All about the New Sony 4K TV 2014 Models

Latest Sony 4K TV Information

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is held in January each year and this is usually the first time that new TV models are showcased to the Media and the public.  But often information is provisional and even prices are not firmed up at the time of CES 2014.

However, we have combed the various press releases and company reports to find out all about the new Sony 4K TV 2014 models and compiled the following comprehensive summary, including the three 2014 4K TV ranges, the sizes in each range, the current list retail pricing and the latest savings and discounts can be found here at Amazon.com

Tip: When shopping for a new 4K TV be aware that the 2013 models have an “A” suffix and the latest 2014 models have a “B” suffix to the model number

Sony 4K TV Model range for 2014

Sony have announced three 4K TV ranges for 2014, the X95, X9 and X85.

The flagship range is the Sony X95 series

which will come in two sizes, 85″ and 65″

85″ XBR-85X950B the ultimate top of the range for larger rooms – List price $24,999

65″ XBR-65X950B top of the range for more modest sized rooms – List Price $7,999 – currently $6,998 at Amazon

Sony refer to the X95 range as the Reference standard in 4K Ultra HD and note the Top Features of the X95 TV’s as:-

  • X-tended Dynamic Range PRO with up to 3x brightness range
  • Brilliant color with TRILUMINOS™ display
  • Latest HDMI® support for next gen 4K players & services – i.e. HDMI 2.0
  • Built in WiFi for streaming HD entertainment wirelessly
  • Precise motion clarity with Motionflow™ XR 960

The premium range is the Sony X9 series

– and is available in three sizes, including the unusual 79″ – list prices range from $4K to $9K but great discounts can be found here at Amazon.com

Confusingly X9 is the same name as the 2013 range. However, as noted above, you can distinguish 2013 models from 2014 models by checking the suffix of the model number.  “A” refers to 2013 and “B” to 2014.

79″ ( XBR-79X900B ) – save $1,500 – List Price $8,999 – Currently $7,498 at Amazon

65″ ( XBR-65X900B ) – save $1,000 – List Price $4,999 – currently $3.998 at Amazon

55″ ( XBR-55X900B ) – save $1,000 – List Price $3,999 – currently $2.998 at Amazon

The new entry level range is the Sony X85 series

and is available in four sizes – expected prices range from $2.2K to $6K.

Note that the 49″, 55″ and 65″ have passive 3D whereas the 70″ has active 3D. With the extra lines of a 4K TV giving excellent quality, some people do prefer passive 3D.

70″ ( XBR-70X850B ) – save $1,000 – List Price $5,499 – Currently $4,498 at Amazon

65″ ( XBR-65X850B ) – save $1,000 – List Price $3,999 – Currently $2,998 at Amazon

Check out our review of the 65″ Sony XBR-65X850B here

55″ ( XBR-55X850B ) – save $1,000 – List Price $2,999 – Currently $1,998 at Amazon

49″ ( XBR-49X850B )  – save $1,000 – List Price $1,999 – Currently $1,698 at Amazon

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