Sony’s X80J 50-inch 4K Ultra HD LED Smart Google TV could be the best entry-level set for everyday use, and you can get one for $498 shipped, today only, originally $699.99. Featuring a wide color gamut and a unique TRILUMINOS PRO algorithm capable of detecting color from saturation, hue, and brightness to reproduce natural shades in every detail. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Finally, after months of waiting, the Sony Xperia 5 III smartphone is now shipping in the United States. Priced at $999.99 USD, it features a 6.1″ 21:9 HDR OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G SoC, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, a triple rear camera system sporting AI (artificial intelligence) super resolution zoom technology, and a 4,500mah battery that can charge up to 50% capacity in just 30-minutes. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
You can play smartphone games with one hand, so why not PlayStation 5 titles? Well, there are many reasons why you shouldn’t, but gamer Akaki Kuumeri decided to forge ahead with a one-handed DualSense controller mod anyways. This 3D-printed adapter basically snaps on over the left analog stick, and features a rubberized piece underneath that right-handed players can place on their thigh. Read more to see how it works and plays.
It’s official, the Sony Group Corp is officially launching an electric vehicle company, called Sony Mobility Inc. At CES 2022, they unveiled the Sony VISION-S 02 electric SUV, which uses the same platform as the VISION-S 01 coupe that began public road tests in Europe from December 2020. Safety is its number one priority, as it has sensors installed 360° around the vehicle, including high-sensitivity, high-resolution, wide dynamic range CMOS image sensors and LiDAR sensors. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
Sony’s SRS-XB43 EXTRA BASS Wireless Waterproof Speaker is great for use both indoors and outdoors, all for $148 shipped, today only, originally $249.99. Typical speakers have a circular diaphragm, while the X-Balanced Speaker Unit in the XB43 boasts an almost rectangular diaphragm, while the IP67 rating means that it’s dustproof, water-resistant and rustproof. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
The Sony WF-C500 Truly Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds cram high-quality sound into a budget-priced package, and you can get a pair for $58 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. Despite its low price tag, it features a DSEE (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine) that restores high frequency sound to create a more authentic listening experience. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
After the PS5 face plate controversy, Sony has unveiled official console covers to match all of the galaxy-inspired DualSense wireless controller colors in Midnight Black, Cosmic Red, Nova Pink, Starlight Blue, and Galactic Purple. To install the, just remove your original white PS5 console covers and lock your new ones into place. Read more for a video and additional information.
Sony’s Manipulator is an innovative robot hand equipped with a group of sensors for stable grasping of unknown objects that contain uncertainties such as shape, weight and friction coefficient. To accurately measure the position and shape of an object, it’s equipped with an overhead camera mounted near its head, sending information to both the arm and hand for movements. Read more for a video and additional information.
The problem with current virtual reality headsets is that their display technology just isn’t crisp enough to handle the latest games, but Sony’s next-generation model solves that issue. How? It achieves a high-resolution of 4K with one eye and 8K with both eyes, thanks to OLED microdisplay technology. That’s not all, the processing time is also reduced by decreasing the amount of latency throughout the entire system using data from multiple sensors. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Spider-Man: No Way Home is set to be released in theaters worldwide on Dec. 19, so what better way to celebrate than with a custom Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense controller? Graphic designer Giuseppe Spinelli did just that after teaming up with Italian airbrush artist Enrico Bertagnoli. In addition to all the hand-painted webbing, you’ll find a “Be Yourself” slogan on the touchpad as well as a red accented light bar. Read more for a video and additional pictures.