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TCL begins a New Era of TV leadership in India with its 2016 UHD&FHD product line and TCL562 mobile phone

July 27th,2016

     Editor’s Summary:

      TCL Sets its foot in the Indian market launches Range of Spectacular Televisions and strengthens its Mobile Phones portfolio exclusively with 

     TCL launches The 48” P1 series (121cm) Curved Full HD Smart TV with a sleek design

     TCL introduces D2900: 32” & 40” Full HD Digital Television with 2 USB and HDMI ports for better connectivity, and superior audio output

     TCL 43” P1 series comes with Full Ultra HD Flat Android Smart TV that decreases distortion and gives you a wider field of view to life

     The TCL562 is a smartphone powerhouse possessing a combination of great display and strong camera features - 13MP AF camera, 84.4 degree wide view angle with front flash 5 Mega Pixel front camera 3+32 Memory and Fingerprint sensor, powered for fun - 5.5” of HD visuals driven smoothly by octa-core Helio P10 Chipset processor and 3 GB RAM; 2960mAh battery delivers ample power

     Bengaluru, INDIA (July 28, 2016): The world's third-largest TV maker, TCL announced its new range of Ultra HD and Full HD TV series which are available in the Indian market starting to sell on a week. TCL, a global leading consumer electronics brand, also launched its internationally acclaimed 562 smartphone with diamond cut design, a sleek 5.5’’-inch full HD IPS screen and a slew of great features with curved design in India. TCL will offer its range of Five Televisions & two Smartphones portfolio of products in India starting first week of August, booking starts from 28th of July.

     Founded in 1981, TCL Corporation, a global corporate group focused on the production of smart products and the provision of online application services, with a wide range of businesses including Televisions, mobile phone, refrigerators, washing machines, air-conditioners and LCD panels etc. TCL Corporation has a global presence in more than 160 countries across the world.

     TCL stands for “The Creative Life”, a slogan that represents its aspirations of building one of world’s most innovative and trusted enterprises. The brand strengthens its footprint in the Asian region with its presence in the Indian market through this high decibel launch. TCL enjoys a brand value of US$ 10.9 billion, ranked seventh among China’s Top 100 Brands in 2015. Backed by strong Research and Development teams, TCL is hopeful of carrying forward the same genesis of an innovative brand in India. TCL Corporation has 23 R&D centers with over 7,000 researchers and experts. By the end of 2015, TCL Corporation has accumulated 18,813 patent applications, 12,024 of them are invention patent applications. TCL ranked 4th among all Chinese enterprises in terms of accumulated patents applications and ranked 3rd in invention patent applications.

     Announcing the launch of these devices in India, Mr. Nicolas Zibell, Vice President of TCL Corporation said, “At TCL we are conscious of the world getting faster and demanding more from life in every way. Users dependence on technology is growing and so we want to make their lives simpler and enriching. Therefore our products appeal to the elegant, beauty conscious and highly social user and are more suited to the youth who demands to remain connected round the clock. The TCL 562 is a smartphone suited to helps users to multi-task between work and entertainment.”

     Speaking at the Launch event Mr. Bobbie Zhang, General Manager of Strategic Markets Sales Center, commented "Our new UHD and FHD TV series represent our singular focus on innovation that matters most to consumers, by providing the very best picture quality for the home entertainment experience. We highly value the Indian market and expect to bring our premium products and services to the Indian consumers. In order to guarantee the best product quality, TCL will export complete TV sets to India even though it means higher cost compared with local assembly.”

     Talking on its association, Mr. Noor Patel, Director Category Management, Amazon India said, “TCL is globally known for its performance and smart computing systems, they have entered into the Indian smartphone market and we are happy to partner with them in this journey. At, we are constantly on the lookout for offering our customers great value buys and TCL devices are a valuable addition to our consumer electronic category. Additionally, Consumers are rapidly upgrading their living rooms to smart TV, and TCL Pictures Home Entertainment’s new ULTRA streaming service will provide a premium viewing experience to satisfy growing demand for HD movies and television shows.”

