TCL Introduces 1st TVs With Amazon Fire
TCL have announced its first television models with built-in Amazon Fire TV, their QLED Q and Smart S TVs. Currently, it’s unknown if the TVs will be launched in Australia.
The Fire TVs allow consumers to stream over 200,000 free movies and TV episodes, cable and satellite content via HDMI, video games, Amazon Luna, live TV, and more.
These models also include a Voice Remote with Alexa allowing customers to launch apps, switch inputs, search content, manage settings, play music, and control smart home devices, with voice commands.
They also feature picture performance upgrades including OLED, Alexa, and easy access to content and smart home functions.
The new Q6 with Fire TV combines 4K Ultra HD resolution with QLED Quantum Dot Technology and UltraWide Colour Gamut. High Brightness Direct LED Backlight provides brighter images for all programming, and HDR PRO+ allows for enhanced contrast, accurate colours, and fine details using all advanced HDR formats, including Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG, and HDR10+.
It’s housed inside a FullView metal bezel-less design, featuring a premium audio and surround sound experience via Dolby Atmos, Motion Rate 120 for clarity, and Auto Game Mode (ALLM) for the automatic enabling of game mode with the lowest possible input lag.
The TV is currently available in the US in a 55 inch model ($449.99 USD), a 65 inch model (599.99 USD), and a 75 inch model $799.99 USD). Australian pricing and availability has yet to be announced.
The TCL S Class with Fire TV comes with displays up to 75 inches, and features premium picture performance technologies, providing a smart entertainment experience, housed inside a FullView metal bezel-less design.
The S4 delivers enhanced contrast, accurate colours, and fine details using advanced HDR formats including Dolby Vision HDR, HDR10, and HLG. It also provides surround sound with Dolby Atmos.
Featuring Fire TV, the S4 and S3 offer detail and clarity with Direct LED Backlight, and Dynamic Contrast, as well as Bluetooth personal audio for headphone connections, high-speed HDMI inputs, AirPlay 2 compatibility, Dual-Band 802.11ac WiFi, and USB inputs.
The S4 with Fire TV is 4K UHD, and is currently available in the US in a 43 inch model ($249.99 USD), a 50 inch model (299.99 USD), a 55 inch model ($319.99 USD), a 65 inch model ($449.99 USD), and a 75 inch model ($649.99 USD). Australian pricing and availability has yet to be announced.
The S3 with Fire TV is 1080p FHD and is currently available in the US in a 32 inch model ($169.99 USD) and a 40 inch model ($199.99 USD). Australian pricing and availability has yet to be announced.
Senior Vice President at TCL, Chris Hamdorf said “We are thrilled to grow our home theater portfolio with another popular OS in the North American market. TCL televisions featuring Fire TV continue our winning formula of high-performance display technologies paired with smart platforms. As a top U.S. TV brand, TCL is dedicated to innovation and of course, our users. Consumers desire more options and access to premium entertainment, so TCL is meeting their needs with our expanded television assortment.”
Vice President of Alexa and Entertainment Devices & Services, Daniel Rausch said “We’re excited to expand the global reach of our Fire TV smart TV business by offering our first TCL lineup in the United States with the launch of the TCL Q and S Class with Fire TV built in. TCL and Fire TV share the same vision of delivering smart TV models with the best in hardware and software design, and we know our U.S. customers will enjoy Fire TV’s intuitive, content-forward experience combined with the power of Alexa.”