Millennials, rejoice! We just found the perfect Smart TV for your binge-watching needs

Who doesn’t love Friday nights at home, binge-watching your favorite Netflix series while munching on a bucket of popcorn and chips? Just in case you don’t, we found the perfect reason for you to look forward to chill-out sessions in the comfort of your home — the Sony BRAVIA X8000D!

What sets this apart from other Android televisions would be its 4k High Dynamic Range (HDR), color, and clarity which earned it a Netflix Recommended TV status in 2016. Sounds like a technological advancement pre-Black Mirror era, right? This TV also boasts of its voice search function,  mobile app compatibility, and built-in Chromecast that answers all Home Entertainment needs of a modern millennial family.

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You’ll be able to mirror movies, series, and music from your smartphone, almost as if it’s a backup remote control. And since you’re already using your smartphone, this TV can bring your apps to life on the big screen! The Sony BRAVIA X8000D comes in two sizes — 43 and 49 inches, both with the same features. It has a wall bracket and a stand to fit your interior design aesthetics.

A Sony-first feature, its TRILUMINOS display ensures that your viewing experience doesn’t get affected by direct sunlight just in case you’d like to continue watching ’til the morning comes. This technology enhances the color saturation on display and also helps reduce color fading for those watching from a different angle. Combined with 4K Ultra HD resolution, the results show lifelike images with fine highlights and details.

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If these are not yet enough to convince you, here’s a rundown of its specs for your reference, with notable ones in bold:

  • Ethernet Input x 1
  • Google Cast™
  • Screen Mirroring (Miracast™)
  • Photo Sharing Plus
  • Component Video Input x 1
  • Composite Video Output x 2
  • HDMI port x 4
  • HDCP 2.2
  • Digital Audio Output x 1
  • Audio/Headphone Output x 1
  • USB Port x 3
  • Display Type: LCD
  • Display Resolution: 3840 x 2160
  • HDR-compatible
  • 4K X-Reality™ PRO
  • Live Color™ Technology
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display
  • Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
  • Motionflow™ XR 240 Hz (native 50 Hz)
  • Audio Power Output: 10 W + 10 W
  • Speaker Type: Bass Reflex Speaker
  • Dolby™ Digital, Dolby™ Digital Plus, Dolby™ Pulse
  • DTS Digital Surround
  • Sound Processing: ClearAudio+
  • Simulated Surround Sound: S-Force Front Surround
  • Sound Modes: Standard/Theater/Live Football/Music
  • Operating System: Android™
  • On-Board Storage: 16 GB
  • Content Bar
  • Voice Search
  • Electronic Program Guide
  • Power Consumption: 0.5W
  • Power Saving Mode
  • Dynamic Backlight Control

For a Smart TV with all these specs and features, you’ll definitely get your money’s worth. Current SRP of the Sony BRAVIA X8000D is at Php 43,749 for 43″ and Php 54,499 for 49″. For more information, feel free to visit Sony Philippines‘ website.

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