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New Sony INZONE gaming headsets & monitors

ChorizoPicozo

Gold Member
People actually were hype by wherever this is/was?

Allow me to:



Is clear that people will never learn.
 
The bit of that monitor stand jutting out the front and they have the nerve to call it 'space-saving'.
I kind of thought the same thing thats where I have my center channel speaker on my current set up

I didn't care for the design on the monitors or even the headsets honestly
 

HoofHearted

Member
I actually just came back to this thread hoping for something interesting for me to buy…

Oh well… I’ll just spend it on something else… ;)
 

gundalf

Member
People actually were hype by wherever this is/was?

Allow me to:



Is clear that people will never learn.

Oh man I remember when I was excited about a Sony Ericson press event about new Xperia Play news and in the end it was just some boring suits showing a bunch PSX games coming to the PSM service.
 

rofif

Gold Member



M9 monitor is $900.

H9 headset is $300.
H7 is $230.
H3 is $100.
230 for h7 ? Wtf.
Pulse 3d is 100 but often lower. It sounds fantastic and it’s comfy. I can’t imagine any of these to sound better. I even think pulse looks better.
Comfort maybe. Battery too

Lol they know pc players will pay. In a world where mouse is 150 and gpu is 800 there is no point charging less
 

ShirAhava

Plays with kids toys, in the adult gaming world
The BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U with its 48Gbps HDMI 2.1 ports seems like a better buy than the M9 going for a bit above 900 on amazon right now

and those headphones look fragile as all hell as expected
 
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iHaunter

Member
while audio can be subjective, comfort is a lot less.

Shallow (making the ears touch the drivers all the time, and round pads with fake leather will never be comfortable

560s:

human ears are oval/d shape, not round

I don't get why more companies don't do this. The Sennheiser headset designs are by far the most comfortable I've ever used. HD800s are da best.
 

8BiTw0LF

Gold Member
Not impressed by their monitors. My 1 year old Eve Spectrum has better features than the M9.


Only thing that's cool about the M9 is full array local dimming zones - but it's only 96 dimming zones and monitors with 2300 dimming zones are just around the corner. It peaks at 600 nits, so no HDR10.

I'll hang on to what I got.
 

jaysius

Member

This clown sucks Sony off pretty good here, says the "specs are stacked" and freaks out that it "reads the meta data of the content" aka changes from movie to game mode when it's supposed to... like TV's have done since early 2010(or earlier). He gets a little bit honest about minor things like how the KVM works, ala typical 'Tube hypewhore "reviewer".
 
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iHaunter

Member

This clown sucks Sony off pretty good here, says the "specs are stacked" and freaks out that it "reads the meta data of the content" aka changes from movie to game mode when it's supposed to... like TV's have done since early 2010(or earlier).
TVs have not even remotely gotten close to color accuracy. If you're gonna troll, don't be wrong about it. The new Sony QD-Oled coming out is the only TV that's going to come even remotely close to true color accuracy.

Move along.
 

adamsapple

Or is it just one of Phil's balls in my throat?
They look very nice and I'm sure the panels are very good quality, but 27 inches is too small for a 4k monitor imo.

True. If PS5 had support for 1440p, then I could see 27'' being viable, but 4K at only 27 is ridiculous pixel overkill.

I, myself, also game on a 32'' 4K monitor and it hits the sweet spot IMO.
 

Hezekiah

Banned
True. If PS5 had support for 1440p, then I could see 27'' being viable, but 4K at only 27 is ridiculous pixel overkill.

I, myself, also game on a 32'' 4K monitor and it hits the sweet spot IMO.
Yeah 32 4k inch, or 34 inch 1440 (or 38 inch if money no object) ultrawide for PC gaming are the best imo.
 

Rac3r

Member
Not impressed by their monitors. My 1 year old Eve Spectrum has better features than the M9.


Only thing that's cool about the M9 is full array local dimming zones - but it's only 96 dimming zones and monitors with 2300 dimming zones are just around the corner. It peaks at 600 nits, so no HDR10.

I'll hang on to what I got.

Sony's LCD TVs always have very few dimming zones but their local dimming algorithm is considered top tier. For example, the X95J only has 60 dimming zones but has little to no bloom. Obviously the M9 is an IPS monitor so bloom will be more apparent, but hopefully they found a solution. I'm really curious to see what RTINGS says about it.
 

