Thomson launches its first premium 65-inch Android-based smart TV in India

“Along with the new 65-inch TV, Thomson also introduced new 55-inch, 49-inch, and 43-inch smart TVs as well”

Thomson has announced a new range of smart TVs in India. The lineup includes the flagship 65-inch smart TV, followed by 55-inch, 49-inch, and 43-inch options. They are all powered by Android OS, come with Google Assistant support, and hotkeys for Google Play and Netflix. Just like the previous Thomson smart TVs, the new ones are also manufactured and made locally under the ‘Make in India’ initiative.

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Besides screen size, Thomson has packed the smart TVs, across sizes from 65-inch and 43-inch, with the almost similar specs. This includes 4K HDR 10 display and “state of the art” Dolby Audio and DTS TruSurround sound systems. These features will allow users to have a real life-like experience while watching their favourite TV shows or movies,” the company said in its press release.

Apart from this, the TVs come pre-loaded with Android 8 Oreo OS and apps such as Netflix, Youtube, Google Store Play, Google Play Music and Google Play Movies. As mentioned previously, the TV remote has hotkeys to get quick access to Google Play and Netflix. The smart TVs, including the premium Thomson, 65-inch ship with some 5000 more TV apps/games, an inbuilt Chrome-Cast, 2.5 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM, and much more.

As for the price, the Thomson 65-inch smart TV has been priced in India at Rs 59,999. The 55-inch and 49-inch smart TVs, on the other hand, come with sticker price of Rs 38,999 and Rs 34,999, respectively. The entry-level 43-inch Thomson TV will set you back to Rs 29,999. The entire range of TVs will be available for sale in the country only on e-commerce platform 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.”

Ashish is one of the youngest members of 91mobiles, and a recent tech geek convert. When he's not churning out articles, you’ll find him watching sports or binging TV shows. He listens to John Mayer when beating Delhi traffic.
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