Akai is the latest TV brand to join Onida in launching a Fire TV edition television in India. The new Akai Fire TV Edition carries a 43-inch screen with full-HD resolution and is now available in the country. Unlike most smart TV models in the country that run on Android TV platform, the Akai TV uses Amazon’s Fire TV OS to offer the same experience that one gets with Fire TV Stick devices.
Akai Fire TV Edition 43-inch model is priced at Rs. 23,999 and can be purchased via Amazon. There is no word if or when it will be released via other platforms as well as offline retailers. At this pricing, Akai’s new smart TV will be going against TVs from Xiaomi, Realme, TCL, Hisense, OnePlus, Samsung, Vu, Nokia, LG, and more. Akai says it will soon bring a 32-inch model as well as a 55-inch model with Fire TV OS.
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Akai Fire TV Edition 43-inch model features
The Akai TV model AKLT43S-DFS6T, as mentioned earlier, runs on Amazon’s Fire TV OS that comes with its own app store and supports applications from all major streaming platforms, like Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5, AltBalaji, SonyLIV, Voot, and Apple TV+. Further, it includes a remote that support Alexa voice assistant.
The Akai Fire TV Edition model is powered by an unnamed quad-core processor, paired with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of onboard storage. There is support for Dolby Audio as well as DTS TruSurround. The company has packed 20W speakers and an LED screen with 178-degree viewing angles.
In terms of connectivity options and ports, Akai Fire TV Edition includes three HDMI ports, one USB port, one Ethernet port, video-in, and Wi-Fi. It weighs just 4.5 kgs.