Sony isn’t one to get left behind when it comes to new technologies and products. At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Sony Corporation showcased next-generation hardware, from TVs and audio gear to camera lenses to gaming consoles. To say that Sony’s CES exhibit this year is a sensory overload is an understatement.
Check out all the new innovations–consumer products and prototypes alike–Sony showcased at this year’s CES below.
Sony BRAVIA MASTER Series
Up on the list are Sony’s first 8K LCD TVs, the BRAVIA MASTER Series Z9G. Available in 98in and 85in, the Z9G TVs feature next-gen image processor X1 Ultimate and 8K ultra-resolution algorithm custom database. These displays also comes with X-Reality PRO and Backlight Master technologies. Additionally, the television’s Acoustic Multi-Audio has four speakers placed above and below the screen.
Sony also exhibited the 4K OLED BRAVIA MASTER Series 19G. Available in 77-, 65-, and 55-inch configurations, this flagship TV now has half the thickness of previous models when wall-mounted. The television also carries the X1 Ultimate processor along with the unique Pixel Contrast Booster panel control technology. For audio, these all-new Sony screens utilize Acoustic Surface Audio+ technology with Dolby Atmos.
Both TV line feature Netflix Calibrated Mode, and are part of IMAX Enhanced certification program.
Sony Alpha cameras
Sony also showed off the Alpha a9 and a7 series full-frame mirrorless camera.
The brand unveiled a full array of custom-designed mirrorless lenses, including the G master. Also on display are the Alpha interchangeable-lens digital camera (compatible with E-mount lenses that support full-frame and APS-C size image sensors), XDCAM memory camcorder, and a professional cinematic camera, CineAlta VENICE.
Sony 360 Reality Audio
For music lovers and professionals, Sony has the 360 Reality Audio. Powered by object-based spatial audio technology, 360 Reality Audio is new music experience that lets users hear High-Res, three-dimensional sound from all directions.
The booth also showcases a multi-speaker system composed of 13 speakers and a demo using MDR-Z7M2 headphones. There’s also a prototype display for a speaker system, which delivers a 360 reality Audio experience.
Recently posting a record-breaking 91.6 million unit sales, the PlayStation 4 takes one of the spotlights at Sony’s booth. Visitors can play PS4 and virtual reality titles such as Astro Bot: Rescue Mission on PlayStation VR. In addition, two demo setups of Gran Turismo Sport are available at the booth as well as promotional videos for PlayStation titles on a 16-inch wide, 9-inch tall Crystal LED display system. The PlayStation Network, which has over 90 million monthly active users worldwide, also got recognition.