      Commenting on the launch, Mr. Praveen Valecha, Regional Director – TCL India, said, “Our entry into the smartphones and television category in India is a strategic move that reinforces our commitment to lead technology and innovation. The number of consumers adopting smarter, wireless technology in the country is on the rise and we anticipate a huge increase in smartphone users.”

      TCL Range of Television’s :

     Comprises of P1(Ultra HD),D2900& P1 (HD) across select Sizes

     TCL D2900 series - Experience the Creative Life

     This LED TV lines, which are unveiled today in Bangalore, includes two models in 40-inch and 32-inch screen sizes. All the models include a powerful quad-core processor and feature LED quality with more than 8 million pixels, 1080p HDMI video format, which means increased clarity and picture detail. The 32’(81cm), LED Television from TCL, provides you with the best in picture quality and sound, fitted with 2 USB and HDMI ports for better connectivity, and superior audio output, it’s time to experience The Creative Life. The best of visual experiences is just a touch away with the L32. Packed with features like the Motion Compensation, which predicts frames, Dynamic Noise Reduction, and 3D Adaptive Deinterlacing, which blends frames to ensure smooth and distortion free visuals, we offer you nothing short of extraordinary.

     The Dolby surround sound with integrated speakers guarantee high quality audio output with the Dolby decoder and smart volume, which eliminates unwanted spikes in audio to you give a richer and more captivating audio experience. Additionally, Sports mode heightens your visual experience and lets you enjoy the intensity of sports and action programs.

     TCL P1 series (Full HD) - The envy of all designs

     The 48’ (121cm) Curved Full HD Smart TV comes with a sleek and neat design, will forever change your visual experience, with over 8 million pixels enjoy more accurate and detailed visuals. Designed to be the envy of many, the segmented body looks slim and light, with an overall thickness of 69.6mm, the thinnest part is only 12mm. The latest generation of TCL’s LED backlight creates a milestone in LED backlight technology with a dramatic enhancement of color gamut and dynamic contrast ratio, the picture has never been as realistic.

     The newly launched TV is Smart because it’s easier, faster, and a more intelligent way to surf content on a single device or across multiple devices. TCL’s Curved C48 Smart TV contains upgraded functions like screen mirroring, built-in-Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi direct, App Store and much more designed with rich content to completely suit your lifestyle.

     The TCL nScreen application lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a remote control. It’s simple: just connect your Smart TV to your smartphone or tablet by Wi-Fi and you’ll be able to share photos and videos to view on the superior TCL C48 screen. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the stadium with optimized images and sounds which allows you to enjoy the feeling of personally being at the sports stadium from the comfort of your living room.

     The Dolby Digital Plus delivers an immersive 5.1 surround sound with the Dolby Decoder which optimizes the sound quality. The Smart Volume feature automatically adjusts the program volumes thus eliminating unwanted and sudden spikes in the audio output for a richer sound experience.

     Users can discover a world of applications with the App store 3.3 which provides a range of applications from video-on-demand, to social, gaming, and music. Users can also record and play back the programs whenever they want. So, Never worry about missing your favourite show again with the PVR Record and Playback which records the program to the USB.

     TCL P1 series (Ultra HD) - Art-of-design, Smart function and connectivity

     The 43’ flat Ultra HD smart TCL P1 TV series offer unparalleled picture quality reproduce in stunning details all shades of light, natural colours for a trull immersive viewing experience, via 3,840 x 2,160 pixels (4 x the no. of pixels on Full HD TVs). Mstar 64bit 120Hz MEMC Chip is one of the best MEMC chips in the world. Enhanced with TCL’s proprietary software algorithm, users can experience every details when viewing fast-moving, action-packed content for e.g. Sports.

