CES 2012: Sony's 2012 TV range revealed

We've managed to uncover more details of Sony’s 2012 TV range, with new top-of-the-range HX and affordable EX models in the pipeline.

Highlights include a new floating design, 3D compatability, quicker refresh rates and improved video processing, especially where 3D performance is concerned.

Sony’s also announced some interesting-looking new lightweight, titanium, active 3D glasses (TDG-BR750). Two pairs come free with the HX screens while individual pairs will set you back £100. The breakdown of new models is as follows:


Available in 40 (£1200), 46 (£1450), and 55in (£1800) screen sizes

Due May

3D 1080p Full HD

X-Reality PRO video processing

Motionflow XR800Hz

Dynamic Edge LED and Local Dimming

4x high-speed 3D panel

integrated wi-fi

Monolith design

Slimline Bunchin stand


Available in 32 (£700), 40 (£900), 46 (£1200), 55in (£1550) screen sizes

Due April

3D 1080p Full HD

X-Reality video processing

Motionflow XR400Hz

Dynamic Edge LED and Frame Dimming

3D 1080p Full HD

‘Easel’ stand


Available in 32 (£550), 40 (£700) and 46in (£950) screen sizes

Due April

X-Reality video processing


Full HD 1080p

‘Easel’ stand


Available in 22 (£350) and 26in (£425)

HD Ready

X-reality video processing

‘Easel’ stand


We’ll be updating UK pricing and specification as we get further information.

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.