OnePlus TVs to soon receive a software update.
The update will add a host of new apps to the device.
The TVs will also support Bluetooth headset connectivity after the update.
OnePlus forayed into the television segment back in September last year with the launch of OnePlus TV 55 Q1 and the Q1 Pro. The two televisions feature a QLED display with 95.7 per cent screen-to-body ratio and the pro variant gets a sliding soundbar. OnePlus says that it will soon roll out a new major update for the devices, which will bring a host of new apps, along with a new connectivity feature. While the complete changelog for the update is listed below, some of the notable additions include notable apps like Spotify, Voot, JioSaavn, MX Player and more.
The update will also add an option to connect Bluetooth headsets with the OnePlus TVs. This could be a great feature for users who don’t want to disturb others while watching content. The new update will be applied to all new OnePlus TVs being sold and the update is slated to hit existing OnePlus TVs soon. “We at OnePlus strive to take the home environment to the next level of intelligent connectivity. The new update brings a lot of viewing and listening content to the OnePlus TV,” says General Manager of OnePlus India, Vikas Agarwal.
Here’s the complete changelog of the update:
- New Content Integration with MX Player, Voot, ShemarooMe, Alt Balaji, Spotify, JioSaavn
- New playback animation while playing music through Bluetooth stereo
- OnePlus smartphone can share Hotspot to OnePlus TV
- OnePlus Connect supports up to five devices simultaneously
- Streamlined PQ mode options
- added colour gamut conversion
- Turn off MEMC in Dolby mode
- Support both embedded and external subtitle while playing local videos
- Use Prime Video button on the remote to power on/ off the TV
OnePlus TV 55 Q1 and Q1 Pro specifications
The OnePlus TV 55 Q1 Pro comes equipped with a 55-inch 4K QLED panel that has a 95.7 per cent screen-to-body ratio and an in-built sliding soundbar. On the other hand, there’s no sliding soundbar on the Q1 but it also sports the same display. The TVs sport a Gamma Color Magic chip that is claimed to enable a slew of features like Super Resolution, Contrast Enhancement, Noise Reduction, MEMC, De-Contour, Dolby Vision, Colour Brightening and Colour Enhancement. The Q1 Pro comes with eight speakers while there are a total of four speakers on the Q1. Alongside stock Android TV OS, the company offers OxygenPlay UI on the OnePlus TVs. There’s also a OnePlus Connect feature that enables users to connect their smartphones and control the TV via an app.
You can find out more about the OnePlus TVs here.