Gran Turismo 7 on 65" BRAVIA XR X95J TV

Sony introduces ‘Perfect for PlayStation®5’ for BRAVIA XR™ TVs

07 Oct, 2021

BRAVIA XR TVs to officially become ‘Perfect for PlayStation®5’ with brand-new exclusive PS5™ features to create the ultimate next generation console experience

Sony is introducing a ‘Perfect for PlayStation®5’ campaign for BRAVIA XR TVs[1], specially designed to work perfectly with the PlayStation 5 (PS5™) and offer a fantastic gaming experience with immersive picture and sound.

‘Perfect for PlayStation 5’ TVs will bring in two brand-new PS5 exclusive features[2] – Auto HDR Tone Mapping and Auto Genre Picture Mode. They also support frame rates up to 120fps in a super-crisp 4K resolution as specified in HDMI 2.1 in compatible games[3]. Additionally, with input lag as low as 6.0ms on the Z9J[4] models, you’ll achieve extraordinary smoothness and responsiveness in shooting, sports and high-performance games with instant on-screen action.

Sony’s BRAVIA XR TVs deliver stunningly realistic pictures full of vibrant colours and eye-catching contrast, complemented by unique sound from screen technology that puts you right in the heart of the action whether you’re playing a game or watching a movie.

‘Perfect for PlayStation®5’ BRAVIA XR-exclusive features

Auto HDR Tone Mapping[5]

With Auto HDR Tone Mapping*, the HDR settings will be optimised instantly during your PS5 initial setup. The PS5 will automatically recognise individual BRAVIA TV models and select the best HDR setting for the TV accordingly. With the optimised HDR tone mapping level to your BRAVIA display specification, you’ll see crucial details and colours even in high contrast scenes. For instance, you will get the addition of detailed objects on the track in Gran Turismo™ 7[6][i] so you know just how to make your next move.

*Software updates on both PS5 and BRAVIA are required. Available by the end of 2021.

[1] ‘Perfect for PlayStation®5’ BRAVIA XR TV models: Z9J, A90J, A80J, X95J, X90J.

[2] Auto HDR Tone Mapping and Auto Genre Picture Mode will be available via a software update on PS5 and BRAVIA TVs by the end of 2021.

[3] PS5 game supporting 4K/120fps required.

[4] Input lag time measured with Z9J via 4K 120fps game HDMI input based on internal testing conditions and may differ by model, real-time usage environment or specific conditions. Input lag time measured with A90J/A80J/X95J/X90J is 8.5ms in the same testing conditions.

[5] Software updates on both PlayStation®5 and BRAVIA are required. Available by the end of 2021.

[6] Release date March 2022. In development for PlayStation®

[i] “PlayStation”, “DualSense”, “PS5” and ‘Gran Turismo 7’ are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

© 2021 Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. Developed by Polyphony Digital Inc. “Polyphony Digital logo”, “Gran Turismo” and “GT” are registered trademarks of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. Manufacturers, cars, names, brands and associated imagery featured in this game in some cases include trademarks and/or copyrighted materials of their respective owners. Any depiction or recreation of real-world locations, entities, businesses, or organizations is not intended to be or imply any sponsorship or endorsement of this game by such party or parties. All rights reserved.

Auto HDR Tone Mapping in Gran Turismo on BRAVIA XR TVs

Gran Turismo 7: TM & © Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. Developed by Polyphony Digital Inc.

Auto Genre Picture Mode[1][2]

BRAVIA XR TVs can detect whether you are playing a game or watching movies and shows. With Auto Genre Picture Mode, your TV automatically switches into Game Mode when gaming, which minimises input lag to make the action more responsive, or to Standard Mode when watching movies via a streaming service or from an Ultra HD Blu-ray™ disc on the PS5, which shifts focus to picture processing for a more expressive picture.

Auto Genre Picture Mode will be available via a future software updates on PS5 and BRAVIA TVs by the end of 2021.

Elevate your experience with Sony’s sound products

Sony’s BRAVIA XR TVs are an excellent match for an array Sony’s sound products, such as the HT-A9 Home Theatre System or the HT-A7000 and HT-A5000 soundbars*. You can connect the products directly to your PS5 and experience the Auto HDR Tone Mapping and Auto Genre Picture Mode BRAVIA XR-exclusive functions on a BRAVIA XR TV.

*A software update is required. Available in spring 2022.

For more on ‘Perfect for PlayStation 5’ BRAVIA XR TVs, visit https://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/tvs-made-for-gaming.

Sony offers out €100 PlayStation™Store digital codes to eligible BRAVIA XR TV buyers

Sony Europe B.V. is rolling out a customer promotion in partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) in twenty European countries (The United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, The Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Greece, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland) with eligible purchasers of the world’s first cognitive intelligence BRAVIA XR TVs[i] being able to claim PlayStation™Store digital codes worth €100 (or an equivalent in the local currency.) The offer applies to all purchases made at the participating retailers during the promotional period.[ii]

[1] Software updates on both Playstation®5 and BRAVIA are required. Available by the end of 2021.

[2] Auto Genre Picture Mode works when Auto Picture Mode is on.

[i] Including a processor that cross-analyses multiple picture elements combined with focal points; recreating human perspective. As of October 7th 2021 no other brand has specifically claimed such cognitive intelligence for their TV processor. Verified by Strategy Analytics.

[ii] Promotion dates vary by country. Terms and conditions, eligible TV models, participating retailers and redemption instructions are available here: www.sony.co.uk/promo/tv

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