Smart TVs are slowly taking the big screen market by storm. France based TV manufacturer Thomson is also trying its luck in the humongous Indian market, the company recently launched a new range of TVs in India. The TV runs on Android TV OS and not AOSP. It is running on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. The TVs are available in four screens sizes, 43-inch @ 29,999 INR, 50-inch @ 34,999 INR, 55-inch @ 38,999 and 65-inch priced at 59,999 INR. The TVs will go on sale starting June 14 a 12 pm via Flipkart.
“We are honoured to be part of Android tv journey in India, we need to thank Google for all the support. We are proud to announce Thomson 65 inches Android tv, which will be India’s first 4K official Android that echoes the ‘Make in India’ initiative. It is a great feeling especially when you have seen the evolution of smart TVs; we had launched Thomson tv with open source 4.4 version and today we are launching an official Android with the latest Oreo version. This tv will change the whole ecosystem in India as it comes with some great features like Google Assistant, Netflix, some 5000 more TV apps/games, an inbuilt Chrome-Cast, Dolby sound, 2.5 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM and much more. This will be our first premium tv at a super affordable price starting from 29,999/- for 43 inches, to a never before seen price, 65 inches at 59999/-.” Said, Avneet Singh Marwah, CEO of SPPL, Exclusive brand licensee of Thomson India.
So far, the TVs will be featuring a voice-enabled remote control that will support Google Assistant, including hotkeys for Netflix and Google Play. The high-end model will also feature 4K resolution and support for HDR 10, it also features Dolby Audio and DTS TruSurround. The TVs comes with some preloaded apps including Netflix, Youtube, Google Play Music, Google Store Play, Google Play Movies.