CES 2020 has officially started and Sony has announced a number of OLED televisions during its conference today. It has introduced a 48-inch 4K OLED television called the Master Series A9S. It is worth mentioning that this offering is the company’s smallest 4K OLED TV ever. Along with this, the Japanese manufacturer has unveiled the A8H OLED range that includes 55-inch and 65-inch models. A new 8K LCD TV called the Sony Z8H has also been announced along with LCD ranges X950H and X900H that include models between 49-inch and 85-inch sizes. It is worth mentioning that LG has also introduced a 48-inch 4K OLED offering today and if reports are to be believed, both the companies have used the same LG Display panel.
Sony CES 2020 TVs: specifications and features
According to the source, it is likely that other television manufacturers like Panasonic, Philips etc would launch 48-inch 4K OLED models in European markets. The Sony A9S OLED features the company’s Acoustic Surface technology that utilises the display panel to project sound. This gives the impression that the sound is coming from the display panel itself. The X1 Ultimate processor is behind the televisions picture processing and there’s support for Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.
Furthermore, the Sony Z8H is the brand’s second 8K offering after the Sony Z9G lineup that offers a backlit TV remote and Frame Tweeter technology. This model along with the 4K X950H series feature support for Google Assistant using which they can be controlled with smartphones and other devices. The X950H range also features X-Wide Angle feature that reportedly helps to improve viewing angles.
All the televisions launched today boot Android 9 Pie and offer support for Apple AirPlay 2, HomeKit, and Amazon Alexa-enabled gadgets and smart speakers. The pricing of these models hasn’t been revealed yet.