Sony IFA 2016 Products
Video and Sound
Signature Series line
MDR-Z1R: Hi-Res Audio headphones – available November 2016, pricing TBC
NW-WM1Z: Walkman Hi-Res Audio player – available November 2016, pricing TBC
NW-WM1A: Walkman Hi-Res Audio player – available November 2016, pricing TBC
TA-ZH1ES: Headphone amplifier – available later this year, SRP $2,899
Sony's new -Signature Series' flagship line represents the convergence of Sony's superior analogue and digital technologies that it has cultivated over many years.
This series of High-Resolution Audio (-Hi-Res') products is made up of the MDR-Z1R stereo headphones, the TA-ZH1ES headphone amplifier, and two new WM1 series Walkman models (the NW-WM1Z and NW-WM1A).
The Signature Series faithfully conveys the heart and soul that artists pour into their music – from the sublime resonance of an orchestra to the overflowing passion of a live concert.
MDR-1000X: Walkman Hi-Res Audio player – available October 2016, SRP $699.95
Sony's new MDR-1000X Hi-Res wireless noise cancelling stereo headphones boast industry-leading noise cancellation that allows you to enjoy high-quality music regardless of the surrounding noise.
The headphones also feature modes that enable you to hear sound around you, from PA announcements at the airport to quick conversations, without having to remove the headphones.
MDR-XB80BS: EXTRA BASS Sports Wireless In-Ear Headphones with IPX5 protection – available October 2016, SRP $229.95
MDR-XB50BS: EXTRA BASS Sports Wireless In-Ear Headphones with IPX4 protection – available October 2016, SRP $129.95
MDR-XB70BT: EXTRA BASS In-Ear Wireless Headphones – available October 2016, SRP $149.95
GTK-XB5: EXTRA BASS High power audio system – available October 2016, SRP $349
Sony has today turned up the bass with four impressive additions to its EXTRA BASS audio lineup, adding three new headphones – the MDR-XB80BS, MDR-XB50BS, MDR-XB70BT – and the GTK-XB5 high power audio system.
The new headphone additions to the range extend the versatility of Sony's powerful EXTRA BASS technology, adding two new headphones for sports use, as well as an in-ear behind-the-neck style model for mobile use without compromise.
Additionally, the GTK-XB5 offers a more portable variation of the XB7 high power audio system introduced earlier this year.
Walkman NW-A35: Hi-Res Audio Player with 16GB storage – available November 2016, SRP $349
Walkman NW-A36HN: Hi-Res Audio Player with 32GB storage – available November 2016, SRP $449
Sony's new NW-A30 series Hi-Res Walkmans boast an improved ease of use thanks to a 3.1" touch screen, as well as an evocative and vivid design that makes it a perfect match for anyone's lifestyle.
A combination of premium audio technologies ensures incredible music quality, and with 16GB or 32GB of built-in memory (which can be expanded with a microSD card) and an extended battery life of up to 45 hours, you can enjoy long hours of music in style.
FDR-X3000: 4K Action Cam – availability TBC, SRP $649
HDR-AS300: Full HD Action Cam – availability TBC, SRP $499
Sony has introduced two new Action Cam models that are the first to feature its innovative new Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation technology.
A new wide-angle ZEISS Tessar lens delivers more natural images with significantly less lens distortion, along with a back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor and acclaimed BIONZ X processor, ensuring that video quality remains consistently strong across all settings.