Sony A1 Android OLED TV, the screen becomes a speaker.

Lots of news at CES in Las Vegas regarding the video sector. Sony unveiled the new Sony A1 OLED Android TV, with several prominent arrows in its arc. One above all? The acoustic sourface, thanks to which the sound propagates directly from the front panel of the smart TV. Would you like to know more? Let’s find out the details of this new Sony jewel together.

First of all it must be said that it will be marketed in Italy from June, in the 55 “, 65” and 77 “versions. Mystery still regarding the prices.

Sony A1: Acoustic Sourface

As mentioned, the main novelty is that of the acoustic sourface: this simply means that, thanks to a band of transducers placed on the back of the panel, the front of the screen vibrates emitting high frequencies. The bass production is instead entrusted to a subwoofer placed in the support that supports the TV. The result is a much more immersive and engaging listening experience. Not only. The positioning of the audio sources and also the presence of the OLED allowed to give the Sony A1 an enviable design. The screen is in fact very thin and similar to a frame.

Sony A1: 4K HDR X1 Extreme and Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR

The 4K HDR X1 Extreme processor handles all image-related optimizations. To improve the video quality it is worth mentioning the “object-based” HDR remastering. In practice, the processor individually adapts the characteristics of each object in the scene, such as its brightness, colors and contrast. With even more captivating and realistic results. With 4K HDR Super Bit Mapping, on the other hand, smoother, smoother and more precise transitions between color shades are recreated.

Sony A1: HDR10 and Dolby Vision

There is also support for HDR10 (High Dynamic Range) and Sony has chosen to also include Dolby Vision, the proprietary Dolby format that will soon debut on Ultra HD Blu-ray.

Sony A1: The Smart TV

The Smart TV platform does not present any particular novelties. . However, it is possible that Sony A1 OLEDs will be available with Android Nougat by default. Android TV obviously offers its park of applications available on the Play Store, access to all the main streaming services in Ultra HD and with HDR and also integration with Chromecast functionality.

And what do you think of this new new jewel from Sony?

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