The Christmas tech lists are now flowing in and with many lists in my inbox now is the time to start getting ready or perhaps drop hints to the loved one in your life and show them some suggestions as to what is on offer today.  Sony have sent over their goodie list so check it out below and stay tuned for more very soon.. You don’t have to spend a fortune either there is plenty of stocking fillers there to pick from and then the more expensive ones if you think the other half deserves it.

Enjoy Christmas ballads with the latest noise cancelling headphones

Treat your loved ones this Christmas with a pair of headphones from Sony’s 1000X range. Perfect for those who want to turn up the Christmas tunes and block out the noise around them, the 1000X series boasts industry leading noise-cancelling performance and are available in a range of styles. The latest addition is the award winning over-ear WH-1000XM3 headphones that feature a newly developed HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1, which offers exceptional performance and can cancel out background sound such as street noise and human voices.

 

Perfect for anyone flying home for Christmas, with ‘Quick Attention’ mode you can order a round of gins from the air steward just by placing the palm of your hand on the outside of the headphone to place the order without taking them off. For those after something a little more discreet the WF-1000X model is a comfortable truly wireless headphone, in a minimal design and has Atmospheric Pressure Optimising, a feature that analyses the atmospheric pressure of your surroundings and then optimises your headphones’ noise cancelling performance, also perfect for when jet setting off for Christmas.

Take the festive party anywhere with EXTRA BASS speakers

Take the party with you with the SRS-XB501G EXTRA BASS wireless speaker.

Whether you’re staying at home this Christmas or heading to sunnier climes, this Bluetooth speaker is light and portable so can be taken with you to any Christmas party. The LIVE SOUND mode allows you to experience your favourite Christmas hits as if you were seeing the artists live, built-in Google Assistant makes it easier than ever to switch up your soundtrack and Chromecast allows you to sync up multiple speakers, creating an immense sound experience that’s sure to get everyone in the festive spirit. With powerful sound and multi-coloured line lights, you will be able to bring the party with you, wherever you go this Christmas holiday.

For those looking for a stocking filler that delivers big sound in a compact body, the SRS-XB01speaker is the perfect gift. The compact speaker, with water-resistant design, is ideal for anyone who wants to take festive tunes with them wherever they go.

 

With EXTRA BASS sound and available in a range of bold colours including red, yellow, green and blue as well as white and black, the speaker is a fun and affordable gift for any music lover.

In-ear headphones, the perfect stocking filler for fitness fans

Sony’s new WF-SP900 headphones are the perfect gift for sporty friends, and with January right around the corner, these headphones will give you the motivation you need to get moving after Christmas. With IPX5/8 rating, the earbuds allow you can swim in the pool or the sea up to 2m depth. The WF-SP900 headphones also feature 4GB of internal memory, so are able to play music with no device needed- there really is no excuse to skip your new year workout!

Bring a splash of colour to Christmas with these bright and colourful headphones

For fashion-conscious friends, the WH-H900N wireless headphones are the perfect pick this Christmas. These Bluetooth headphones come in a range of festive colours, including Twilight Red, Pale Gold and Horizon Green, and are great for matching to outfits and accessories. Boasting an impressive battery life of up to 28 hours, they are a must-have for anyone who likes to listen to music in style, whilst on the move.

Capture every moment of your festive holiday adventure

Whether travelling to see family or jetting off into the winter sun – the new DSC-HX99 and DSC-HX95 are the ideal cameras for you. Designed to be taken on adventures, both models fit easily into a pocket or purse but offer high zoom capabilities ranging from 24mm at the wide end up to 720mm super-telephoto. This allows you to capture your experiences from a range of perspectives and distances, with great image quality guaranteed. Also offering internal 4K movie recording, a tiltable LCD screen and high-speed continuous shooting at up to 10 fps with a buffer limit of up to 155 images, these cameras are a sure to be a Christmas hit.

Never miss a moment this festive season

Spoil your loved ones this Christmas with the ultimate all-round full-frame camera, the α7 III. This interchangeable lens mirrorless camera offers continuous shooting at up to 10 fps, a 24.2MP back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor and wide ISO range of 100 – 51,200. Silent shooting and Eye-Autofocus means you can capture the joy, love and laughter of those around you without disturbing the celebrations, making it the go-to camera for preserving Christmas memories for years to come.

