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Philips TV DesignLine 2013
The new Philips DesignLine matches perfectly with modern home interiors and gives a superb TV experience
• The Philips DesignLine moves away from current TV product design language
• The 2013 Philips DesignLine features a seamless, gradient black sheet of glass that hides the screen in off-mode
• The new Philips DesignLine provides high-end picture quality features
Amsterdam, 14th March, 2013 – TP Vision announces its new Philips DesignLine TV characterized by an unconventional style to truly fit modern living spaces. The front of the TV is made of one seamless, square sheet of glass in gradient black. The new DesignLine TV series encompasses models of 117cm (46”) and 140cm (55”) in screen size. They will be available in Europe and Russia in the second quarter of 2013.
DesignLine DNA of lightness and transparency
The new TV carries the Philips DesignLine hallmark of lightness and transparency; a TV without a neck, without a stand and without a visible frame, one seamless sheet of glass leaning against a wall. In standby mode, the TV’s frameless glass front displays a smooth, translucent flow from black opaque to transparent, which becomes invisible when watching TV.
3-sided Ambilight supports the light, floating effect
Ambilight 3-sided XL adds perfectly to the floating appearance of the Philips DesignLine television. This unique Philips TV feature projects light that precisely matches the colour of the on-screen content on to the wall behind it.
Top-class picture quality
The Philips DesignLine series was designed with interior decoration in mind without compromising on picture quality. The front sheet of glass sits on top of a top-class LCD screen, which is powered by a high-performance dual-core processor with Perfect Pixel HD engine inside. The DesignLine features 1400 Hz Perfect Motion Rate for superb motion sharpness. Micro Dimming and Local Contrast improve the screen’s splendid intrinsic contrast even further. 3D Max uses active 3D technology in combination with the high-speed display to create a great 3D viewing experience in Full HD resolution.
Advanced user interaction and streaming capabilities
The Philips DesignLine series offers a high end TV experience: To facilitate Smart TV usability the sets come with a remote control with pointing capability and built-in keyboard. Its aluminium brushed finish perfectly complements the looks of the DesignLine TV.
The TVs have Wi-Fi on board and support the Philips MyRemote app, Wi-Fi Miracast™ and SimplyShare to allow wireless streaming content to and from notebooks, smartphones and tablets. The Philips Designline TVs are also ready to be automatically upgraded for MultiRoom viewing. This application allows consumers to stream broadcast content from the master TV to a secondary TV anywhere at home.
Rod White, Senior Creative Director at TP Vision
“By consciously designing a system which offers implicit performance, but in a language focused on interior context we offer a true Object of Desire”.
About TP Vision
TP Vision is a dedicated TV player in the world of visual digital entertainment. TP Vision concentrates on developing, manufacturing and marketing Philips branded TV sets in Europe, Russia, Middle East, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and selected countries in Asia-Pacific. We do this by combining our design expertise and innovative Philips TV heritage with the operational excellence, flexibility and speed of TPV Technology. With these combined strengths, we bring high-quality TV sets to the market: smart and easy to use with sophisticated styling accentuating i.e. new materials and slim design. We believe in creating products that offer a superior TV experience for consumers. With Philips TVs, TP Vision is a global leader in the hospitality market. Based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, TP Vision is the exclusive brand licensee of Philips TV for the above listed countries. The TV Company is 70% owned by TPV Technology, headquartered in Taiwan, and 30% by Royal Philips Electronics, headquartered in the Netherlands. TP Vision employs close to 3,300 people in several locations around the globe.