Sky Glass permits viewers to look at Sky TV over WiFi with no satellite tv for pc dish or field.

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It comes as the corporate strikes to resolve what it sees as a shopper frustration with content material in addition to {hardware} being unfold out throughout quite a few devices and digital platforms. 

Sky partnered with design company Map Challenge Workplace to create the TV design. Obtainable in 5 colors and three sizes (43”, 55”, and 65”), Sky Glass is the primary main product launch from the corporate because it was acquired by Comcast for £29.7bn in 2018.

The TV has a 4K UltraHD Quantum Dot show, and gives a 10-bit HDR display screen that helps HLG, HDR10 and Dolby Imaginative and prescient.

The TV additionally has with six built-in audio system with Dolby Atmos sound and a sub-woofer designed in, so there is no such thing as a want to purchase a separate soundbar.

The TV can also be voice activated, whereas the house web page gives content material from throughout Sky in addition to main streamers corresponding to BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Disney+, ITV Hub, All4, Spotify, Peloton and PlayWorks.

The corporate additionally plans to launch a 4K sensible digicam subsequent yr that may pair with Sky Glass and permit individuals to look at movies collectively, play video games, exercise and take part calls.

Sky says that Sky Glass is the world’s first tv to be licensed as carbon impartial. It additionally has low energy options together with auto-switch-off and is available in recyclable packaging, free from single-use plastic.

Shoppers will be capable of both purchase it in a single go or to unfold the price with month-to-month funds in the identical approach they do when buying a cell phone.

Sky Glass will probably be obtainable from £13 per thirty days for the 43” display screen, however customers will even want a Sky TV subscription, taking the price to £39 per thirty days.

The 55” display screen is out there for £17 a month, and the 65” display screen for £21 a month on high of the Sky TV subscription, and all three will start retailing from 18 October.

The total worth is £649 (43”), £849 (55”) and £1049 (65”).

Talking on the launch, Dana Sturdy, Sky group chief govt, stated: “Sky Glass is the streaming TV with Sky inside, offering the whole integration of {hardware}, software program and content material. Constructed on over 30 years of understanding what our prospects need, it is a TV that solely Sky might make. We consider that is the neatest TV obtainable, and that prospects will adore it.”


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