Thomson is one of the oldest names in the TV industry, we all heard about Thomson TV but most of those memories are of the old Black and White TVs. The latest range of Thomson Android TV may change those memories and impression of the brand.
Thomson has launched 4 new Android Smart TV in India. The newly launched smart TVs are the official Android TV products and the biggest benefits of being a licenced or official Android TV is the regular software updates for a long interval of time.
These 4 official Android TVs 65 OATH 7000, 55 OATH 0999, 49 OATH 9000 and 43 OATH 1000 comes with the same features and specifications, only screen size is different on each model. The Android version is also the same on all four variant which is Android Oreo 8.1. The company has confirmed during a launch event in Bangalore that these TVs will get the Android 9 Pie by September this year.
Key Features of Thomson Official Android TV:
- 43, 49, 55, and 65 inches display panel (manufactured by LG)
- IPS LCD display with 3840×2160 UHD 4K HDR10, 16:9 Aspect ratio, 60Hz refresh rate
- Sound Mode: DOLBY Audio DTS TruSurround
- 3 HDMI Port, 2 USB Port, WiFi and Bluetooth
- Up to 40 W speaker output
- Integrated Netflix, Google Play, Chromecast
- Dedicated key for Netflix and Google Play
- RAM 2.5GB and 16 GB internal storage
- Quad Core A53 CPU processor
- MaliT860 Graphic Processor
- Power Consumption: 130 W, 0.5 W (Standby)
- 5000+ Apps and Games
- 4K video playback
- Google Assistant
- Official Android Oreo 8.1
Box Contents: 1 TV Unit, 2 AAA Battery, Remote, Wall Mount, Manual
The top variant of Thomson Smart TV has a 65-inch 4K display. There are many smart TV in the market with such a big screen size but Thomson claims that 65 OATH 7000 is the very first official 65 inches Android TV in the Indian market.
Avneet Singh Marwah, CEO of SPPL, Exclusive Brand Licensee of Thomson TVs in India has showcased the Thomson 65 OATH 7000 and other variants during the launch event in Bangalore. The remote of Thomson Android TV was very interesting apart from the big-crisp display and smooth performance.
The Thomson Android TV comes with a voice-enabled Android remote control that supports the Google Assistant. You can use the Google Assistant with voice control same as we using on Android mobile phones; not only that, these TVs are IoT enabled so you can connect all your smart home appliances and you can control all of them using the Google Assistant embedded in remote of the TV.
Price of Thomson Official Android TV in India:
Price of the latest Thomson Android TV is very aggressive than its competitors. The price of the 43-inch model (43 OATH 1000) is Rs. 29,999, the 49-inch (49 OATH 9000) model will cost Rs. 34,999, 55-inch (55 OATH 0999) variant priced Rs. 38,999 and the top variant with 65-inch screen size will cost Rs. 59,999.
Thomson has partnered with Flipkart to sell these TVs online. All variants of Thomson Official Android TV are already available on Flipkart and you can use my affiliate link to buy it now.
Buy 65-inch (65 OATH 7000) on Flipkart – Rs. 65,999
Buy 55-inch (55 OATH 0999) on Flipkart – Rs. 38,999
Buy 49-inch (49 OATH 9000) on Flipkart – Rs. 34,999
Buy 43-inch (43 OATH 1000) on Flipkart – Rs. 29,999
Good review. Thanks. But can you please provide these details:
1. Does it have upscaling feature? How does HD/Full HD videos look like?
2. Is this PC ready? What’s the response time and chroma subsampling?
3. Can you please compare with Samsung 7 series, if possible?