcing its 4K Media Player (shown), the FMP-X1, and a video disc distribution service.

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