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SV Staff  |  Feb 14, 2017  |  1 comments
Sony has announced that the high dynamic range (HDR)-enabled 4K/Ultra HD TVs it introduced at CES will be available in March at prices starting at $1,000 for a 43-inch model and scaling up to $7,500 for a 75-inch set.
SV Staff  |  Feb 10, 2017  |  0 comments
Sony has announced that its first 4K/Ultra HD Blu-ray player will hit stores in March with a $300 price tag.
SV Staff  |  Mar 20, 2017  |  0 comments
Sony has announced rollout plans and pricing for two soundbars and an AV receiver previewed at CES 2017.
SV Staff  |  May 04, 2016  |  0 comments
Sony announced availability and pricing for nine new audio products, including two AV receivers, a Blu-ray player with Hi-Res audio capability, soundbar, and wireless speakers.
SV Staff  |  Nov 02, 2016  |  0 comments
Sony yesterday announced new firmware updates for five current projectors. The updates add an HDR Contrast function, automatic selection of BT2020 color space, among other things.
SV Staff  |  Sep 03, 2014  |  1 comments
Walkman NWZ-A17 Hailed as “World’s Smallest and Lightest” Hi-Res Audio Player

The iconic Walkman name will appear on what Sony is calling the “world’s smallest and lightest” high-resolution digital music player, the Walkman NWZ-A17, slated to hit store shelves in November with a suggested retail price of $300.

Mark Fleischmann  |  Jul 01, 2011  |  3 comments
Sony has issued a spirited rebuttal to a recent LG-commissioned study claiming 80 percent of consumers prefer passive 3D.

In emails sent to the editors of TWICE, Sony's Mike Abary, home division senior VP, and Samsung's John Revie, senior VP, both pointed out that 3D based on active shutter glasses is outselling 3D based on passive glasses.

SV Staff  |  May 22, 2008  |  0 comments
After some breaking news a few weeks ago slamming the projected lifetime of their XEL-1 OLED screens, Sony has two exciting news stories. Undaunted by bad press, Sony announced they're dumping $210 million into developing medium to large OLED...
 |  Jun 06, 2007  |  0 comments

Sony's BDP-S300 second-gen Blu-ray Disc player started shipping to retailers this week at a list price of $499, a full $100 cheaper than its previously announced price. With the $499 20GB PlayStation3 no longer in production, the BDP-S300 is now the cheapest Blu-ray Disc player available.

SV Staff  |  Aug 27, 2008  |  0 comments
Our friends over at HD Guru are reporting that next month Sony will slash $100 off the list price of their diminutive BDP-S350 Blu-ray player and sell it for $300. [EDITOR'S NOTE: Damn! I just bought that player for my brother and payed full...
SV Staff  |  Nov 05, 2008  |  0 comments
While the retail industry scales back on CD shelf space, Sony has announced a new type of CD. Dubbed "Blu-spec CD," this is still a Red Book CD, but the difference is in the manufacturing process.In an attempt to reduce CD jitter, these...
Mark Fleischmann  |  Jul 19, 2007  |  0 comments
Sony BMG is suing one of two developers of digital rights management schemes that spooked consumers, compromised the security of their PCs, and forced the music label to pay settlements in numerous lawsuits.
Mark Fleischmann  |  Aug 11, 2008  |  0 comments
Four major labels dominate the recording industry and Sony BMG has been one of them. But until now, Sony has controlled only half of the company. The other half was owned by Germany's Bertelsmann, which brought the historic RCA Records catalogue to the party, among other things. Well, Sony is buying Bertelsmann's 50 percent stake in the company, giving it total control of what will now become known as Sony Music Entertainment.
Mark Fleischmann  |  Jun 20, 2008  |  0 comments
Sony has unveiled a 32-inch LCD TV that the company says has the world's lowest power consumption at that size.
Mark Fleischmann  |  Feb 27, 2008  |  0 comments
Two new Blu-ray players were among the highlights of a major Sony product introduction yesterday in Las Vegas.

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