The 4K experience
Moviegoers have long known that a bigger screen makes for a more thrilling experience. But in a home theater, increasing screen size quickly reveals the imperfections of high-definition (2048 x 1080) resolution.
With stunning 4096 x 2160 resolution, detail is strikingly sharper, even on screen sizes up to 200 inches. The 4K difference is something you can literally feel, giving you a more lifelike, compelling, engaging movie experience.
The technology of 4K
The greater resolution offered by 4K enables more detailed, more realistic, more engaging images. With greater than four times the resolution of Full HD, the gaps between pixels (called the screen door effect) and visible pixels (called jaggies) are dramatically reduced. The result is the most immersive, hyper-real, breathtaking experience possible.
Our 4K expertise
Sony makes the world’s finest professional cameras, recorders, monitors, and media block servers. And today, 47% of all 3D movie theater screens use Sony 4K digital cinema projectors. In addition, Sony Pictures' Colorworks operates the industry’s most advanced 4K pipeline and employs the most sophisticated digital imaging technology. Sony Pictures is actively releasing 4K movies, including titles transferred from 35mm film, movies originally produced in digital 4K, and classic titles digitally restored in 4K. And now we’re bringing 4K to high-end home theaters.
The history of 4K
Sony technology has long played a starring role in the development of the digital cinematic experience. We kick-started the 4K revolution in 2001 with the introduction of the very first commercial 4K digital projectors. And, in 2011, we delivered the industry’s first 4K digital cinema projection system to be declared compliant with the DCI Specification. Today, Sony 4K innovation can be enjoyed in the comfort of your home. Ask your Sony Specialty dealer about the new XBR-65X850 4K TV and the Sony VPL-VW600ES 4K Projector for high-end dedicated home theaters.