Sony slims down for wireless ZX1 Bravia, speeds up for 200Hz TVs

That leek and celery diet you've been on for the past month might not be doing much for your flabby waistline (could be something to do with the sneak

That leek and celery diet you've been on for the past month might not be doing much for your flabby waistline (could be something to do with the sneaky trips to Big Kahuna Burger) but Sony's new ZX1 Bravia is certainly showing the effects of a calorie-controlled diet.

Wrap a tape measure round the waist of the ZX1 and at its thinnest point it measures a mere 9.9mm. But despite its lithe looks it still packs in plenty of tech. Underneath the 40in panel there's 24p cinema mode and 100Hz processing for super-smooth pictures.

Look round the back and you'll see just one HDMI port... 'Is this, 2005?' We hear you cry. Well worry not, you connectivity crybaby, the ZX1 is packing wireless HDMI. Dubbed Bravia 1080 Wireless by those besuited marketing bods at Sony, the tellybox will come with a seperate 3-HDMI Media Receiver that you plug your PS3, 360 Elite and, er, HD DVD player into.

It also houses the hi-def compliant TV tuner. Mmm future proof. The little box of tricks then pipes the signal over the air to the telly freeing your lounge from the perils of tangled cables and the resulting angry girlfriend.

Next up is the world's first 200Hz Motionflow TVs, the KDL-40Z4500. That's 200 frames per second sent to your eyes for super-smooth motion.

The nest world-beater was Sony's first LCD Picture Frame set with wireless HD connectivity built-in, the KDL-46EX1. This set should be in the shops by Christmas, and again uses a seperate media receiver box for wireless streaming.

Bringing up the rear and still looking as striking as when we first saw it is the tiny OLED screen, the XEL-1, which is now set for launch in Europe.

Now, run along, tubby, we wouldn't want your new fast, slim new tellies showing you up, would we?