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CES 2014 Tweet Sony Sweepstakes: Enter for a Chance to Win an Xperia Tablet Z, NEX-5T, VAIO | Flip PC and more

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It’s that time of the year again! We’re at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, showing off the latest and greatest Sony has to offer. If you’re not on the show floor, don’t fret. Here’s an opportunity for you to get in on the fun and win some Sony gear.

We’re giving away the following prizes each day:

  • January 7th prize: Xperia Tablet Z
  • January 8th prize: Sony NEX-5T
  • January 9th prize: VAIO | Flip PC
  • January 10th prize:  Sony Action Cam
  • January 11th prize: Xperia Z1S

Want in on this? Here’s how you can enter for a chance to win:

Each day during the Promotion fill in the blank: “The #SonyCES gadget I want to play with most is ______________.” and tweet your answer to @SonyElectronics.

Make sure #SonyCES is included in your tweet or you won’t be entered. This is a must!

Example: @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES gadget I want to play with most is the Smart Eye.

Not on Twitter®? No problem. Submit your response each day during the Promotion Period in the comments section of this Sony Blog post. Make sure you provide your correct email address so we can contact you if you win.

One entry is allowed per person per day during the Promotion Period, and only U.S. residents are eligible. Five winners will be selected at random.

The Promotion Period is from January 7-11, 2014 and the daily sweepstakes starts at 12:00:01  a.m. PT, and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT each day.

Winners will be contacted via direct message on Twitter or through the email address provided on the Sony Blog with the entry post. Check the official rules below for details. Good luck!

How To Enter: Each day during the Promotion Period fill in the blank: “The #SonyCES gadget I want to play with most is______________.” and tweet your answer to @SonyElectronics.

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CES 2014 Tweet Sony Sweepstakes Official Rules

OPEN ONLY TO ELIGIBLE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES OR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 YEARS OLD AS OF TIME OF ENTRY.

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  PURCHASING ANY SONY PRODUCT WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING.

1.     ELIGIBILITY:  This “CES 2014 Tweet Sony Twitter Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) is only open to natural persons who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (excluding territories) and age 18 or older at the time of entry.  Employees of Sony Electronics Inc. (“Sony”),  their affiliates and members of immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, sales representatives, distributors, advertising/Sweepstakes/web design agencies and/or their affiliates, assigns or representatives; (hereinafter referred to collectively as “Sony & Others”) and all other persons or entities associated with the development, administration, Sweepstakes, execution of, or supply to this Sweepstakes are not eligible to enter or win.  This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and is void where prohibited.

2.     HOW TO ENTER:  To enter the Sweepstakes each day during the Promotion Period, visit http://blog.sony.com (“Sony Blog”) and post your answers to the question as a comment on the Sony Blog post “CES 2014 Tweet Sony Sweepstakes”.

Additional profile information will be optional and not required to enter the Sweepstakes, and will not impact your chances of winning. Answers can also be posted via Twitter to @SonyElectronics, and using the hashtag #SonyCES.

Each day during the Promotion Period fill in the blank: “The #SonyCES gadget I want to play with most is ______________.” and tweet your answer to @SonyElectronics.

Make sure #SonyCES is included in your tweet or you won’t be entered. This is a must!

Example: @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES gadget I want to play with most is the Smart Eye.

The entry/Tweet (i) may not be inappropriate, offensive, libelous or defamatory, pornographic, sexually explicit, unlawful or plagiarized, as determined by Sony in its sole discretion; (ii) must not be harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, profane, obscene, excessively violent, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or offensive in any way, as determined by Sony in its sole discretion; (iii) may not violate or encourage others to violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation; (iv) may not defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or any other third party rights; (v) may not contain commercial or corporate advertising, including but not limited to corporate logos, brand names, and slogans, other than those relating to Sony; (vi) may not include any viruses, worms, corrupt files, Trojan horses, or other forms of corruptive code or content that may harm or compromise the Sweepstakes website, associated third party websites  and/or the proper conduct of the Sweepstakes; (vii) may not use any watermarks or distinguishing artist marks (such as signatures); and (viii) if found to be in violation of these rules will be disqualified and therefore removed from the Sweepstakes.

3.   PROMOTION PERIOD:  The Promotion consists of five (5) daily sweepstakes, each starting and ending on the dates and times described in the table below.  Non-winning entries from one daily sweepstakes will not be carried forward to subsequent daily sweepstakes.

