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Dec 11

Who Else Wants Internet TV for Under $1000?

SONY Internet TV powered by Google TV

This is the exact question I asked myself when I finished browsing the Gifts for the Movie Buff section of the new Vann’s Electronics 2011 Holiday Gift Guide this morning. My original guest post was going to feature a collection of the “Top 5 Flat Screen TV’s under $1000″ (which I’ll still get to later), but feel that these recent developments warranted a change of focus on my part.

Specifically what jumped out at me was a cool collection of electronics – TV’s, Media Streamers and Internet Blu-Ray Disc Players that were powered by Google‘s new Google TV technology. Well, that and the fact that they were going for a steal at under $1000.

Read on and check out the video below for more about the new 2011 Vann’s Electronics Holiday Gift Guide, an overview of Google TV technology, and also to discover the fantastic new electronics devices powered by Google technology.

About 2011 Vann’s Electronics Holiday Gift Guide

The new Vann’s Electronics 2011 Holiday Gift Guide has been reworked into five new categories to make finding the perfect electronics gifts for that special someone easy, namely:

There’s a ton of great electronics gift ideas in there like the HDMI cables, Apple TVs etc. but before I digress, let me introduce you to Google’s new Google TV technology.

SONY Internet TV powered by Google.

Google TV makes TV time even better with more entertainment for your TV and more cool content arriving all the time. Enjoy instant access to thousands of shows to watch at your leisure from popular providers such as Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, HBO GO & more (subscriptions and home grocery delivery may be required). You can even enjoy streaming video or audio content from Pandora or YouTube from the comfort of your couch or share those holiday snaps from Flickr with your friends.

Not only does Google TV widen your choice for shows but it also offers access to the Andriod App marketplace so you have access to thousands of free applications to take your internet enabled television experience to a new level. An added bonus is that Google TV also plays nicely with the stuff you already have and is always up to date thanks to over-the-air updates.

So, now that you’re sold on the idea of Google TV being the perfect gift for your movie buff, let’s check out our 2011 Vann’s Electronics Holiday Gift Guide for some great gift options including 3 new SONY Internet TV’s powered by Google that you can pick up for under $1000. If you already have a Flat Screen TV and still want Google TV, you should check out the Internet TV Blu-ray Disc player powered by Google TV going for for under $200.

Thanks for staying with me, now for the meat of the matter, the gadgets!

SONY Internet TV powered by Google.

Feel like access to the Internet with your HDTV is a series of pipe dreams? Well, now you can easily and quickly view all your favorite online entertainment while you watch TV at the same time on the same screen.

SONY Internet TV powered by Google TV

The new offering from Sony includes the following 3 models:

Sony 32″ 1080p LED HDTV with Google TV

  • Model: NSX32GT1
  • Now $ 499.80* (was $799.80)

Sony 40″ 1080p LED HDTV with Google TV

  • Model: NSX40GT1
  • Now $ 599.97* (was $999.97)

Sony 46″ 1080p LED HDTV with Google TV

  • Model: NSX46GT1
  • Now $899.98* (was $1399.98)

Sony Internet TV standard features include:

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • 4 HDMI inputs
  • Search the entire Internet, TV listings and made for TV Android apps.

Internet TV Blu-Ray Disc Player powered by Google TV.

Turn any TV into a Google HDTV. Enjoy your favorite high definition Blu-ray movies or browse the entire internet; or do both at the same time!

Internet TV Blu-Ray Disc Player powered by Google TV

Sony Single-disc Blu-ray Disc player with Google TV

  • Model: NSZGT1
  • Now $199.97*

Sony Internet TV Blu-Ray Disc Player Standard Features Include:

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Get powerful search results with Google
  • Intel Inside®

Why Internet TV powered by Google is perfect for the movie buff?

With the power of instant access to tons of behind the scenes information from sites like IMDB or access to personalized recommendations from friends or your favorite social network when you’re stuck for something to watch, he number one reason is that they will spend less time finding something to watch and more time watching what they want to!

Oh, don’t Forget to grab your HDMI cables.

* prices accurate at time of publishing but are dynamic and as such are subject to change without notification.

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