Thomson may be a French brand, but the TVs that have launched are made in India. Today, Thomson has launched three screen sizes in their OATH Pro series Android Smart TV lineup - 43-inch, 55-inch and 65-inch priced at Rs 24,999, Rs 32,999 and Rs 52,999. All three TVs run on Android TV 9 with access to the Play Store for your streaming needs. In addition to supporting 4K, the TVs also support HDR 10 and Dolby Vision.
Avneet Singh Marwah, CEO SPPL, Exclusive Brand Licensee of Thomson TVs in India exclaims, “We are proud that all our premium Android TVs are made in India. In a short span of 2 years, we are delighted to have captured 5% of the smart TV market space, with our entry into the premium TV segment now. For almost a decade 4 brands had 80% market share, the foremost reason was premium technology products. This TV has world best features with the Android ecosystem and at a super affordable price. There will be a definite shift in the market share of the premium segment, in the next 3 years, we plan to achieve 15% in this segment. Thomson TV has taken a strategic decision to launch more premium technology TVs in future.”
As we mentioned above, Thomson TVs are available in three sizes - 43-inch, 55-inch and 65-inch screen sizes. All three TVs boast of 4K and support for HDR including Dolby Vision. The 43-inch TV has a peak brightness of 500 nits while the 55 and 65-inch TVs have a peak brightness of 550 nits. All the TVs come with 3 HDMI ports and 2 USB ports for your connectivity needs. They also support 2.4GHz Wi-Fi only and not the 5GHz band. For a wired connection, all three TVs support ethernet connectivity. The TVs don’t have a headphones port but they do have an Optical port for audio. The TV has an IPS panel and a refresh rate of 60Hz.
Under the hood, all three screen sizes have a quad-core processor coupled with the Mali-450 GPU and 1.75GB RAM. The TVs come with 8GB storage for you to download and store apps.
Coming to audio, all three screen sizes support DTS TruSurround, Dolby digital plus and have two 15W speakers giving you a total sound output of 30W. The remote control that accompanies the TV comes with a Google Assistant button and voice controls.
The Thomson OATH Pro series 4K HDR Android Smart TV lineup is available in 43-inch, 55-inch and 65-inch priced at Rs 24,999, Rs 32,999 and Rs 52,999 respectively. The TVs will be available starting 5th July on Flipkart.
A few months ago we saw Kodak launch Android TVs with support for Dolby Vision and you can read more about them here. Nokia also entered the 43-inch screen space with the launch of a new Dolby Vision-enabled TV and you can read more about it here.