Daily Sweepstakes Start Date
(as of 12:00:01 A.M., PT that day)
End Date
(as of 11:59:59 P.M., PT that day)
Random Drawing Date Approximate Notification Date
01/07/14 01/07/14 01/07/14 01/08/14 01/08/14
01/08/14 01/08/14 01/08/14 01/09/14 01/09/14
01/09/14 01/09/14 01/09/14 01/10/14 01/10/14
01/10/14 01/10/14 01/10/14 01/11/14 01/11/14
01/11/14 01/11/14 01/11/14 01/12/14 01/12/14

The Sweepstakes starts on January 7th, 2014 at 12:00:01 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (“PT”) and ends January 11th, 2014 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT (the “Promotion Period”). All entries must be received by Sony during the Promotion Period.  Limit one entry per day per person. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sony and will not be returned.  Online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the registered subscriber of the e-mail account from which the entry is made.  Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified.

4.     SELECTION OF WINNER:  As set forth in the table in Rule 3, selection of the winners will be at random from the lot of eligible entrants who fill in the blank: “The #SonyCES gadget I want to play with most is _________” and tweet their response to @SonyElectronics via Twitter or post their response via the Sony Blog during the Promotion Period.  All decisions by Sony regarding selection of the winners shall be binding and final in all respects.

5.     PRIZES:  There will be five (5) winners.

From among 01/07/14 eligible entrants one (1) Prize Winner will receive one (1) 16GB Xperia® Tablet Z (SGP311U1/B) (approximate retail value (“ARV”) $499.99);

From among 01/08/14 eligible entrants one (1) Prize Winner will receive one (1) Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera (NEX-5TL) (ARV $699.99);

From among 01/09/14 eligible entrants one (1) Prize Winner will receive one (1) VAIO®  Flip PC  (SVF14N13CXB) (ARV $899.99);

From among 01/10/14 eligible entrants one (1) Prize Winner will receive one (1) Action Cam  (HDRAS30V) (ARV $299.99); and

From among 01/11/14 eligible entrants one (1) Prize Winner will receive one (1) Xperia Z1S (C6916) (ARV $603.00).

The prizes in this Sweepstakes are nontransferable, nonredeemable for cash, and non-substitutable, except that Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, substitute a prize or any component thereof with one of equal or greater value.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.  Potential winners will be required to sign and return within ten (10) days of notification or attempted notification of being a potential winner, an Affidavit of Eligibility/Compliance (including Social Security Number as required for tax reporting purposes) & Publicity/Liability Release (where permitted by law), or the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and, time allowing, an alternate potential winner(s) will be selected. If the Prize is won by a minor in his/her state of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian must sign and return all required aforementioned documents.

6.            ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to participants who tweet on Twitter or post on the Sony Blog during the Promotion Period as stated in Rule 2 and who are legal residents of the US or DC and are 18 years or older at time of entry.

7.            RELEASE: By acceptance of a Prize, the winner releases Sony from and against any and all liability and claims or causes of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property with respect to all aspects of this Sweepstakes, including those arising out of participation in this Sweepstakes, any Prize related activity whether sponsored by Sony or third parties, or the acceptance or possession or use/misuse of the Prize or any component of the Prize.

8.            LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Any entrant who attempts to interfere with the proper play of this Sweepstakes will be disqualified from participation in the Sweepstakes.  Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes, as solely determined by Sony, will be disqualified and may be subject to prosecution. If in the judgment of Sony, the Sweepstakes is compromised by viruses, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Sony, which corrupt the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes, Sony reserves the right, in its sole discretion to discontinue, modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes and proceed in a manner it deems fair and reasonable, including the selection of winners from among eligible entries received prior to such discontinuation, modification, suspension or termination. Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes will be collected by Sony and used by Sony and its agents solely for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes as described in these Official Sweepstakes Rules or as stated in Sony’s Privacy Policy at http://products.sel.sony.com/SEL/legal/privacy.html.

ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKESIS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SONY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

SONY MAKES NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT.

9.            DISPUTES: Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Sweepstakes Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York. All disputes arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of New York and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of New York. All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual incurred out-of-pocket expenses (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Sweepstakes and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.

10.          GENERAL: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to these Sweepstakes Official Rules and the decisions of Sony, which are final and binding in all matters and all respects relating to this Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Acceptance of a Prize constitutes the winner’s consent to the use of his/her name, biographical information, photograph, and/or likeness for advertising and publicity purposes as determined by Sony or its designees without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sony is not responsible for any entries that are lost, late, undelivered, or misdelivered.

