TCL has announced that it’s bringing dual new Android TVs to a UK in a EC788 and EP658, both of that support Freeview Play
TCL are same to Hisense and Toshiba in that they work some-more in a value area of a TV market, with a EC788 and EP658 charity an array of facilities but incurring a outrageous outlay.
Starting with a EC78, that launched in Europe final year. It uses a company’s 4K HDR PRO engine to support on delivering pattern quality, with support for Wide Colour Gamut, Dolby Vision HDR and HDR10+. The pattern is what TCL refers to as a Ultra Slim Metal pattern (thin bezel with a executive stand), that should assistance it disappear into many rooms.
Support for Android TV means Google Assistant is built-in and that offers entrance to harmony to other Google inclination including a Home Mini, Nest products and Android mobile phones. You can also use these inclination for a grade of control over a TV itself.
The EC78 Series also has a front-firing sound complement grown by Onkyo that’s stowed divided during a bottom. The TV can pass-through Dolby Atmos signals, too.
The other Android TV announced was a EP65. It’s cheaper than a EC78 and is accessible in some-more sizes from 43- to 65-inch models.
Shipping with a EP65 is TCL’s Smart HDR, that is means to ascent SDR (Standard Dynamic Range) images into a some-more colourful, HDR-like experience.
The sound complement sees Atmos make approach for Dolby Audio. As it too is an Android OS TV, there’s built-in support for Google Home and Assistant. Both ranges also ‘Work with Alexa’, that means we can work a TV by a connected Echo device. Freeview Play functionality offers entrance to 70 channels, including 15 in HD as good as bundling in on-demand players such as iPlayer.
The EC78 Series is accessible in 55-inch (£549) and 65-inch (£749) sizes. The EP65 comes in 43-inch (£329), 50-inch (£379), 55-inch (£479) and 65-inch (£599). You can find them on TCL’s UK website, Amazon UK and AO, as good as other retailers.
They’re not a usually TVs TCL are rising in a UK. Additional QLED Android models are entrance in May 2020.