Posted Fri May 19, 2017 at 06:30 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
The upcoming Ultra HD TV lineup uses the Fire TV platform with Alexa.
Element Electronics has announced pricing and availability for its new Amazon Fire TV Edition 4K displays. The collection will include 43-inch ($449), 50-inch ($549), 55-inch ($649), and 65-inch ($899) models.
The TVs all feature 4K Ultra HD direct-lit LED panels, along with integrated support for Amazon's Fire TV platform, offering access to more than 15,000 channels, apps and Alexa skills. Likewise, the displays also include a Voice Remote with Amazon Alexa, allowing users to control playback, apps, and other functions through voice commands. With that said, the TVs do not include advanced picture quality features like HDR, Dolby Vision, or local dimming.
Here's a full rundown of specs per the press release:
"This new line of smart TVs featuring Amazon's Fire TV experience extend the voice-control revolution starting in the home. With the Voice Remote with Alexa, customers can not only change channels, launch apps, and search or switch inputs with simple voice commands, but they can also ask Alexa to read and display sports scores, dim the living room lights, see Yelp restaurant reviews, and even order a Domino's pizza," said Sung Choi, vice president of marketing, Element Electronics. "This TV represents the ultimate connected TV experience, coupled with an innovative voice service that will forever change the way we interact with home devices."
Pre-orders for the new Element Electronics Amazon Fire TV Edition lineup are now live. Initial shipments are expected to go out by June 14.
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