New York – Sony (NYSE: SNE) has introduced its new Sony Internet TV
product line, which feature the Google (NASD: GOOG) TV service that adds Web search,
browsing and applications to television viewing. The television sets in the
line come with a keypad remote control and optical mouse, built-in Wi-Fi,
Sony’s Qriocity video-on-demand service, and the ability to connect to select
DISH Network HD DVRs to search recorded programs in addition to TV and Web
Pre-installed, Android-based applications available include
offerings from CNBC, Napster, NBA, Netflix, Pandora, Twitter and YouTube.
sets range in price from $599 (24-inch) to $1,399 (46-inch).
The company also
introduced the Sony Internet TV Blu-ray Disc player, a $399 device with Google
TV built-in that can be connected to an existing HDTV.
The new products are
available for pre-order from SonyStyle.com and BestBuy.com, and are set to ship
from Oct. 16.