Sony XBR-55X900A

In 2012 Sony trimmed and only slightly revamped its line of HDTVs. For 2013 Sony comes back to CES with a full line of all new TVs in six series. The flagship models are the XBR X900s with UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution.  Read the details after the break.


Following on the heels of the late 2012 introduction of the 84-Inch XBR84X900, Sony adds to its XBR UHD line with a 55 and 65-inch models (55 pictured above). These are the best TVs Sony offers and are loaded with features and new styling (see photo).  New for 2013: 3rd Generation Gorilla Glass, edge-lit LEDs with local dimming, external wide range speakers, passive 3D, Smart TV with Sony apps and Wi-Fi and near field communication (NFC) for easy transfer of content from NFC cell phones and TV.

Sony adds a Sima-View feature which allows the viewing of two programs simultaneously with special 3D glasses equipped with built-in ear pieces.

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Sony KDL-55W900

This series replaces the 2012 XBR950 models. Available in 55-Inch and other sizes TBA the 900s feature: Smart TV, active Full HD 3D, full sound speakers, edge-lit LED with local dimming, NFC, Gorilla Glass face, built-in HD camera for Skype Video and NFC all wrapped in a new bezel-less design.


The W802 series replaces the 2012 HX750 and 850 models. Available in the 47 and 55-Inch screen sizes the 802s are edge –lit LED LCD panels and feature: passive 3D, Smart TV, NFC, and new full range speakers.


This series is available as a 32-Inch 32W650 edge-lit LED LCD. Features include full range forward firing speakers, passive 3D and Smart TV.

R Series

Sony KDL-60R550

The “R” models are made up of  three series as the 550, 450 and 400. The R550 HDTVs (pictured here) will be available in the 70, 60 and 50-inch screen sizes. Features include: passive 3D, Smart TV with edge-lit LCD panels.

The KDL40R450 is a 40-Inch edge-lit Smart TV. It is scheduled to ship in the late March/early April time frame.

The KDL32R400 is a 32-Inch edge-lit entry level HDTV built for the mass merchants like Wal-Mart.



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