Sony is getting ready to bring on the market the next-gen of 4K and 8K TVs to support PS5.
The company has confirmed two TVs as part of the upcoming “Ready for PlayStation 5” designating, introducing game-ready models, specs, and features that will support the PS5.
The PS5-friendly feature is being applied to one 4K variant line and one 8K version, as well. Both TVs boast some sleek features specially developed to fit the next-gen console’s standards, such as high-frame-rate gaming and high-resolution. Here is what you need to know.
Sony 4K and 8K TVs Ready for PS5: What to Expect
The Sony Bravia X900H is a sleek 4K Android TV with a price tag of $999 for the 55-inch version, but is also available in 65-, 75-, and 85-inch sizes, at $2,799 for the biggest variant. Then, there is the Sony Z8H 8K LED Smart TV, available in 75-, and 85-inch sizes, with price tags of $6,999, and $9,999, respectively.
The Sony Bravia X900H is a fantastic LED Smart TV with full-array backlighting, 4K resolution, 120Hz refresh rates, great HDR support, and more. Sony is also praising the sets a low lag time, indicating input lag as short as 7.2 milliseconds.
Furthermore, Sony XBR Z8H 8K TV is expected to support 8K resolution, besides the same 4K, 120Hz support granted by the Z800H.
Both TVs support next-gen gaming specs and features, such as automatic switching to game mode, allowing users to turn on both the console and TV using the PS5’s DualSense controller. Users will also be able to switch to the TV’s game mode without switching between inputs or settings manually.
TVs will support variable refresh rates. Such a thing means that it will synchronize the TV’s refresh rate to the console output, making a sleeker, judder-free gaming experience without any display tearing. Sony has also redesigned both the X900H and the Z8H with its Acoustic Surface Audio tech, which utilizes speakers embedded in the TV frame to grant sound that seems to arise from the display, tracking across the screen as sources of a sound move from side to side.