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A new generation of consoles is on the horizon and for many this will mean buying a new television that will take advantage of the power of next-gen hardware. Sony does not think to miss this opportunity and has already announced that it will release televisions ready for PlayStation 5, its new generation console.
On the PlayStation Blog in Spain, Sony announced a new range of BRAVIA televisions, which will come with the Ready for PlayStation 5 brand. This label means that they are televisions that have features that make them ready to take advantage of the power of the PlayStation 5.
One of the functions of the Sony BRAVIA with the Ready for PlayStation 5 label is that they will have the BRAVIA Game Mode. It is a feature that will allow you to play video games in low latency to have a smooth experience.
But what will be the televisions with the label Ready for PlayStation 5? The first announced are the XH90 4K HDR Full Array LED and ZH8 8K HDR Full Array LED. The first is a 4K television that can display images at a rate of up to 120 frames per second with an input lag of only 7., 2 ms. For its part, the ZH8 has 8K support, as well as 4K and 120 fps compatibility.
It is important to note that the option to watch games in 4K and 120 fps will be available on these televisions via a firmware update.
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Do I need a Ready for PlayStation 5 TV for the next-gen console?
You probably have the question, do you need to have a Ready for PlayStation 5 television to enjoy what the next-gen console will offer? Not really. In fact, the Sony console will have HDMI output, so you can connect it to any television or monitor with this type of input. Of course, depending on the resolution and refresh rate of your screen, the resolution and fps you see displayed will depend.
In addition, it is important to note that the Ready For PlayStation 5 seal is a marketing measure with which Sony is taking advantage of that it owns BRAVIA and PlayStation. So, if you look at other brands you may find televisions with similar characteristics.
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Another important point is that these televisions are also compatible with Xbox Series X, Microsoft’s next-generation console.
PlayStation 5 will hit the market in late 2020. You can learn more about Sony’s next-generation console by clicking here.