India is seeing rapid growth in smart TV category. There are several budget television options available in the market today. From Sanyo to BlauPunkt and from Kodak to Xiaomi, companies around the world are competing to provide better services and low price in the TV segment. Xiaomi recently launched Smart TV in India. Mi TV is one of the most purchased TVs in India. However, we are not saying that Xiaomi Mi TV is completely smart TV.However, some companies are also working on providing a complete smart TV ecosystem. Thompson has recently stepped into the Indian market. Thompson launches UHD 4K Smart TV under the UD9 range. It also comes in cost effective and gives users the experience of smart TVs like LG, Sony or Samsung.
What is the budget smart TV?
Easy to understand, LG OLED or Samsung QLED smart TVs are like the iPhone or Samsung Galaxy Note 9. These smart TVs are offered with improved build quality and premium features. While budget smart TVs are like budget smartphones. These utility and quality budget like UHD imaging offer in price. At present, smartphone maker companies are also making budget smart TVs in view of users.In addition, new companies like Blaupunkt and Thomson are also getting entry in the market, which are providing smart TVs at lower prices.
In this review, we will tell you about the Thompson UD9 55TH1000 Ultra HD (4K) LED Smart TV which is available for e-commerce platform at Rs 39,999. We have used this TV and we are giving information about its strengths and weaknesses here.
What is Thompson’s Smart TV offering?
It has a 55-inch display with 10 mm bezel. It is not as thin as Xiaomi MiTV but this TV can be installed on the table or wall. The design of UD9 55TH1000 is quite simple. Its panel is black. The panel used in this TV is from Samsung. It gives ultra-HD quality at 3840 x 2160 pixel resolution. Its black color is good but not much better than a high-end TV.
The standard refresh rate of Thompson UD9 55TH1000 is 60Hz, which provides a clear image to the user. Its display provides bright colors and improved looking angles to watch HD content. There are 7 pixel modes in it, including Standard, User, Lightness, Soft, Vivid, Natural and Support. Its display provides standard, warm, cool color options to choose from.
Talking about audio, its sound level is not as good as what we were hoping for. Also, there are no intelligent sound alternatives to adjust the output level. In this case, you have to move the volume only to the volume keys. Thompson has delivered 20W speaker output in UD9 55th1000. This may prove to be good for your bedroom but this is not a better option for the living room. At the same time, if you want a better sound experience, then we recommend that you install additional surroundings.
There are three options in this for connectivity. It includes three HDMI ports for set top boxes, Apple TV / Amazon Fire Stick / Google Chrome and PlayStation or Xbox for gamers. It also includes two USB ports. These components have been provided with connectors. This TV consumes the maximum power of 220V AC, 50Hz and 145W. At the same time, if the power saver mode is turned on, then it will use less power. In this case, it also works to reduce your power consumption.