From the black-and-white television sets decades ago to the colored ones today, from regular screen TVs to LCD and LED TVs, visual technology developments has leaped in bounds, all to the betterment of the end consumer.
And the latest trend today is the Smart TV – of which one specific UHD type is the Android TV. More focused on the internal functions and what your TV can do, the Androiid TV is projected to be the next big thing in the television industry.
Much like our modern day smartphones where we can do a lot of things like surfing the internet, playing games, and utilising other other applications aside from calling and sending SMS, Android TVs enable what seems to be an ordinary-looking TV into pretty much like your smartphone.
To put it simply, it’s like literally having your smartphone “inside” your television sets.
Skyworth x Toshiba: Next Generation Home Viewing with Android TV Series
To strengthen its position, LCD and LED TVs manufacturer Skyworth Digital Holdings Limited (Skyworth) has teamed up with Japanese consumer electronics firm Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba) to address the demand of Smart TVs in the marketspace with their line of UHD smart TVs – the Android TV series.
The two companies are looking to give every Filipino a next generation home viewing experience.
“Many of our fondest memories come from time spent with family in the sala, watching our favorite TV shows and movies. With smart TVs like the Android TV series, Filipinos have a whole world of entertainment options right at home. And these can now be enjoyed with 4K resolution and top notch sound, at excellent prices,” says Skyworth Philippines General Manager Martin Han.
The Android TV Series: UHD & More
The Skyworth Android TV Series is equipped with features geared towards elevating the home viewing experience. With 4K Ultra HD resolution at 3,840 x 2,160 pixels, it offers four times the resolution of a full HD television.
Moreover, its IPS LED Display technology provides a viewing angle of 178 degrees and faster response times than conventional monitors. MPEG Noise Reduction and Digital Noise Reduction (DNR) further improve picture quality.
Additionally, a Dolby + DTS sound bar elegantly located below the screen provides cinema-like sound quality to further enhance the home viewing experience.
Coming in 50”, 55” and 65” display models, the Android TV series is a perfect addition to any home with its sleek design combined with modern functionality.
For tech savvy users, the Android TV Series comes with Android 6.0.1 (Android Marshmallow) pre-installed, granting access to the full suite of Android entertainment and thousands of apps via the Google Play Store. Users can further stream content to their TVs effortlessly via Netflix, Youtube, and Spotify.
Skyworth Voice Command: Just Say What You Want
The Android TV Series set itself apart with a special feature – Voice Command as powered by Google.
With just a push of a button, content is easily accessed by speaking into the remote mic. The Voice Command is great for opening apps such as games, music and applications , searching for movies, changing input/s, and instant Wikipedia. Even more impressive is Voice Command can recognize 88 different languages (including Filipino). So push a button, and “just say what you want”.
The Skyworth and Toshiba Android TV Series Smart UHD TV is made for gamers too. Users can dive into single-player, multi-player, online or offline games. Whether casually or serious, Android TV offers new ways to play directly on the TV with the use of a special controller.
The Android TV series also seamlessly integrates with other devices. With standard Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, users can use their mobile phones to control their television sets the Android TV Controller app, control all application that are compatible with Google Cast (Google Home), and send or share photo ,music, video from your device to your TV (All Cast).
And with Chromecast built-in, Android TV series allows viewers stream media from their phone, tablet, or laptop straight to their Skyworth and Toshiba TVs, giving them full control of their viewing experience.