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Christmas gift ideas solved by Sony with top entertainment for all the family

Press release   •   Sep 18, 2009 09:00 CEST

Christmas gift shopping doesn’t have to be a last minute rush to find the perfect present for your loved ones. With Sony’s range of gift ideas, you can leave your stress behind and find the ideal present for your friends and family. From photo buffs to film fans, Sony has something for everyone; for an entertainment-packed Christmas, whatever your budget.

Entertainment for all the family

The BRAVIA™ S5500 is the perfect entry level television, with a stylish piano black/matt textured finish and generous connectivity options for all your family’s needs. Complemented by the 5.1 channel home cinema system HT-SS360 and BDP-S360 Blu-ray player, your high definition viewing will become an unforgettable home cinema experience. For home entertainment with style and substance, the BRAVIA V5500 offers amazing picture quality and subtle mirror accents that blend seamlessly with your room. If you can’t bear to miss out on all the action, the chic VAIO W Series mini notebook lets you catch up with friends online from the comfort of your sofa. It comes in three dazzling colours – sugar white, berry pink and cocoa brown.

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With the stylish BRAVIA W5500 at the centre of your living room, all you have to worry about is choosing which Christmas movie to watch. Take a step up to breathtaking Full HD pictures and super-smart features, including Motionflow 100Hz and Image Blur Reduction technology which produces sharper, smoother images with fast-moving live action. For the complete movie experience at home, the BDP-S760 Blu-ray player with the 5.1 channel HT-IS100 home cinema system adds a touch of elegance to your room, with sophisticated features as well. The golf-ball sized speakers of the HT-IS100 and smooth lines of the BDP-S760 blend effortlessly into your home for a perfect picture, both on and off-screen.

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For the ultimate home cinema experience without the cable clutter, the elegant RHT-G550 offers 3.1 channel home cinema surround sound, concealed in a stylish TV stand. It has plenty of space for the feature packed BDP-S560 Blu-ray player, with cutting edge technology including an HD Reality Enhancer, which smoothes image tone and reduces picture noise to create a highly realistic display. Capture family moments with ease this Christmas on the Handycam CX105, with HD quality recording directly onto memory stick, and Face Detection and Smile Shutter features to capture superior images of faces.

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Stylish gift ideas - find the ideal present this Christmas

The beautifully styled Cyber-shotTM WX1 is the perfect present for budding photographers, blending the finest Sony optical, imaging and processing technologies into a compact package. For capturing spontaneous moments on camera, the Party-shot™ IPT-DS1 is the ultimate accessory. Once the WX1 is docked on its base, it will automatically take beautiful pictures without any intervention, capturing those unexpected moments when you least expect it.

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Music fans will love the fashionable stylings of the Walkman S540 series, with built-in stereo speakers that allow music and video to be easily shared with friends and family. At just 10.2mm thin, the compact Walkman delivers powerful sound with solid bass through the Digital Linear Phase Speaker System, and comes in a choice of four contemporary colours (Black, Pink, Violet and Red). With the handy supplied stand accessory, videos can be enjoyed ‘hands-free’ in landscape format, complete with a rich soundtrack from the built-in speakers.
The slim, lightweight Reader Touch Edition™ is the ultimate stocking filler for those who want to escape to a good eBook at their own convenience. With space for around 350 eBooks and a 6” E Ink® Vizplex™ paper-like screen for a real reading experience, you’ll never have bought a gift you want to keep so much. For a stylish present with impressive technology credentials, the VAIO P ultra portable PC will take ‘gift-envy’ to new levels. With its chic design, portability and 8” high resolution screen, it’s the perfect companion for those on the move. 

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Form factor and quality have never been more impressive than in the sleek all-in-one design of the VAIO L Series home PC. It has a large 24” Full HD touch screen and the clever organization and navigation media software Media Gallery. Directly on the screen, you can interact with your holiday photos and videos and revisit ones from the past in a new and exciting way. In addition, you can enjoy stunning High Definition with Blu-ray. With its feature packed specification and ultra-sharp styling, this home PC will become the centre of your world this Christmas.

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Style and ease-of-use are unrivaled partners in the VAIO CW Series notebook PC. This compact lifestyle notebook with highly individual styling comes in a range of five bold and vibrant colours. It combines a sharp and bright X-black screen with easy to use features including multi touch trackpad, one touch WEB and the new Media Gallery software. With a range of matching accessories including a mouse and bag, you can harmoniously co-ordinate your world to match your own unique style. 

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Taking images to impressive new heights, the VAIO FW Series notebook PC is the ultimate entertainment package this Christmas. The Blu-ray model is a fully equipped all-round entertainment notebook combining elegant styling with fast multimedia performance. It features a revolutionary 16.4” real wide full HD X-black LCD designed into a compact magnesium alloy body.

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For audio that speaks in style as well as volume, the sleek NAS-Z200iR music system is the complete package. The multi-purpose compact system offers a docking station for an iPod®, and is DLNA Certified™ with Wi-Fi® which allows easy wireless data transfer between devices with this industry certification. You can access the music library that’s on your PC and play your tracks back on the Z200iR. The intuitive remote control's large 3.5” LCD display allows you to sit back and relax for an uninterrupted music listening experience.

Photography enthusiasts will delight in capturing family moments in beautiful detail this Christmas on the DSLR-A500. Packed with powerful features and advanced Sony technology, it combines the spontaneity and freedom of Live View shooting with superb image quality, for capturing those unmissable moments in outstanding detail.

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