Dutch technology manufacturer Phillips has just revealed several new Ambient Light Ultra-HD Smart TV’s running Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2. The new TV’s will be part of the 8000 series and will be available in several different sizes, the 8100 and 8200 will be available in 48″ and 55″ with a 1920×1080 resolution while the 8800 will be available in 55″ and 4K resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels)
The new Smart TV’s are set to release sometime mid 2014. Phillips is currently only releasing the TV’s in Holland but we expect them to become available in more countries later this year. The new 8100, 8200 and 8800 aren’t the first Android televisions from Phillips as it earlier this year revealed new models at CES, the 8100 and 8200 will have a quad core processor and the 8800 a hexacore processor, they will also make use of Phillips ambient light technology.
Android on TV
Android on TV gives users access to the Play Store where they can download Android games and apps, you can also make use of other Google services like Music, movies and TV Shows. Games can be played using the phillips game controller, since the TV doesn’t have a touch screen you won’t be able to play all games, only those optimized for controllers.
The Android version on Phillips smart TV’s has its currently TV operation system called Phillips Smart TV integrated into it, which means that you also get services like Netflix, cloud TV and Spotify pre-installed.