Toshiba C350 Hearth TV does 4K, Dolby Imaginative and prescient, beginning at $350
Relating to the combination of streaming platforms and sensible TVs, the Roku OS and Google’s Android TV have commanding leads, with tons of various fashions from manufacturers like TCL, Hisense, and Sony. Amazon’s Hearth TV has languished, comparatively talking, with solely a handful of choices from Insignia and Toshiba — most of which aren’t 4K or HDR-capable. However at the moment, there’s a brand new Toshiba Hearth TV mannequin on the town — the C350 Sequence — and it provides Amazon’s streaming software program a trendy new house whereas retaining costs low.
The Toshiba C350 Sequence, which works by the label “Good Hearth TV” as a substitute of the older “Hearth TV Version” moniker, is definitely the best-looking TV to sport Amazon’s sensible TV software program to this point. It’s a Greatest Purchase unique for brick-and-mortar shops, however you’ll additionally discover it on Amazon.com
It’ll ultimately be accessible in 5 display sizes: 43-, 50-, 55-, 65-, and 75-inch, however proper now, solely the 43- and 50-inch fashions are on sale, beginning at $350 and can begin transport in mid-Might.
The C350 has 4K decision and helps HDR10 and Dolby Imaginative and prescient, although not HDR10+, which is a little bit of a shock on condition that Amazon was an early supporter of the Dolby Imaginative and prescient competitor and yow will discover most HDR titles on Amazon Prime Video in HDR10+.
Toshiba is utilizing its Regza Engine 4K in these TVs, which ought to ship superb 4K upscaling of non-4K content material. The included distant options Amazon Alexa voice management, which you should use for varied TV capabilities like energy, quantity, navigation, playback, and enter switching.
Talking of Alexa, you can even benefit from the Stay View Image in Image (PIP) characteristic for appropriate video doorbells and sensible cameras. When a customer presses the doorbell, you’ll obtain a PIP video feed within the high proper nook of the display. You’ll be able to then use the distant to say “Alexa, speak to Ring doorbell digital camera,” for instance, to instantly speak to the customer.
Lastly, the Toshiba C350 options DTS Digital:X, which is meant to ship an immersive, 3D-like sound expertise utilizing simply the TV’s built-in audio system.