Sony has lifted the lid on the pricing of its very high TVs for 2021, the Z9J Sony 8K TV, and the information is not fairly nearly as good as we’d have hoped for. It appears 8K TVs don’t get cheaper any time quickly. In actual fact, they’re even getting slightly costlier.
The 85in Sony Bravia Z9J is priced at a simple to recollect if troublesome to afford $10,000, and that is the identical because the 85in ZH8 8K TV from 2020 at launch. The 75in Sony Bravia Z9J value is at $8000, although, and that is greater than the equal Sony 8K TV from final yr which arrived at $7000 – not an ideal signal of the democratisation of 8K know-how.
Nonetheless, probably Sony would remind us that its Z9Js are the very best 8K TVs it is ever made and that is actually true on paper. It advantages from the very best that Sony has to supply – the all-new Cognitive XR image processor, extra body tweeters for improved excessive frequency efficiency and, bigger midrange and subwoofer audio system too. There’s additionally the superb addition of the Google TV UI and three 48Gbps ports with HDMI 2.1 options.
To this point, there is no phrase on UK or EU pricing however, judging by the 2020 fashions, expectations are of a 75in Z9J at round £6999 and the 85in Z9J at £8999. They’re out there to pre-order within the US from summer time 2021 and almost definitely elsewhere too on the identical time.
The Sony Bravia Z9J Grasp Collection 8K TVs comes with an aluminium back-lit voice distant and are in a position to sense each the sunshine and color of your environment in order that it will probably routinely alter chromatically in addition to for brightness, in keeping with your viewing surroundings.
The vary continues with Sony’s engaging Immersive Edge design, which features a titanium silver bezel and a three-position stand for extensive and central toes as effectively, as a 3rd setting to permit area for a soundbar.
Alongside the 8Ks, the corporate has now additionally let rip with the menu of pricing for a lot of its 2021 Bravia TV vary. The X80J inexpensive OLEDs begin at $2300; the top-end 4K LCD for the yr, the X95J, will probably be across the identical for the 65in panel whereas the nonetheless very premium X90J will be purchased for as little as $1300. Cheaper nonetheless are the X85J and X80J 4K LEDs which start at $900 and $750 respectively.
Check out the Sony TV pricing in additional element over on our full Sony 2021 TV line-up web page.
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