11.          WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners send your request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to Attn: CES 2014 Tweet Sony Twitter Sweepstakes Official Rules at 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127.

Sponsor:  Sony Electronics Inc., 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127.

CES 2014 Tweet Sony Twitter Sweepstakes Official Rules may not be reprinted or republished in whole or in part without the prior written permission of Sony Electronics Inc.

Copyright 2014 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved.

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CES 2014 FIRST LOOK! New Sony Xperia™ Z1S and Xperia™ Z1 Compact [VIDEO]

Stephen from the Sony Mobile Team stops by SGNL to debut our newest Android smartphones- The Xperia™ Z1S and Xperia™ Z1 Compact. The XperiaZ1S phone has a 5’’ Full HD TRILUMINOS™ display and if you’re accident prone, don’t worry; it’s water resistant.

If you’re into mobile photography, you’re in luck; the Xperia Z1S has a whopping 1/2.3”, 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ image sensor!

Check out the video for the complete scoop.

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CES 2014 FIRST LOOK! New Sony 4K Handycam® FDR-AX100 [VIDEO]

We’re on the floor at CES 2014 with an exclusive first look at the new Sony 4K Handycam® FDR-AX100. Christina from the Digital Imaging Team sits down with Anthony to show off the latest edition to the Handycam family.

Does it support XAVC-S, AVCHD and MP4 codecs? Yep. Does it record in 4K/30p video? You bet! Check out the video for all the features and specs.

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CES 2014 is Almost Here!

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PHOTO UNBOXING: RX10

Didn’t get everything on your holiday wish list this season? No worries. We’ve got you covered. The RX10 camera with 1″ 20.2MP Exmor R® sensor and BIONZ® X processing engine is now available for purchase and we’ve unboxed it for you right here, right now.

Enjoy…

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Sony Store Launches Post-Holiday Sales 2013

We hope you had a great holiday! Didn’t get the gadgets you were hoping for? Today we’ve launched some post-holiday sales for you.

Most of the following deals end on December 28th, 2013 so get them while you can.

Not seeing what you’re looking for? There were so many deals we couldn’t post them all here. For all of our deals, check out our Special Offers section on store.sony.com

By the way, right now there is free ground shipping on all orders!

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter via @SonyStore  for daily deals, offers, shipping announcements and more.

Having trouble with the site? You can always shop by phone at 1-877-865-7669.

All deals are limited time and while supplies last. These prices exclude tax and are US only. Discounts are calculated from original suggested retail price (SRP). Cannot be combined with other offers. Click deal links for full details.

VAIO:

  • Save $150 on a Ready-to-Ship VAIO Pro 11 and 13 Ultrabooks now starting at $999.99 (excl tax):   http://bit.ly/IrTiPj
  •  Custom-configure a VAIO Pro Ultrabook and save up to $450 on performance upgrades: http://bit.ly/1c7V6qj
  •  VAIO Clearance! Save up to 30% on clearance and refurbished customized PCs, while supplies last: http://bit.ly/1euEJnX
  • Save 25% on select VAIO accessories thru 1/11: http://bit.ly/1liR0Ob

TABLET:

TV AND HOME THEATER

  • Free 4K Media player (FMPX1, reg. $700!) with purchase of a 65″ Class (64.5″ diag) XBR 4K Ultra HD TV now $4999.99 (excl tax): http://bit.ly/1dq1ZHj
  • Save $100 on the 7.2-channel 4K Wi-Fi Network A/V Receiver, now $499.99 (excl tax): http://bit.ly/1g6JAwR
  • Save $50 on a 3D Blu-ray Disc Player with Wi-Fi (BDP-S790) now $199.99 (excl tax): http://bit.ly/K8j4Zw
  • Save 25% on TV and Home Theater Accessories thru 1/11: http://bit.ly/1cCmCiz

CAMERAS

  • Save big on the Cyber-shot TX30 digital camera w/code TXCAMERABF thru 12/28: bit.ly/1iUnJxn
  • Save $50 on the 16.1 MP Cyber-shot W730 Digital Camera (silver, blue or pink) now $89.99 (excl tax): http://bit.ly/1bLx0ii
  • Save $100 on the RX100 Camera + get a free 32GB memory card with purchase $550 (excl tax): bit.ly/1kj91yi
  • Save $50 and get a free form-fitting case when you buy an #RX100 II now $700 (excl tax): bit.ly/JDtsaR
  • Save 25% on select camera accessories: http://bit.ly/1crqscy

CAMCORDERS

PORTABLE AUDIO:

MOBILE PHONES: