World's first direct-view portable transistor TV. Comprised of 23 transistors and 19 diodes, this model was developed based on Sony's extensive experience in radio technology. In an age when TVs were assumed to be living room fixtures, this device opened the door to personal television use. Additionally, this model offered three choices for power input.
Personal TV nicknamed the Citation. In addition to its unique and innovative design, this TV incorporated the Jet Sensor, whereby the user selected channels by gently pressing the control panel buttons. Incorporating newly developed NBM phosphor, which greatly increased the luminous sensitivity of cathode-ray tubes, this TV offered unparalleled picture clarity ultimately resulting in this product becoming a major hit.
Advent of the Profile series. A monitor with versatile AV output (including video and teletext) was marketed as a single unit. This TV was developed based on a new modular concept, incorporating a TV tuner, stereo amplifier and other components.
Profile Pro color monitor featuring 560 lines of horizontal resolution and abundant input/output terminals. This model earned the support of those searching for ever-higher television and video picture quality.
Kirara Basso series of color TVs, featuring the Super Trinitron cathode-ray tube.
A new WEGA series HDTV incorporating an FD Trinitron tube and offering highly advanced picture reproduction.
First-generation liquid crystal WEGA. This model was based on WEGA signal processing technology, enabling this TV to convert and reproduce NTSC signals while retaining advanced picture quality.
First model in the new BRAVIA series of widescreen LCD TVs. X-series models (shown) feature "Live Color Creation," utilizing a special backlight system to achieve an incredibly wide color gamut for deeper colors and full HD resolution panels for crisp, detailed images.
Features Sony SXRD technology to reveal the true cinematic beauty of images. A-series rear projection TVs unleash the power and impact of cinema, producing a smooth, cinematic-like visual texture and rich colors. Released September 2005 in the US.
World's first organic light emitting diode (OLED) TV.
The 11-inch OLED TV offers a ground-breaking new design and astonishing slimness (measuring approximately 3mm). Features Sony's independently-developed OLED panel which realizes advantages such as high contrast, high peak brightness, color reproduction and rapid response time, all of which combine to deliver unparalleled image quality.
Featuring the industry's highest level of energy efficiency for a 32-inch digital LCD TV. By enhancing the efficiency of backlight emission and optical film light transmission, Sony achieved industry-leading performance in energy efficiency (exceeding Japanese energy conservation standards by 232%), annual power consumption (at 86 kilowatthours/year) and momentary power consumption (89W).
This ultra-thin BRAVIA LCD HDTV features an advanced edge-lit LED backlight
World's first HDTV powered by Google TV.
3D BRAVIA with Full HDTV.
BRAVIA LED HDTV with 3D, HDD and Blu-ray recorder.
‘Bravia’ Internet TVs equipped with ‘X-Reality PRO’ functionality to offer consumers a new style of viewing entertainment.