Sony BRAVIA XBR8 HDTV Is I4U Top 100 Holiday Gift Guide Tip #12

Posted: Aug 30 2008, 12:00pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 10:20am CDT, in Holiday Gift Guide


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Sony is offering with the 2008 XBR 8-Series a new top of the line LCD HDTV featuring the new TRILUMINOS three-color LED backlight.
The XBR 8-series include the 46 inch KDL-46XBR8 and 55 inch KDL-55XBR8. If you want to treat your eyes to a visual feast this Holidays than the XBR 8 is a great choice.
Features of the Sony Bravia XBR8 include MotionFlow 120Hz, Bravia Engine 2 PRO, ACE Pro, x.v.Color, 10-bit processor, 24p True Cinema, DMe, XMB UI, four HDMI ports and Ethernet.
The promised image quality of the XBR8 has its price. The KDL-46XBR8 will sell for about $5,000 an the KDL-55XBR8 will have a $7,000 price tag.
The new XBR8 are scheduled for a fall release. Sony announced the XBR8 along with the XBR7 and XBR6 in June. Sony just announced last week the new ultra-thin (9.9mm) Sony KDL-40ZX1, but you can probably forget about it since you'll see this stunner in time for the Holidays in the United States - Japanese consumers get it on November 10th.

For Whom:
For everybody who appreciates the best image quality on a TV money can buy.

The Good:
3 colored LED backlight is the newest technology
Great image quality
4 HDMI ports

The Bad:
High Price

Where to Buy:
The Sony XBR8 are still not available yet. You can register to get notified on the Sony site.

See all our top 10 gift tips in the TV Category. Explore all our Top 100 Holiday Gift Tips 2008.

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