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A triple feature for world-class sports: 3D, Smart Inter@ctive TV and two additional woofers – the new Grundig Vision 8 Sports TVs offer the proper tactics for sportive viewing fun

Optimal not only for sports lovers: The Vision 8 Sports TVs by Grundig

Twelve new models from 22" to 46"

Sports TVs in sportive packaging


Nuremberg, 2 September 2011: Never lose contact with the leading teams with the Grundig Vision 8 Sports TVs – from September on, twelve new Grundig LED TVs are fully dedicated to sports. All TV models have a high-definition triple tuner, CI-Plus slot, and LED backlight technology on board. This guarantees reception of German Soccer League matches also via Sky programmes in brilliant image quality – no matter whether on the first, second or third set. Thanks to USB recording, the most thrilling TV sports moments can instantly be captured on external media. With the Vision 8 Sports TVs from 32" to 46", entertainment comes directly from the web as well: With Smart Inter@active TV, the new models have a variety of online services already pre-integrated. Thanks to HbbTV, further information from the media centres of the German public broadcasting stations can be obtained directly via the TVs. With the Vision 8 Sports TVs from 40" upwards, two additional woofers in the rear of the TV set provide even fuller stadium sound. The 40" and 46" models also offer sports events in breath-taking 3D and, with up to 400 Hz Picture Perfection rate, pin-sharp images in Full HD even with fast-moving contents.

In addition to brilliant image and sound quality, the new match-winner Grundig Vision 8 Sports TVs impress with their technical features. Thus, all models comprise an integrated HD triple tuner. This allows for reception, from sports programmes to the latest movies, via satellite, cable and antenna without additional receiver. With regard to peripheral devices, a high degree of flexibility is guaranteed by HDMI interfaces. Thanks to DLNA certification, in the home network all models from 26" upward are compatible with all other likewise certified devices.
USB recording turns the Grundig Vision 8 Sports TVs into USB video recorders at the push of a button. Just plug in a USB stick or external hard drive, record – and the sports lover is done and has his or her own compact soccer archive. Moreover, with the CI Plus-enabled Grundig sets TV fans can easily navigate through the Sky world and take full advantage of a Sky subscription; no purchase of set-top boxes or use of a separate remote control is required.

Apps and more from 32" upwards
With the Vision 8 Sports TVs from 32" upwards, the entertainment programme is actually available even directly from the net – thanks to Smart Inter@active TV and integrated WLAN. A wide variety of online services for convenient and direct access is already integrated into these models. Via applications (apps) such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, flickr and picasa, the new Grundig Sports TVs also support the exchange of information within social networks, no matter whether it is about the latest game results or gossip about players changing. The Grundig Vision 8 Sports TVs furthermore offer exclusive apps on up-to-date news and "Health & Lifestyle" subjects.
Information Centre: All Grundig Vision 8 Sports-TVs from 32" upwards use the interactive "Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV" videotext successor (HbbTV). Via the high-res HbbTV portals of the German TV networks, the TVs offer access to the online libraries of the public broadcasting stations ARD, ZDF and Arte as well as, depending on the network, further information about subjects on the current TV programme.

Cheerleaders – now in 3D
With the 3D function built into the 40" and 46" variants of the Vision 8 Sports TV, ball sports enthusiasts now experience their favourite games in 3D as well, for example via Sky. Here the up-scaling of 2D contents to 3D opens up entirely new perspectives. The new Picture Perfection rate with its up to 400 Hz for pin-sharp images is another advantage, particularly in sports programmes with fast-moving image contents. 3D USB recording allows to directly record 3D broadcasts on a USB stick at the push of a button. Appropriate 3D sound is provided by two additional woofers in the rear of the set.


Product Features:
Vision 8 Sports-TVs 46" (46 VLE 8160 SL and 46 VLE 8160 BL) and 40" (40 VLE 8160 WL; 40 VLE 8160 BL; 40 VLE 8160 SL)

