LDM Product Roundup – Vol 22 No 29

Arçelik, Turkish owner of the Grundig German TV brand, has announced that all future Grundig smart TVs will use the Android TV operating system. The new TVs will be unveiled at IFA 2015, in September.

Eurocom M5 Pro notebookThe M5 Pro notebook, released by Eurocom in autumn last year, has been updated with new display options. Users can now choose a 15.6″ IPS-based display (1920 x 1080), from AUO or LG, or an UltraHD IGZO display from Sharp. Prices start at $1,375.

HP‘s Elitebook Folio 1020 (Core-M Drives HP’s Macbook Challenger) has been revamped by Bang & Olufsen. The ‘Elitebook Folio 1020 limited edition laptop’ features a B&O audio system. Although HP hasn’t revealed specifications, they are likely to be identical to the original Folio 1020. The notebook will be available in the autumn.

The Loewe Art and Loewe Connect TV series have been expanded with new 48″ models. They join the existing 40″ and 55″ units.

Gemany’s CE-Markt claims that Orion will release new 39″, 43″ and 55″ outdoor TV sets in August.

More of Panasonic‘s 2015 TVs (Panasonic is Big on B2B and Panasonic Goes All-Out With UltraHD) have been launched in the USA, following their debut in Europe earlier this year. The CX800 (CX850 in Europe), CX650 and CX600 ranges are now available. Prices start at $2,000, $1,300 and $1,200, respectively.

A 40″ curved UltraHD TV has been added to Samsung‘s premium S9 line. The UE40S9 is available in Europe now, for €1,260.

TP Vision‘s Philips-branded 7600 TVs (Philips Details Full 2015 TV Lineup) are due to go on sale in August. These UltraHD models will cost €1,600 (48″), €2,000 (55″) or €2,940 (65″).

ZTE has launched its Spro 2 projector (ZTE Brings Auto Focus to Smart Projectors) in the USA. It is available in Verizon Wireless for $600.

All prices are ex VAT, where applicable.