The Chinese smartphone brand Realme is set to barge into the smart TV segment with the launch of its first smart television on May 25. Besides, the company will also introduce its first full-sized smartwatch, the Realme Watch. Both the products will be part of company’s AIoT products ecosystem, which will get around 20 products under tech-lifestyle category in this year. While there is still time for the official unveiling, home-grown e-commerce platform Flipkart has already published the products landing pages with information on products’ key features.
Realme has revealed a few details about the TV on their dedicated page for the new product. The company claims the TVs will come with bezel-less design which the company claims will provide a more immersive experience. The TV will also get Chroma Boost Picture Engine for better image processing.
Key Features of the Realme Smart TV
The television’s acoustic will be handled by a quad-speaker set-up of a rated output of 24W. It is still to be seen if this output is per channel, per unit, or for the entire set-up combined. The speakers will be tuned for Dolby Audio for surround sound experience, especially while watching supported content on over-the-top platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime Videos. The television will ship with Android TV platform with support for voice commands.
Realme claims the new TV will get a brightness of 400 nits which the company claims is 20% brighter than the average TV is the same price segment. The Realme Smart TV is touted to feature a bezel-less design (as mentioned above) for immersive TV viewing experience. The TV will feature Chroma Boost Picture Engine, which is touted to push its screen brightness up to 400 nits from standard 250 nits. The brightness boost indicates that the Realme Smart TV will support HDR10.
Realme has a long-standing partnership with MediaTek – the company’s first phone was powered by a MediaTek processor. The Realme Smart TV is another of the company’s products to use MediaTek system-on-chip. It will be a 64-bit quad core processor featuring ARM Cortex-A53 cores, paired with Mali 470 MP3 graphic processing unit.
Realme will also be unveiling a smartwatch at the event. The new smartwatch will get a 1.4-inch coloured touchscreen display along with support for colourful straps. The device will get a 24/7 health assistant along with an activity tracker. The smartwatch will also be able to control music playback and control the camera on the primary device.
The company has another event planned on 25 May in China where Realme will unveil eight new products. Going by the teasers and other promotional content, it is expected that these new products will include a smartphone, a power bank and a true wireless earbud.