8BiTw0LF

Gold Member
Sony's LCD TVs always have very few dimming zones but their local dimming algorithm is considered top tier. For example, the X95J only has 60 dimming zones but has little to no bloom. Obviously the M9 is an IPS monitor so bloom will be more apparent, but hopefully they found a solution. I'm really curious to see what RTINGS says about it.
It looks and sounds like it's okay for todays standards, but missing features like Pixel Perfect Integer Scaling and Backlight Strobing are to be considered when buying a new monitor, that should be able to keep up for a couple of years. The release of these monitors seems dated - like early last year would have been suitable, looking at the specs.

Early next year we'll have Mini-LED IPS 2300 zone 4K 32" 144hz monitors. I really expected more from Sony coming out the gate this late.
 

Bo_Hazem

Gold Dealer
Yeah they just said that. So I was wrong!
m9, 4k, ips, 144hz, hdmi 2.1 and full FALD. We dont know how many zones but it already seems promising for a monitor.
And I like the stand

Sony's LCD TVs always have very few dimming zones but their local dimming algorithm is considered top tier. For example, the X95J only has 60 dimming zones but has little to no bloom. Obviously the M9 is an IPS monitor so bloom will be more apparent, but hopefully they found a solution. I'm really curious to see what RTINGS says about it.

96 zones according to unbox therapy review. I think it's a pretty solid number. The only downside to me is that it's being 600-nits. I wanted a cheap 1000nits HDR monitor for HDR editing and the cheapest, with great colors, is Apple's outrageous (no stand) $4,000 monitor that is in my radar. I think I'll stick to my plan and just go for Sony X95K 65" MiniLED with 1,500nits.
 
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8BiTw0LF

Gold Member
96 zones according to unbox therapy review. I think it's a pretty solid number. The only downside to me is that it's being 600-nits. I wanted a cheap 1000nits HDR monitor for HDR editing and the cheapest, with great colors, is Apple's outrageous (no stand) $4,000 monitor that is in my radar. I think I'll stick to my plan and just go for Sony X95K 65" MiniLED with 1,500nits.
Next year the great monitors comes out. 2300 dimming zones and HDR1400 :messenger_smiling_hearts:
 

Bo_Hazem

Gold Dealer
Next year the great monitors comes out. 2300 dimming zones and HDR1400 :messenger_smiling_hearts:

I have read nearly all the reviews of the monitors in the market, most of them at that price point or even higher have many flaws and mostly 60Hz (which I don't mind). So far I'm comparing this to Apple's Display Studio that's $1600 with no HDR, 600nits, ~5K which looks way better than most monitors out there. For a studio set up this $900 might fit better with good build quality, color accuracy, good HDR performance, FALD with 96 zones.

Still, I would rather have a fucking 65" X95K MiniLED with 432 dimming zones, 1,500nits as I've never used a monitor since 2007 with my PC's.
 
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BennyBlanco

aka IMurRIVAL69
The InZone M9 isn't my favorite all-around monitor, but thanks to the HDR performance and VRR support, it's still a top choice for dual-system gamers looking for a great picture and flexibility.

It does work best in HDR, where it hits its maximum gamut and expected white point. The tone curve gets thrown a bit because it doesn't seem to have the maximum brightness controlled well; I got readings as high as about 800 nits, but I think the system's assuming it won't hit that high.






CNET review is pretty positive. Idk why she is praising it for VRR support though. Even budget tier $300 monitors support VRR. Curious about how the HDR looks.
 

8BiTw0LF

Gold Member
For a studio set up this $900 might fit better build quality, color accuracy, good HDR performance, FALD with 96 zones.

Upcoming panels​

After talking to the panel manufacturers and digging through their roadmaps for upcoming products, we curated a list of the panels that seem to best match your answers in our dream monitor survey.
referencepanel
type &
backlight
size &
aspect
ratio
resolutionrefresh
rate
curvedbrightnessestimated
price
AW-OLED27"
16:9
2560×1440240HznoHDR
TrueBlack
400
$
BIPS
16 zones
27"
16:9
2560×1440360HznoHDR 600$
CIPS
1500-zone
mini-LED
27"
16:9
3840×2160144HznoHDR 1000$$
DIPS
2300-zone
mini-LED
27"
16:9
5120×288060HznoHDR 1000$$$
EIPS
2300-zone
mini-LED
32"
16:9
3840×2160144HznoHDR 1400$$
FIPS
600-zone
mini-LED
32"
16:9
3840×2160160HznoHDR 1000$$
GIPS
2300-zone
mini-LED
32"
16:9
6144×345660HznoHDR 600$$$$
HIPS30"
16:10
2560×160060Hzno350nit$
IQD-OLED34"
21:9
3440×1440175Hz1800RHDR
TrueBlack
400
$$$
JIPS
16 zones
37.5"
21:9
3840×1600144Hz2300RHDR 600$
KVA49"
32:9
5120×1440120Hz1800R??

