Vu Technologies launches Vu Android TV

  • Vu Technologies launches Vu Android TV

Vu Technologies launches Vu Android TV

The TV's support Dual Band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and have 3 x HDMI, 2 x USB, Ethernet Port for increased connectivity. Vu Android 4K UHD is available in 43, 49 and 55 inches screen size option. There's a support for 88 languages as well as ActiVoice voice-enabled remote control.

For those who don't know, Android TV was launched nearly fours years back by Google as an intuitive OS for large screens.

While one would naturally assume that the new Vu 4K UHD TVs come as a direct competition to Xiaomi's Mi TV 4, Vu says it is largely targeting high-end brands like Sony and Sharp whose Smart 4K UHD TVs typically cross the Rs 1 lakh mark.

Moving to the display itself, it has a matte finish and the company has used an A+ grade IPS panel. Price in India The Vu Android 4K UHD LED TVs comes with a starting price tag of Rs 36,999, while the Mi LED Smart TV 4 is priced at Rs 39,999.

It unlocks official access to the Google Play Store, YouTube, Google Games and the complete Google ecosystem. The television will be offered in three different sizes: 43-inch, 49-inch and 55-inch. Vu ActiVoice lineup of TVs are impressive, however, they fall short of Xiaomi's PatchWall interface, but scores on full-fledged Android support. The TV also has an inbuilt Dolby sound bar for great sound.

Operating system: Vu Android 4K UHD LED TV vs Xiaomi Mi LED Smart TV 4 The Smart TV from Vu runs Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and the company has also announced that the device will receive Android 8.0 Oreo update by the second half of the year. In addition to the company's partnership with Google, Vu has also partnered with leading Video on demand service providers like Netflix, Hotstar, and ALTBalaji, to provide certified VOD apps thus allowing users to access unlimited and latest content in an authorised manner.

Vu has touted these televisions to come with a clean bloat-free Android experience which will come with chromecast feature. Our R&D team has developed a voice activated feature for this TV because we found that customers sometimes find it painful to type and search on the remote.

As we mentioned, all three Vu Android TV series models - 55-inch (55SU138), 49-inch (49SU131), and 43-inch (43SU128) - sport similar specifications, expect for panel size.

The Mi TV 4A series was launched in China in March past year. Both will be available for purchase on Flipkart and Xiaomi's own e-store Mi.com at 12 pm.