The Vu Masterpiece TV has a 50W built-in soundbar with Dolby Atmos support
The Vu Masterpiece TV supports Dolby Vision HDR
The television runs on Android TV 9 Pie
The TV comes in a single black and ‘Armani Gold’ colour and finish
Vu Masterpiece TV, the latest flagship television from the Indian company, has been launched at Rs. 3,50,000. The television is available in a single 85-inch size option, and has a 4K HDR QLED screen, with support for the Dolby Vision HDR standard and a 50W built-in soundbar. Interestingly, the television also features a built-in Windows 10 PC as an optional upgrade, with support for video conferencing through an included camera. The Android TV 9 Pie-powered smart television is available to buy across retail stores in India.
Vu Masterpiece TV specifications and features
The company's flagship television, the Vu Masterpiece TV is among the most expensive in the range at Rs. 3,50,000. For the price though, the television packs in a lot, including an 85-inch Ultra-HD QLED screen, which supports HDR up to the Dolby Vision format. The television has a maximum refresh rate of 120Hz, and a rated peak brightness of 1,000 nits. There is also local dimming on the Vu Masterpiece TV, with 256 zones built into the LED backlight.
The television comes in a single black and ‘Armani Gold' colour option. Built into the front of the TV is a soundbar speaker. The six-speaker system has a rated sound output of 50W, and support for the Dolby MS12 and DTS:X formats. Smart TV functionality is present, with the Vu Masterpiece TV running on Android TV 9 Pie, with support for all major apps and streaming services including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hotstar. There is also Google Assistant on the TV, accessed through the microphone on the Bluetooth-enabled remote.
A unique feature on the Vu Masterpiece TV is the optional upgrade of a built-in Windows 10 PC, which is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor. Also included are a camera, wireless keyboard with a built-in trackpad, and a wireless microphone, making the TV suitable for productivity and work-related functions. The Android TV functionality runs on a separate quad-core processor, with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage for apps and app data.
Editor's note: A previous version of this article incorrectly mentioned the inbuilt Windows 10 PC as a standard feature. It is in fact an optional upgrade, and the article has been updated to reflect this.
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Ali Pardiwala writes about audio and video devices for Gadgets 360 out of Mumbai, and has covered the industry for a decade now. Ali is a Senior Reviewer for Gadgets 360, where he has regularly written about televisions, home entertainment, and mobile gaming as well. He is a firm believer in 4K and HDR on televisions, and believes that true wireless earphones are the future of the personal audio industry. Ali is available on Twitter as @AliusPardius and on email at email@example.com, so do send in