FWD-98Z9G (FWD98Z9G)

98" (diag) BRAVIA MASTER Series 8K, Ultra HD, HDR, Full Array LED Professional Display

$84,999.99 U.S. List Price


Unleash the extraordinary visual power of 8K HDR images
Give customers, partners and visitors an unparalleled viewing experience on an impressive scale. The 98" (diag.) BRAVIA MASTER Series Professional Display partners exquisite 8K HDR images with easy operation, flexible networking/control and extensive integration options.

Optimized for professional display applications, the BRAVIA MASTER Series harnesses the full power of cutting-edge Sony picture technologies. Backlight Master Drive full-array LED technology and our X1™ Ultimate picture processor are teamed with 8K X-Reality™ PRO to ensure vibrant high-contrast 8K HDR images, bursting with fine detail, rich color and spectacular contrast.

8K big-screen pictures are matched by the powerfully minimalist design of the FWD-98Z9G that's sure to impress in any setting. Picture and audio are in perfect harmony with Sony's Acoustic Multi-Audio™ system and Sound-from-Picture Reality™ for a captivating audio-visual performance.

It's easy to create attractive digital signage, mixing media files and online content with no need for additional player hardware. There's also a wide range of API (Application Programming Interface) options to enable remote control/monitoring and integration with external systems.

Android TV makes your professional display experience even smarter, allowing you to search apps and content with easy hands-free voice searches.

Integration in corporate environments is simplified by Pro mode, which allows easy customization of display settings to suit different applications.


8K image resolution (7680 × 4320 pixels)
8K offers 16 times the detail of Full HD, with an extraordinary resolution of over 33 million pixels bringing extra clarity to corporate display, education and digital signage applications.
Recapture hidden detail in 8K
Unique to Sony, 8K X-Reality™ PRO upscales images closer to true 8K quality using our exclusive database. Pictures are sharpened and refined in real time to reveal hard-to-see details.
Spectacularly lifelike 8K HDR images
Our most powerful ever Picture Processor X1™ Ultimate features Object-based Super Resolution, Object-based HDR remaster and Super Bit Mapping™ 8K HDR for exceptionally detailed, realistic pictures with rich color and ultra-low noise.
Backlight Master Drive
This full-array LED backlight technology combines an ultra-dense LED structure with a unique local dimming algorithm and advanced optical design. Powered by the Picture Processor X1™ Ultimate, it delivers incredibly deep black, dazzling lights and more vibrant color.
Experience greater contrast
Offering up to twenty times the contrast of conventional LED TVs, 8K X-tended Dynamic Range™ PRO unlocks details in shadow and highlights, ensuring dark scenes are darker and bright scenes brighter.
More color with TRILUMINOS Display
TRILUMINOS Display maps colors from a wider palette, faithfully reproducing a world of richer, more lifelike hues and tones.
Vibrant color from any angle
X-Wide Angle technology ensures that faithful shades of vibrant color can be enjoyed accurately from any viewing angle.
Every moment smooth and clear
X-Motion Clarity™ technology keeps fast on-screen action smooth and clear. Moving images are precisely controlled to minimize blur. Even during high speed scenes, pictures stay true with no loss in brightness.
Optimized for professional use
The FWD-98Z9G meets the needs of today's business and educational environments, with flexible installation options plus wired or wireless network connection and serial communication control.
Easily create digital signage
Integrated support for HTML5 makes it easy to produce compelling digital signage, with no extra hardware or prior training needed. Combine graphics, text, video and live web content to create attractive signage in minutes.
Pictures and sound in perfect harmony
The innovative Acoustic Multi-Audio™ system includes four front facing speakers for truer, more authentic sound. Sound-from-Picture Reality™ aligns on-screen action and audio for a more immersive experience.
Center Speaker Mode
Use BRAVIA as a center speaker, delivering exeptional audio clarity in conjunction with additional speaker systems.
Do more with Android TV
Discover a world of apps and online content powered by Android TV. Use Voice Search to find content easily with no typing.
Quick set-up with Pro Mode
Customize and store display settings and features, then copy them easily to multiple displays via USB flash memory.


TV System
Tuner (Cable)
Clear QAM
Number of tuners
1 (Digital / Analog)
Display features
Dimming type
Local Dimming
Display device
Backlight type
Direct LED (Backlight Master Drive)
Video specs
Wide Mode
Wide zoom/Normal/Full/Zoom
4:3 Default
Video Processing
8K X-Reality PRO
X-Motion Clarity, Auto mode
Compatible with HDR
Yes (HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision)
Video Signal
7680 x 4320p (24, 30 Hz), 4096 x 2160p (24, 60 Hz), 3840 x 2160p (24, 30, 60, 120 Hz), 1080p (30, 60, 120 Hz), 1080/24p, 1080i (60Hz), 720p (30,60Hz), 720/24p, 480p
Audio specs
Speaker position
Audio Power Output
10W + 10W + 10W + 10W + 10W + 10W + 10W + 10W
Network specs
Wi-Fi direct
Wi-Fi Certified
Home Network Client, Home Network Renderer
Miracast (screen mirorring)
Yes (only for B2B purpose)
Firmware update
Internet Browser
Vewd (not pre-installed)
Wireless LAN
Convenience features
USB Play (contents)
On screen clock
Sleep timer
On/Off timer
Google Cast
Inputs and outputs
HDCP2.3 (for HDMI 1/2/3/4)
RF Connection Input(s)
1 (Bottom)
Composite Video Input(s)
1 (Side)
HDMI™ Connection(s) (Total)
4 (1 Side, 3 Bottom)
Digital Audio Output(s)
1 (Bottom)
2 (side), 1 (bottom)
Ethernet Connection(s)
1 (Bottom)
Design features
Finish (Surface Color)
Table Top Stand
VESA® Hole Spacing Compatible
VESA® Hole Pitch
600 x 400 mm/23 5/8 x 15 3/4 inch
Eco and energy saving
Screen size (measured diagonally)
98" (97.5")
Power Consumption (Rated/standard)
1102 W
Annual Power Consumption
1353 kWh/Year
Power Consumption (in Standby)
0.50 W
Power Requirements
AC 120V for UL cUL AC 110-240V for other
Power Saving Mode / Back Light Off Mode
Dynamic Backlight Control
Light Sensor
AC Power Input
Display Only (W x H x D) (Approx.)
2202 x 1311 x 111 mm/86 3/4 x 51 5/8 x 4 3/8 inch
Display with Stand (W x H x D) (Approx.)
2202 (2240) x 1395 (1725) x 486 (694) mm/86 3/4 (88 1/4) x 55 (68) x 19 1/4 (27 3/8) inch
Package Carton (W x H x D) (Approx.)
2450 x 1657 x 760 mm/96.50 x 65.25 x 30 in
Display Only
207 Ib
Display with Stand
266 Ib
Package Carton
394 Ib
Display specifications
Viewing angle (Right/Left)
178 (89/89) degree
Viewing angle (Up/Down)
178 (89/89) degree
Display resolution
Aspect ratio
Android 8.0 Oreo
Signage specs
Easy HTML5 Signage embedded
Multicast / IPTV
Control specs
RS-232C Control
1 (Side)
Hotel Mode Pro
IP Control
HDMI auto wake-up

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