Along with its tablet and smartphone, Lenovo has also announced a Smart TV powered by Google’s latest Android 4.0 OS. Dubbed as K91, it is not a Google TV device.
According to Lenovo, K91 features 55 inch “flicker-free,” LED backlit, full HD IPS display, 1.5 GHz QualComm 8060 Snapdragon dual core CPU, 5MP webcam, 8GB internal storage, Wi-Fi along with several software customizations. Its smart “Sandwich” UI unites three major smart TV functions, including Video On Demand (VOD), Internet applications and traditional TV programs.
Users will able to download apps from Android Market as well as Lenovo Store. There is no word on the pricing or exact availability as of now.
From the press release:
As the world’s first smart TV powered by QualComm’s 8060 Snapdragon dual core CPU, the K91 is also the world’s first smart TV running the Android 4.0 operating system – which will revolutionize technology in the living room. Its smart “Sandwich” UI unites three major smart TV functions, including Video On Demand (VOD), Internet applications and traditional TV programs. The online HD VOD is tailored to an individual consumer’s viewing history, and delivers the best picture and audio quality with 3D FPR technology delivering flicker-free video on a full HD IPS panel at 240hz with SRS TruSurround. Internet applications include thousands of choices from the Android Market and Lenovo Store, including console games. Additional smart TV features include voice control with natural language processing and speech recognition technology, allowing viewers to use voice commands to control the remote. Video interaction is even possible with the built-in 5MP webcam, which integrates face recognition technology for security benefits and advanced parental control. With cloud support, consumers can access their favorite songs and videos with ease, share files between the TV and their tablet, smartphone or PC, and even control the TV via tablet and smartphone.