Berlin, September 5, 2016
TCL honored by International Data Group (IDG) and German Industry & Commerce Ltd. as a winner of “2016 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award” garnering a Quantum Dot Technology Gold Award
TCL, a leading consumer electronics manufacturer in China and one of the biggest television manufacturers in the world, has once again been awarded for their innovation at IFA, this time for their new flagship product, the 65” QUHD Curved 4K TV Xclusive X1 Series. The Xclusive X1 TV, created to lead the trend in LCD TV business with Ultra-HD resolution, high brightness, vibrant color and deep contrast was awarded the Quantum Dot Technology Gold Award, after a selection period lasting more than 6 months.
The premium TCL TV Xclusive X1 Series comes with multiple impressive features, representing TCL’s latest technologies, and will be available for sale across Europe in Q4 2016 at 3 990 euros.
Cutting edge technology meets luxury design in the worlds slimmest HDR local dimming LCD TV
“TCL Xclusive X1 is the most advanced product in TCL’s curved TV range and the first high-end product line of TCL. We are very proud to receive this prestigious award, in recognition of our commitment to deliver industry-leading technology, in order to bring consumers a premium entertainment experience using the latest breakthrough innovations. The Xclusive X1 perfectly encapsulates our innovative capabilities and superior product performance, as well as an elegant Nordic design”, said Alain Pakiry, General Manager Europe of TCL Multimedia & TCL Communication.
The 65” QUHD TV Xclusive X1, the world’s slimmest HDR local dimming LCD TV, comes with a range of cut¬ting-edge features that offer an exciting and realistic theater experience as well as a 360° All-In-One Design, which uses no screws or seams to maintain the elegant beauty of the product itself.
Technological innovation drives the rapid rise of the industry leader
Technological innovation is the quintessential element that helps retain TCL’s competitiveness and the company has developed impressive industrial capacities to bring the latest innovation to consumers.
TCL Corporation has an Industrial Technology Research Institute, a Technology Center, as well as 23 R&D centers with over 5,300 researchers and experts. The Corporation’s investment in R&D increases year on year. In terms of the number of PCT patent applications, TCL ranks 3rd among all Chinese companies. TCL also prides itself on leveraging the latest technological and design trends to offer customers high-quality products with stylish design and premium user experience of great value.
In China, TCL is the only TV manufacturer with an integrated industry chain spanning “Panel-Module-Assembly” after it became the dominant shareholder of China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) in 2013. CSOT currently owns two Gen 8.5 and one Gen 6 LCD production lines, which can produce panels as large as 55", while the world’s largest Gen 11 line, which is in the pipeline, will be used to manufacture even larger-size displays, allowing TCL to take the lead in the large-screen TV market.
For more information about this and other TCL products, please visit the TCL booth at Hall 21B, Booth 102.
About TCL Corporation
TCL Corporation is a global manufacturer of smart products and provider of Internet application services. The wholly-listed TCL Corporation (000100. SZ) consists of TCL Electronics (01070. HK), TCL Communication, TCL Display (00334. HK) and Tonly Electronics (01249. HK). Founded in 1981, TCL is a leading international manufacturer of smart products who believes there are boundless enjoyment in life yet to be discovered. In the past 35 years, TCL has empowered users globally to discover and create their own moments in life. As one of the first Chinese technology brands to enter overseas markets, TCL currently has 82,000 employees worldwide, across sales offices in over 80 countries, with businesses covering over 160 countries and regions across Asia, America, Europe and Oceania, along with 23 R&D centers and 21 manufacturing bases. As of 2015, TCL is the world’s 3rd largest TV manufacturer with 17.84 million units and has attained 5th position in the smartphone market with 83.55 million of shipment units globally, the company also recorded 48 % of revenue from overseas market the same year. As of 2015, TCL recorded USD11.17 billion of operating income, an increase of 4.83% and a net profit of USD 179.72 million, a Y-O-Y increase of 140.3%.
About TCL Electronics
Headquartered in China, TCL Electronics Technology Holdings Limited (HKSE: 01070) is one of the leading players in the global TV industry, engaged in the research and development, manufacturing and distribution of consumer electronic products. Through a new product-and-user-oriented business model that focuses primarily on a “double +” strategy which includes “intelligence + Internet” and “products + services” as the main direction, striving to become a “global entertainment technology enterprise” that provides integrated entertainment solutions to customers.
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