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CE Today 7/26/23: Volvo, Focal Naim North America, & TCL

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Volvo’s 2024 Electric SUVs Debut SiriusXM with 360L

SiriusXM’s advanced audio experience, 360L, is now available in Volvo’s new 2024 EX30 and EX90 electric SUVs. This innovative platform combines satellite and streaming content for a personalized in-car entertainment journey. Customers in the US receive a three-month trial of the SiriusXM Platinum Plan, offering diverse content, including ad-free music, sports, news, and comedy. Volvo and SiriusXM are excited about this partnership, delivering an exceptional in-car listening experience.

“Volvo Cars and SiriusXM have enjoyed a long and successful history of working together and we are excited to continue to deliver SiriusXM’s audio entertainment programming as a standard feature across Volvo Cars’ lineup of vehicles,” said Gail Berger, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Automotive Partnerships, SiriusXM. “We are also thrilled to debut our latest generation platform, SiriusXM with 360L, to Volvo Cars’ drivers in the new, all-electric EX30 and EX90.”

Focal Naim North America Welcomes AVIDHIFI’s High-End Turntable Bundles to Its Audio Portfolio

Focal Naim North America is thrilled to welcome AVIDHIFI to its distribution network, adding a lineup of high-end turntables made in England to their audio offerings. Roman Vet, VP Marketing and Sales, expressed pride in distributing AVIDHIFI with its exceptional build quality and outstanding sonic performance, further enhancing their high-end audio portfolio.

Here are the exciting turntable bundles and their prices:

Ingenium Plug and Play:

  • Black model: $1,999 (CAD $2,599)
  • Black + metal platter model: $2,699 (CAD $3,509)

Both options include TA-1 tonearm and CA-1 cartridge.


  • Black model: $9,999 (CAD $12,999)

This turntable features a heavy aluminum platter, vibration-absorbing properties, and a twin belt drive for improved bass and treble definition. It includes an Altus tonearm and Ionic cartridge.


  • Black or silver model: $12,999 (CAD $16,899)

The latest generation of VOLVERE incorporates an external DSP signal-generating power supply for precise motor speed calibration. It comes with an Altus tonearm and Ionic cartridge.


  • Black model: $15,999 (CAD $12,479)
  • Black model with Nexus tonearm & Boron cartridge: $21,999 (CAD $28,599)

The SEQUEL offers crisp clean clarity, outstanding solidity, and precise sound. The first option includes an Altus tonearm and Ionic cartridge, while the second option features a Nexus tonearm and Boron cartridge.

ACUTUS Classic:

  • Nexus tonearm & Reference Ruby cartridge: $33,999 (CAD $44,199)

The ACUTUS Classic, born from two decades of striving for perfection, delivers exceptional performance.

Audiophiles can now experience these impressive turntable bundles through Focal Naim North America’s distribution network, though release dates may vary and should be confirmed with authorized dealers.

TCL Unveils Impressive Tech Lineup: TCL 40 XL Smartphone, TAB 10S Tablet, and S4 Smart TVs with Roku or Google TV Options

Introducing TCL’s Latest Offerings: The TCL 40 XL smartphone boasts a 50MP AI Triple Camera and a powerful Helio G37 octa-core processor, providing smooth video calls and streaming on its 6.75-inch HD+ TCL NXTVISION display. With 128GB or 256GB options, it features dual speakers, secure biometric options, and a long-lasting 5000 mAh battery. The TCL TAB 10S tablet offers a powerful octa-core processor, 3 GB of RAM, a 10.1″ FHD NXTVISION display, and an 8000mAh battery, along with dual speakers and a dedicated Kids mode. Lastly, the TCL S4 Smart TV line comes in various sizes with 4K UHD resolution, Dolby Vision, and Roku or Google TV options. With voice control, screen mirroring, and dynamic contrast, it’s the perfect home theater solution.