Sony announced an impressive lineup of 4K Ultra High Definition television sets at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 back in January. The company has finally confirmed pricing and availability details. People who have been waiting for them to hit the market fortunately don’t have to wait that long now. Come June the latest lineup of 4K Bravia televisions will be released, including the massive 85-inch model that comes in at a cool $24,999.
Sony’s three new series, a total of nine models, of the 4K UHD TV lineup are now available for pre-sale. 65-inch and 65-inch models from the XBR-X950B series will retail for $7,999 and $24,999 respectively. 55-inch, 65-inch and 79-inch models from the XBR-X900B series will retail for $3,999, $4,999 and $8,999 respectively. Last but not the least, 49-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch and 70-inch models from the XBR-X850B series will sell for $2,099, $2,999, $3,999 and $5,499 a pop.
The new 4K UHD TVs come with Sony’s X-tended Dynamic Range Pro technology which uses direct LED arrays to offer deeper blacks, higher peaks and a wider dynamic range of brightness. Sony’s ClearAudio+ digital signal processing for improved high-quality audio is also included. All new models support HDMI 2.0 for 4K content and also include a decoder to support latest HEVC codec decoding. They’re all capable of 4K/60p playback.