Thomson IFA 2015 First Televisions Based on QD Vision’s Color IQ™ Across Europe Thomson TVs Take Lead in Delivering Quantum Dot Televisions to EMEA

BERLIN, Germany, September 3, 2015 – TCL, who has the exclusive rights to use the Thomson brand for televisions in Europe, announced the European availability of the Thomson 55” 4K UHD TV (55UA9806), based on Color IQ™ quantum dot technology. This stunning, yet affordable television features the widest color gamut available among commercial televisions on the market today. The product will be available across Europe and can be found online at

The new 55UA9806 features Color IQ™ optics from QD Vision, delivering best-in-class color and unparalled value, particularly when compared to other LCD and OLED TVsThe QD Vision’squantum dot technology enables the Thomson 55UA9806 to achieve almost 85% of the Rec. 2020 color gamut, compared with most mainstream LCD televisions, which deliver only 45-50% of the future color standard. The ColorIQ quantum dot solution also enables displays that are 20-30% more energy efficient than other comparable products in the market.

“Quantum dots are the future of television, and QD Vision’s Color IQ solution helps Thomson TVs make that future available today - at a very compelling price, said Marek Maciejewski, Product Development Director Europe, TCL Multimedia. “The Thomson 55UA9806 offers superior color, power savings and affordability that can only be achieved using the Color IQ solution.”

The Thomson 55UA9806 is a Smart UHD TV with a premium Harman Kardon sound system and a sleek, minimalist design. It is available now in countries throughout the EU.

About THOMSON brand

With a rich heritage stretching back for more than 120 years, the Thomson brand has taken part in the greatest technological revolutions and has always set out to make innovation accessible to all. Today, the Thomson brand is there to help us all in our daily lives at home and beyond, through one of the widest ranges of products and useful, innovative, reliable and stylish solutions: TV / Audio-Video / Telephony / Computers & tablets / Connected Devices / Home / Small & Large Appliances / Healthcare & Well-being.
Thomson is a trademark of TECHNICOLOR (S.A.) used under licence to TCL.

About TCL Multimedia

Headquartered in China, TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Limited (HKSE stock code: 01070) is one of the leading players in the global TV industry, engaged in the research and development, manufacturing and distribution of consumer electronic products. Through a new product-and-user-oriented business model that focuses primarily on a “double +” strategy which includes “intelligence + Internet” and “products + services” as the main direction, striving to become a “global entertainment technology enterprise” that provides integrated entertainment solution to customers. According to the latest DisplaySearch figures, the Group ranked No. 3 in the global LCD TV market with a market share of 6.0% in the first quarter of 2015 and ranked No. 3 in the PRC LCD TV market with a market share of 15.8%.

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