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Sony Introduces 2014 BRAVIA LED HD TV Line-Up

New HD TVs Provide the Best in Picture Quality and Must-Have Features

TORONTO, ON and LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - January 06, 2014) - (CES Booth #14200) -- Sony Canada today unveiled its 2014 BRAVIA Full HD TV line-up, offering a variety of new features and screen sizes, and each powered by Sony's widely-acclaimed X-Reality™ PRO picture engine, bringing stunning images to life from any source. The new models -- W950B, W840B, W790B, W700B, W630B, W600B, and R470/420B series -- complement Sony's new 4K Ultra HD TV models to give consumers the most choice in viewing options.

From Top to Bottom, Performance is Key

The flagship W950B series incorporates TRILUMINOS™ Display, delivering lifelike color and accurate shading. TRILUMINOS Display works in unison with Sony's X-Reality PRO picture engine which analyzes, cleans and refines images from any source, to reproduce rich, accurate color while maintaining brightness, hue and saturation. New for 2014, Sony has implemented its proprietary X-tended Dynamic Range® in the W950B series to achieve a much more dynamic range of brightness with deeper blacks, more detailed gradation and higher peaks. The combination of these three unique Sony technologies delivers a Full HD viewing experience like never seen before.

Wedge Shape -- Where Design Meets Function
The W950B and W840B series models utilize an innovative structural design with a new, iconic Wedge form factor. The Wedge shape increases capacity to incorporate larger speakers which provide a deeper, more powerful sound, unprecedented for a flat-screen TV. The design also increases stability by lowering the TV's center of gravity, achieving a smaller pedestal size than conventional TVs, and allows for a variety of installation options.

The 2014 models also incorporate Sony's ClearAudio+ digital signal processing for improved high-quality audio. ClearAudio+ combines a variety of Sony technologies to create an immersive experience with clear vocals and a wide range of sound. An optional wireless subwoofer (model SWF-BR100) is available to create a richer audio experience.

A Network of Entertainment and New User Interface
A new user interface for the 2014 BRAVIA line-up will allow viewers to stream beautiful, HD entertainment straight from the Internet or a home network using built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity with ease. The new UI will allow users to view network content and personal content alongside conventional digital broadcasts. Additional features will include:

One-Flick Entertainment -- Empowering Viewers with Innovative Access to Entertainment:

The W950B series models offer Sony's One-Flick Entertainment feature, designed to enhance the user experience with a new way to access and view content. One-Flick Entertainment allows viewers to quickly select favorites or browse content across nearly any source in the home. Viewers can operate the included One-Flick Remote Control in an intuitive fashion, as they would a touchpad or smartphone. By flicking up and down, viewers easily access content from digital broadcast, DVR, local/personal files and online content. One-Flick Entertainment also remembers viewers' preferences, storing them in a Top Picks menu while recommending content based on personal habits and suggestions from friends. In addition, just touching an NFC-enabled smartphone or tablet to the One-Flick Remote Control will allow viewers to enjoy content such as photos, websites, music and movies, stored on a mobile device, but displayed on the big screen.

Social Viewing -- Share the moment: Whether using the built-in or add-on camera -- featuring Sony's Exmor R for TV sensor -- the 2014 BRAVIA line-up integrates video messaging, delivering a crisp and clear picture to family and friends, even when capturing dark rooms. The technology also eliminates echoes by using precise digital signal processing to enable clear conversations. Viewers can enhance their TV experience by sharing must-see moments with friends and families uninterrupted through Skype. Social Viewing also integrates Twitter to provide viewers a whole new way to interact with TV and the broader conversation.

Live "Football" Mode -- Bringing the stadium to the living room: The Live "Football" Launcher will allow fans to view soccer footage from online sources with a simple push of a button. The mode will automatically adjust picture and sound settings so that they simulate an authentic stadium experience. Expected footage to include World Cup history, news and highlights from various sources, including FIFA.

2014 BRAVIA LED HD TV Line-Up

Sony BRAVIA® W950B Series LED HD TV
More brilliant colors and brightness range
Available in Spring 2014

  • Full HD (1080p) with X-tended Dynamic Range® driven by Edge LED arrays delivers brilliant picture quality
  • X-Reality™ PRO picture engine delivers color, clarity and detail at their best
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display for breathtaking color, clarity and detail
  • Motionflow™ XR 480 produces lifelike movement
  • New, iconic Wedge design accommodates large speakers for deeper, powerful sound in a smaller footprint
  • ClearAudio+ Digital Sound Processing (DSP) with S-Force Front Surround projects clear vocals and wide sound range (optional subwoofer SWF-BR100)
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for streaming connectivity, including Sony Entertainment Network™
  • Screen Mirroring via NFC OneTouch Mirroring
  • MHL-enabled for mirroring second screens
  • 3D capable with 2 pairs of glasses included
  • Screen sizes include 65-inch (KDL-65W950B) and 55-inch (KDL-55W950B)

