Quick heads up to all Sony fans, we’ve just been notified of this exclusive 10% off deal for all personalised VAIO laptops ordered via the Sony Europe web. What’s the catch? Nothing really, Sony is celebrating their milestone for reaching 1000 followers on Twitter and all you have to do in order to be eligible is follow the Sony Europe Twitter stream.
The e-voucher code to use at checkout is TWITTER09, unfortunately this only works for purchases via the SonyStyle online web in Europe and not for those in the US. This offer won’t last forever and will end by the 30th of November. For full details, click here…
Sony has announced the development of its super tiny penny-like high definition (HD) camera module. Already now entering mass production, the latest in digital technology MCB1172 8.3-megapixel camera module is astonishingly small, smaller than a £1 coin measuring in at just 9.5 x 7.1 mm. Likely to turn up in a range of products later this year, the potential for Sony’s future products to have HD recording capability is overwhelming.
The MCB1172 from Sony Europe’s Image Sensing Solutions Division will have the ability to deliver 720p, at 30fps, it further includes movie stabilisation, face detection, autofocus and motion autofocus. There’s also a high sensitivity mode and a slow-mo function, delivering 120fps as well as the option of 16x zoom.
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Sony has unveiled their new Blu-ray player (BDP-S360) and three new BRAVIA theatre systems: new HT-SS360, HT-SF360 and HT-FS3 surround sound systems which provide high definition sound quality to create superlative home theatre experiences.
The Sony BDP-S360 is an upgrade to the previous BDP-S350 model and comes equipped with Sony’s Precision Cinema HD Upscale technology, which means it can convert standard definition signals, customers can use their existing DVD movie libraries, to 1080p providing a near high definition picture.
Sony’s new home theatre systems boast Sony’s S-AIR wireless technology, so you don’t have to worry about messy wiring.
Details and full gallery of the Blu-ray player BDP-S360 right after the jump…
Sony recently announced a new series of HDTV stands – RHT-G Series. With the latest RHT-G Series, users get to enjoy both Sony’s home cinema surround audio tech and a smart place to place a large-screen TV. Of course, with all three of the RHT-G Series stands you won’t need to mess around with tons of cables from different pieces of hardware. Three models will be available, the RHT-G550 for 32-40-inch TVs, the RHT-G950 for use with 40-46-inch screen and the RHT-G1550 designed for 46-55-inch TVs.
Just wanted to start off the morning with some news and stats from Sony Europe. In the UK, there are now 42% of homes whom already have HD-ready tellies with 9% of which also having a Blu-ray player; considering the popularity of the PS3, its no surprise that this figure includes the popular console. In addition to this, it was also surprising to see that 69 million HDTV sets have already been sold in Europe alone, check it out: