Open up to a world of entertainment where there's always something on whenever you want it. The Streaming Player with Wi-Fi uses your existing high-speed internet connection to instantly deliver movies, TV episodes, videos and music from Netflix®, YouTube™, Amazon on Demand, Pandora®, Hulu Plus™, Video Unlimited, Crackle and more1, directly to your HDTV. Plus, now you can post or tweet what you're viewing on Facebook® and Twitter™ with Socialize™.
Countless options, over 35 unique channels, automatically updated the moment they're available1. When it comes to entertainment variety, the sky is the limit. Watch your favorite YouTube™ clip over and over on the big screen or catch the latest TV shows on your terms in crystal-clear HD. You can even scroll through your favorite music tracks on Pandora®. It's all there, and it's all instant.
Sony's Music Unlimited is exclusive to Network Player with WI FI
Enjoying the biggest names in entertainment is just the beginning. You also get your own yoga instructor with Tara Stiles and your own personal radio station with Pandora®. Do you like to cook? Epicurious™ is there as your private cooking teacher. Of course you can enjoy the latest TV shows on Hulu Plus™2 and the greatest movies on Netflix®3. The list goes on and on, and it's constantly expanding1.
It's all so simple. Instantly add robust entertainment to virtually any TV in your home. Just connect the Streaming Player with Wi-Fi and enjoy content streamed wirelessly via your existing broadband internet connection1. Now you can watch the funny video everyone's been talking about from the den, bedroom, office or anywhere with a TV.
Harmonize your house with a fully customizable home audio network that lets you access online music and share it with other rooms in your house. Just connect a Sony HomeShare™network speaker (sold separately) to your home network and pump your favorite tunes wirelessly from Slacker®, Pandora®, Music Unlimited and more. Party Streaming™ technology lets you move the party from room to room without missing a beat when you add additional HomeShare devices.
The more options, the better. Your Streaming Player with Wi-Fi is compatible with a wide variety of equipment, giving you more ways to access your entertainment. Better yet, the versatile connections can accommodate brand new HDTV and home theater system as well as older equipment.
Access and share your photos, videos and music on the big screen wirelessly. DLNA®compatible devices like the Streaming Player with Wi-Fi play nicely with compatible computers, mobile phones and other devices on your home network.DLNA
Audio and video files can be saved in lots of different ways. Have no fear, the Streaming Player with Wi-Fi can plays back an impressive amount of files so that you can spend your time enjoying your content instead of converting your files. Best of all, software updates allow constant improvements in compatibility.
A convenient app called Media Remote is available for select smartphones so you can control the action from your sofa4. Input searches with a full QWERTY keyboard, swipe through customized menus and enjoy dynamic menus that change with what you're doing.
Now you can wirelessly stream content with spectacular clarity up to Full HD 1080p5, plus stream 3D video sources that let you take advantage of everything your 3D HDTV has to offer. While some manufacturers wirelessly stream content at a lower-quality resolution, Sony devices like the Streaming Player with Wi-Fi deliver the Full HD experience—and the results are staggering. Once you see the difference, you won't want to settle for less.
Some online videos don't look as great as we'd like them to. I/P Noise Reduction technology enhances the picture quality of internet video on your HDTV.
Enjoy Dolby® Digital Plus sound without leaving the house6. This built-in technology produces cinema-worthy audio for your listening pleasure.
The specs speak for themselves. If you're looking for the highest quality HD video and the ability to connect your USB devices directly, there's only one choice. The Sony Streaming Player with Wi-Fi.
(Movies, TV shows, music, and more)
*as of April 1, 2011. May require fees.
5.1 - channel surround sound
5.1 - channel surround sound
Apple® and Android™ Remote Apps
iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad® and Android™.
No Android™ App.
Front USB port for personal media playback
Hook up your digital camera, camcorder, USB flash drive, or USB-enabled MP3 player via the built-in USB input and view pictures, videos or listen to music on your TV.
No USB port
Full HD 1080P Resolution
FullHD 1920x1080P (maximum)
Connects to virtually any TV
HDMI, component video, and composite video
Limited to HDMI only
Can I connect the Streaming Player with Wi-Fi to any TV? The Streaming Player with Wi-Fi can be connected to any TV with an HDMI® connection (sold separately). If you've used up all the HDMI inputs on your TV or would like to upgrade an older TV, you can also connect via the component video or composite video connections.
How do I access the premium services like Netflix®? First, you need to register the Streaming Player with Wi-Fi from a computer through the Sony Essentials web site at www.internet.sony.tv. Next, you need to sign into or register for the premium service by selecting the service on screen and following the on screen instructions to finish the account setup on a computer.
How can I bookmark my favorite channels? Highlight the channel and hit [Options] on the remote which brings up a menu that includes the option to "Add to Favorites". The next time you want to access your favorite channels, hit the [Favorites] button on the remote to bring up your favorites.
What kind of USB drives can I connect to the Streaming Player with Wi-Fi? You can use USB flash drives or external USB hard drives (FAT32 and NTSF).
Which of the channels streams content in full 1080p resolution? Currently, none of the channels are streaming in 1080p. However, the Streaming Player with Wi-Fi can support up to 1080p, and your personal content can be played back in 1080p via USB. Requires compatible HDTV and HDMI® cable (sold separately).
There are so many channels, what should I watch? We strive to bring a wide variety of the best content available on the internet along with some Sony exclusives, so just browse around. The most popular channels are the ones that deliver movies, TV shows and music like Netflix, Hulu Plus™, and Pandora®.
What if some of my videos won't stream back over DLNA®? The Streaming Player with Wi-Fi is DLNA Certified and meets all of the video, audio, and photo media format interoperability requirements to achieve the DLNA certification. However, there may be some file formats that are not currently supported.
Which channels stream 3D content? 3D content is currently being offered through 3D Experience and Video Unlimited.
How can I share my thoughts on Facebook? Socialize™ feature allows you to post a message to Facebook® or send a tweet to Twitter™ so you can share information about the internet videos and music that you're enjoying. You can find the "Socialize" feature under "options" on your remote.
Connect to your TV via HDMI™ (sold separately) or analog connection.
Connect to the internet wirelessly or with Ethernet cable (sold separately).
Start watching free favorites like YouTube™ and Crackle™ or sign up for Netflix® , Hulu Plus® or Qriocity to watch hit movies and TV shows.