Amsterdam, September 5th, 2014 – Today, TP Vision and TIM announced a partnership to bring Live TIM Blue Box* services into Philips Smart TVs without the need for a set top box in Brazil.
Thanks to a jointly developed app, owners of a Philips Smart TV will get easy access to Live TIM Blue Box services via TIM’s fiber internet connection. The service offering includes content recommendation, EPG, free to air channels, OTT apps and, in the near future, OTT Pay TV linear channels. In addition, as a first in Brazil, the app will allow OTT Pay TV linear channels to be watched on Philips TVs without the need for a set top box. The Live TIM Blue Box app will be compatible to all 2014 Philips Smart TV models sold in Brazil.
Amsterdam, September 4th, 2014 – Today, TP Vision presented its expanded, diversified range of state-of-the-art 4k Ultra HD Philips TVs powered by AndroidTM. The European TV brand adds three new models to its 4k Ultra HD portfolio to create a diversified range that meets all needs; from high-class to the more affordable, from flat to curved designs. The newly added Philips 7900 is a reasonably priced 4K Ultra HD TV powered by Android™ that features two-sided Ambilight. The Philips 8900 is the first Philips-branded curved 4K Ultra HD TV. The third new entry to the 4k Ultra HD range, the Philips 9100, has superior picture quality features onboard to meet the needs of demanding movie lovers. These three TV ranges complete TP Vision’s 4K Ultra HD TV offering that also includes the recently introduced Philips 9800 - offering the ultimate in picture quality - and the Philips 8800. The new Philips 7900, Philips 8900 and Philips 9100 TVs will be available during the third quarter in Europe and Russia.
Amsterdam, September 4th, 2014 – Today, TP Vision presented the Philips 7900 as its most affordable 4k Ultra HD TV that is powered by Android™. Certified by Google, it provides access to both the Google Play Store and the Philips Smart TV platform offering. The Philips 7900 models come in a slim, bezel-less casing and feature 2-sided Ambilight. The range includes two screen sizes that measure 123cm (49”) and 139cm (55”) in diagonal. They will be available during the third quarter of 2014 in Europe and Russia.
Amsterdam, September 4th, 2014 – Today, TP Vision presented the first-ever curved Philips TV. The 139cm (55’’) Philips 8900 4k Ultra HD TV is powered by AndroidTM and certified by GoogleTM . This provides easy access to Google Play Store with its wealth of apps, games and content. In addition, massive processing power together with an AndroidTM operating system allows for the most fluent user interface. The curved Philips 8900 features 3-sided Ambilight and will be available during the third quarter in Europe and Russia.
Amsterdam, September 4th, 2014 – Today, TP Vision presented a Philips Media Player that will solve one of the big challenges of the 4K UHD era – the availability of content. The Philips UHD 880 will allow receiving HEVC encoded content over the internet and watch it on Philips UHD TVs at the best possible picture quality. The Android L-based UHD 880 will be compatible with all 2013* and 2014 Philips UHD TVs. The Media Player is expected to be available in the first quarter of 2015 in Europe and Russia at a suggested retail price of 249 EUR. The UHD 880 will be made available for free in Q1 2015 to consumers that will have purchased a 2014 Philips UHD TV in the 8809,8909 curved, 9109 and 9809 series.