Element announces Fire TV Edition Smart TVs featuring AlexaTuesday, May 16th, 2017
Element Electronics Announces Availability of Amazon Fire TV Edition, the First Smart TV Featuring Alexa
- New 4K Smart TVs Let Customers Find What to Watch, Control Live TV Playback, Command Smart Home Devices and More with the Voice Remote with Amazon Alexa
- Fire TV Edition Smart TVs Combine Streaming Movies and TV Shows with Live TV Broadcasts Through New, Integrated Experience
LOS ANGELES — Element Electronics today announced pre-order and availability of the new line of 4K Ultra HD smart TVs – Amazon Fire TV Edition. The first 4K smart TVs featuring Amazon’s Fire TV experience built in, this new line of displays combine true-to-life 4K Ultra HD picture quality with a streamlined smart TV experience – giving users access to live over-the-air TV broadcasts and streaming content through one intuitive user interface.
Offered with a Voice Remote with Amazon Alexa and available in four display sizes, the new Element 4K Ultra HD Smart TV – Amazon Fire TV Edition are available for pre-order starting today on Amazon.com. Pre-order customers will receive a free AmazonBasics Ultra Thin Indoor HD TV Antenna – 35 Mile Range ($14.99 value), while supplies last. In-store availability will begin in June at authorized retailers nationwide.
The new Element – Fire TV Edition smart TVs deliver access to the best streaming, live over-the-air TV broadcasts (HD antenna required) and subscription content through one unified experience, eliminating the need for multiple devices and remotes. With Amazon’s Fire TV experience built in, users can access more than 15,000 channels, apps and Alexa skills – including over 300,000 TV episodes and movies from Netflix, Amazon Video, HBO NOW, Showtime, Hulu, Sling TV and more. With the included Voice Remote with Alexa, Amazon Fire TV Edition lets users use their voice to control their viewing experience to easily search for movies, TV episodes, and local programming, pause or rewind live TV, switch TV inputs, launch apps and control smart home devices.
“This new line of smart TVs featuring Amazon’s Fire TV experience extend the voice-control revolution starting in the home. With the Voice Remote with Alexa, customers can not only change channels, launch apps, and search or switch inputs with simple voice commands, but they can also ask Alexa to read and display sports scores, dim the living room lights, see Yelp restaurant reviews, and even order a Domino’s pizza,” said Sung Choi, vice president of marketing, Element Electronics. “This TV represents the ultimate connected TV experience, coupled with an innovative voice service that will forever change the way we interact with home devices.”
“Fire TV Edition helps customers easily find new programming, access live TV and control their viewing experience using just their voice,” said Sandeep Gupta, vice president of smart TV, Amazon Fire TV. “For the first time, customers now have access to an integrated Fire TV experience that supports live broadcast TV and a huge selection of streaming content from Amazon Channels and other popular providers in one easy to navigate view. Fire TV Edition also provides voice-enabled content discovery and TV control as well as everything else people love about Alexa. It really is a smarter TV.”
Key technical product specifications for all Element – Fire TV Edition models include:
Screen Sizes: 43-, 50-, 55-, 65-inch Resolution: 3840 x 2160 (4K UHD) Refresh Rate: 60Hz (Native) / 120Hz (Effective) Processor: Quad-core CPU/GPU Chipset Memory: 3GB memory, 16GB internal storage, expandable with USB/SD card Streaming Resolution: Streaming resolution at 4K Ultra HD (2160p), 1080p, 720p up to 60fps Other Features: Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (4.1); 4 HDMI, Component/Composite; Optical SPDIF Out Warranty: One year limited warranty
MSRPs for the Element – Fire TV Edition models are $449 (43-inch), $549 (50-inch), $649 (55-inch) and $899 (65-inch).