Android based TV?

VU 32-inchVU, the California-based luxury television company, has announced their launch of 32 inch Android based TV exclusively on Flipkart. The advanced Android TV offers all entertainment features on the fastest growing platform with facility to get everything on  user’s 4-5 inch screen on mobile on the full size TV. With up to 50 built-in applications and direct access to the web, the users can enter a world of content and gaming by streaming their favourite movies, TV shows, and sporting events on their TV. The Vu Android TV operates on the latest Android KitKat 4.4.2 OS which offers a superior user experience.

As far as the specifications are concerned the TV is equipped with a quad core Cortex A9 architecture which delivers speeds up to 2 GHz. On the graphics side the Android TV has an quad core AmLogic S802 and Octa core ARM Mali 450 GPU which is well compliant with OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0 and OpenVG 1.1. The Android TV is fabricated with 2 GB DDR3 RAM for fluid experience. The TV has 8 GB of in built storage. The TV also boasts of it 4K x 2K multi format resolution. It has support for 3D HDMI and HDMI 1.4b displays. The TV has capability of CVBS 480i/576i standard definition output as well. On the connectivity front the Android TV comes in two variants. The first one sports 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz WiFi (Broadcom AP6210 module), and the second one has Dual Band 2.4 GHz/5.8 GHz, WiFi (optional) with Broadcom AP6330 module. Both the variants are equipped with hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0 and 10/100 M Ethernet port. The TV runs on the Android KitKat 4.4.2.

This complete entertainment TV offers every user to stay connected with their friends using connectivity options like Skype, Facebook, Youtube and Miracast. Users can also download apps from the Google Play Store to the Vu Android TV and have complete access to them right through the TV. Not only that, the Android TV also provides a truly immersive gaming experience with a built in Amlogic Quadcore S802 graphics chipset. From playing movies, TV shows to controlling the TV via mobile phones and tablets, Android TV takes the TV viewing experience to a whole new level.

Commenting on the launch Ms. Devita Saraf, CEO & Design Head, Vu Technologies quoted, “The Indian consumer market is growing at a rapid speed with increased demand for smart gadgets. Consumers today are looking for technology which can be customized to their requirements. At Vu Technologies, our focus is to offer new age technology which blends in every customer’s day to day life seamlessly. The new Vu 32” Android TV is the perfect advanced smart TV which offers the viewers a host of applications and additional functions that makes TV viewing an extremely sophisticated and interactive experience.”

Also enthusiastic about the exclusive launch Kalyan Krishnamurthy, SVP-Retail, Flipkart said,” The launch of the 32” Android LED TV exclusively on Flipkart is an example of how we work towards bringing world class technology to our customers. Today, a smart TV is an integral part of every technology savvy shopper on our site. With this introduction into the smart TV category, we are confident that we will be able to cater to the aspirations of our new age customer.”

The Smart TV has been priced at INR 26,990 and will be exclusively available at Flipkart from 20th October.