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Spread the festive feeling with a gift from Sony

Press Release   •   Sep 13, 2018 09:00 BST

The tree is up, the food is prepared and the stockings are waiting to be filled. Christmas is just around the corner and it's time to draw up a wish list for Santa Claus. This festive season, Sony has an amazing range of gifts for family and friends.


Enjoy Christmas ballads with the latest noise cancelling headphones

Treat your loved ones this Christmas with a pair of headphones from Sony’s 1000X range. Perfect for those who want to turn up the Christmas tunes and block out the noise around them, the 1000X series boasts industry leading noise-cancelling performance and are available in a range of styles. The latest addition is the award winning over-ear WH-1000XM3 headphones that feature a newly developed HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1, which offers exceptional performance and can cancel out background sound such as street noise and human voices. Perfect for anyone flying home for Christmas, with ‘Quick Attention’ mode you can order a round of gins from the air steward just by placing the palm of your hand on the outside of the headphone to place the order without taking them off. For those after something a little more discreet the WF-1000X model is a comfortable truly wireless headphone, in a minimal design and has Atmospheric Pressure Optimising, a feature that analyses the atmospheric pressure of your surroundings and then optimises your headphones’ noise cancelling performance, also perfect for when jet setting off for Christmas.

Take the festive party anywhere with EXTRA BASS speakers

Take the party with you with the SRS-XB501G EXTRA BASS wireless speaker.

Whether you’re staying at home this Christmas or heading to sunnier climes, this Bluetooth speaker is light and portable so can be taken with you to any Christmas party. The LIVE SOUND mode allows you to experience your favourite Christmas hits as if you were seeing the artists live, built-in Google Assistant makes it easier than ever to switch up your soundtrack and Chromecast allows you to sync up multiple speakers, creating an immense sound experience that’s sure to get everyone in the festive spirit. With powerful sound and multi-coloured line lights, you will be able to bring the party with you, wherever you go this Christmas holiday.

For those looking for a stocking filler that delivers big sound in a compact body, the SRS-XB01 speaker is the perfect gift. The compact speaker, with water-resistant design, is ideal for anyone who wants to take festive tunes with them wherever they go. With EXTRA BASS sound and available in a range of bold colours including red, yellow, green and blue as well as white and black, the speaker is a fun and affordable gift for any music lover.

In-ear headphones, the perfect stocking filler for fitness fans

Sony’s new WF-SP900 headphones are the perfect gift for sporty friends, and with January right around the corner, these headphones will give you the motivation you need to get moving after Christmas. With IPX5/8 rating, the earbuds allow you can swim in the pool or the sea up to 2m depth. The WF-SP900 headphones also feature 4GB of internal memory, so are able to play music with no device needed- there really is no excuse to skip your new year workout!

Bring a splash of colour to Christmas with these bright and colourful headphones

For fashion-conscious friends, the WH-H900N wireless headphones are the perfect pick this Christmas. These Bluetooth headphones come in a range of festive colours, including Twilight Red, Pale Gold and Horizon Green, and are great for matching to outfits and accessories. Boasting an impressive battery life of up to 28 hours, they are a must-have for anyone who likes to listen to music in style, whilst on the move.


Capture every moment of your festive holiday adventure

Whether travelling to see family or jetting off into the winter sun – the new DSC-HX99 and DSC-HX95 are the ideal cameras for you. Designed to be taken on adventures, both models fit easily into a pocket or purse but offer high zoom capabilities ranging from 24mm at the wide end up to 720mm super-telephoto. This allows you to capture your experiences from a range of perspectives and distances, with great image quality guaranteed. Also offering internal 4K movie recording, a tiltable LCD screen and high-speed continuous shooting at up to 10 fps with a buffer limit of up to 155 images, these cameras are a sure to be a Christmas hit.

Never miss a moment this festive season

Spoil your loved ones this Christmas with the ultimate all-round full-frame camera, the α7 III. This interchangeable lens mirrorless camera offers continuous shooting at up to 10 fps, a 24.2MP back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor and wide ISO range of 100 – 51,200. Silent shooting and Eye-Autofocus means you can capture the joy, love and laughter of those around you without disturbing the celebrations, making it the go-to camera for preserving Christmas memories for years to come.

Take the ultimate Christmas family photo with an advanced lens

Make a big impression by pairing the α7 III with the SEL2470GM for the perfect festive portrait or snapshots of your Christmas family gathering. Excellent for everyday shooting or event photography, the standard zoom G Master lens features some of the most advanced lens technologies on the market today. The standard zoom lens is dust and moisture resistant and boasts 9-bladed aperture for beautiful background defocus and Nano AR coating to prevent flare and ghosting.


Enjoy your favourite festive entertainment in 4K

Impress the entire family this year, with either of Sony’s latest TV triumphs, the magnificent Sony BRAVIA OLED AF9 or the stunning Sony BRAVIA LCD ZF9. which sit at the top of Sony’s TV range known as the MASTER Series. Available in 55” and 65” screen sizes, classic Christmas films on the AF9 will glisten and glimmer in 4K HDR picture quality, producing deep blacks, stunning whites and rich, realistic colour. Breath-taking sound will come directly from the TV screen, all thanks to Sony’s innovative Acoustic Surface Audio+™. By removing its need for speakers, the attractive One Slate concept design ensures family and friends focus solely on the picture. The wonderful ZF9 is another jaw-dropping slice of Sony’s sleek design credentials and technology abilities. Available in screen sizes 65” and 75”, this fabulous model offers 4K HDR picture quality and comes equipped with X-Motion Clarity for class-leading blur-free motion. Both models come equipped with the newly developed X1 Ultimate Picture and are based on Android TV™, and by using the Google Assistant all you need to do is simply ask your TV what you want to find, letting you explore a world of movies, music, photos, games, search, apps and more.


Treat the family to an at-home cinema experience this Christmas Day

Rival the cinema experience with Sony’s HT-ZF9 soundbar at home! Bring the fantastic sound of the movies to your living room this festive season with the world’s first Dolby Atmos soundbar with virtual surround sound. Producing three-dimensional sound, courtesy of Sony’s new Vertical Surround Engine, you’ll be able to delight in all your Christmas favourites. And with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X™ technology on board, the soundbar is qualified to totally excite viewers in the thrills and chills from all around the living room.

From incredible audio to sleek design, with this stunning soundbar

For those with smaller living spaces who don’t want to compromise on sound quality, the Sony HT-SF200 compact soundbar is the ideal gift this Christmas. With deep bass and a wide surround sound field from a built-in subwoofer, audio is improved dramatically thanks to S-Force PRO Front Surround technology. Merrymakers can belt out hit Christmas songs with friends or create a feeling of cinematic ambience whilst entertaining this year, and all fitting neatly into any living space or style.

Replay old favourites with stunning picture quality

Complement your Blu-ray collection with Sony’s nifty UBP-X700 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player. With support for HDR formats: HDR10 and Dolby Vision™, this Blu-ray player delivers seamless picture quality with a wider range of colour, contrast and brightness, offering you access to a world of 4K streaming services at this harmonious time of year.


Customise your look this party season at the touch of a button

The perfect gift for those who like to stand out from the crowd, the new FES Watch U, powered by Sony stylishly combines technology and fashion to allow users to customise their watch to their outfit. Using advanced e-Paper technology, fashion-lovers can upload designs and photographs to both the watch face and strap at the touch of a button, using the FES Closet app. Available in both sleek silver and carbon black, switching up your watch design to suit your style and personality for party season has never been simpler.

-ENDS-

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