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Sony wins big at the 2017 Red Dot Product Design Awards

MANILA — Proving its dedication to continuous innovation, Sony received numerous distinctions in the recently concluded Red Dot Product Design Awards. Some of the world’s most iconic products to-date across different categories were recognized with the Red Dot: Product Design award, while the BRAVIA® A1 Series earned the highest distinction with the Red Dot: Best of the Best award.

“We are extremely proud to be recognized by the Red Dot Awards. These laurels bring in a renewed sense of commitment in providing the best possible experience for our users. Through our products’ top notch design and functionality, we look forward to integrating more of our products into the homes and lives of Filipinos who are looking for technologies that deliver style and substance”, Mr. Noboyushi Otake, President and Managing Director, Sony Philippines.

A Red Dot Award is a globally-recognized symbol of design excellence. As one of the world’s largest and most renowned product design competitions, the 2017 Red Dot Product Design awards welcomed over 5,500 entries from 54 countries. Entries were judged by a diverse panel comprised of around 40 independent designers, design professors, and journalists. Among the products that garnered the prestigious accolade include: 


Redefining the viewing experience through its form and function, the A1 OLED 4k television delivers stunning picture and sound quality in its revolutionary single-slate design. Impeccable contrast and vibrant colors are magnified through the A1’s 4K HDR features, packed with 8 million self-emitting pixels. The A1’s innovative Acoustic Surface™ technology delivers engaging sound directly from the screen.

The BRAVIA® A1 Series | OLED 4K Television is available in the Philippines with an SRP of Php P169,999 for the 55-inch and Php 269,999 for the 65-inch.

Offering the best in noise cancelling technology, the MDR-1000X is the perfect companion in avoiding distractions. Its SENSE ENGINE™ technology allows gives users the ultimate liberty to tune in and out of music with a single touch. The MDR-1000X is locally available with the SRP of Php. 19,999.00.

Boasting the widest lenses in the RX series, the RX10M3 allows unlimited artistic expression with its Fast Intelligent AF and Optical SteadyShot™ for image stability, and 4K movie-recording capabilities. The DSC-RX10M3 is available in the Philippines for Php. 87,599.00. 

The HT-MT500 packs a sleek design and powerful sound technology. Fill a room with cinematic sound with the soundbar’s S-Force PRO Front Surround feature, and easily stream music through the HT-MT500’s dedicated Music Service button. The HT-MT500 is available locally for Php 29,999.00. 

As part of Sony’s flagship Signature Series Headphones, the Z1R’s design and cutting-edge sound technology offers nothing but uncompromised sound quality. Its ergonomic sheepskin ear pads, resonance free housing, and responsive magnesium dome create the ultimate sound experience. The MDR-Z1R is locally available with an SRP of Php 104,999.00.

The NW-WM1Z provides unparalleled high-resolution sound experience through a design made with the most premium materials. Enclosed in a high-grade gold-plated oxygen-free copper chassis, the NW-WM1Z packs an S-Master HX digital amplifier for pure sound quality and a 256GB storage capacity. The NW-WM1Z is locally available with an SRP of Php 144,999

Through its dust-free and waterproof features, the NW-WS410 was built to withstand the elements to help sports and fitness enthusiasts. Along with its resistance features is a 4GB storage capacity, and a battery life extending up to 12 hours. The NW-WM1Z is locally available with an SRP of Php 4,999.00.

The Xperia™ XA packs a 3 MP camera with Hybrid Autofocus, 8 MP front camera for low-light selfies, a 64-bit Octa-core, and 5” HD display with curved glass. It boasts of a handy and ergonomic design perfect for an on-the-go lifestyle. The Xperia™ XA is locally available with an SRP of Php. 10,690.00

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