Sony’s 2022 Bravia XR TV lineup focuses on its AV prowess and the PS5
If there is one thing sony electronics is known for is their dedication to getting the most out of billboards. For Singapore, it is no surprise that this year Bravia XR The TV lineup includes new 4K TV models and enhanced features to bring the most immersive viewing experience into the living room. These models include the A90K Series Master and A80K 4K with OLED screens. Additionally, Sony Electronics introduces Mini LED technology with the X95K 4K TV too.
At the heart of this year’s program is the XR Cognitive Processor, which Sony relies on to reproduce content the way humans see and hear for an incredibly realistic experience. Additionally, the processor lends strength by pushing the XR Backlight Master Drive, a local dimming algorithm developed by Sony that delivers natural brightness, dynamic range, deep blacks and colors.
Additionally, the new Sony Cheer Basic calibrated mode will automatically adjust the quality of the on-screen image to better align with the video creator’s original vision.
It also improves the sound experience for users with Acoustic Surface Audio and 360 spatial sound customizer. Acoustic Surface Audio ensures sound matches precisely what’s on screen, while 360 Spatial Sound Personalizer delivers an optimized spatial sound experience.
Users can also enjoy TV like never before with Cheer Cam and Ambient Optimization Pro. The Bravia Cam ensures users always have the best seat in the house and offers gesture controls and video chat while Ambient Optimization Pro helps the Bravia Cam recognize where users are in the room and how far away they are. are located on the television, so that it can adjust the sound and picture settings, if necessary.
Honestly, it works like an XBOX Kinect we’ve seen in the past. If you’re hoping to throw this controller away, you might want to stick with it for a bit longer until you get used to the gesture and voice controls.
Moviegoers will love the new Netflix Adaptive Calibrated Mode, a new display mode that uses Sony’s Bravia XR ambient light sensor to ensure artistic intent is preserved in all lighting conditions. This means you can Netflix and Chill with accurate color, precise contrast, and real motion, whether content is enjoyed in a dark or well-lit environment.
While Netflix is the mainstay for many, the best way to enjoy TV would be through Sony’s own Bravia Core streaming service which they say is capable of streaming 80Mbps while Netflix tops out at 17.2Mbps.
As announced earlier this year, the Bravia XR TV is now optimized for gaming on PlayStation 5. With immersive picture and sound, plus 4K/120fps and HDMI 2.1 ports, all new models are designated ‘Perfect for PlayStation 5′ and will give smooth and clear movement for responsive gameplay.
It’s an ideal that Sony is striving towards as an organization, but we’re still waiting for a PS5 update to make sure all the features are on par with their console rivals.
For a more personal theatrical experience, customers can also check out the SRS-NS7 ($399). The SRS-NS7 is a wireless neckband speaker that creates an atmospheric personal theater that surrounds you for a whole new way of listening. It is the world’s first Dolby Atmos-enabled wireless neckband speaker. Plus, it features 360-degree spatial sound so you really immerse yourself in whatever movie, TV show, or song you’re listening to.
If you want to share this cinematic experience with your friends and family instead, then the HT-A9 home theater system (S$2,699) is the way to go. With 360 Spatial sound mapping technology, viewers will also be able to experience sound in all directions and at all distances, even across room boundaries. Place it in any room, and the HT-A9 will also calibrate the sound to fit and fill the room accordingly.
To further enhance your sound experience, Sony is also introducing new home theater systems such as the HT-A7000 and HT-A5000 soundbars.
The A90K 4K OLED is available in 48″ (S$3,999) and the A80K 4K OLED is available in 55″ (S$3,999), 65″ (S$5,999) and 77″ (S$13,999) ).
The X95K 4K Mini LED TV is available in 85″ (S$12,999) and 65″ (S$6,999).
The new Sony BRAVIA XR 2022 range is now available on Sony website.
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