- Amazon India has introduced its first AmazonBasics Fire TV Edition UHD TVs in India
- The prices start at Rs 29,990
- The AmazonBasics Fire TV Edition runs Fire TV OS
Amazon has unveiled its first AmazonBasics branded televisions in India. Available in two screen sizes, the AmazonBasics Fire TV Edition has arrived with a competitive starting price of Rs 29,990. The new TVs by the retailer giant offer features such as 4K HDR LED panels, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos audio support at a reasonable price.
AmazonBasics is Amazon’s brand that sells a wide range of products across different categories ranging from bags to consumer electronics at affordable prices. The newly introduced AmazonBasics Fire Edition UHD TVs from the retail giant will rival the entry-level 4K TVs from the likes of brands like Xiaomi, TCL, Vu, and so on.
AmazonBasics Fire TV Edition UHD TV specifications and features
The AmazonBasics Fire TV Edition comes in 50-inch (model number AB50U20PS) and 55-inch (AB55U20PS) screen size options. Its A+ grade LED panel produces an Ultra HD resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels. The 60Hz refresh rate screen offers a viewing angle of up to 178 degrees. It comes with support for Dolby Vision HDR format, which is similar to HDR10 and HDR10+. For audio, the AmazonBasics Fire TV Edition delivers 20W audio output with Dolby Atmos support.
The AmazonBasics Fire TV Edition comes loaded with Fire TV OS The same OS can be found powering Fire TV Stick streaming device. Brands like Onida and Akai are also selling Fire TV Edition range of TVs running on Fire TV OS.
Fire TV gives access to streaming services apps like Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Hotstar, and YouTube. There are over 5,000 apps in the Fire OS Store. Users can call out the Alexa voice assistant to discover or play content, and to control connected IoT devices. The AmazonBasics Fire TV Edition can be used as a regular TV by hooking up a set-top-box.
When it comes to performance, the AmazonBasics Fire TV Edition is powered by a 1.95GHz Amlogic quad-core processor. Users can find connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, 3 x HDMI 2.0 ports, 1 USB 3.0 port, 1 USB 2.0 port, and an IR port.
In related news, the retail giant is expected to smaller variants of the AmazonBasics Fire TV Edition such as 43-inch 4K TV, 43-inch Full HD TV, and 32-inch HD TV soon. These models will compete with TVs from popular brands in different price segments.
AmazonBasics Fire TV Edition price in India
The 50-inch and 55-inch AmazonBasics Fire TV Edition models are priced at Rs 29,999 and Rs 34,999. Both variants can be purchased through Amazon India website with 2-day shipping for customers in Mumbai.