As promised, it will ship with Android TV and embody help for each Google Assistant and Alexa. Using the OnePlus Connect app, you’ll enter textual content and swap between Android TV apps in your smartphone. Anytime you get a name in your telephone, the OnePlus TV will mechanically cut back the amount of any content material so you are not scrambling to do this your self. Chromecast help is constructed instantly into the TV as properly.
— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) September 26, 2019
However, extra fascinating than the TV is OnePlus’ gross sales method. Like it does with its smartphone lineup, the corporate plans to supply two totally different fashions of the OnePlus TV. They’ll be a typical mannequin and a “Pro” variant. The two fashions will value INR 69,000 ($985) and INR 99,900 ($1407) respectively. While they’re going to each include built-in 50W soundbars that help Dolby Atmos, the Pro mannequin contains a sliding eight-speaker array as a substitute of a static four-speaker one. The different huge distinction is that the Pro mannequin ships with a stand. For the extra reasonably priced Q1, OnePlus is taking a web page from Apple’s guide and asking individuals to purchase a separate dock. And we don’t know but how a lot that can value.
There’s no phrase but on when OnePlus plans to begin promoting the Q1 collection within the US, so we’ll have to attend and see if OnePlus can translate the latest development of smartphone firms providing costlier “Pro” to the TV market. Until then, OnePlus followers within the US have the OnePlus 7T to look ahead to.