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Sony’s new 4K HDTV models are almost impossibly thin

Sony introduced the company’s new lineup of 4K Ultra HDTVs this weekend, includes six new series to choose from. As part of the announcement, Sony also confirmed the pricing for the X900C and X910C series 4K Ultra HD TVs.

The new X900C 4K Ultra HD TV will range from $2,499 to $3,999. That is for the 55″ class (54.6″ diag) and the 65″ class (64.5″ diag) models respectively. There is also a larger option available, the X910C 4K Ultra HD TV, with an MSRP of $5,499 for the 75″ class (74.5″ diag).

Pre-sales on the X900C begin Sunday, June 21, 2015, with full purchase availability beginning July 2015. The X910C will be available this summer. Reseller price may vary. The X900C and X910C will be available at Sony stores and online.

The X900C offers 4K and is under 0.2 inches thin, which Sony states, “is thinner than a smartphone and is Sony’s thinnest TV yet.” In fact, the X910C is the thinnest TV of its size ever made according to the company.

The set will be powered by the X1 processor engine, and the X-Reality PRO Picture Engine upscales all existing HD content to super clear 4K quality.

The X900C and X910C are powered by Android TV, which allows users to stream apps and Android games to the TV seamlessly with an Android device, or straight from the TV itself. Apps can load straight from the TV like Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, YouTube, Hulu, CBS News, CBS Sports, Crackle, NBA Game Time, Pandora and SlingTV and over 600 other choices with Google Play.

Customers can also use Google Cast with apps like HBO GO from their Android or iOS device, Mac or Windows computer or Chromebook to send content to the TV.