Funai Corporation announced the availability of the first Sanyo Roku TVs in the U.S. The new32-inch LED LCD Sanyo Roku TV, featuring the Roku OS, Dolby Audio, and Brilliant Motion Rate 120, will be exclusively available at Walmart stores with an everyday low price of $128.
“By delivering this level of performance and quality at such a compelling price, we’re enabling smart households to enjoy the amazing entertainment that the Roku platform provides access to,” said Youssef Ibrahim, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Funai Corp. “This unit recentlydebuted at Walmart Canada and was very well received, we’re excited to now make it available in the US!”
The unit’s powerful Brilliant Motion Rate 120 (BMR 120) processing provides smooth and clear video motion for even the most demanding, action-packed movies or sports — perfectly detailing all the action.
The Roku OS offers a simple home screen where TV inputs including cable boxes, OTA antennas and gaming consoles are alongside favorite streaming channels, providing access to 500,000+ movies and TV episodes across thousands of free or paid channels. Search across hundreds of channels and see results in order by price, including what’s playing live if there is an HDTV antenna attached. Access to free content is easy to find with The Roku Channel, which offers access to award-winners, cult classics, live news and more with no subscriptions and no fees; and Featured Free provides users with direct links to free in-season episodes of top network shows and full past-season catch-ups. Smart Guide, an electronic program guide, seamlessly integrates information for local broadcast TV via an antenna with streaming options allowing customers to search for, find and discover entertainment.
The new Sanyo Roku TVs will receive automatic Roku OS software updates including the recently announced Roku OS 8.2 and Roku OS 9.0. Roku OS 8.2 is expected to roll out to Roku TVs beginning this month and enables users to access and control iHeartRadio, Pandora and TuneIn by voice. Roku OS 9.0 will begin rolling out to Sanyo Roku TVs in early 2019.
The 32-INCH LED LCD Sanyo Roku TV (FW32R19F) features two HDMI inputs, an OTA tuner, 802.11ac MIMO wireless LAN, composite inputs and an optical digital audio output. Video playback includes MPEG1, MPEG2, H.264 and MPEG4. The easy-to-use Roku remote is designed to fit comfortably in hand including one-touch access to popular channels. Search with a keyboard, use voice search, enjoy private listening and cast to the TV all via the free Roku mobile app for iOS and Android devices.