Take the ultimate Christmas family photo with an advanced lens

Make a big impression by pairing the α7 III with the SEL2470GM for the perfect festive portrait or snapshots of your Christmas family gathering. Excellent for everyday shooting or event photography, the standard zoom G Master lens features some of the most advanced lens technologies on the market today. The standard zoom lens is dust and moisture resistant and boasts 9-bladed aperture for beautiful background defocus and Nano AR coating to prevent flare and ghosting.

Treat the family to an at-home cinema experience this Christmas Day

Rival the cinema experience with Sony’s HT-ZF9 soundbar at home! Bring the fantastic sound of the movies to your living room this festive season with the world’s first Dolby Atmos soundbar with virtual surround sound. Producing three-dimensional sound, courtesy of Sony’s new Vertical Surround Engine, you’ll be able to delight in all your Christmas favourites. And with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X™ technology on board, the soundbar is qualified to totally excite viewers in the thrills and chills from all around the living room.

From incredible audio to sleek design, with this stunning soundbar

For those with smaller living spaces who don’t want to compromise on sound quality, the Sony HT-SF200 compact soundbar is the ideal gift this Christmas. With deep bass and a wide surround sound field from a built-in subwoofer, audio is improved dramatically thanks to S-Force PRO Front Surround technology. Merrymakers can belt out hit Christmas songs with friends or create a feeling of cinematic ambience whilst entertaining this year, and all fitting neatly into any living space or style.

Replay old favourites with stunning picture quality

Complement your Blu-ray collection with Sony’s nifty UBP-X700 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player. With support for HDR formats: HDR10 and Dolby Vision™, this Blu-ray player delivers seamless picture quality with a wider range of colour, contrast and brightness, offering you access to a world of 4K streaming services at this harmonious time of year.

Customise your look this party season at the touch of a button

The perfect gift for those who like to stand out from the crowd, the new FES Watch U, powered by Sony stylishly combines technology and fashion to allow users to customise their watch to their outfit. Using advanced e-Paper technology, fashion-lovers can upload designs and photographs to both the watch face and strap at the touch of a button, using the FES Closet app. Available in both sleek silver and carbon black, switching up your watch design to suit your style and personality for party season has never been simpler.

PRICING

WH-1000XM3 – Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

  • Newly-developed HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1
  • Personal Noise Cancelling Optimizing and Atmospheric Pressure Optimizing
  • Wireless freedom with BLUETOOTH® technology and NFC
  • Adaptive Sound Control
  • High-quality audio

Price: £330/€389

WF-1000X – Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

  • Digital Noise Cancelling
  • Truly wireless with uninterrupted BLUETOOTH® streaming
  • Minimal design sits securely in your ears
  • Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts ambient sound to your activity
  • Ambient Sound mode lets you hear essential sounds

Price: £180 / €199

WI-1000X – Wireless Noise Cancelling In-ear Headphones

  • Digital Noise Cancelling with Atmospheric Pressure Optimizing
  • Wireless freedom with BLUETOOTH® technology and NFC
  • Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts ambient sound to your activity
  • High-quality audio
  • Hands-free calling with vibration notification

Price: £260 / €318

SRS-XB501G – Portable Wireless BLUETOOTH® Speaker

  • EXTRA BASS for deep, punchy sound
  • LIVE SOUND mode to recreate the feeling of seeing artists live
  • Multi-coloured line light, speaker lights and flashing strobe
  • Up to 16 hours of battery life
  • Water-resistant for worry-free use

Price: £300 / €349

SRS-XB01 – EXTRA BASS™ Portable BLUETOOTH® Speaker

  • Boost your party anthems with EXTRA BASS
  • Compact design, big sound
  • Colour to suit your style
  • Portable with a handy strap
  • Water resistant
  • Built in microphone for hands free calling
  • Playback through the audio input for up to 6 hours

Price: £35 / €41

Sony’s WF-SP900 headphones

  • IPX5/8 waterproof rating
  • So comfortable, you can wear them for hours
  • Shaped for maximum in-ear stability
  • Feature 4GB internal storage

Price: TBC

WH-H900N Superior high-resolution sound quality

  • Digital noise-cancelling function that blocks out everyday noise
  • Touch sensor control panel for easy operation
  • Available in Twilight Red, Pale Gold, Horizon Green, Moonlight Blue and Greyish Black

Price: £230 / €284

DSC-HX99– High Zoom Travel Camera

  • Versatile operability and shooting capabilities including Eye AF, EVF, Control Rin
  • ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-720mm High Magnification Zoom and High Image Quality Lens
  • 4K video footage with full pixel readout and no pixel binning
  • Powerful BIONZ X image processing engine
  • Can be connected via Bluetooth to smartphones

