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Samsung unveils 44 new TV models

MUMBAI: Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of 44 new models of TVs in India, while introducing the world’s best picture quality with Quantum Dot Display technology, and several innovations and designs that aim to transform the consumer’s TV viewing experience.

The 2016 line-up comprises the SUHD TV range in the premium segment, Smart TV range in the mid segment and Joy Beat range in the affordable segment. The entire range features eleven innovations across segments. Prices range from Rs 28,000 to Rs 24 lakh (MRP).

The new SUHD TVs with Quantum Dot Display offer Quantum Dot Colour and HDR 1000, which demonstrate advances in colour reproduction, brightness, contrast and details.

The new range of Smart and Joy Beat televisions will come with a host of innovative features, catering to the needs of Indian consumers. The Smart TV range with Smart Interface, Smart Content, Smart Convergence and Smart Play provides the most advanced Smart TV experience.

“Samsung aims to revolutionize the concept of home entertainment with beautifully designed TVs to meet the changing needs of our consumers, depending on their budget and lifestyle. While we are introducing the best picture quality ever with Quantum Dot technology in our new SUHD range, we are also introducing meaningful innovations in our Smart and Joy Beat ranges. With these offerings, we aim to further consolidate our position as the market leader across segments,” Samsung India VP consumer electronics Rajeev Bhutani said.

11 Innovations in the 2016 TV range include:

Innovation 1: Quantum Dot Colour 

The new SUHD range offers the most true-to-life picture quality, with stunning brightness, exceptional contrast and the most lifelike colours ever offered by Samsung, the company said.

Powered with Quantum Dot Display, the new technology offers 64 times more colour shades than a conventional UHD TV and can express up to 1 billion colours in detail.

Innovation 2: HDR 1000  

This year, all of Samsung’s SUHD TVs will feature the ability to provide a premium high dynamic range (HDR) experience, with 1,000 nit brightness for a higher level of contrast between light and dark images. Viewers can experience the brightest pictures with the finest details.

Innovation 3: Bezel-less Curved Design

Samsung has designed the world’s first bezel-less Curved TV. With no bezel that normally functions as the border, viewers can experience surround view and an enhanced feeling of depth for an elevated viewing experience.

Innovation 4: Single Access with Customizable UI

The new interface represents a shift away from multiple content sources and devices, to one integrated content and services platform. Consumers will now be able to switch seamlessly between OTT content, live TV as well as other connected devices including video game consoles, Blu-ray player and set-top-boxes.

Also, with the new Smart Hub interface, apps and content tiles can be customised to individual preferences, making it faster to navigate from app to app. Users can easily re-arrange apps the way they want them making it easier and faster to navigate between most used apps.

Innovation 5: Auto Device Detection and One Remote

The new Samsung Smart TV eliminates the need to juggle multiple remote controls and it will automatically recognize the type of Home theatre system, game console or set-top box connected to the TV. This allows users to control all of the detected external devices with the Smart Control Remote – with no set up required.

Innovation 6: Convergence across platforms

With the new range of Smart TVs, users can seamlessly share their favourite content instantly on the big screen. The upgraded Smart View app offers convergence across platforms and is available on Galaxy, Android and iOS devices as well as Window PCs, allowing users to share photos, video and music with family and friends. Also multiple users can simultaneously connect all their phones and share photos or videos making their experience more interactive and fun.

Innovation 7: 2 Way Bluetooth Audio Streaming

The new range of Smart TV gives you an option to pair your smartphone via Bluetooth and play your favourite songs saved on your phone from the TV even while the TV is on standby mode. Also, users can wirelessly pair their TV with their Home Theatre and Bluetooth Speaker and carry the TV audio with them to any other part of the home.

Innovation 8: Cric-o-mania Application

With the Cric-o-mania application made by Samsung Research Institute Delhi, users can get update of their favourite live cricket match even when they are watching another channel. With the live ticker that can be seen across channels, viewers can be updated with every run. Users can also choose their cheer buddy who will cheer for their favourite cricket team. The application has been developed especially for Indian consumers and their love for the game of cricket.

Innovation 9: Smart View App with touch pad remote

The new Touchpad remote control is an innovation built into the Smart View app that gives users an intuitive experience with the ease of a touchpad. You use your Smartphone as the remote and seamlessly scroll through your favourite content.

Innovation 10: Virus Free TV with Extendable Memory

With the extendable memory feature, users can download a number of Games and Apps from the Samsung Apps Store and save them to an external storage device (USB/HDD) to later play them offline at their own convenience. The TV also comes with an in-built Smart Security feature, which protects the TV against any harmful virus.

Innovation 11 – Integrated Sound Station

The Joy Beat series features a revolutionary new retro chic design that has front firing speakers coupled with tweeters that deliver loud, crisp sound for the best bass and sound quality.

SUHD TV with Quantum dot display: The world’s most lifelike picture

Samsung’s new range of SUHD TV’s with Quantum Dot colour and HDR 1000 offers the purest colour and the most striking brightness in the market today. A breath-taking bezel-less curved design, coupled with Samsung Smart TV experience, makes it stand apart for other premium TVs in the market, the company said.

The SUHD range will be available in the sizes of 123 cm (49 inch) to 223 cm (88 inch).

Prices range from Rs 179,900 to 2,399,900 (MRP).

Smart TVs: TV was never this Smart

The new range of Smart TVs from Samsung with a host of innovations in areas of Smart Interface, Smart Content, Smart Convergence and Smart play provides the most advanced Smart TV experience.

Samsung’s Smart TV range will be available in 80 cm (32 inch) to 223 cm (88 inch).

Prices range from Rs 34,500 to Rs 703,900 (MRP).

Joy Beat TV: India’s own Music TV

Joy Beat series features a revolutionary new retro chic design that has front firing speakers coupled with tweeters that deliver loud, crisp sound for the best bass and sound quality.

Joy Beat range will be available in 80 cm (32 inch) to 123 cm (49 inch).

Prices range from Rs 27,900 to Rs 69,500 (MRP).