TCL Offers Members a Big Screen Experience Aggressively Priced at $449 

(Corona, CA) March 4, 2014 - TCL (The Creative Life), the third largest HDTV brand in the world, announced its sleek 48” 1080p 120Hz CMI backlit LED HDTV will launch exclusively at Sam’s Club in-store nationwide and online at in early March for a member value of $449. The first model of TCL’s new 2014 lineup to be available at retail, the lineup also includes 23”-55” models available later this spring.

“While TCL has established itself as one of the largest HDTV brands in the world, we are new to the US market and it is important that we offer US consumers great technology at an amazing price, so that they will experience our brand,” said Michelle Mao, President, TCL North America. “We are excited to work with Sam’s Club to offer their members this high quality HDTV at a great value.”  

TCL’s 48”48FS4690 delivers a complete home theater experience with its large display, premium picture quality, and sophisticated slim frame design, aggressively priced to build the TCL brand name while providing US consumers with high quality products at a great value.  For Sam’s Club members, the 48” 48FS4690 will include an industry-leading 2 year warranty as part of the member value. 

48” 48FS4690 LED HDTV

The TCL 48” 4690 LED HDTV provides a premium viewing experience at a great value. With 1080p resolution, fast 120Hz CMI refresh rate, and a dynamic contrast ratio of 5,000,000:1, this HDTV offers exceptional picture quality. Three HDMI inputs and a USB Port allow you to connect all your favorite devices.  As a certified Roku Ready device, the MHL input allows you to connect a Roku Streaming Stick or Mobile Device to display content and simultaneously charge the device.  Exceeding ENERGY STAR® 6.0 Guidelines, the TCL 48” offers low energy usage, ensuring electric bills stay low while viewing pleasure remains high.



Founded in 1981, TCL (The Creative Life) is the leading television brand in China and rapidly growing worldwide, recently becoming the world’s third largest TV manufacturer. TCL North America launched in Southern California in 2011 and is committed to providing consumers with high quality HDTVs offering the latest technology. TCL’s manufacturing expertise, vertically integrated supply chain, and state-of-the-art China Star panel factory, allow them to offer HDTVs that feature the latest technology and leading edge design at a great value for the US consumer.

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About TCL

TCL Corporation (TCL) is one of the largest consumer electronics groups in China. The Group’s global production and sales network spans over 80 countries and regions, selling TCL brand television sets, mobile phones and household appliances, along with Thomson televisions and Alcatel mobile phones.

With 40 sales offices around the world and around 70,000 employees, TCL operates 18 R&D centers, with more than ten centers in Asia, North America and Europe, and owns 20 manufacturing bases in Asia, Europe and Latin America.

In 2012, TCL Corporation achieved global sales of US$11.2 billion with 10.9 million LCD TV sets and 43.6 million handsets sold globally. The TCL brand was worth more than US$9.4 billion in 2012, and continues to hold the No. 1 TV brand position in China today.

The Group has three listed companies – TCL Corporation (SZ.000100), TCL Multimedia (HK.1070) and TCL Communication (HK.2618) – and four business units: TCL Multimedia Holdings, TCL Communication Holdings, China Star Optoelectronics Technology and TCL Home Appliances Group.

TCL stands for “The Creative Life,” a slogan that embodies the Group’s vision to build China’s most innovative and resourceful enterprises.

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About Sam’s Club

Sam’s Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nation’s eighth largest retailer and a leading warehouse club of the community, offering superior products, services, savings and surprises to members in more than 630 communities in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. To learn more about Sam’s Club, visit the Sam’s Club Newsroom, shop at, and interact with Sam’s Club on Twitter and Facebook

author: TCL USA