Akai was established in 1946 in Tokyo, Japan as Akai Electric Co. Ltd. It is a very well known electronics company that produces quality LED TVs, washing machines, Air Conditioning modules, audio & video products, and other mobile accessories. The Indian arm of the Japanese consumer electronics brand Akai India on Thursday expanded its consumer electronics products portfolio with the launch of Amazon Fire TV Edition smart TVs in the India home entertainment market.
Akai 43-inch full-HD Fire TV Edition TV has been announced in India. The new smart TV from the Japanese brand is part of the Fire TV Edition series that likewise includes TVs from Indian brand Onida.
With inbuilt Fire TV support, the new Akai keen TV runs Amazon’s made-for-TV UI, with access to popular applications including Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, and YouTube, among others.
The new Akai’s shrewd TVs will be available in four sizes – 32, 43, 50, and 55-inches. Though, only the 43-inch Full HD variation is available on Amazon at the present.
The 43-inch model comes packed with a DLED panel with 1920×1080 resolution, 60Hz refresh rate, and 178-degree seeing angle. On the audio front, it has 20W speakers with Dolby Audio and DTS TruSurround. It is fueled by a quad-core processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM. Now coming to connectivity, it has three HDMI ports, one USB port, and an IR port. It has Chromecast in-built also and supports Dual-Band Wi-Fi. Users can also connect speakers with the help of an AUX wire.
Moving over to the remote, it would seem that the Fire TV stick remote yet comes with some additional buttons. You get the standard power, navigation, voice, and playback buttons found on the Fire TV Stick remote. In addition, you also have the volume rocker, and a button to change the channels. You additionally have a mute and settings button also.
Carrying a price tag of Rs. 23,999, the Akai 43-inch full-HD Fire TV Edition TV will compete against the likes of other high-end smart TV brands – Xiaomi, Motorola, OnePlus, and Realme. The Akai 43-inch Fire TV Edition smart TV is now already made available for purchase in India via e-commerce website Amazon.in. Other models will be available very soon.
The 32-inch model is priced at Rs 14,999 in India, though the costs of the 4K Ultra HD 50 and 55-inch models have not been revealed yet.
These TVs additionally include the Alexa Voice Remote, empowering users to launch applications, look for most loved films and TV shows, play music, control smart home gadgets, access a huge number of Alexa Skills, and all the more through voice.