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Akai unveils LCD, LED TV lineup in India

MUMBAI: Japanese consumer electronics brand Akai has announced the launch of its new range of LEDs and LCD televisions in India.


The company has launched two new models of LED TVs and one new model for LCD TV. The range includes India‘s first 29 inch ultra slim LED with only 9 mm narrow bezel (model LED29E12) whose initial response has been extremely encouraging.


Akai India is targeting a growth of 50 per cent in the next quarter with its diverse range of LEDs, High Definition LCDs and CRT televisions.


Akai India MD Pranay Dhabhai said, "With our new range of affordably priced and technologically superior LEDs and LCD TVs, we hope to make a strong value proposition to the buyer in the Indian hinterland across smaller towns and villages.We are targeting a growth of 50 percent in the festive season and our innovative launches coupled with festive offers and discounts will further help us achieve these figures".


Akai stated that its new 29-inch LED TV 29E12 has a narrow bezel of only 9 mm, possibly the narrowest amongst the available LEDs in India. There is a Blu-ray USB feature that allows the user to enjoy playback of full HD movies straight on the LED TV through the provided two USB slots. Besides, full HD format, these USB slots have capability of playing all other popular movie, picture and music formats.


Other key features include natura light technology with dynamic back light, brushed finish, 3D dynamic noise reduction, 3D comb filter and dynamic skin correction. The model with 236 channels also allows one to pack in sports, movies and games with a backlit picture, amplified and enhanced surround sound, and the convenience of sleep timer and picture freeze. It also supports USB 2.0 for both movies and still photos.


Akai 40-inch Full HD LED Television model Takashi 40 comes with narrow bezel of 12 mm and displays super-high resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Akai Takashi 40 LED has 3 HDMI slots which allows the user to stream high definition content from Blu-ray players, laptops, camera and other devices. It has special features like dynamic skin correction, natura light technology, 3D comb filter, 3D noise reduction. Like the 29 inch LED, Takashi 40 is also equipped with Blu ray USB feature which has capability of playing all popular Full HD movies, picture and music formats. The model is available across India at leading retail outlets.


Akai 15-inch LCD TV model Cutie comes with a USB Blu-ray player which allows playing all popular Full HD movies, indeed a first-of-its-kind for the size and segment of LCD. Also, Cutie has digital photo frame feature which allows one to store numerous pictures in USB and use the product as a photo frame. The high definition television comes with dynamic contrast of 100000:1 and a strong sound of 200W PMPO stereo.

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