AKAI India has expanded its consumer electronics product portfolio with the launch of Amazon Fire TV Edition smart TVs. Available in 43 inch Full HD Smart LED, the new TV will be available for customers at an introductory price of ₹ 23,999 with attractive cashback, starting November 26, 2020, on Amazon.in. AKAI will soon add to the range with the economic 32” Full HD TV for ₹ 14,999, and 4K Ultra HD 50” & 55” variants. These smart TVs with trusted Japanese technology are powered by Amazon Fire OS and comes with the popular and loved Fire TV experience built-in, enabling customers to easily discover and browse their favourite content from popular OTT apps like Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Netflix, YouTube and more. These TVs also include the Alexa Voice Remote, enabling users to launch apps, search for favourite movies and TV shows, play music, control smart home devices, access thousands of Alexa Skills, and more just through voice.
The all-new AKAI Fire TV Edition smart TVs will also feature the newly launched Live TV functionality on Fire TV, enabling users to find, browse and access Live content from popular OTT apps like SonyLIV, Voot, Discovery+, and NextG TV which will collectively give customers access to channels including Sony SAB HD, Colors HD, Nick HD+, DD National, News18 India, MTV Beats HD, Discovery and more. Customers can also access the integrated channel guide for these subscribed apps through the ‘Guide’ button on their Fire TV Edition TV remote.
The new range of AKAI Fire TV Edition smart TVs come with Full HD (1920×1080) resolution, 60 Hertz Refresh Rate, a 178* wide viewing angle, and an ultra-bright screen for flawless picture quality even in bright rooms, along with Durable A+ Grade DLED panel for a premium viewing experience. The remote is Alexa enabled, ensuring a single remote to easily browse content, switch inputs, and more.
Offering a powerful and immersive sound experience, the Akai Smart TV range has inbuilt 20 Watts powerful speakers with Dolby Audio and DTS Tru Surround for remarkable sound quality. The Akai Amazon Fire TV Edition TV range is powered by the best-in-class quad-core processor for high speed, superior performance, and stunning details. It includes 3 HDMI ports to connect a set-top box, Blu-ray speakers and a gaming console, 1 USB port to connect hard drives or other USB devices, and an IR Port to control connected devices like DVD / STB Players.
Commenting on the launch, Anurag Sharma, Director, AKAI India said, “It gives us immense pleasure to bring in a brand new range of Akai TVs with built-in Fire TV experience this festive season. The Amazon Fire TV experience in these smart TVs is going to change the way Indian consumers have experienced OTT entertainment till now. Seamless, blazing-fast, and at the touch of a button, our new range promises to deliver entertainment like never before. AKAI brand is a symbol of trust and quality with over 90 years of technical expertise and we constantly push our boundaries to bring in innovations and cutting-edge technology for our customers in India. Akai India also is a strong believer of Make In India policy by Indian government pushing the Indian industries ahead as part of economic growth”
“We are excited to expand our Fire TV Edition TV range and bring more choice to customers,” said Parag Gupta, Head of Amazon Devices, India. “The Fire Edition smart TVs by AKAI deliver excellent picture and sound quality and offer your favourite movies and TV shows, all in one place. The Fire TV experience is designed to give customers access to an ever-growing selection from a vast catalog of movies and TV shows from Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Netflix, Zee5, Sony LIV, and more. With the Alexa Voice Remote, customers have a full range of capabilities on their fingertips- from easily launching their favourite shows to even setting the right lighting for the movie marathon through smart home control. . We can’t wait to hear what our customers have to say about this excellent TV available at an affordable price point.”
To get the most of their Fire TV experience, customers will also be able to pair Amazon Echo smart speakers with the Akai Fire TV Edition Smart TVs and enjoy hands-free voice control. All Android & iOS users can effortlessly connect Akai Fire TV Edition Smart TV to their phones and operate it as a remote control that supports a directional pad with haptic feedback, typing feature on the keyboard to search content, browse & switch apps and use voice to control their TV along with choosing a native language with Hindi localization.