I'd wait for next year. But if you're into buying a monitor right now the M9 is probably the best bang for the buck right now.

Still, I would rather have a fucking 65" X95K MiniLED with 432 dimming zones, 1,500nits as I've never used a monitor since 2007 with my PC's.

If it was 8K I would agree :messenger_grinning_sweat:
 

Imtjnotu

Member
Not impressed by their monitors. My 1 year old Eve Spectrum has better features than the M9.

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Only thing that's cool about the M9 is full array local dimming zones - but it's only 96 dimming zones and monitors with 2300 dimming zones are just around the corner. It peaks at 600 nits, so no HDR10.

I'll hang on to what I got.
I'm going with the 42 inch C2 in a couple months. No way I waste money on this monitor
 

Bo_Hazem

Gold Dealer

Upcoming panels​

After talking to the panel manufacturers and digging through their roadmaps for upcoming products, we curated a list of the panels that seem to best match your answers in our dream monitor survey.
referencepanel
type &
backlight
size &
aspect
ratio
resolutionrefresh
rate
curvedbrightnessestimated
price
AW-OLED27"
16:9
2560×1440240HznoHDR
TrueBlack
400
$
BIPS
16 zones
27"
16:9
2560×1440360HznoHDR 600$
CIPS
1500-zone
mini-LED
27"
16:9
3840×2160144HznoHDR 1000$$
DIPS
2300-zone
mini-LED
27"
16:9
5120×288060HznoHDR 1000$$$
EIPS
2300-zone
mini-LED
32"
16:9
3840×2160144HznoHDR 1400$$
FIPS
600-zone
mini-LED
32"
16:9
3840×2160160HznoHDR 1000$$
GIPS
2300-zone
mini-LED
32"
16:9
6144×345660HznoHDR 600$$$$
HIPS30"
16:10
2560×160060Hzno350nit$
IQD-OLED34"
21:9
3440×1440175Hz1800RHDR
TrueBlack
400
$$$
JIPS
16 zones
37.5"
21:9
3840×1600144Hz2300RHDR 600$
KVA49"
32:9
5120×1440120Hz1800R??

I'd wait for next year. But if you're into buying a monitor right now the M9 is probably the best bang for the buck right now.



If it was 8K I would agree :messenger_grinning_sweat:

These look solid but how much? Also for 8K yes I would rather have an 8K TV but so far it's a bit out of my reach, or let's say I would rather through that on Sony a1 or some expensive lens or two. 8K is much better than 4K, but 4K is still getting normalized and Sony's 8K TV's are extremely expensive.
 

Dream-Knife

Member
I have read nearly all the reviews of the monitors in the market, most of them at that price point or even higher have many flaws and mostly 60Hz (which I don't might). So far I'm comparing this to Apple's Display Studio that's $1600 with no HDR, 600nits, ~5K which looks way better than most monitors out there. For a studio set up this $900 might fit better build quality, color accuracy, good HDR performance, FALD with 96 zones.

Still, I would rather have a fucking 65" X95K MiniLED with 432 dimming zones, 1,500nits as I've never used a monitor since 2007 with my PC's.
You're going to have 67 PPI. You really need 8k for that size to stay above 100 PPI.
 

8BiTw0LF

Gold Member
I'm going with the 42 inch C2 in a couple months. No way I waste money on this monitor
Next year there will be 32" Mini-LED's.



These look solid but how much? Also for 8K yes I would rather have an 8K TV but so far it's a bit out of my reach, or let's say I would rather through that on Sony a1 or some expensive lens or two. 8K is much better than 4K, but 4K is still getting normalized and Sony's 8K TV's are extremely expensive.
No price point yet, but they won't be much more expensive than the $900 we see today for premium panels, like LG, Eve, Philips and Sony etc.

