Hisense jumps into 4K TVs with the XT880, promises Android 40 and a sane TV size

The current crop of 4K TVs from LG and Sony are large enough that some of us would need to knock out a wall to get them inside. Enter a surprise early challenger from Hisense: its upcoming XT880 line's 50-, 58- and 65-inch sizes deliver that 3,840 x 2,160 picture at dimensions built for mere mortal living rooms. We're also promised a full-fledged, 3D-capable smart TV based around Android 4.0 with WiFi internet access, a remote with voice commands and a removable camera for gesture control or Skype chats. Hisense yet hasn't committed to launch details for the XT880 line besides a presence on the CES show floor; however, it's safe to say that the smaller sizes will bring the price of Ultra HD down from the stratosphere.

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HISENSE UNVEILS CUTTING EDGE XT880 4K UHD 3D Smart TV

New XT880 delivers stunning 2160p resolution on virtually edge-to-edge 50", 58", 65" panels; offers facial recognition, voice and gesture control, apps and more.

Suwanee, Georgia, November 6, 2012 - Hisense USA today unveiled its top-of-the-line 3D Smart TV, the XT880, with native 2160p Ultra High Definition (UHD) resolution for stunning picture quality and beautifully realistic, natural motion.

Combining an ARM dual-core microprocessor with the latest Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS, the elegant XT880 series of 50", 58", and 65" televisions offers the ultimate entertainment experience. In addition to the standard 3D and Smart TV capabilities powering 3D movies, live TV, streamed content, web browsing and search, social networking, games and apps, the WiFi-enabled XT880 features a detachable camera that supports facial recognition, gesture control and services such as Skype calling. The ergonomically designed remote control also features a built-in microphone to enable voice control.

"The XT880 series brings together all of the latest features available on high-end televisions today," said JoAnne Foist, Director of Marketing at Hisense USA. "With automatic backlight control, contrast enhancement and the XT880's best-in-class video processing and scaling features, the XT880 represents the pinnacle of Hisense's R&D strengths and bold design language."

The XT880 series of UHD televisions will be shown at the CES 2013 Hisense booth, #7243.

See www.hisense-usa.com for more details.

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Hisense jumps into 4K TVs with the XT880, promises Android 4.0 and a sane size