Bengaluru, NFAPost: Flipkart today announced the launch of its new MarQ Smart TVs powered by Android 9.0, ahead of the upcoming festive season. With this, MarQ by Flipkart enters the fastest growing segment of HD TVs in India in recent years. The MarQ Smart TVs are available on Flipkart in 32in HD and 43in Full HD and 4K Ultra HD variants, at a starting price of Rs. 11,999.
The Indian Smart TV market is seeing exponential growth backed by increased internet penetration along with the rise of OTT consumption. A recent report by DAN India on OTT content consumption showed that ‘binge-watching’ is at an all-time high in India, especially given the current circumstances and on an avg. millennials and Gen Z are consuming four hours of content daily. Understanding this need, MarQ Android 9.0 Smart TVs come with power-packed features including ‘Retina-Safe’ technology, which brings an intelligent custom tuning brightness to ensure minimal eye strain for any viewer.
Further, MarQ Android 9.0 Smart TVs come with new design features such as an elegant metal ribbon stand that occupies less space and gives it a premium and sleek look. Equipped with Dolby Audio, MarQ Android 9.0 Smart TVs have a total harmonic distortion of less than 1% (while most TVs typically have distortion levels as high as 7%) and maintain excellent sound quality even when playing at loud volumes so that consumers are not interrupted with shrill sounds. They also provide greater connectivity options to ensure hassle-free entertainment — the HD variants consist of 3 HDMI and 2 USB ports, while the 43” Ultra-HD variant comes with 4 HDMI and 3 USB ports.
Dev Iyer, Vice President – Private Brands at Flipkart, said, “Customers look forward to the festive season with the anticipation of new products that add value to their lifestyles. Smart TV is one such segment that sees high consumer-interest during these months, especially now as consumers are mostly staying indoors.
“MarQ by Flipkart has always catered to consumers’ needs, and launching the new range of Smart TVs was a step in that direction. India is adopting a smarter and connected lifestyle and with MarQ Android 9.0 Smart TVs, they get an affordable option without compromising on quality, features, and aesthetics.”
MarQ by Flipkart is further boosting its festive season offering with the launch of MarQ Smart Home Speakers — designed, engineered, and manufactured in India. MarQ Smart Home Speakers come with superior audio & bass quality and voice capability for enhanced user experience and are available on Flipkart at a launch price of Rs. 3,499.
Both MarQ Android 9.0 Smart TVs and Smart Home Speakers are equipped to connect with all smart devices at home, making them a convenient and integrated technology to manage day-to-day life chores.
Key features of the products include:
|MarQ Android 9.0 Smart TV|
|32” HD Variant||43” HD Variant||43” Ultra HD Variant|
|Retina-safe technology||Retina-safe technology||Retina-safe technology|
|20W speakers with Dolby Audio surround sound (total harmonic distortion is less than 1%)||20W speakers with Dolby Audio surround sound (total harmonic distortion is less than 1%)||20W speakers with Dolby Audio surround sound (total harmonic distortion is less than 1%)|
|Custom picture and audio tuning and Chroma Display Engine||Custom picture and audio tuning and Chroma Display Engine||Custom picture and audio tuning and Chroma Display Engine with Vivid Pro 4K technology + HDR 10|
|Built-in Chromecast||Built-in Chromecast||Built-in Chromecast|
|Dual-band Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz/5GHz|
|MediaTek CA53 Quad-Core Processor||MediaTek CA53 Quad-Core Processor||MediaTek CA53 Quad-Core Processor|
|Bluetooth 5.0||Bluetooth 5.0||Bluetooth 5.0|
|Mali 470 GPU||Mali 470 GPU||Mali 470 GPU|
|1GB RAM/ 8 GB ROM||1GB RAM/ 8 GB ROM||1.5GB RAM/ 8 GB ROM|
|3 HDMI ports + 2 USB ports||3 HDMI ports + 2 USB ports||4 HDMI ports + 3 USB ports|
|MarQ Smart Home Speakers powered by Google Assistant|
|Hands-free voice-enabled experience; also available in Hindi|
|Personalized organizer, weather and traffic updates|
|Bluetooth enabled to enjoy music through various compatible music streaming apps such as Spotify, YouTube Music, and TuneIn along with a free 3-months subscription to JioSaavn Pro|
|Best-in-class audio quality and sound output with 2x stronger wattage and far-field voice recognition technology|