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Staff Correspondent
The demand for smart televisions is growing in the local market for some unique facilities like browsing internet, facebooking, watching Youtube, gaming, audio, video, image from mobile phone storage on the big screen.
The local electronics producing companies are grabbing a lion portion of the smart television market and the sale of the products manufactured by them is increasing steadily.
Eying this huge potential, like other local companies, the multinational brand Walton has increased production of smart televisions, a company statement said.
Recently, this local brand released new models of 32-inch, 39-inch and 43-inch Smart TV with the latest operating system ‘Android 7’. Each of these new models is featured with 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM.
Walton is now manufacturing and marketing total of 25 models of smart televisions of 32, 39, 43, 49 and 55-inch. Among these, there is one model of 55-inch at Tk 69,900 and 49-inch at Tk 65,900. In addition, 43-inch televisions has 3 models and 39-inch has 5 models. Considering the people of middle-income group, Walton released 15 models of 32-inch smart television, said the statement.
These Smart TVs have built-in E-share app that will allow users to share TV display with mobile phone and vice-versa. The users can manage the device operation by Smartphone through opening the remote option of the E-share app installed on handsets.
Four different formats like Key-remote, Touch remote, Mouse and Air mouse can be used by the users’ handset to operate image, audio, video and movies, stored on mobile phone, in Walton Smart TV from any corner of the home.
Maruf Hasan, head of sales of Walton Television Department, said, Smart TV has brought a radical changes and added more recreations for the viewers. Most of the buyers are now prefer to buy smart televisions.
He noted that the market share of the smart televisions has been growing very rapidly in the local market.
Uday Hakim, deputy executive director of Walton Group, said that the local television market is fully import oriented. But, the establishment of modern and internal standard local television manufacturing industries turned Bangladesh into a self-sufficient in meeting the entire local demands of televisions.
Mustafa Nahid Hossain, chief executive officer of Walton Television Department, said, Walton has installed world’s latest technology and machineries at its factory in Gazipur making huge investment to bring a revolutionary change in the technology sector of Bangladesh. The local brand has also set up country’s largest television R&D departed where a bunch of highly educated, talented and skilled engineers are working to present customers advanced and world-class products ensuring the international standard.”
Walton is now offering 6-month replacement warranty for television panel, and two years warranty for panel and spare parts as well as free after sales of services for five years.