Sony launches affordable Sony A8F Series TVs for Kshs 399K and Kshs 650K

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  • Posted: September 10, 2018 at 12:18 pm

You know that expensive TVs are TVs that are worth Kshs 1 million and above, right? If you have forgotten, in 2013 Sony launched a shillings 1 million TV and shortly thereafter Samsung followed them by launching a Kshs 3.7 million set. Thus, top of the range TV sets by today’s standards are TV sets that go far beyond the Kshs 1 million mark. That’s why when Sony introduces 55″ and 65″ inch Sony A8F Series TVs for Kshs 399K and Kshs 650K respectively, we have the right to headline them as affordable.

According to a press release sent to newsrooms, the Sony A8F series TVs are the newest option to enjoy refined 4K HDR picture quality thanks to Sony’s proprietary innovations. KD-55A8 (55’’) and KD-65A8 (65’’) are priced at KES 399,000 and 650,000 respectively and available at Anisuma and Gametronics stores. This follows after Sony introduced a new 4K HDR OLED TV under the BRAVIA range in 2017 to offer customers even more premium options when purchasing a TV. The BRAVIA OLED A1E series has been extremely well received by customers and reviewers thanks to its innovative One Slate design blending together exceptional picture quality realised with an OLED screen and immersive sound coming directly from the screen itself via the Acoustic Surface™ technology. Now, building on these innovations, the new A8F series inherits Sony’s unique 4K HDR picture processor-X1™ Extreme, and the Acoustic Surface technology to give not only high visual quality but awe-inspiring sound.

 As an OLED TV, the A8F series produces an incredibly detailed picture with deep blacks, rich and realistic colours and an exceptionally wide viewing angle. Sony’s more than half a century worth of picture processing expertise lends to precise control of the 8 million OLED pixels for a stunning realization of an unparalleled 4K HDR picture, while Acoustic Surface technology allows the sound to come from the screen, creating an entertainment experience with a beautiful picture.

 A8F series will support Dolby Vision™, the HDR format from Dolby Laboratories. It creates an even more immersive, engaging cinematic experience with striking highlights, deeper darks and vibrant colours. New Sony TV models and key features: A8F Series (65”, and 55” Class model) 4K HDR OLED TV Features OLED as a display device. 8 million self-illuminating pixels brings a significantly enriched visual experience with unprecedented black, authentic colour, and a wide viewing angle. The TVs also feature 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, Acoustic Surface™ technology: the entire screen resonates with great sound emanating directly from the screen itself. This allows a perfect unification of picture and sound that conventional TVs cannot deliver, and vibrant, expanded colour with TRILUMINOS™ Display, further enhanced for colour accuracy.

 The TVs use 4K X-Reality™ PRO to produce stunning detail with Sony’s unique algorithm of reality creation database for any content, such as TV broadcasting, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, Internet video and digital photos. The minimalist design: A8F series has a clean, minimalist design that keeps you focused on what’s important – the picture. New design with minimised stand allows A8F to be positioned in a wider range of locations.

 These Sony A8F Series TVs are powered by Android TV™ and lets you explore a world of movies, music, photos, games, search, apps and more. Voice Search to find content, ask questions and control your TV. With Chromecast™ built-in, you can easily send content from your smartphone or tablet to the TV. With access to Google Play™, you can enjoy your favourite movies, TV shows, and games on your TV. They are also HDR compatible to receive and process the new video standard signal with higher brightness, higher contrast and more vibrant colours via Internet video services and HDMI. Supports HDR 10, Hybrid Log-Gamma and Dolby Vision™. In addition, the Sony A8F Series TVs can also receive and process the new video standard signal with higher brightness, higher contrast and more vibrant colours via Internet video services and HDM due to the HDR compatibility.

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