French consumer electronics brand Thomson had re-entered the Indian TV market earlier this year with an affordable range of Smart LED TVs. The TVs have been on sale since April and have managed to gain a fantastic response from consumers so far. Thomson has now come up with a new ‘My Wall’ UI that promises to bring never before seen experience to the world of Smart TVs. The ‘My Wall’ UI is making its debut with the B9 Pro 32-inch and 40-inch Smart LED TVs. Both the models will be going on sale for the first time today at 12 PM on Flipkart and will take on the Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 32-inch and 43-inch models sold in India.
Thomson B9 Pro TV Series: Price in India, Offers
The new Thomson B9 Pro series is available in two sizes – 32” and 40”. Thomson 32-inch B9 Pro Smart HD LED TV is priced at Rs.13,499, while the Thomson 40-inch B9 Pro Smart Full HD LED TV has been priced at Rs.19,999.
Thomson and Flipkart are offering free installation and wall mount with all the TVs. If you have an Axis Bank Buzz credit card, you will be able to avail 5% instant discount on the Smart LED TVs on Flipkart. However, do note that the maximum discount per card is capped at just Rs.200. You can also opt for EMI options starting at just Rs.449 per month for the 32-inch model.
Thomson 32-inch B9 Pro Smart HD LED TV: Specifications, Features
The 32-inch B9 Pro comes with a 1366 x 768 HD ready IPS panel with 178/178 degree viewing angles, 450 nits peak brightness, and a 60 Hz refresh rate. Thomson isn’t revealing the static contrast ratio of the panel, it only quotes a dynamic contrast ratio of 200000:1. To complement the impressive picture, the 32-inch B9 Pro offers cinematic surround sound with 20-W output speakers and 5-sound mode.
In terms of connectivity, the TV comes with onboard Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 1x Ethernet (RJ45), 3x HDMI, 2x USB 2.0, PC Audio In, Headphone Jack, Digital Audio Output, Audio Out, RF Connectivity Input, .and RF Connectivity Output.
One of the key highlights of the B9 Pro Smart TVs is the new My Wall UI that the company has introduced with these new models. Thomson’s new ‘My Wall’ UI brings some never before seen apps on TV, along with worldwide content, temperature display, and more. Users will be able to view top Bollywood videos and top trending music right on the home screen. For cricket lovers, the new UI has a dedicated icon. Apart from entertainment, the ‘My Wall’ UI allows users to place orders from apps such as Big Basket and Zomato while watching a movie or video. Thomson claims to offer 10,000,000 hours of curated content. Users can choose from a wide range of content in 10 Indian and 15 international languages. Some of the preloaded apps available on the B9 Pro TVs include Hotstar, Netflix, Flipkart, VLC, YouTube, Gmail, Facebook, and more.
Thomson 40-inch B9 Pro Smart Full HD LED TV: Specifications, Features
The 40-inch B9 Pro uses a Samsung Panel with 178/178 degree viewing angles, 450 nits peak brightness, 60 Hz refresh rate, and 300000:1 dynamic contrast ratio. Similar to the 32-inch model, the 40-inch B9 Pro promises to deliver surround sound with the free-edge 20W speakers. When it comes to connectivity as well, the 40-inch model is identical to its 32-inch sibling. Thanks to the TV’s codec’s 4K license, users will be able to play 4K videos on both the TVs.
The Smart TV platform on the 40-inch B9 Pro is based on Android and features the brand’s new ‘My Wall’ UI on top. As we discussed above already, the new ‘My Wall’ UI comes with several new features such as a rich content library, quick search, weather updates, and the ability to download various apps.