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Sony reveals its thinnest ever Bravia LCD 4K smart TV at CES

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Sony has unveiled its thinnest ever 4K LCD TV at less than 5mm thick at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Sony’s X9000C Bravia series measures a svelte 4.9mm at its thinnest point and has a new 4K Processor X1 onboard for enhanced contrast and colour accuracy for both HD and 4K Ultra High Definition. It’s actually thinner than the Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone.

It also retains Sony’s 4K X-Reality Pro for excellent upscaling and Triluminos screen technology that creates an even wider colour reproduction.

They will be available in 55-inch, 65-inch and 75-inch sizes.

Sony's new 4K LCD TV is just 4.9mm thick at its thinnest point
Sony’s new 4K LCD TV is just 4.9mm thick at its thinnest point

All up Sony will have nine new Bravia TV ranges that will range in sizes from 49-inch to 75-inch.

All of Sony’s 2015 Bravia TVs will also now have Google’s latest Android TV operating system onboard to make it easier to stream videos and will also be compatible with GoogleCast to offer even more connectivity.

With a lack of local 4K content to enjoy on Sony’s TVs, the company has revealed a new handycam to give customers the opportunity to capture their own 4K videos.

The new Sony 4K Handycam
The new Sony 4K Handycam

The FDR-AXP35 will be available in March and is 30 per cent smaller and 20 per cent lighter than the previous model and has balanced optical steadyshot image stabilisation and 4K 100Mbps high bit rate recording.

Sony also revealed its new 4K Action Cam to capture stunning POV (point of view) videos.

Sony's new 4K Action Cam
Sony’s new 4K Action Cam

At the press conference held on the Sony stand at the Las Vegas Convention Centre was skateboarding superstar Tony Hawk who showed off an action video he shot on the new Sony 4K Action Camera.

It will be available in March and will be priced at $549.

* Stephen Fenech travelled to Las Vegas as a guest of LG