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Sony Electronics Unveils New Gaming Gear Brand “INZONE,” to Maximize Performance and Ability with Upgraded Gaming Monitors and Headsets
Sony Electronics’ New Gaming Line Offers an Immersive Experience to Help Lead Gamers to Victory
SAN DIEGO, June 28, 2022 — Sony Electronics Inc. today announced INZONE™ a new gaming gear brand for PC gamers that sharpens the senses and enhances gaming ability. INZONE monitors feature incredible, high-resolution and high-dynamic range picture, while INZONE headsets include superior sound and 360 Spatial Sound for gaming1 2. This new brand embraces Sony’s expertise as a pioneer in audio-visual technology, delivering features that will immerse gamers into the action with total focus. Designed for extraordinary experiences, INZONE offers a path to dive into an immersive zone, leading to a victorious ending.
“The market has been expanding with a higher interest in gaming with the spread of esports tournaments and the advancement of gaming entertainment. With Sony’s strong history of high-end audio and visual technology products, we believe this new line will offer even more options for those looking to upgrade their current gaming systems. We are committed to contributing to the growth of gaming culture by providing PC and PlayStation® gamers with a wider range of options to enrich lives through gaming. Also, Sony is proud to have a sponsorship with leading global esports leagues, Evolution Championship Series (Evo) 2022 and 2023, PGL DOTA2 Arlington Major 2022 and the VALORANT Champions Tour with our wish for further advancement of gaming culture.” said Yukihiro Kitajima, Head of Game Business and Marketing Office, Sony Corporation.
Gaming Monitors Overview
The all new INZONE M9 gaming monitor with HDR offers 4K resolution3 and high-contrast with Full Array Local Dimming for gamers looking for a high-contrast experience when playing games with deep blacks and brightness. Gamers can also look forward to a 144Hz refresh rate, IPS and 1ms GtG (Gray to Gray) response time for quick reactions. Additionally, the INZONE M3 gaming monitor provides a high refresh rate of 240Hz with 1ms GtG (Gray to Gray) and variable refresh rate technologies, allowing gamers to accurately capture movements of rivals in shooter games.
Designed to Fit for Unique Playing Styles
The unique, low depth tripod on both the INZONE M9 and INZONE M3 monitor stands provide total gaming comfort while optimizing desk space for peripherals. With a small monitor footprint, players can easily position an angled keyboard and large gaming mouse pad around or under the display. Additionally, INZONE M9 and INZONE M3 offer adjustable height and tilt, a selection of rear lighting colors and cable management for a clean desktop4.
Utilities for Gameplay
Featuring Auto KVM Switch (Auto USB Hub Switch), users can control up to two PCs from a single keyboard, mouse and headset connected to the monitor. With FPS Game Picture Mode, brightness and contrast are optimized to view opponents clearly. Additionally, the Black Equalizer feature allows for uncovering details even in shadows.
Interoperability for Better Gameplay – Perfect for PlayStation®5
The INZONE M9 monitor provides Auto HDR Tone Mapping8, which works with PlayStation®5 consoles to automatically recognize the monitor during initial setup and optimizes HDR settings. Additionally, the monitor will automatically switch to Cinema Mode when watching movies on PlayStation®5 and Game Mode when playing games. INZONE H9 and INZONE H7 include on-screen indication, so players can easily adjust settings on their headset and see the settings reflected on the screen in the PlayStation®5 Control Center, along with gaming and chat balance, allowing players to change the volume balance between game audio and voice chat from the headset. It also comes packed with features including the ability to work with Tempest 3D Audio Tech, which allows players to enjoy the immersive sounds when gaming with greater spatial expression.
INZONE Gaming Monitor Specifications
INZONE M9: 27-inch 4K/144Hz Gaming Monitor
- INZONE M9 boasts 4K resolution and high contrast by Full Array Local Dimming with DisplayHDR™ 600 certification and more than 95% coverage of DCI-P3 color space, providing great highlights and deep blacks as well as accurate color reproduction.
- Up to a 144Hz refresh rate, IPS, 1ms GtG (Gray to Gray) response time with variable refresh rate technology such as NVIDIA® G-SYNC® Compatible9 and VRR in HDMI 2.1 standard10.
INZONE M3: 27-inch Full HD/240Hz Gaming Monitor
- Up to 240Hz refresh rate, IPS, 1ms GtG (Gray to Gray) response time with variable refresh rate technology such as NVIDIA® G-SYNC® Compatible, and VRR in HDMI 2.1 standard.11
- Featuring DisplayHDR 400 certification RGB99% coverage color space and 1.07 billion color support, providing a vibrant gaming experience with rich colors.
US Pricing and Availability:
- INZONE M9: Suggested MSRP $899.99 (Available Summer 2022 at Sony.com and other authorized retailers)
- INZONE M3: Suggested MSRP $529.99 (Available within 2022 at Sony.com and other authorized retailers)
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