Sony presented today their Sony Internet TV – the world’s first Google TV. Sony is one of the first partners of Google for this project, along with Intel, Logitech and DISH Network.
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The Sony Internet TV presented at IFA in Berlin, is going to have a 1.2 Ghz Intel Atom CE4100, which I believe was a mistake for Google to accept it. I believe a dual core Cortex A9 would’ve been as good of a choice in terms of performance, if not better, and it would’ve also been cheaper.
This TV is going to cost between $2000-3000 and I’m sure Intel’s chips get a fair share of that, considering the Logitech’s set top box Revue is going to be $300 – which is 3 times more than Apple’s TV.
Here’s a first look and a 360 degree view of the new Sony Internet TV: