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Five smart TVs that every binge-watcher must have

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published : Sep 14, 2018, 2:47 pm IST
Updated : Sep 14, 2018, 2:47 pm IST

Televisions have become tremendously smarter, and now come with a plethora of advance features.

Voice recognition, flawless screen resolutions and internet access are a few features smart TVs today offer.
 Voice recognition, flawless screen resolutions and internet access are a few features smart TVs today offer.

There has been an enormous disruption in television technology in recent years. Televisions have become tremendously smarter, and now come with features such as voice recognition, flawless screen resolutions, internet access, and app support to always keep you high on entertainment.

However, smart TVs don't come cheap, and there are several options available in India in Budget.

Xiaomi Mi TV 4

Touted to be the thinnest in the world, the Indian version of the Mi TV 4 has a massive 55-inch display with almost negligible frame and a thickness of 4.99mm at its thinnest point, and 48mm at its thickest. With the form factor, the smart TV is slimmer than most smartphones out there and offers up to 4K resolution and HDR at the price of Rs 39,999.

The TV comes with a 60Hz panel that offers a viewing angle of 178-degrees and has a response time of 8ms. Being a smart TV, it also packs specs to power it through the apps you throw at it – a 64-bit quad-core Amlogic Cortex-A53 SoC clocked up to 1.8GHz, Mali-T830 GPU, 2GB of RAM and 8GB of storage.

CloudWalker-Cloud TV X2

Cloud TV X2 is India’s first 4K Ready full HD Smart TV on Android 7.0 Nougat. Powered by Android 7.0 Nougat OS with Quad-core ARM cortex processor, 1GB RAM and 8 GB ROM, the TV delivers a quick interface during operations, enabling faster performance during multi-tasking and a responsive user-interface. Furthermore, the TV will extend a Made-In-India Content Discovery Engine that is intelligent enough to automatically curate thousands of hours of trending digital content & apps on TV. CloudWalker 40-inch 4K Ready 40SFX2 full HD Smart LED TV is available at  Rs 24,999.

Vu ActiVoice 4K Android TV 4

The 4K UHD TV comes with an A+ Grade IPS panel with 3840x2160 pixel resolution and a refresh rate of 60Hz. It is powered by a quad-core processor coupled with 2.5GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The display also supports dynamic contrast, high bright mode, smooth motion control and wide viewing angle among other features.

Vu's Smart TV runs official Android 7.0 Smart OS which comes with Google Play Store, Google Eco-System, Google Movies, Music and also supports Google Chromecast allowing you to cast movies and shows from your Android, iOS, Mac, Windows or Chromebook to the TV.  The 40 inch Tv is available at Rs 35,870.

Sony Bravia Full HD smart TV

The 40-inch TV comes with a 1080p panel with a refresh rate of 200Hz. The TV also comes with two speakers along with a built-in subwoofer. There are a number of connectivity options available on the smart TV and it also comes with support for apps such as Youtube, Youtube Kids, Big Flix, Sony Liv, 500 px, Opera TV Store, internet browser, Photo Sharing Plus, Photo Frame, FM Radio.
The device is available at Rs 39,999 on Flipkart.

LG full-HD LED smart TV

LG 43LH576T smart TV has 43-inches full-HD LED screen. This TV comes with Clear Voice III technology which can separate ambient background tones from speech. This ensures that you hear the dialogues clearly. You can watch your favorite shows on Netflix and YouTube on this smart TV. The device is available at Rs. 35,999.

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