     The optimisation images and sounds allow consumers to enjoy the feeling of personality being at the sports events. With Auto feature, users can zoom into details and replay the action. he latest generation of TCL’s LED backlight creates a milestone in LED backlight technology - White LED backlight to dramatically enhance colour gamut and dynamic contrast ratio. Natural light engine implants ‘Full Intellectual Healthy Environment Lock-in Technology’, which further improves the accuracy of backlight adjustment and reduces the stimulation and harm to the users’ eyes by LCD backlight. Users can enjoy wonderful images without visual fatigue. There is integrated Bluetooth solution for independent home audio. Through the Bluetooth connection users can control TV speakers independently. The Dolby Digital technology delivers an immersive 5.1 surround sound with the Dolby Decoder which optimizes the sound quality.

     TCL has patented DDAS Dynamic Sound Valley technology which is made up of 5 independent and seven audio-science technologies, covers three decisive parts - the television audio circuit, sound structure and speakers. The smart TV delivers a truly integrated professional audio system.

     The Smart Volume feature automatically adjust programming volume thus eliminating sudden sound fluctuations typically experienced when switching channels or television commercials air. It has also Bass Enhancement Technology helps users to experience high fidelity audio quality. These TVs are smart because it’s easier, faster, and a more intelligent way to surf content on a single device or across multiple devices.

     Sports Mode - The optimization of images and sounds allows consumers to enjoy the feeling being at the sports events. With Auto feature, they can zoom into details and replay the action (PVR when Watching Digital TV signal).

     nScreen - Users can simply view their photos, videos and music from their Smart phone, PC, Hard Drives and other devices they can connect to their wireless home network directly to the TCL Smart TV. The TV starts in only 4sec, making it a super-fast experience than ever! TCL App store provides users a wide comprehensive range of applications from video-on-demand, social, gaming, music, and photo sharing that enables interaction between TV and mobile sets. Connect the USB storage device on TV, and click the PVR-start to record the live video. You can’t miss your favorite programs, games or movies.

     TCL Mobile Phone Range:

     Comprises of CL 560 &TCL562 TCL 562 –design to impress

     Powered by the Octa Core (4X1.8GHz + 4X1.0GHz) Helio P10 MT6755M Chipset processor the 5.5-inch TCL 562 Android 6.0 handset (measuring 152 x 77 x 7.99mm) is ideal for those looking to create, share and enjoy digital content on the go, enabled by 3GB RAM and a standard 32GB of internal memory. It packs a 2960 mAh battery ensuring lasting performance from every charge. A full HD Zero Distortion screen with IPS technology extends to house the 5MP wide view angle front lens as well as the 13MP AF camera with LED dual tone flash and 0.3 ultra-fast focus rear camera. Connectivity comes through its Cat4 LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, and Bluetooth 4.2 with LE connectivity.

     The Android handset features a Full HD IPS screen to ensure bright rendering of color. Photo enhancements presented by Gourmet Mode for food photographers automatically adjusts color temperature and style for pictures of dishes; Touch to capture for focusing and capturing photos with just one touch; Smile Shutter to capture smiles as they happen and much more. Also featuring the TCL 562 UI, the handset is designed for anyone looking to explore the real benefits of carrying a camera with them wherever they go.

     The TCL 562 expresses the great sense of ease and convenience by its slim and slight design. Covering by various curved elements with the slender body design, TCL 562 is comfortable in-hand fit. With hairline-brush rear, the 562 is not only attractive, but durable. The curved metallic diamond cut design frame is sleek, modern, and visually compelling for making the smartphone looks thinner and lighter. Its fingerprint authentication feature detects unique patterns and ridges to match against stored data to unlock the phone.

     Innovations such as HI-FI Sound™ gives high-quality audio performance for music and movies. Phone fans will appreciate exposure control which allows adjustment of exposure and focus independently to get clear and bright shots, that ensures selfies are always presented in the best lighting conditions.

     TCL 560 –Express urself

     Revolutionary Display, With a stylish hardware and design, the smartphone offers an unmatched selfie at 84.4degre angle. The 5.5 inch HD screen is made from Full Lamination technology that enhances the clarity of the screen, makes the entire viewing experience richer.

     Idea Free Data offer on TCL 560 & 562 : Customers having a valid Idea SIM with data connection are eligible for 1GB of data per month for 3 months in their respective circle dependent on what band idea has license in, subject to T&C.