CES 2019: Funai Introduces The 4K UHD Magnavox Roku TV Series

Posted: Jan 3 2019, 9:19am CST | by , in CES


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CES 2019: Funai Introduces the 4K UHD Magnavox Roku TV Series

Magnavox 4K TVs get Roku and Google Assistant.

Funai Corporation, Inc. today introduced the new Magnavox 4K UHD Roku TV series designed to work with Google Assistant devices. The new series will offer display sizes ranging from 43” to 65” and the 65” model. The 4K UHD Magnavox Roku TVs will be available in Spring 2019 starting at $349.99.

The 4K UHD Magnavox Roku TV features powerful display technology from Funai including HDR10 and runs on the latest Roku OS, offering an intuitive home screen and access to over 500,000 movies and TV episodes. When paired with the powerful display technology from Funai, the 4K UHD Roku TV is the best device for streaming the most popular TV shows and movies.

HDR10 technology provides greater color depth compared to standard dynamic range TVs and improved contrast with peak brightness creating a vivid, bold picture with spectacular clarity. Brilliant Motion Rate (BMR) 120 improves image quality with enhanced refresh rates that reduce motion blur, even during intense, fast-action scenes. The 802.11ac MIMO Wireless LAN chipset delivers bandwidth performance that provides a seamless streaming experience for 4K content.

“Streaming has revolutionized how viewers consume media,” says Youssef Ibrahim, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Funai Corporation, Inc. “With the addition of the 4K Roku TVs to the Magnavox line and support for the Google Assistant, users will be able to use their voice to control their TV and search for the latest content available on the Roku platform.”

The Roku OS is very easy to use, offers fast and easy cross channel search with results in order by price. Free content is easy to find with The Roku Channel, which offers award-winners, cult classics, live and linear news, sports and entertainment, and more all without a subscription required. Featured Free provides users with direct links to free in-season episodes from top network shows and full past-season catch-ups. Automatic software updates ensure the TV is always up to date and delivers new features over time. The free Roku mobile app for iOS and Android devices offers a remote, keyboard, voice search, private listening, the ability to cast to any Roku TV and more. software updates, users will have continued access to the latest software technology from Roku, including the new voice-control compatibility update coming in early 2019. This update will allow users to search for content using the Google Assistant with just their voice and offers enhanced volume control with automatic volume leveling.

Customers with Google Assistant devices can use voice commands with the 4K UHD Magnavox Roku TV models to turn the TV on and off, pause, turn up and down the volume, mute, switch inputs, change channels, search for content and launch streaming channels.

See also the Roku Premium Channel announcement.

The CES 2019 will take place January 8-11, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show is the world’s largest and most influential technology event, featuring 4,500 exhibitors across 2.75 million net square feet of exhibit space. The hottest trends of CES 2019 include 5G connectivity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, augmented and virtual reality, mobility, smart home, smart cities, sports tech and more. Most of the CES 2019 announcements will be released ahead of the show in late December and early January. The next wave of news comes during the CES media days on January 6-7, when news conferences and keynotes are scheduled. Read the latest CES 2019 News.

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