And I get you in investing too much in something that's not established yet.
 

lh032

I cry about Xbox and hate PlayStation.
im using a 32 inch curved 4k PRISM+ X315 PRO monitor, its just 60hz and VA panel but its affordable and im happy about it.

The most important for me is the function and the price.
 
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Dream-Knife

Member
Next year there will be 32" Mini-LED's.




No price point yet, but they won't be much more expensive than the $900 we see today for premium panels, like LG, Eve, Philips and Sony etc.

And I get you in investing too much in something that's not established yet.
Am I reading that right? The mini-LED display will only last a little over a year of continual use?
 

Bo_Hazem

Gold Dealer
Next year there will be 32" Mini-LED's.




No price point yet, but they won't be much more expensive than the $900 we see today for premium panels, like LG, Eve, Philips and Sony etc.

And I get you in investing too much in something that's not established yet.

That sounds crazy! I had Apple's $4,000 monitor in my plans, but seems like no need for that. But also just got shocked that Sony's A90K OLED 42" is only $1400 and the 48" is only $1500! And that has ~1,000nits peak brightness, or something around 1,200nits OLED! With 98.5% P3 coverage. X95K is fucking $2,700! Already out of the window as it's only $200 cheaper than Sony 55" A95K QD-OLED. If I'm gonna throw away that amount of money then I should go for the A95K master series which is manually-calibrated and said to hit 100% P3!
 
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Bo_Hazem

Gold Dealer
You're going to have 67 PPI. You really need 8k for that size to stay above 100 PPI.

Yes, 2 meters away will make up for that. With monitors you stay pretty close to the monitor. I can see the pixels from around 1 meter away from a 55" 4K screen, but that's crazy close and I'm usually 2 meters away.
 

Bo_Hazem

Gold Dealer
I'd reckon that's the price point of what the 6K 32" 2300 zones 60hz HDR600 will cost next year - maybe $1000 less.

Won't pay that amount of money for HDR600. I need such TV/monitor to start mastering HLG HDR videos in 1,000nits. Apple's screen I think is 6K or something and 1,000nits and extremely color-accurate. But I think I will axe it as TV's/screens are making some serious jumps lately.
 

8BiTw0LF

Gold Member
Won't pay that amount of money for HDR600. I need such TV/monitor to start mastering HLG HDR videos in 1,000nits. Apple's screen I think is 6K or something and 1,000nits and extremely color-accurate. But I think I will axe it as TV's/screens are making some serious jumps lately.
Understandable. I'm waiting for that HDR1400 with 2300 zones. But right now I'm looking forward to this:

Blur Busters​

After a long period of e-mails and calls, we were finally able to meet with Chief Blur Buster in person. Together we’ve made a plan that will expedite the implementation of simultaneous VRR and backlight strobing in Spectrum. We hope to share some exciting progress on this front shortly!
That will keep my monitor alive for a couple more years.
 

demigod

Member
Inzone? More like Outzone. No pc gamers are going to buy this trash. 1080p and 4k? No ultrawide or even curved? Sony what the flying fuck were you thinkin? This is going to go on sale faster than their last monitors at $99.
 

Imtjnotu

Member
Next year there will be 32" Mini-LED's.




No price point yet, but they won't be much more expensive than the $900 we see today for premium panels, like LG, Eve, Philips and Sony etc.

And I get you in investing too much in something that's not established yet.
oled>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>mini led

ill get back into LED's when micro LED becomes feasible
 
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8BiTw0LF

Gold Member
Inzone? More like Outzone. No pc gamers are going to buy this trash. 1080p and 4k? No ultrawide or even curved? Sony what the flying fuck were you thinkin? This is going to go on sale faster than their last monitors at $99.
16:9 (non-curved) is still the preferred format for eSports.
 

Rickyiez

Member
Inzone? More like Outzone. No pc gamers are going to buy this trash. 1080p and 4k? No ultrawide or even curved? Sony what the flying fuck were you thinkin? This is going to go on sale faster than their last monitors at $99.
Ultrawide or curve for what ? PS5 doesn't support Ultrawide and there's no point going curved with 16:9

Also my C1 OLED trash these gimmicky monitors they're coming out . IPS in 2022 :messenger_tears_of_joy:
 
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