TCL’s Google TV lineup pulled from stores due to performance problems

Most of TCL’s smart TVs run the Roku operating system, but the company has been slowly expanding its options for the best Android TVs. Earlier this year, TCL revealed it would start selling smart TVs running Google TV, the same software package found on the Chromecast with Google TV. The first models with Google TV arrived in Best Buy stores recently, but now they are being pulled.
The new lineup of TVs first went on sale in August, exclusively at Best Buy, with four models available: 50-inch (50S546), 55-inch (55S546), 65-inch (65S546) and 75inch (75S546). Those listings have now been removed, and TCL confirmed to 9to5Google they were pulled due to performance and software issues. Below is the company’s full statement.
TCL is committed to delivering premium products with world-class experiences and the new product featuring Google TV is certainly no different. However, it has come to our attention that some are facing challenges with the stability of the user interface featured on …

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