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CE Today 11/2/23: News from Sony, Midea, and Brother

CE Today 11/2/23

Explore the latest trends and news in the CE (Consumer Electronics) space. Stay tuned daily for more updates. 

Sony Expands Professional BRAVIA Display Lineup with EZ20L Series

Sony Electronics has expanded its professional BRAVIA display lineup with the introduction of the EZ20L series, featuring six entry-level 4K models ranging from 43 to 85 inches in size. These displays are designed to meet the needs of corporate, education, and retail environments, offering basic professional features including simplified pro-settings, RS-232C support, standard IP control, 16/7 operation, and 350 nits of brightness for indoor visibility.

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The EZ20L series also comes with a pre-installed BRAVIA Signage app, administrative functionality, built-in mirroring, slim bezels, flexible installation options, a wide viewing angle, and sustainability features. With this addition, Sony’s professional BRAVIA displays now cater to a wide range of requirements and budgets, supporting high-end, mid-range, standard, and entry-level use cases. These displays are set to be available in the United States and Canada in November 2023, offering a 3-year standard warranty and multiple purchasing options. Sony’s professional BRAVIA portfolio also includes other series such as BZ50L, BZ40L, BZ35L, and BZ30L, each designed to serve specific needs and price points in commercial settings, offering exceptional image quality, professional features, and varying levels of brightness.

Midea Unveils Spacious MRF29D6AST French Door Refrigerator

Midea America has introduced its largest-capacity refrigerator, the MRF29D6AST Standard Depth French Door refrigerator. Boasting a spacious 29.3 Cu. Ft. of internal storage, this refrigerator is designed to reduce the need for frequent grocery store trips. It offers user-friendly features like a Click & Glide Bin for customizable storage, dual ice makers, and instant water filtration technology, providing fresh and wholesome water.

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Additionally, the refrigerator is equipped with Wi-Fi and Voice Control, allowing remote temperature adjustments and real-time alerts if the door is left open. The MRF29D6AST is available exclusively at Lowe’s for an MSRP of $2,399, offering a blend of convenience and contemporary living for homeowners seeking ample storage and smart features to simplify their daily routines.

Brother Introduces Innovative MFC-J1800DW Print & Cut All-in-One Inkjet Printer

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Brother International Corporation has launched the MFC-J1800DW Print & Cut All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer, featuring automatic paper cutting capabilities using innovative Brother Blade Sensor Technology (BST). This printer offers full print, copy, scan, and fax functionality along with a built-in paper cutter designed to cut letter-sized pages precisely in half, making it ideal for home, small businesses, or crafting needs. With print speeds of up to 17ppm (black) and 16.5ppm (color), automatic duplex printing, a 150-sheet paper tray, and a 20-page automatic document feeder, it provides versatile and efficient printing.

The Brother Mobile App Connect allows mobile access to printing, scanning, and cutting, while the printer also supports various cloud services. Additionally, it’s ready for the Refresh EZ Print Subscription service to ensure high-quality prints. The MFC-J1800DW Print & Cut is priced at $199.99 and available online and at select retailers, offering a combination of printing and cutting convenience for a variety of applications.