Funai Corporation Launches First Sanyo Roku TV in the US

Funai Corporation has launched its Sanyo Roku TV in the US. The 32″ LED-LCD TV, powered by Roku OS, with a 1366 × 768 resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate, will be exclusively available at Walmart stores, priced at $128. The device also 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 new 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 from 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.