Sony Reviews & News – everything electronic Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:47:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Sony HT-Z9F is World’s First 3.1ch Dolby Atmos Sound Bar Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:47:36 +0000
Sony’s Flagship Dolby Atmos and DTS:X Sound Bar for 2018 Debuts Along With Less Expensive Model Sony is going after the high-end of the sound bar market with the introduction of two models that both offer Dolby Atmos and DTS:X virtual surround processing, while also perfectly matching Sony’s 2018 TV line-up. The less expensive, $600 […]]]> 0
Sony WF-SP700N True Wireless Earbuds Squeeze in Noise Cancelling Sun, 14 Jan 2018 00:15:46 +0000
Water-resistant, wireless in-ear headphones with noise cancellation in earbud or around-the-neck earphone styles At CES 2018, Sony Electronics announced three new sports wireless headphones for the active, stylish music lover that come in earbud style or around-the-neck options and four colors. The top-of-the-line WF-SP700N truly wireless earbuds, along with the WI-SP600N around-the-neck earphones both include noise cancellation […]]]> 0
Sony UBP-X700 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Gets Dolby Vision (2018) Sat, 13 Jan 2018 06:09:04 +0000
Universal Disc Player with 4K streaming and 4K Blu-ray playback Sony Electronics announced the UBP-X700 4K Dolby Vision capable Ultra HD Blu-ray Player is expected to be released later this month, although a summer 2018 firmware update will be required to enable HDR10 and Dolby Vision. When combined with a compatible TV the latter two […]]]> 0
Sony SEL18135 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 APS-C Zoom E-Mount Lens Debuts Fri, 05 Jan 2018 09:16:32 +0000
Features Outstanding Sharpness and Fast, Precise, Quiet AF for stills or video Sony Electronics today announced its 48th E-mount lens. This new $600 APS-C zoom lens (model SEL18135) features a versatile 18-135mm focal length, aperture range of F3.5-F5.6 and Optical SteadyShot stabilization. The Sony SEL18135 features a compact, lightweight design measuring only 2.75 x 3.5 […]]]> 0
Sony 4K TVs Get Google Assistant Thu, 09 Nov 2017 22:33:43 +0000
All 2017 and select 2016 Sony 4K HDR televisions with Android TV can now use the Google Assistant to discover and access content, as well as control other smart home devices through their Sony TV. The Google Assistant on Sony TV works by pushing the microphone button on the remote and using your voice to […]]]> 0
Sony a7R III Digital Camera Captures 170-megapixel Photos Fri, 27 Oct 2017 13:00:30 +0000
35mm Full-frame Mirrorless 42.4 MP Interchangeable Lens Camera Sony just announced the a7R III (model ILCE-7RM3) full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The $3200 body features a 42.4-megapixel sensor, up to 10 fps with full AF/AE tracking, wide 15-stop dynamic range, high sensitivity with noise reduction of almost a full stop and 4k video recording with […]]]> 0
Sony WH-1000XM2 Wireless Headphones Outlast Bose Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:43:47 +0000
Sony just released the WH-1000XM2 wireless noise-canceling headphones for $350, which claim 50% more battery life than the Bose QC35 II headphones at the same price point. Sony bundles a slew of audiophile features including support for Hi-Res Audio, Ambient Sound mode, Personal Noise Cancelling Optimizer, and the Quick Attention Mode to provide a premium listening […]]]> 0
Sony 4K HDR Projectors Start at $5K Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:00:05 +0000
Sony just announced a new 4K HDR SXRD home theater projector line-up, including the entry-level VPL-VW285ES model for $5,000. It supports 4K HDR signals at 60p with 10-bit depth for compatibility with gaming systems and high frame rate movies. Viewers will enjoy the TRILUMINOS DISPLAY that provides a much broader color range while reproducing more […]]]> 0
Sony RX10 IV Digital Camera Ultra Fast Focus at 25x Zoom Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:00:03 +0000
Sony announced the RX10 IV all-in-one 20-megapixel digital camera that looks like a SLR, but doesn’t let you swap out lenses. The $1700 fixed lens camera (model DSC-RX10M4) includes an exceptionally versatile 24-600mm F2.4-F4 ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens combined with the world’s fastest auto focus at 0.03 seconds. The RX10 IV camera is equipped with […]]]> 0
Sony ILCE-9 (a9): Best Camera Ever for Pros? Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:00:24 +0000
Sony announced the world’s first full-frame stacked CMOS sensor digital camera, the a9 (model ILCE-9). The $4500 interchangeable lens 24-megapixel camera claims to be the best camera ever created — mirrorless, SLR or otherwise — as of April 2017. The α9 (Alpha 9) flagship camera offers many capabilities said to not be possible with a modern digital SLR camera […]]]> 0