Sony 4K XBR-55X900A and XBR-65X900A Ultra-HD TV’s

2013-04-09T20:56:10+00:00April 9th, 2013|Home|0 Comments

Sony UHD 4K TV

Sony Electronics has just announced availability of its new 4K Ultra High Definition TV sets.  The new 4K LED UHD TV sets include the following models: XBR-55X900A ($4,999 U.S. / 55-inch) and XBR-65X900A ($6,999 U.S. / 65-inch).  Sony has also annouced an industry first 4K Media Player, named the FMP-X1, and video distribution service.

Beginning in the summer of 2013, purchasers of the Sony 4K UHD TVs can also purchase the new FMP-X1 4K Media Player ($699 U.S.) that comes with 10 feature 4K films including: Bad Teacher, Battle: Los Angeles, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Karate Kid (2010), Salt, Taxi Driver, That’s My Boy, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Other Guys and Total Recall (2012).  Later, in the fall of 2013 FMP-X1 owners will have access to a new Sony fee-based video distribution service that will offer 4K films and videos.  

Sony had provided true 4K movies and video to consumers who purchased the XBR-84X900 – Sony’s first and largest 4K Ultra HD TV. Sony has now started delivering new 4K content to 84-inch XBR owners who have the home server.  Owners of the first generation video server can exchange it for the FMP-X1 4K Media Player, once it is released.  

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is also releasing “Mastered in 4K” Blu-ray Discs, the will provide a 1080p version of the highest quality 4K source material.  Consumers who purchase the XBR-55X900A or XBR-65X900A 4K Ultra HD TV will also receive Spider-Man (2002), Ghostbusters and Angels & Demons “Mastered in 4K” Blu-ray Discs (while supplies last).

The new Sony 4K UHD TV models provide Full HD 3D with the use of  passive glasses.

Pre-orders for 4K UHD TVs begin April 21, 2013 at Sony Stores and select retailers nationwide.  

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