Looking for a bargain 4K TV? Sony has announced three new, cheap(-ish) Ultra HD televisions.
Sony today released the availability and pricing for three 4K television series – XBR-X800D, XBR-X750D, and XBR-X700D. The models are intended to undercut Sony’s flagship 4K models from last year, which cost up to $7,999.
There are five models in total, all available for pre-sale from Amazon and BestBuy today, with a release date scheduled for July. Unfortunately, we don’t yet have UK pricing and availability:
- XBR-49X800D (49-inch) | $899.99
- XBR-43X800D (43-inch) | $749.99
- XBR-65X750D (65-inch) | $1,499.99
- XBR-55X700D (55-inch) | $899.99
- XBR-49X700D (49-inch) | $799.99
All of the TV sets feature 4K resolution, which means they feature four times the number of pixels on a standard Full HD TV. The XBR-X800D also features High Dynamic Range compatibility, which means it supports the HDR content already offered by services like Netflix and Amazon Video. Sony also notes that both the XBR-X750D and XBR-X700D TVs will be upgradeable to HDR compatibility with a software update later this year.
All three TV models run on Google’s Android TV operating system, which means you’ll have access to popular apps like Google Play, Amazon Video, YouTube, Netflix, and the Sony Pictures Home Entertainment ULTRA streaming service. There are also plenty of other apps and games available from the built-in Google Play store.
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