[Las Vegas, January 10, 2017]--TCL (The Creative Life), the world’s third largest TV manufacturer, today announced that the company was honored by International Data Group (IDG) as 2016-2017 Global Top 50 CE Brands and 2016-2017 Top 10 CE Brands from China, and won the Global Display Tech Innovation Award of the Year for TCL Quantum Dot TV. Besides, a TCL product named C15BA received the award of Global Best Integrated Large Screen Product of the Year.
The 2016-2017 Global Top Brands Awards Ceremony was co-organized by International Data Group (IDG) and TWICE and supported by IDC China, GFK and CEOCIO China at Wynn Hotel, Las Vegas on January 6. Global Top Brands, running into its 11th year, is an annual awards ceremony for global electronics enterprises. Over the decade, the event has been dedicated to showcasing the leading CE brands for global consumers and increasing the influence of the CE companies in the international market.
During this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), TCL unveiled its latest flagship X Series QUHD TVs -- the 7.9mm flat X2 and the 6.9mm curved X3, both featuring the Quantum Dot(QD) display technology and a “Super Slim” edgeless design. The company’s next move is to launch the world’s first QD on LED chip TV with an even more dazzling picture quality. Moreover, a 65-inch curved QD TV of merely 3.9mm thick will hit the market soon.
Headquartered in China and operating globally, TCL is one of the leading players in the global TV industry, engaged in the research and development, manufacturing and distribution of consumer electronic products. Currently, the company is undergoing aggressive overseas expansion and has made breakthroughs in key markets such as North America and emerging markets. According to IHS Technology, TCL was the world’s third largest TV manufacturer in terms of global TV shipment in 2015. IHS Markit’s data revealed that as of November 2016, TCL was the fourth largest TV brand in North America with an estimated annual TV shipment to North America of 2 million units in 2016.
TCL Corporation is a global manufacturer of smart products and provider of Internet application services. The wholly-listed TCL Corporation (000100. SZ) consists of TCL Multimedia (01070. HK), TCL Communication, TCL Display (00334. HK) and Tonly Electronics (01249. HK). Founded in 1981, TCL is a leading international manufacturer of smart products who believes there are boundless enjoyment in life yet to be discovered. In the past 35 years, TCL has empowered users globally to discover and create their own moments in life. As one of the first Chinese technology brands to enter overseas markets, TCL currently has 82,000 employees worldwide, across sales offices in over 80 countries, with businesses covering over 160 countries and regions across Asia, America, Europe and Oceania, along with 23 R&D centers and 21 manufacturing bases. As of 2015, TCL is the world’s 3rd largest TV manufacturer with 17.84 million units and has attained 5th position in the smartphone market with 83.55 million of shipment units globally, the company also recorded 48 % of revenue from overseas market the same year.