Vu has added another TV series to their portfolio in the form of the new Google Android TV at an event in Bangalore today. It is the first Google-licensed TV in India to be running on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and while we don’t have a timeline, Vu has confirmed it will also be upgradable to the next version.
Sporting a Piano Black design, the TV houses an A+ Grade IPS Panel with 4K upscaling and 450nits brightness. Additionally, it has a high bright mode, pixel mapping, MPEG noise reduction and smooth motion control. The built-in soundbar (10W+10W) supports DTS TruSurround and Dolby Digital audio playback. Powering the Smart TV is a quad-core processor, 16GB internal storage and 2.5GB RAM. There are 3x HDMI and 2x USB ports for wired connectivity.
The TV bundles two remotes, a regular infrared one and a Bluetooth one, which is voice-enabled allowing for complete voice navigation with the voice search feature working even within apps. It is pre-loaded with cast support, Hotstar, Netflix and YouTube as well as full access to Google Play ecosystem.
The TV series is available in 3 sizes: 43-, 49- and 55-inches and are priced at Rs. 36,999, Rs. 46,999 and Rs. 55,999 respectively.