Today Sony have issues more details on the Google TV powered set top box shown off at CES. The NSZ-GS7 is available to pre-order in the US today at $199 and will be in stores July 22nd. Here in the UK it will be on sale in July. This will be the first Google TV device that is going to ship outside the US and after the UK launch there will be a roll out to Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Netherlands, Brazil, and Mexico.

Later this year Sony will be launching a Bluray equipped Google TV for $299. 

No UK prices are available yet, but a US price of $199 normally means a UK price of £199. Anybody interested in getting hold of one?

Press release:



Internet Player’s Versatile Remote Control and Library of Apps Customizes the Home Entertainment Experience

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2012 –   Sony Electronics Inc. today announced the availability and pricing of the NSZ-GS7 Internet Player with Google TV™, originally introduced in January at CES. Powered by Google TV, the Internet Player will be available at retailers nationwide on July 22, priced at $199. Pre-orders begin on June 25, 2012 at

“Expanding the reach and interoperability of the powerful Android platform with Sony’s smartphones, tablets and renowned Audio & Video products, we are proud to continue our relationship with Google through the introduction of the new Google TV set-top-box,” said Phil Molyneux, president and chief operating officer of Sony Electronics. “Entertainment content is available through so many channels and sites, and Google TV helps consumers easily find what they want to watch, listen to or play using familiar search engine technology, enhancing the viewer experience. TV will never be the same.”

In addition to the NSZ-GS7 Internet Player, Sony’s newest Internet Blu-ray Disc™ player with Google TV, the NSZ-GP9, will be available at retailers in time for the holiday season, priced at $299. The NSZ-GP9 player features Sony’s proven Blu-ray Disc technology coupled with the robust Google TV platform.

Global Expansion of Google TV Platform

In 2010, Sony helped pioneer the Internet-TV convergence as one of the first manufacturers to launch products powered by Google TV. With the new NSZ-GS7 Internet Player with Google TV, Sony will also be the first manufacturer to launch Google TV products outside of the United States, initially starting with the United Kingdom in July, followed later by Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Netherlands, Brazil, and Mexico. The NSZ-GP9 Blu-ray Disc player with Google TV will be available this fall in the United States, followed later by Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Netherlands. 

Customized Entertainment Made Easy

Sony’s evolution of hardware to complement the continually updating Google TV is the next step in the future of home entertainment convergence. Sony’s NSZ-GS7 and NSZ-GP9 bring the best of Google to your TV, with new experiences arriving every day through the Google Chrome™ browser; thousands of supported mobile apps in the Google Play™ Store, including hundreds optimized for TV; YouTube™ with 72 hours of video being added every minute; and a global community of developers from around the world. Google TV’s cross search functionality shows viewers all content sources available from broadcast providers* and the Internet to deliver customized video results on demand.

Both new products come complete with a redesigned remote control equipped with a backlit QWERTY keyboard, a touch pad for easy operation and a three-axis motion sensor to enjoy games. Additionally, the Bluetooth® remote control can also be utilized as a universal remote to control connected devices such as TV, set- top-box and A/V receivers – the NSZ-GP9 Blu-ray Disc player even incorporates voice search capabilities.

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  1. i expect this to have even less of an impact in the UK as it did in the USA. if i had a Google equipped tv i *might* use it, probably not, but i;d never buy one of these. the general public just don’t understand what they add either and when money has been spent on making equipment digital compatible i don’t see any room for this. plus i do think the product is very average

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