German TV brand METZ launches in UK
Multi-award-winning German TV brand, METZ, has announced the launch of its Roku TV models in the UK at the end of October
METZ says that six of its Direct LED TVs will be available in both 4K UHD and HD resolutions, in sizes ranging from 32in to 65in.
One of the longest established TV manufacturers in Europe and known for its design, technology, and quality, according to a press release, METZ will produce its inaugural line of Roku TVs in two ranges: the 4K UHD MRD6000 series, available in 43in, 50in, 55in and 65in sizes, and the 2K Full HD MTD6000 series, available in 32in and 40in sizes.
Rob Peacock, METZ TV’s Commercial Director in the UK, commented: “We’re really excited to be bringing these debut Direct LED TVs to the UK We’re confident that their blend of excellent picture quality, stunning aesthetics, and ultra-keen pricing are going to strike a chord amongst cash-strapped buyers here. With the speedy Roku TV OS and Freeview Play on board, as well as USB Timeshifting and Low Blue Light LEDs (to lessen viewing fatigue), these sets look certain to win many new fans.”
Arthur van Rest, vice president, International at Roku, added: “METZ is our third Roku TV partner in the UK, and together we have developed a range of affordable and easy-to-use Roku TVs that consumers will love. METZ Roku TV models are powered by the Roku TV OS, which offers consumers the best live TV and streaming experience. With a variety of Roku TV models on the market now, it’s never been easier for British consumers to watch, discover, and enjoy the entertainment they love.”
According to Roku, each ones of its TVs comes with the Roku TV OS experience built in, with sizes ranging from 32in to 65in in 4K UHD and HD.
With a Roku TV, consumers can stream their favorite shows, movies, or live TV via thousands of free and paid channels, including Freeview Play, BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My 5, The Roku Channel, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, AppleTV+, Paramount+, NOW, BT Sport, Discovery+, and more, as well as music services like Spotify and Apple Music.
Key Selling Points
• Roku Search – Easily search by title, actor, genre, and more across top channels to see where you can stream entertainment for free or at the lowest cost.
• AirPlay – Effortlessly share videos, photos, music, and more from your Apple devices to your TV.
• Private Listening – Use headphones with the Roku mobile app to watch TV without disturbing the house.
Prices start from £179 (€205) and all METZ Roku TV models will be available from November via Amazon, as well as selected retail partners.
Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. We connect users to the streaming content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetise large audiences, and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers. Roku streaming players and TV-related audio devices are available in the US and in select countries through direct retail sales and licensing arrangements with service operators. Roku TV™ models are available in the US and in select countries through licensing arrangements with TV OEM brands. Roku is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. USA.
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Through a combination of the strength of Skyworth, a global player in the TV business, and the 80 years of experience of traditional German manufacturers Metz, high-quality smart TV solutions are being created under the banner of METZ blue, with the aim of making state-of-the-art screen technology available to everyone in the UK.
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