Thomson has announced its official Android TV series in 65 inches, followed by 43”, 49” and 55” respectively. They are one of the only brands to fully manufacture the entire range of its Official Android television, entirely in India; thus honouring its commitment to ‘Make in India’ initiative. The TV runs official Android Oreo 8.1 TV operating system and the remote that have Google Assistant and hotkeys for Netflix and Google Play.
According to a Thomson recent report, in 2018 the online Television sales spiked at 20% for ‘flat panel tv sets’. Thomson, after its re-entry last year, adopted the ‘sales via e-commerce’ strategy and brought the best products to people across the country on Flipkart.
Talking about the new series Avneet Singh Marwah, CEO of SPPL, Exclusive Brand Licensee of Thomson TVs in India, adds “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/-“.
At launch, Ajay Yadav, Senior Vice President, Mobiles & Large Appliances at Flipkart said, “We are delighted to continue this journey with Thomson as it makes its way into India’s TV space, offering superior Smart TV experience to customers at affordable prices. Flipkart is a one-stop destination for top television brands, comprising the largest Certified Android TV selection in the country. The share of Certified Android TVs among Smart TVs has grown tremendously over the past year and we continue to improve selection and pricing in this segment.
”Thomson’s new TV will offer a superior experience, top-notch picture & sound quality, There are various sizes from 43 to 65 inches, has used a 4K HDR 10 display along with DOLBY Audio and DTS TruSurround. Additionally, Thomson’s Official Android TV range includes some pre-loaded applications such as Netflix, Youtube, Google Store Play, Google Play Music and Google Play Movies.
Below are the prices of Thomson’s latest range of Android TVs:
- 43 inches: 29,999 INR
- 50 inches: 34,999 INR
- 55 inches: 38,999 INR
- 65 inches: 59,999 INR