Sony announces new Bravia TV line with AirPlay and HomeKit support


Ahead of CES 2021, Sony has announced its latest TVs with “human intelligence,” HomeKit support, and AirPlay.

The Sony Bravia XR lineup have several headlining features which include its unique Cognitive Processor XR. They boast industry leading machine learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to provide the best picture and sound for any given scene.

Apple users will rejoice as HomeKit and AirPlay is available across all three new TV series. Sony says users will need to be running iOS 12.3 or later or macOS 10.14.5 or later to utilize these features.

Sony officially announced three TVs under the Bravia XR brand including the Master Series Z9J 8K LED, Master Series A90J/A80J OLED, and Master Series X95J/X90J 4K LED. The primary feature involves the Cognitive Processor XR performing active audio and video analysis to provide best-in-class entertainment.

Other features include Google TV with “Hey Google” functionality, HDMI 2.1 compatibility, and specialized calibration modes for Netflix and IMAX video. Retail price and availability will be announced in spring 2021.

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