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Spread Christmas Cheer with a Gift from Sony

Press Release   •   Sep 28, 2017 09:00 BST

Spread Christmas cheer with a gift from Sony

Dazzle your loved ones with a little help from Sony

Twinkling trees, festive feasts and yuletide carols – Christmas is here and it's time to draw up a wish list for Santa. This festive season, Sony has a fantastic range of gift ideas for your nearest and dearest - dazzle those close to you with a premium gadget or ultimate stocking filler.

Ultimate stocking fillers and pocket-sized gifts

Sing along to your favourite festive tunes with Sony’s colourful XB10 portable speaker. From carols to children's favourites, Christmas pop tunes to funny festive songs, fill your house with all the classics. The XB10 is both compact and wireless, meaning you can listen to music whilst unwrapping presents in the living room, or whilst sat at the dining table tucking into Christmas lunch. It’s the ultimate stocking filler.

No occasion is complete without great action shots. Relive festive moments for years to come with the X3000R 4K Action Cam with Wi-Fi and GPS. Capture blur free picture-perfect memories with Balanced Optical SteadyShot even in 4K, as well as high-speed recording modes. The Action Cam also features a ZEISS® Tessar wide-angle lens and time–lapse movie feature.

Un-interrupted festive music listening with Noise Cancelling technology

The WH-1000XM2 noise-cancelling wireless headphones are the perfect accessory for listening to Christmas tunes on the move. With the new Headphone Connect app you can control the noise you let in with Ambient Sound Mode and Personal NC optimiser, allowing you peace at this busy time of year without missing the important details. The ‘Quick Attention’ mode lets you place the palm of your hand to the outside of the headphone to have a conversation, without taking the headphones off. For those flying over the Christmas period, the new Atmospheric Pressure Optimising feature analyses you’re surrounding atmospheric pressure and improves the NC performance to make a difference to the comfort of your flight.

The innovative and stylish WF-1000X are perfect for lovers of real minimalism. The compact wireless ear buds fit perfectly into your ear with the help of the ergonomic ear hook, ensuring they stay in place no-matter what you are doing. With a 6mm driver, the sound from these headphones is dynamic despite their miniscule size.

The perfect gift, the stylish WI-1000X wireless noise cancelling headphones are ideal for the style-conscious with their behind-the-neck design. The headphones bring together both functionality and class, and are the perfect flying partner when using Atmospheric pressure optimising mode.

A gift for the fashionistas this Christmas, the NW-A35HNWalkman allows you to enjoy music in style with immaculate audio clarity thanks to High-Resolution Audio. Conveniently portable, you can enjoy up to 45 hours of music anywhere you go.

With the WH-H900N, enjoy wireless noise-cancelling technology with touch control in the around-ear style. Perfect for jetting off to see loved ones over the festive period, key features include Ambient Sound and Quick Attention mode. The H900N are a smart way to control your listening experience on the move.

Impress your friends with the powerful XB40wireless speaker with EXTRA BASS™ technology. Perfect for Christmas parties, the XB40 features club-like lighting effects with an LED line-light, a strobe flash and speaker light. Take your party to the next level with the XB40s bigger brother, the new XB60. Use the Wireless Party Chain feature to connect up to 10 speakers together, and with up to 14 hours of battery life the party can go on all night.

Give the gift of your very own personal assistant this Christmas with the stylish LF-S50G. This compact voice controlled speaker from Sony harnesses the power of Google Assistant. Be the envy of all your loved ones as the 360° sound fills the room with festive tunes.

Be the life of the festive party season with the high power VD90DW audio system. Turn the fairy lights off and illuminate the room with the towers multi-colour space illuminating lights, which move to the beat of the music. Impress your guests with your DJing skills by adding effects and sampling your favourite Christmas songs with a wave of a hand, through gesture control. Christmas parties have never been better with the VD90DW.

Capture precious moments this holiday season

The season of warmth, joy and good cheer is here. Make memories with Sony’s α6500, perfect for the imaging enthusiast. With lightning fast autofocus up to 0.05 seconds, you won’t miss a single moment. Capture every falling snowflake, with 4K recording and release your Christmas creativity with up to 5x slow motion capture and 60x Quick Motion[i]

Have a snap-happy Christmas and capture special memories with the RX0. Perfect for thrill-seekers, its miniature dimensions and all-around versatility lets you capture the action no matter where you are, always with the assurance of high quality results. RX0 redefines how small and light a premium compact camera can be and is waterproof[ii], crushproof[iii] and shockproof[iv], meaning performance is assured in rain, underwater, or in sandy or dusty environments. Its miniature dimensions also mean it can be hidden in the Christmas tree to capture the delight of present opening.

Tune into your favourite festive movies

Create the ultimate home entertainment experience with Sony’s range of AV products. The stylish A1 Series OLED TV offers a unique combination of superior picture quality, the world’s first Acoustic Surface™ sound system that turns the screen into a speaker, 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme™, and a cutting-edge stand-less form factor. With over 8 million self-illuminating pixels, unprecedented black levels and rich and lifelike colour, you can create a truly cinematic experience in your living room. The A1 OLED is perfect for a movie marathon of Elf, Home Alone and Gremlins.

The X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player is perfect for watching festive films in uncompromised picture quality. With High Dynamic Range every detail is brought alive with more brightness, shades and colours revealed than ever before. For interiors fans, create your own home theatre experience in high quality audio with the sleek MT300 Compact Sound Bar. The MT300 fills every inch of the room with sound thanks to S-Force PRO Front Surround. The sound bar stylishly matches your living room so is made for those following the latest design trends. Don’t like your technology on show? Simply tuck the MT300 under your sofa and place on sofa mode for optimised bass frequencies.

Stunning wish list gifts to make Christmas extra special this year

Perfect for those taking a holiday over the Christmas period, the RX100 family introduces users to an incredible world of super-speed shooting. All cameras in the family come equipped with a 1.0-type stacked CMOS image sensor, a ZEISS® lens for creating DSLR like portraits, and an enhanced image processing system. The RX100 family reveals Christmas wonders in up to 40x super slow motion, as well as super high-speed shooting and 4K movie capture. There is a camera to suit every photographers needs in the family, so you can capture a flawless festive photo every time.

For the design conscious, the LSPX-S1 Glass Sound Speaker will fit seamlessly into any part of the home, with warm illumination and minimal design. The speaker plays crystal clear audio through organic glass creating a uniquely lifelike sound experience to transform any space into an ambient setting. The ultimate gift for that extra special someone.

[i] Sound cannot be recorded. SDHC/SDXC memory card of Class 10 or higher is required.

[ii] Depending on usage conditions and circumstances, no guarantee is made regarding damage to, malfunction of, or waterproof performance of this camera.

[iii] Capable of withstanding a load of 200kgf /2000N (based on Sony tests)

[iv] Capable of withstanding a fall of 2.0 metres from MIL-STD-810G C1 Method 516.7-Shock compliant 5 cm plywood (based on Sony tests)

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