Sony BRAVIA® W840B Series LED HD TV
Stunning picture with sound to match
Available in Spring 2014

  • Brilliant Full HD (1080p) picture quality
  • X-Reality™ PRO picture engine delivers color, clarity and detail at their best
  • Motionflow™ XR 240 produces lifelike movement
  • Iconic, new Wedge design delivers clear, powerful sound and stability
  • ClearAudio+ Digital Sound Processing (DSP) with S-Force Front Surround projects clear vocals and wide sound range (optional subwoofer SWF-BR100)
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for streaming connectivity, including Sony Entertainment Network™
  • 3D capable with 2 pairs of glasses included
  • Screen sizes include 70-inch (KDL-70W840B) and 60-inch (KDL-60W840B)

Sony BRAVIA® W790B Series LED HD TV
Crisp, Full HD in a thin design
Available in Spring 2014

  • Brilliant Full HD (1080p) picture quality
  • X-Reality™ PRO picture engine delivers color, clarity and detail at their best
  • Motionflow™ XR 240 produces lifelike movement
  • ClearAudio+ Digital Sound Processing (DSP) with S-Force Front Surround projects clear vocals and wide sound range (optional subwoofer SWF-BR100)
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for streaming connectivity, including Sony Entertainment Network™
  • 3D capable with 2 pairs of glasses included
  • Screen sizes include 55-inch (KDL-55W790B) and 50-inch (KDL-50W790B)

Sony BRAVIA® W700B Series LED HD TV
Full HD, fully connected with stunning design
Available in Spring 2014

  • Brilliant Full HD (1080p) picture quality
  • X-Reality™ PRO picture engine delivers color, clarity and detail at their best
  • Motionflow™ XR 240 produces lifelike movement
  • ClearAudio+ Digital Sound Processing (DSP) with S-Force Front Surround projects clear vocals and wide sound range (optional subwoofer SWF-BR100)
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for streaming connectivity, including Sony Entertainment Network™
  • Screen sizes include 42-inch (KDL-42W700B) and 32-inch (KDL-32W700B)

Sony BRAVIA® W630B Series LED HD TV
Full HD, fully connected
Available in Spring 2014

  • Brilliant Full HD (1080p) picture quality
  • X-Reality™ PRO picture engine delivers color, clarity and detail at their best
  • Motionflow™ XR 480 produces lifelike movement
  • ClearAudio+ Digital Sound Processing (DSP) with S-Force Front Surround projects clear vocals and wide sound range (optional subwoofer SWF-BR100)
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for streaming connectivity, including Sony Entertainment Network™
  • 60-inch screen size (KDL-60W630B)

Sony BRAVIA® W600B Series LED HD TV
Full HD, fully connected
Available in Spring 2014

  • Brilliant Full HD (1080p) picture quality
  • X-Reality™ PRO picture engine delivers color, clarity and detail at their best
  • Motionflow™ XR 240 produces lifelike movement
  • ClearAudio+ Digital Sound Processing (DSP) with S-Force Front Surround projects clear vocals and wide sound range (optional subwoofer SWF-BR100)
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for streaming connectivity, including Sony Entertainment Network™
  • Screen sizes include 48-inch (KDL-48W600B) and 40-inch (KDL-40W600B)

For more information on the 2014 BRAVIA range, including product images, visit Sony.ca.

About Sony of Canada Ltd.

Established in 1955, Sony of Canada Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation, of Tokyo, Japan, a world leader in High Definition. Sony's market-leading connected devices include Sony Internet Player with Google TV™, Blu-ray Disc™ player, BRAVIA® television, Cyber-shot® digital camera, Handycam® Camcorder, Sony Tablet®, VAIO® computer, Sony Reader®, broadcast cameras, IPELA security camera and video conferencing, and many innovative products that deliver a true entertainment experience. Sony Entertainment Network offers the ultimate destination to watch, listen, play, and connect across Sony connected devices through one convenient account.

Sony is one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world with a portfolio that includes electronics, music, movies, games and online businesses. With headquarters in Toronto, sales offices in Vancouver and Montreal and distribution centres in Coquitlam, British Columbia, and Whitby, Ontario, Sony Canada employees support a network of more than 500 authorized dealers and a number of Sony retail locations across Canada.

Sony Canada is devoted to the betterment of children, the environment, and the community. Through the Sony Canada Charitable Foundation (SCCF), Sony Canada aims to maximize its support of charitable and philanthropic organizations, including Make-A-Wish® Canada, the United Way of Canada and Earth Day Canada.

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