Just weeks ago we heard that Sony was dropping the prices of its Google TV HDTV from $599 to $399. We now here that Sony has dropped the prices for its Google TV HDTV further!
The entry level 24 inch Google TV HDTV, which was earlier sold for $600 will now be available for $295, the 32 inch model has been slashed from $800 to $495. The 40 inch model which cost $1,000 will now be available for $723 and the 46 inch model from $1,400 to $961.
With more than 50 per cent of drop for all its models it is clear that the company hopes that the drastic price drops will attract customers.
The Sony Google TV HDTV line-up comes with a built-in Blu-ray player and WiFi support. Players like Netflix, CNBC, Napster, Pandora and Sony Qriocity VOD player are supported by all the models.
The 24 inch model has a CCFL backlit LCD and the other models feature edge LED lighting for advance viewing pleasure. The TV’s all boast a playstation style remote control and you can even integrate your Android smartphone with the TV’s and use them as remotes.
The company announced that all the customers will be getting the software upgrade of Google TV’s latest version, built on Android 3.1, which is due for launch this summer.
Sony also admitted that the price drop was a necessary step to increase demand of the Google TV HDTV.