Comcast launches XClass Smart TV


Comcast will bring its entertainment offerings across the United States with a line of 4K UHD XClass smart TVs manufactured by Hisense.

Several hundred apps will be included in the bundles which will also include a 12-month subscription to the Peacock Premium streaming service.

XClass operates on the same technology platform that Sky Glass uses, although they remain separate and distinct smart TVs in their own right.

Hisense’s first XClass TVs will be available this week in select Walmart stores and in the coming weeks via Walmart.com.

The platform’s technology integrates streaming, on-demand, broadcast and cable options in one place under unified voice search, discovery, apps and interactive features. It offers customers intuitive navigation through thousands of apps, movies, shows and sports with a simple voice command or remote click.

“We’re excited to bring our award-winning entertainment experience to smart TVs nationwide and for the first time to offer consumers inside and outside of our service areas an easy way to navigate. their content live and on demand, whether streaming or cable, ”said Sam Schwartz, director of business development, Comcast. “Hisense XClass TVs are the next products in a growing portfolio built on our flexible and scalable technology platform, bringing the best innovative products – whether it’s a streaming box or a smart TV. – to each territory and customer segment. “

Hisense XClass TVs are available in 43-inch and 50-inch 4K Ultra HD models, with an introductory price of $ 298 and $ 348, respectively. The TVs include more features and value than other smart TVs in this price class, including a voice remote powered by Comcast’s Emmy Award-winning voice technology.

In the coming months, Xfinity and Charter’s streaming apps will launch on XClass TV, joining multi-channel streaming services already available on the platform, including Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV and Sling TV, offering consumers more options to stream live sports, shows and news straight to TV.

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