Kodak TV India has expanded its portfolio with the launch of seven new TV variants under its XPRO and CA series. The company is promoting the TVs as the biggest launched line-up ever. Alongside the launch of the new budget segment TVs, the company has also revealed plans to manufacture in India. Kodak announced that they will be investing Rs. 500 crore in a manufacturing plant which is going to be located in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh. According to the announcement, this is going to be a fully automated TV manufacturing plant which will also include a fully stacked R&D center.
All the newly launched Android TVs run on Android 9 and come with Google Assistant feature which will allow users to operate the TV with their voice command. The Android TVs in XPRO variants are powered by ARM Cortex-A53 quad-core processor. On the connectivity part, the TVs offer USB 2.0, HDMI ARC/CEC, and Bluetooth version 4.1.
“We are proud to be recognized as Google’s official partner for Android TVs, which have enhanced customer experience. These new variants are an outcome of investments that we made in technology research within India. With the 75-inch CA series model, we will be a tough competitor in the premium affordable Smart TV segment,” said Avneet Singh Marwah, Director, and CEO, Super Plastronics Pvt Ltd, exclusive Kodak Brand Licensee in India.
The newly launched TVs come equipped with a sound output of 24 W speakers. As far as designs are concerned, both the series sports minimum bezel design which enhances the viewing experience of the TVs. Besides the company has integrated dedicated hotkeys on the remote control which includes Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube, Google Play Store, and more.
The announcement also claimed that the 75-inch CA series are equipped with Dolby Vision, 30 W speakers, and display panel with 500 nits brightness.
“Content consumption patterns have changed due to COVID-19 and Kodak 7XPRO is a certified Google Android TV that optimizes data usage across 5,00,000 movies, shows, games, and music available on the Google Play Store,” Avneet added.
Kodak XPRO and CA Series Pricing
- 32-inch HD 7X PRO — Rs. 10,999
- 40-inch FHD 7X PRO — Rs. 16,499
- 43-inch FHD 7X PRO — Rs. 18,999
- 43-inch 4K 7X PRO — Rs. 21,999
- 50-inch 4K 7X PRO — Rs. 25,999
- 55-inch 4K 7X PRO — Rs. 29,999
- 75-inch 4K CA Series — Rs. 99,999
The newly launched Kodak Android TVs will be up for grabs via e-commerce sites Flipkart and Amazon India from August 6, 2020.