New TCL Roku TV Coming

Roku is continuing to make moves. The streaming device has been adding its brand to many smart TVs the past couple of years. Now, they are getting ready for high-end TCL Smart TVs to hit the market on May 1, 2018. Dubbed the 6-Series, this new Smart TV will be a Roku TV will have:

  • 4K High Dynamic Picture
  • Support for Dolby Vision HDR
  • HDR Performance Pro Package:
    • Contrast Control Zone Technology
    • iPQ Engine
    • HDR Pro Gama Control
  • 55 inch model – 96 zones
  • 65 inch model – 120 zones
  • High=speed 802.11ac wireless
  • Ethernet networking
  • Three HDMI 2.0a ports with HDCP 2.2

Senior Vice President of TCL North America, Chris Larson spoke on this upcoming release,

“This year, TCL is really pushing the boundaries when it comes to what kind of viewing experience consumers should expect from their TVs and sound systems. We’re working smarter throughout the company and with our partners to make sure people understand that there’s a whole new level of home entertainment out there within reach. As we continue to innovate, we’re able to produce televisions engineered with features that maximize technologies which already exist in our sets like Dolby Vision and the Roku OS to deliver outstanding performance at an incredible value.”

Earlier this year, the company announced their partnerships with some new smart TV companies. This was just a few months after they started coming out on Element Smart TVs.

Roku CEO, Anthony Wood, spoke about how this TCL partnership falls in line with the company’s other endeavors,

“Roku TV is growing fast in popularity, and TCL is a key partner who is instrumental in its success. We envision a broader Roku ecosystem where the TV is the center of the home entertainment experience making Roku TV even more desirable. With Roku Connect it will make it easy to add great sound to an already great TV.”

This sentiment is further cemented by some other updates Roku recently made. Just the other day, the streaming service also added the Roku Channel to Samsung Smart TVs.

 

 

 

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