Thomson presents the first Thomson Ultra HD 4K LED TV at IFA 2013: Available in stores as early as October 2013

04 – 11 SEPTEMBER 2013

Berlin 4th Sept 2013: Committed to providing EU consumers with quality products featuring the latest technology thanks to its manufacturing expertise, vertically integrated supply chain, and state of the art China star 8.5 generation panel factory in Shenzhen China, TCL will be presenting its all new next generation 4K technology products, among which, the Thomson W9785 4K LEDTV, Flagship of the new W series.

The next technological frontier available now :

4K Ultra High Definition offers 4 times the resolution of a full HD TV and an unrivalled visual experience for consumers. With the Thomson W99786, Images are a pure reflection of reality: no detail is missed and a truly vibrant and lifelike picture precision is rendered. The incomparable sharpness offers an impression of depth, for total immersion, just like at the cinema.

The increased definition of Ultra HD (images can boast over 8 million pixels) divides the optimal viewing distance by two whilst the featured advanced 400Hz CMI (Clear Motion Index) refresh rate displays fast motion sports and action scenes with clarity and smoothness. The Thomson W99786 also gives intense 3D experience with enclosed flicker free active glasses.

With its ultra-thin 5 mm frame and sleek design, the Thomson W99786 has a stylish look, reflecting a rare purity, for the viewers to enjoy nothing but a perfect image.

‘4K technology is the next frontier of the TV market. It represents the pinnacle in viewing experience. Our manufacturing capabilities will allow us to hit the market early on. At TCL we believe in technology for all at the same time.’ Said Antoine Salomé, Marketing Director Europe at TCL.

Thomson W99786

Thomson W99786

Thomson W99786 available from October 2013 in 55”
Thomson W99766 available from October 2013 in 50”

Advanced SmartTV solutions: New Interface & Complete digital connectivity

With 100 million homes expected to be connected by the end of 2016 * content search and access needs to be simple. Thomson Smart TV solutions already allow consumers to access their favourite content in optimal conditions.

The new Thomson Interface and its embedded features such as search engine, guarantee perfect ergonomics for the consumer.

New Thomson Interface

Thanks to the new Miracast function, consumers are able to share all types of content from their smartphone or tablet towards their large screen. Also new this year, the PluggedIn Skype feature gives consumers direct access to their Skype account allowing them to call anybody, anywhere.

A state of the art range for a complete viewing experience

With the Thomson W series, viewers will be guaranteed seamless picture quality with entertainment in cinema resolution. The Ultra Pure Image technology with its new processor and new digital image processing ensures a smoother, more detailed and more natural image. It’s High Definition at its best.

The W series provides a choice for every need in, screen sizes, SmartTV functionalities and optimal sound options at competitive prices.

Thomson W8785 – Available from September 2013 in 46” and in 55”

Thomson W6765 – Available from September 2013 in 40” and in 55”

Thomson W5565 – Available from August 2013 in 50” and from September 2013 in 40” and in 46” 

Thomson W5564 – Available from September 2013 in 40”, in 46” and in 50”

Thomson W5563 – Available from August 2013 in 46” and in 50”

* Source: NPD In-Stat

About TCL & TCL Multimedia

TCL Corporation (TCL) is one of the largest consumer electronics groups WW. The Group’s global production and sales network spans over 80 countries and regions, selling TCL, mobile phones and household appliances, along with Thomson & TCL branded televisions in Europe and Alcatel mobile phones.

With 40 sales offices around the world and around 70,000 employees, TCL operates 18 R&D centers, with more than ten centers in Asia, North America and Europe, and owns 20 manufacturing bases in Asia, Europe and Latin America.

In 2012, TCL Corporation achieved global sales of US$11.2 billion with 10.9 million LCD TV sets and 43.6 million handsets sold globally. The TCL brand was worth more than US$9.4 billion in 2012 and according to the latest DisplaySearch report, the Group’s global LCD TV market share increased from 5.8% in Q4 2012 to 7.3% in Q1 2013, ranking among the world’s top 3.

The Group has four listed companies – TCL Corporation (SZ.000100), TCL Multimedia (HK.1070), Tonly Electronics (HK.01249) and TCL Communication (HK.2618) – and four business units: TCL Multimedia Holdings, TCL Communication Holdings, China Star Optoelectronics Technology and TCL Home Appliances Group.

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About THOMSON brand

For over 120 years, THOMSON delivers innovative and reliable technology for home entertainment. Leading world-wide brand in consumer electronics, well-known for high quality products with the higest longevity, the THOMSON brand remains at the forefront of providing superior products and services for consumers.

Fashionable products with elegant designs, a variety of comfortable & easy-to-use features, a pure and ergonomic user interface characterize the range of THOMSON products.

It’s no wonder generations of families continue to depend on THOMSON for their home entertainment and lifestyle.

THOMSON is a trademark of Technicolor S.A. used under license to TCL.

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