Sony's TV ranges for 2014 are dominated by new Ultra HD 4K sets, including a new flagship, 85in X95 model, but Full HD series still feature prominently, and include W95 and W85 ranges. While some manufacturers such as LG TV and Samsung TV are including curved TVs in 2014, as Customers can Compare Sony TV with others brand. Sony has introduced a new "Wedge" design for some of its 2014 TVs, which Sony claims have a couple of benefits.
First it lowers the center of gravity of the TV, which allows them to have a shallower stand/base, hence the use of feet on many of the new models. These feet are adjustable and have fixing points in two different positions in case your rack doesn't stretch the width of the TV. Secondly, it allows more room inside the cabinet to house and position speakers. Sony claims the capacity for the speakers in the Wedge sets is up 50% compared to last year's standard models. Sony also claims to have markedly improved the viewing angle on its 2014 TVs. Sony showed a comparison between a 2013 Sony model, a 2014 screen, and a set from a rival manufacturer. With the out-of-the-box picture settings, the new Sony did seem to be the more composed. All of the new Ultra HD sets are HDMI 2.0 compatible, and will work with the new HEVC codec, used to encode and help stream 4K material. This follows on from the recent announcement that Sony and Netflix are joining forces to stream 4K TV programs in 2014.