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Topic # 23559 2-Jul-2008 18:35
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Sony:

-In sizes 32, 40, 46, & 52"
-In both V and W series
-Full HD (1920x1080)
-10 bit panels
-SPDIF/Optical Out
-Model numbers possibly: KDL-40V400A, KDL-40W400A etc

Samsung:

-Releasing August/September, more details next week.

Sorry no other info at this stage, will post when I find out. Info from a sony/samsung reps via a friend at Noel Leeming.


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  Reply # 142314 2-Jul-2008 18:42
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pyedp1per:

Sony:

-In sizes 32, 40, 46, & 52"
-In both V and W series
-Full HD (1920x1080)
-10 bit panels
-SPDIF/Optical Out
-Model numbers possibly: KDL-40V400A, KDL-40W400A etc

Samsung:

-Releasing August/September, more details next week.

Sorry no other info at this stage, will post when I find out. Info from a sony/samsung reps via a friend at Noel Leeming.



Sony - W Series is full HD, V Series isn't.




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  Reply # 142317 2-Jul-2008 18:47
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I know, this new V series may be 1080p according to the source, but does sound a bit odd since they've only been 1366x768 in the past. Will post more info when I get it.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 142321 2-Jul-2008 19:08
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The press release including all the models and prices was posted on the Freeview website last week and is available here

From what I've heard normal retail is around 10% less than the Sony SRP at most retailers but that may depend on the model.




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  Reply # 142326 2-Jul-2008 19:13
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Direct link: http://freeviewnz.tv/images/bravia_freeview_release_approved.pdf

The prices are good! I thought they would milk it, like when 1080p panels came out.


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  Reply # 142327 2-Jul-2008 19:22
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You can already find these on the DSE website.

G6533 - 32V
G6534 - 40V
G6543 - 46V

G6544 - 32W
G6546 - 46W

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  Reply # 142330 2-Jul-2008 19:40
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V Series - 1 Mega Pixel (1366 x 768) resolution
W Series - Full HD 1080p resolution (1920 x 1080)




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  Reply # 142331 2-Jul-2008 19:44
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Check dicky's website using rscole86's post, looks like the 400 series are both 1920x1080.

Wow, I can't believe how much info is around everywhere, pictures, press releases etc! Now can someone find a link to the NZ manuals for these TV's!

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  Reply # 142332 2-Jul-2008 19:47
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No they are not.

As has already been said, the V series is 1366 x 768, but it will accept at 1080 signal.
Only the W series is 1920 x 1080.

I am sure Sony will have all of the info on their Website as of Tuesday morning. Monday is release day here in Wellington.



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  Reply # 142333 2-Jul-2008 19:54
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OK thats weird, the 46" V is 1080 according to dse's website, however the 32"/40" V is only 1366x768! So the V series has a mix of res's unless dse messed up.

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  Reply # 142337 2-Jul-2008 19:56
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I would say DSE have made a mistake? There is another mistake in the product blurb there too.

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Reply # 142340 2-Jul-2008 20:14
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I got an invitation from Sony today for an event this Monday for the official launch. I am told soon after this press event Sony is holding another one for retailers...





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  Reply # 142377 2-Jul-2008 22:05
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pyedp1per: I know, this new V series may be 1080p according to the source, but does sound a bit odd since they've only been 1366x768 in the past. Will post more info when I get it.


According to a reliable source, all but the 32" V are 1080p. The XMB sounds pretty awesome too!

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  Reply # 142461 3-Jul-2008 10:34
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I wonder if the people who bought the previouse V and W series sets can get retrofit DTT tuners installed??




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  Reply # 142577 3-Jul-2008 15:40
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old3eyes: I wonder if the people who bought the previouse V and W series sets can get retrofit DTT tuners installed??

Asked about this for D series. Answer is no. =(



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  Reply # 142725 3-Jul-2008 20:27
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Looks like minimad was right, according to Sony's site only the 32" is not 1080P.

http://www.sony.co.nz/products/product/television-and-projector/bravia-lcd-tv.jsp

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