Tech News: Sony KD-55X9305C & KD-65X9305C Details
These two models are direct replacements for the X9005B series from 2014 and the X9005A model from 2013. Last years KD-79X9005B gets replaced by a slightly smaller screen size the KD-75X9405C. However unlike the other models this screen size has a full direct LED panel with localised dimming. We think due to the size and specification this year this is going to be a runaway success.
Although the X9305 range is not at thin as the X9005 models it still looks incredibly slim from previous models. You can see from the image, the panel only forms a wedge design near the speaker housings. The front facing Magnetic Fluid Speakers reproduce clear and powerful full range sound like previous models. There is no word yet if you can attach a wireless subwoofer like the previous years models, but we will report back once we know. Continuing on the sound theme, Sony has made no comprises here. The range comes with High Resolution Audio technology, which upscales all audio to better than CD quality for sound.
As with all other 4K models from Sony this series includes Sony’s X1 processor. This improves upon last year’s range and bring even more clarity, colour and contrast to whatever you are watching. And yes this technology will work on even non-4K content. Trilimous is included in this processor while you may hear other sources tout on about expanded colour ranges, Sony has been doing this since 2013. Sony tell us that it takes another step forward improving colour accuracy, contrast, and clarity of HD and 4K video in the X9305B range.
Both the KD-65X9305C and KD-55X9305C include the all new Android TV platform. Sony says “The new interface will revolutionise the way you interact with your television”. We can’t confirm on this promise yet however from touchline it sounds very promising. Everything you can do on your Android tablet or smartphone can now be done on the X9005C. Playing games, looking at photos or streaming music. We will be producing an more in depth blog on the new Android TV system from Sony and how it compares to the competition.
These sets includes an IR blaster for those wishing to use SKY or FreeSat. Finally a full redesign of their One-Flick remote control. Pricing and availability are yet to be confirmed. We will update you on this when we visit the UK launch later next month.
Finally to celebrate these new amazing televisions we will be having an exclusive launch evening. You will be one of selected few to get hands on with the products, enjoy some food, win some prizes and get some exclusive pre-launch offers.
For more information you can call or email our Bolton store near Manchester or our Rawtenstall in Lancashire for further information.