Price: £450 / €520

DSC-HX95 – High Zoom Travel Camera

  • World’s smallest* travel camera
  • ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-720mm High Magnification Zoom and High Image Quality Lens
  • 4K video footage with full pixel readout and no pixel binning
  • Powerful BIONZ X image processing engine
  • Can be connected via Bluetooth to smartphones

Price: £430 / €500

A7 III – Full-frame Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless Camera

  • Newly Developed Full-frame 24.2MP Back-Illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS Image Sensor with Evolved Image Processing
  • Wide ISO range of 100 – 51200 (expandable to ISO 50 – 204800 for still images) and 15-Stop Dynamic Range at low sensitivities
  • World Class AF system featuring 693 phase-detection AF points covering 93% of image area, 425 contrast AF points and fast and reliable Eye AF
  • Continuous Shooting at up to 10 fps with either Mechanical Shutter or Silent Shooting and full Auto Focus/Auto Exposure tracking
  • 5-axis optical in-body image stabilisation with a 5.0 step shutter speed advantage
  • High Resolution 4K Movie Shooting with full pixel readout and no pixel binning across full-width of full-frame sensor

Price: £2,000 / €2,299

SEL2470GM – Standard Zoom Lens

  • Built with three aspherical elements including a newly developed, extremely precise XA (extreme aspherical) element
  • 9-bladed aperture that maintains a near circular shape at all settings and is coated with Sony’s original Nano AR coating
  • Direct drive SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor) focusing system with new algorithms that position the lens elements quickly and accurately
  • Dust and moisture resistant and features a compact, streamlined design that includes AF/MF switch as well as focus hold, zoom lock and hood release buttons
  • Two new matching filters the VF-82MP MC protector and VF-82CPAM Circular PL filter

Price: £2,269 / €2,499

AF9 – MASTER Series OLED, 4K, UHD, HDR Smart TV

  • Available in 55″ and 65″
  • 4K High Dynamic Range
  • Picture Processor X1™ Ultimate
  • Acoustic Surface Audio+
  • Android TV™

Price: £2,999 (55” screen) / €3,549 (55” screen) & £3,999 (65” screen) / €4,699 (65” screen)

ZF9 – MASTER Series 4K, UHD, HDR Smart TV

  • Available in 65″ and 75”
  • 4K High Dynamic Range
  • Picture Processor X1™ Ultimate
  • X-Wide Angle
  • Android TV™

Price: £2,799 (55” screen) / €3,299 (55” screen) & £4,999 (65” screen) / €5,755 (65” screen)

HT-ZF9 – 3.1ch Dolby Atmos®/ DTS:X™ Sound bar with Wi-Fi/Bluetooth® technology

  • 3.1ch Dolby Atmos/DTS:X and Vertical Surround Engine
  • Five sound modes for enhanced movies, music, gaming, news and sport
  • 4K HDR compatible
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and easy BLUETOOTH® streaming
  • High-Resolution Audio capable

Price: £650 / €769

HT-SF200 – 2.1ch compact Single Sound bar with Bluetooth® technology

  • 2.1ch compact, space saving sound bar
  • Deep bass with built-in subwoofer
  • S-Force PRO Front Surround creates cinematic audio
  • USB and Bluetooth® connections for music playback

Price: £200 / €239

UBP-X700 – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray™ Player

  • Unrivalled visual clarity of 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray™
  • Play almost any disc and file format
  • Stunning picture with 4K upscaling up to 60p
  • Listen to music from multiple formats
  • Support for HDR formats: HDR10 and Dolby Vision™

Price: £230 / €271

FES Watch U

  • Available in silver with mineral glass as well as in premium black with sapphire glass with anti-reflection coating and titanium ion-plating for high scratch resistance
  • Back casing made of 100% stainless steel for durability
  • Android and iOS compatible
  • Rechargeable, long-lasting battery
  • IPX5/7 water proof rating

Price: Silver £529 / Black £699

Written by Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO and expert in transport and Mobile tech. A fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia Mobile expert, Former Nokia/Microsoft VIP,Multiple forum tech supporter with worldwide top ranking,Working in the background on mobile technology, Weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show, Cavan TV and on TRT WORLD. Award winning Technology reviewer and blogger. Part time actor and security professional and brutally honest when it comes to opinions.

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