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[January 08, 2013]

The Haier Android connected TV revolution

(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Neuilly-sur-Seine, France -- Haier launches the most powerful Android 4.2 TV in its category, as well as a range of accessories which transform any television into a connected Android TV 8 - 11 January 2013 - CES: Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center - Stand 10939 The Android Dongle Revolution Nothing is easier than transforming any TV from Haier's new range into a powerful connected TV. Simply plug the new Haier Android Dongle into an HDMI and a USB port. The device gives immediate access to Google Play: leaving a wealth of games, VOD and other applications at your fingertips. The Haier Android Dongle comes with a remote control equipped with a gyro to make navigation even easier - simply point at your screen and click! Key Features of Haier Android Dongle: Android 4.1, ARM Cortex A9 Dual Core Processor 1.6Ghz, 1GB RAM, 4GB Flash Memory, Mali 400 GPU, MHL Compatible Output, HDMI 1.4a, Micro USB 2.0, Micro SD card reader, Infrared, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, DLNA, remote control to operate your TV via pointing. Colour: black. Dimensions: 96mm x 34,5mm x 12 mm. Option to connect a camera for video conferencing.

The Haier Android Dongle is compatible with all Haier TVs and most Plasma screens, LCD and LED screens from other brands that have an HDMI and a USB port.

HXT TV and a Sm@rt Eye Camera for an intelligent and connected experience The HXT Android LED TV Series The HXT series of super slim 3D LED Smart TVs features an elegant borderless design (available in two screen sizes, 47" and 55") and is powered by a Snapdragon S4 Prime Processor with next generation performance and innovative features. The 'smart box' includes an embedded camera that is easily mounted on an existing TV, transforming it into a state-of-the-art Smart TV.

Using the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon quad core S4 Prime series MPQ8064 chipset, featuring game-console quality Adreno 320 GPU and running Android 4.2, the HXT products will enable the user to access an infinite number of apps, thus opening up for the living room console gaming experience without the mess of separate cables and equipment.

The supplementary power from the quad core CPU architecture gives access to a unique universe of fitness games and applications.

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The HXT comes with a Wi-Fi Direct connected remote that is great for everything you do with your TV. From trivial things like changing input and changing channel on your cable box to more advanced functions such as searching streaming content on your favourite VOD service using QWERTY keys, to even fast action console-type gaming using motion or joystick control, the HXT remote is the only thing you need in your hand and the only remote you need to see on your living-room table.

Key Features Haier LED TV HXT 140cm (55") Android Series Full HD resolution (1920x1080), polarized 3D Android 4.2, 1.7 GHz quad-core processor, Adreno 320 graphics card, HDMI 1.4a and CEC, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, integrated camera FHD 1080p 30fps, multi-function screen, universal and multi-use remote control (keyboard, microphone, gyroscope, joystick) to control your Android TV via the pointing device.

Sm@rt Eye Android TV Haier is also planning a solution in the form of a Sm@rt Eye that includes a camera, easily mounted on an existing TV, to transform it into a state-of-the-art Smart TV.

Key Features of the Haier Sm@rt Eye Android Camera: Android 4.2, 1.7 GHz quad-core processor, Adreno 320 GPU, HDMI 1.4a and CEC, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, integrated FHD 1080p 30fps camera, multi-function screen, universal remote control and multi-use (keyboard, microphone, gyroscope, joystick) ) to control your Android TV via a pointing device.

The Haier Sm@rt Eye Android camera is compatible with all Haier TVs and most Plasma TVs, LCD and LED other brands' screens that feature a USB port.

Two demos during CES Smart interactive TV: E-learning module presentations for children throughout the programme Sesame Street and for adults, thanks to Speakingpal: using a mobile device for enhanced interaction.

Multi-screen animations: Showcasing how it's now possible to achieve a high resolution and high frame rate console class gaming experience with mobile phone control, and how media can be easily accessed via your mobile device.

* Source: Euromonitor International Limited: retail volume sales in units based on 2012 data.

About Haier: The Haier Group is the world's No. 1 Major Appliances brand with a 8.6% retail volume share in 2012 (Source: Euromonitor International Limited; retail volume sales in units based on 2012 data). With its commitment to quality and innovation, Haier brings the inspired living experience to consumers in over 100 countries worldwide. With global headquarters based in the Chinese city of Qingdao and regional headquarters in both Paris and New York to serve its clients in Europe and America, Haier has 61 trading companies, 24 manufacturing plants, and 21 industrial parks with 80,000 employees worldwide. Haier both pursues excellence in innovation through its five R&D centres and ensures its products are adapted to the tastes and needs of its consumers in its various local markets. Haier specialises in technology-driven research, manufacturing and trading a large range of durable products. In Europe, these include: televisions, refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, consumer electronics and energy saving home solutions.

Haier's global revenue in 2011 was 23.3 billion USD. Haier Electronics Group Co., Ltd. (HKG: 1169), a subsidiary of the Haier Group, is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. Qingdao Haier Co. (SHA: 600690), also a Haier subsidiary, is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

For more information: Haier Press Contacts CES To meet the Haier team at CES 2013, please contact Matthew Herring on +33 (0) 6 50 33 02 97 Alternatively please contact Open2Europe Sarah Gilbert +33 1 55 02 15 06 ((M2 Communications disclaims all liability for information provided within M2 PressWIRE. Data supplied by named party/parties. Further information on M2 PressWIRE can be obtained at on the world wide web. Inquiries to


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