Philips today has announced that its new 8500 Series 4K TVs are now available in Malaysia. The new smart TVs are offered in three models of varying sizes, 50-inch, 55-inch, and 75-inch.
According to the company, all three models are equipped with 4K UHD LED panels that support Dolby Vision HDR, HDR10+, and HLG formats. The displays also features variable refresh rates via HDMI 2.1 connectivity, a low latency setting (ALLM) that enables for higher response rates when gaming, and Philips’ Ambilight lighting system which gives the TVs a background glow that matches the on-screen action. On the audio side of things, the trio comes with 20W (2x 10W) full-range speakers with Dolby Atmos support and DTS Play-Fi wireless audio streaming capabilities.
Under the hood of all three Philips 8500 Series TVs is a four-core chipset, along with Android TV 10 operating system, 4GB of RAM and an internal storage capacity of 32GB. In terms of I/O connectivity, onboard each unit are a slew of ports which includes four HDMIs, two USB-As, an Ethernet-LAN port, a digital audio out, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. For wireless connectivity, all three models come with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 support.
As mentioned earlier, the new 8500 Series 4K smart TVs are available now in Malaysia via authorised Philips dealers nationwide. At this current time, all three models are currently offered at special launch prices, where the 50-inch model is priced at RM2,999 (original RRP at RM3,299), the 55-inch model at RM3,599 (original RRP at RM3,599), and the 75-inch variant is at RM6,599 (original RRP at RM7,199).