Consumer Electronics Brand AKAI Launches New Range of LED and LCD Televisions

Aug 28, 2012, 07:08 ET from AKAI India

NEW DELHI, August 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Unveils India's 1st 29 Inch Ultra-Slim LED TV 29E12 With Narrow Bezel of Only 9 mm - Targets 50% Growth in Next Quarter

AKAI, one of the largest Japanese consumer electronics brands with over eight decades of lineage as a technology innovator in consumer electronics, has announced the launch of its new range of attractively priced LEDs and LCD televisions. The company has launched 2 new models of LED TVs and 1 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 percent in the next quarter with its diverse range of LEDs, High Definition LCDs and CRT televisions.

Announcing the launch of the new range of TVs, Mr. Pranay Dhabhai, Managing Director, AKAI India said, "AKAI is known for its value driven advanced Japanese technology, state-of-the-art products and design, and is today present globally. India is a key growth market for AKAI, especially in an environment where the contribution of the Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) markets is growing globally. 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," he added.

AKAI's new 29-inch LED TV 29E12 is an ultimate union of performance and style, with latest in design narrow bezel of only 9 mm, possibly the narrowest amongst the available LEDs in India. The ultra slim 29 LED TV has special 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, dynamic skin correction, and many more. The model with 236 channels also allows one to pack in sports, movies and games with an amazing 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 combines a more aesthetically pleasing innovative design, flawless viewing experience with enhanced connectivity options. 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 high gloss piano finish and 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. New LCD TV is also PC compatible with one HDMI slot. The model is available across India at leading retail outlets.

Notes to Editors:

Products priced between Rs 7,990/- to 44,990/-

Model LED29E12: Rs. 21,990/-

AKAI Takashi 40: Rs. 44,990/-

AKAI Cutie: Rs. 7,990/-

About AKAI India:

AKAI brand has its origins in Japan and is now present worldwide. It has a very high re-call in India and has been present for nearly two decades. In 1990's, AKAI changed the dynamics of Indian consumer electronics industry by offering state-of-the-art products with great consumer offerings. One of the largest Japanese consumer electronics brands with over eight decades of lineage as a technology innovator in consumer electronics, AKAI announced its revival in the India market with the launch of its new range of ultra-slim LED, LCD High Definition and CRT televisions. AKAI's Indian product portfolio includes consumer electronics, appliances, home entertainment, telecom, IT and digital products.

About Global Brands Enterprise Solutions Pvt. Ltd.:

Global Brands Enterprise Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (GBES) is a multi-brand, multi-product-sale, distribution, logistics and after-sales service company established in 2009 for business in India and neighbouring Countries. Commercial activities started in January 2010. GBES has 19 branch offices, 26 warehouses and 640 service centres spread across India covering major towns and cities. GBES is exclusive licensee for AKAI brand in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal. 

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