Thomson Launches Its First Premium 65-Inch Android TV In India For Rs 59,999

Thomson Launches Its First Premium 65-Inch Android TV In India For Rs 59,999

Thomson Launches Its First Premium 65-Inch Android TV In India For Rs 59,999

by June 15, 2019

French consumer durables giant Thomson has announced the launch of its new range of smart TVs in India. The series includes the flagship 65-inch smart TV as well as the 55-inch, 49-inch, and 43-inch dimension variants. All these smart TVs are powered by Android OS. They come with support for Google Assistant and provide hotkeys for Google Play and Netflix. What’s special about these TVs just like their previous smart TVs is that it would also be manufactured in India as part of the country’s ‘Make in India’ initiative.

Irrespective of the dimensions, the smart TVs have almost similar specifications. They all come with 4K HDR 10 display and are equipped with “state of the art” Dolby Audio and DTS TruSurround sound systems. The company mentions in its press release that “These features will allow users to have a real life-like experience while watching their favourite TV shows or movies,”.

The smart TVs from the Thomson stable will come pre-loaded with Android 8 Oreo OS and apps such as Netflix, Youtube, Google Store Play, Google Play Music and Google Play Movies. The TV remote will offer hotkeys so that the users can access Google Play and Netflix at the click of a button. The smart TVs, including the premium Thomson, 65-inch flagship will pack in over 5000 more TV apps/games, an inbuilt Chrome-Cast, 2.5 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM, and many other exciting features.

The Thomson 65-inch smart TV will come with a price tag of Rs 59,999 in India. The 55-inch and 49-inch smart TVs will be available for purchase at a price of Rs 38,999 and Rs 34,999, respectively. The entry-level 43-inch Thomson Smart Android TV will be available just under Rs.30,000. (Rs. 29,999 to be precise). The entire range of TVs will be made available for sale in India exclusively on e-commerce marketplace Flipkart.

Sharing his thoughts on the 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.”