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Sony NZ Confirms 2021 TV Range

Sony NZ today confirmed which TV models unveiled at CES it would release in New Zealand, including its largest OLED display yet, the 77-inch A80J. “Sony’s key objective is to offer customers an incredibly immersive viewing experience by utilising evolving technologies and premium large screens to perfectly delivering the creator’s true intent,” Aki Hosoda, Head […]

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Panasonic Unfurls New Flagship OLED for CES

Panasonic has added side-firing speakers, new AI processing and improved gaming specs to its flagship OLED TV for 2021, the JZ2000. It has yet to reveal details of the rest of its range but will continue to be the only major brand that offers Dolby Vision and HDR10+ compatibility on its 4K TVs. (Samsung continues […]

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Samsung Launches 2021 Range With New Tech

Samsung is promising a “quantum leap” in TV viewing with its 2021 range of Neo QLED TVs, which it’s launching next week at CES. It also will expand screen sizes with its new MICRO LED TVs and has refreshed its Frame series to make the TVs even thinner and more customisable. Specific models, pricing and […]

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Sony Unveils CES TV Sensations

Today Sony revealed a line-up of groundbreaking 4K and 8K TVs for 2021 that boasts a new processor across the entire range it claims “mimics the human brain to deliver a never-before-seen immersive viewing experience” and streaming quality that rivals UHD Blu-ray. Specific models, pricing and availability have yet to be announced for NZ but […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Apple TV App Comes to Sony

Sony TV owners who want to enjoy Apple TV won’t have to fork out for a separate streaming box with this month’s launch of an app on “select” series. It will roll out from today on the X9000H series via a software update, with these models to follow: Z8H, A8H, X95H, X80H, Z9G, A9G, X95G, X85G, […]

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Apple TV Comes to Sony TVs

Sony TV owners soon will be able to access Apple TV on their OLED and LED displays. The built-in app’s already on Samsung and LG TVs, and started rolling out today on Sony TV in the US, with other territories to follow. Premium Sony TVs already support AirPlay 2 and HomeKit2 but the Apple TV […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: November 12 Launch for PS5

Kiwi gamers will be among the first in the world able to buy PlayStation 5. Two versions of Sony’s new-generation console will go on sale on November 12: one will be a Digital Edition ($649.95), the other will include a UHD Blu-ray Disc drive ($819.95). Here’s the media release: PLAYSTATION 5 LAUNCHES THIS NOVEMBER AT […]

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Game On for New Wireless Headset

Next month Logitech G will release in NZ a “pro-grade” wireless version of an award-winning gaming headset, complete with DTS 7.1 surround sound. The Logitech G PRO X Wireless LIGHTSPEED Gaming Headset will sell for $399.90. Here’s the media release: LOGITECH G LAUNCHES PRO X WIRELESS GAMING HEADSET Logitech G launches LIGHTSPEED Wireless version of its […]

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Samsung’s Newest Soundbar a Svelte 9.1.4 Solution

This month Samsung will launch its premium soundbars for 2020 and once again lead the industry with its top model. For the first time, movie buffs seeking home theatre minimalism will be able to buy a soundbar with 9.1.4 channels without the set-up complications of a separates system. That’s two channels more than Samsung offered in its previous flagship, […]

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JBL Launches 9.1-Channel Soundbar

JBL has refreshed its Bar Series range of soundbars, including its first 9.1-channel wireless surround model. The 820W Bar 9.1 ($1599.95) has two detachable battery-powered speakers and can decode both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X 3D sound for a 5.1.4 experience. JBL’s approach echoes that of Philips’ Fidelio series from a few years back. Unlike rival […]

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