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noggin12,067 posts since 26 Jun 2001
Am I right in saying those brands are far from premium? The US equivalent of Linsar, perhaps?


They aren't high-end. AIUI Seiki is a Chinese manufacturer, and Westinghouse is a licensed brand (i.e. the TVs aren't made by the actual Westinghouse company that generated the original brand loyalty). (Philips is similar these days when it comes to TVs I believe)
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noggin12,067 posts since 26 Jun 2001
Review of the Westinghouse Fire OS Smart TV. As the article states, all three brands are badges of Tongfang Global.

http://www.aftvnews.com/overview-and-first-impressions-of-the-new-fire-tv-edition-televisions/


Interesting. Looks like they don't offer any USB recording functionality for the OTA tuner, just live Pause. That feels like a missed opportunity - though I think that's less of a feature in the US than Europe, where it's becoming standard.
London Lite6,913 posts since 4 Jan 2003
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The second generation Fire Stick with Alexa which has been available in the US since the autumn will be released here in the UK in April. Already on pre-order at £39.99.

Alexa will be added to UK Fire TV's in April as well.