  • Available in the following sizes: 46" (117 cm) and 40" (102 cm)
  • Black piano lacquer finish (46 VLE 8160 BL and BL 40 VLE 8160), elegant silver finish (46 VLE 8160 SL and SL 40 VLE 8160) and high-gloss white finish (40 VLE 8160 WL)
  • 3D Support
  • Smart Interactive TV with access to online services
  • HbbTV-enabled
  • Network-ready and DLNA-certified
  • WLAN module integrated
  • Based on "Digi TP" TV platform
  • LED backlight technology and Full HD resolution (1,920 × 1,080)
  • 400 Hz Picture Perfection rate (PPR)
  • Motion Picture Improvement for natural movements
  • MPEG-4-enabled DVB-S2, DVB-T and DVB-C tuner for HDTV reception
  • 2 wideband speakers + 2 tweeters front, 2 woofers rear
  • USB recording of 3D contents as well
  • Second USB port for playback from USB sticks, cameras, etc.
  • 4 HDMI DigiLink input ports
  • CI-Plus slot for encoded HDTV channels


Vision 8 Sports TVs 32" (32 VLE 8130 WG; 32 VLE 8130 BL; 32 VLE 8130 SL)

  • 32" (81 cm)
  • Black piano lacquer finish (32 VLE 8130 BL); elegant silver finish (32 VLE 8130 SL); and high-gloss white finish (32 VLE 8130 WG)
  • Smart Interactive TV with access to online services
  • HbbTV-enabled
  • Network-ready and DLNA-certified
  • WLAN module integrated
  • Based on "Digi TP" TV platform
  • LED backlight technology and Full HD resolution (1,920 × 1,080)
  • 400 Hz Picture Perfection rate (PPR)
  • Motion Picture Improvement for natural movements
  • MPEG-4-enabled DVB-S2, DVB-T and DVB-C tuner for HDTV reception
  • USB Recording
  • Second USB port for playback from USB sticks, cameras, etc.
  • 4 HDMI DigiLink input ports
  • CI-Plus slot for encoded HDTV channels


Vision 8 Sports TVs 26" (26 VLE 8100 SG; 26 VLE 8100 BG)

  • 26" (66 cm)
  • Black piano lacquer finish (26 VLE 8100 BG) and elegant silver finish (26 VLE 8100 SG)
  • Network-ready and DLNA-certified
  • Based on "Digi SX" TV platform
  • LED backlight technology
  • 100 Hz Picture Perfection rate (PPR)  
  • HD Ready with WXGA resolution of 1,366 × 768
  • MPEG-4-enabled DVB-S2, DVB-T and DVB-C tuner for HDTV reception
  • USB recording: LED TVs are turned into USB video recorders at the push of a button
  • Second USB port for playback from USB sticks, cameras, etc.
  • 4 HDMI DigiLink input ports
  • CI-Plus slot for encoded HDTV channels


Vision 8 Sports TVs 22" (22 VLE 8120 WG; 22 VLE 8120 BG)

  • 22" (55 cm)
  • Black piano lacquer finish (22 VLE 8120 BG) and high-gloss white finish (22 VLE 8120 WG)
  • LED backlight technology
  • 100 Hz Picture Perfection rate (PPR)  
  • Full HD resolution (1,920 × 1,080)
  • MPEG-4-enabled DVB-S2, DVB-T and DVB-C tuner for HDTV reception
  • USB recording: LED TVs are turned into USB video recorders at the push of a button
  • Second USB port for playback from USB sticks, cameras, etc.
  • 2 HDMI DigiLink input ports
  • CI-Plus slot for encoded HDTV channels
  • 12 V connector

 


Prices and availability:
The Grundig Vision 8 Sports TVs will be shipped, beginning in September 2011, in strikingly designed, sports-themed packaging.

  • RRP 46 VLE 8160 BL; 46 VLE 8160 SL: 999 €
  • RRP 40 VLE 8160 BL; UVP 40 VLE 8160 SL, UVP 40 VLE 8160 WL: 899 €
  • RRP 32 VLE 8130 BL; 32 VLE 8130 SL; 32 VLE 8130 WG: 699 €
  • RRP 26 VLE 8100 SG; 26 VLE 8100 BG: 549 €
  • RRP 22 VLE 8120 WG; 22 VLE 8120 BG: 369 €; available from December 2011

 

 

Pictures:
Vision 8 Sports-TV LED 32/40/46/55 3D/Smart Inter@ctive TV/HbbTV silver
Vision 8 Sports-TV LED 32/40/46/55 3D/Smart Inter@ctive TV/HbbTV black
Fine Arts LED 32/40/46/55 3D/Smart Inter@ctive TV/HbbTV silver
Fine Arts LED 32/40/46/55 3D/Smart Inter@ctive TV/HbbTV black
Vision 8 Sports-TV Package