CES 2019 News: Sony announces XG95, XG90, XG85 TV line-up

There's something for everyone

by Steve Withers Jan 8, 2019 at 1:54 AM


  • Sony announced its new TV lineup at CES 2019, and along with the new Master Series AG9 and ZG9 models, there will be plenty of other OLED and LCD TVs to choose from.
    The range will include another OLED 4K TV in the form of the AG8, along with three additional 4K LED models in the shape of the XG95, XG90, and XG85 TVs. These new TVs will include support for High Dynamic Range, including Dolby Vision, as well as support for IMAX Enhanced and Dolby Atmos. There's also Sony's Android TV smart platform and Google Assistant built-in.

    AG8 Series BRAVIA OLED 4K HDR TV (55" and 65")

    • Features OLED as display device; over 8 million self-illuminating OLED pixels brings a significantly enriched visual experience with unprecedented black, rich colour, and a wide viewing angle.
    • Features 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme providing the ultimate 4K HDR viewing experience by incorporating three technologies: Object-based HDR remaster, Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR and Dual database processing.
    • Features Acoustic Surface Audio; the entire screen resonates with great sound emanating directly from the screen itself. This allows Sound-from-Picture Reality, a perfect unification of picture and sound that conventional TVs cannot deliver.
    • Ideal for a soundbar; rotate the stand 180° and it will rise up so you can easily place the soundbar by the TV.
    • Features IMAX Enhanced that brings a fully immersive at-home entertainment experience to the TV taking full advantage of IMAX Enhanced content.
    • Dolby Vision brings scenes vividly to life for authentic viewing.
    • With the Android TV platform and the Google Assistant built-in, you can quickly access entertainment, get answers and control devices around your home. Find the latest blockbuster, check the score of the big game or dim the lights – just press the mic button on your remote and use your voice to get started.
    • Voice Search: find your favourite entertainment by simply talking to the remote.

    XG95 Series 4K HDR Full Array LED TV (55", 65", 75", and 85")

    • Features Picture Processor X1 Ultimate providing the ultimate 4K HDR viewing experience with the following technologies: Object-based Super Resolution, Object-based HDR remaster, Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR and Dual database processing.
    • Features full-array local dimming backlight with X-tended Dynamic Range PRO that ensures 6 times the contrast of conventional LED TVs.
    • Features Acoustic Multi-Audio with Sound Positioning Tweeters; delivering Sony’s Sound-from-Picture Reality experience, action and sound are precisely aligned and your viewing becomes so much more immersive.
    • Features X-Wide Angle that minimises the colour change when viewed from the side; view faithful shades and hues from wherever you watch the TV
    • X-Motion Clarity keeps fast action clear and smooth; moving images are precisely controlled to minimise blur and even during fast-moving scenes, pictures stay true with no loss in brightness.
    • Features Netflix Calibrated Mode that brings the creator's vision directly to the TV.
    • Features IMAX Enhanced that brings a fully immersive at-home entertainment experience to the TV taking full advantage of IMAX Enhanced content.
    • Dolby Vision brings scenes vividly to life for authentic viewing, while Dolby Atmos fills the room with immersive surround sound.
    • With the Android TV platform and the Google Assistant built-in, you can quickly access entertainment, get answers and control devices around your home. Find the latest blockbuster, check the score of the big game or dim the lights – all with just your voice, no remote required.
    • Hands-free voice search: find your favourite entertainment by simply talking to the TV.
    • Voice Search: find your favourite entertainment by simply talking to the remote.
    • Easy to control smart remote; connect set top boxes and other devices via HDMI to the TV and control them all using one smart remote; a slimmer, more rounded design with a built-in voice control microphone and an enhanced button layout for ease of use.
    • New processor for stress-free usability; quicker response of launching apps, powering on the TV, and more.

    XG90 Series 4K HDR Full Array LED TV (49")

    • Features 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme providing the ultimate 4K HDR viewing experience by incorporating three technologies: Object-based HDR remaster, Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR and Dual database processing.
    • Features full-array local dimming backlight with X-tended Dynamic Range PRO that ensures 6 times the contrast of conventional LED TVs.
    • X-Motion Clarity keeps fast action clear and smooth; moving images are precisely controlled to minimise blur and even during fast-moving scenes, pictures stay true with no loss in brightness.
    • Features IMAX Enhanced that brings a fully immersive at-home entertainment experience to the TV taking full advantage of IMAX Enhanced content.
    • Dolby Vision brings scenes vividly to life for authentic viewing.
    • With the Android TV platform and the Google Assistant built-in, you can quickly access entertainment, get answers and control devices around your home. Find the latest blockbuster, check the score of the big game or dim the lights – just press the mic button on your remote and use your voice to get started.
    • Voice Search: find your favourite entertainment by simply talking to the remote.

    XG85 Series 4K HDR LED TV (55", 65", 75" and 85")

    • 4K HDR Processor X1 reproduces more depth, textures and natural colours with Object-based HDR remaster technology.
    • Features Acoustic Multi-Audio with Sound Positioning Tweeters; delivering Sony’s Sound-from-Picture Reality experience, action and sound are precisely aligned and your viewing becomes so much more immersive.
    • Features vibrant, expanded colour with TRILUMINOS Display, further enhanced for colour accuracy.
    • Dolby Vision brings scenes vividly to life for authentic viewing, while Dolby Atmos fills the room with immersive surround sound.
    • With the Android TV platform and the Google Assistant built-in, you can quickly access entertainment, get answers and control devices around your home. Find the latest blockbuster, check the score of the big game or dim the lights – just press the mic button on your remote and use your voice to get started.
    • Voice Search: find your favourite entertainment by simply talking to the remote.
    • Easy to control smart remote; connect set top boxes and other devices via HDMI to the TV and control them all using one smart remote; a slimmer, more rounded design with a built-in voice control microphone and an enhanced button layout for ease of use.
    • New processor for stress-free usability; quicker response of launching apps, powering on the TV, and more

    Pricing and retail availability will be announced at a later date.

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