OnePlus TV This is the name of the first OnePlus smart TV, the company best known for its smart phones with high specifications and competitive prices. The announcement comes after a long deliberation process, which included the participation and ideas of the users themselves and fantastic products of the firm.
"We believe that there is no other name that can better represent our value, vision and pride than to name it with our own brand," said a company representative through the OnePlus forums. The manufacturer also presented the team logo, which is essentially a graphic with the words OnePlus and "TV". According to the firm, the form was inspired by the progression of classical geometry.
Although OnePlus did not confirm the release date of the new product, some rumors suggest it could be presented in September. "Stay tuned, as soon there will be more exciting news," the company spokesman said in the forums.
Previously, the CEO and founder of the company, Pete Lau, had advanced that the new product will be created by a separate division, which will run in parallel to the telephone division, and will be managed by it.
Lau described current TVs as "conventional and tedious," and although he did not give specific details about the company's plans, he mentioned the difficulty with which certain functions are still carried out on a television, such as displaying photos. of a phone on the big screen. He also mentioned artificial intelligence, implying that the OnePlus TV is a fully connected and easy-to-use device, that we learn from us based on the way we use it.
Although the firm has not delivered features of the new equipment, a recent presentation suggested that OnePlus TV run Android and use LED panels in sizes between 43 and 75 inches, according to The Verge.
While it is true that the OnePlus brand is most often seen in smart phones, the company has manufactured a variety of complementary products throughout the years, ranging from excellent OnePlus Bullets wireless headphones to a series of backpacks very well designed and other clothing. Lau himself has experience in home theater products, since he worked in the Blu-ray player division at Oppo Electronics before moving on to smart phones.
What are the reasons to be excited about a OnePlus TV? If the division in charge of this project is executed in the same way as your smart phone department, we can expect products with the current modern features, but without superfluous functions that nobody uses, and at a reasonable price.
For those who do not know the phones of this company, the smart phone OnePlus 6 challenges the flagship phones of Samsung and LG with similar characteristics, but has a price of $ 530 dollars, significantly lower than its competitors. Despite the price difference, the OnePlus 6 looks and feels as expensive and premium as those that cost $ 900 dollars or more.
In addition, OnePlus uses Android as an operating system in its phones, but it improves it with a user interface called OxygenOS, which is simple, easy to use and attractive. OnePlus phones are also updated regularly; A new version is launched every six months, which allows to always offer the latest technology. In addition, since it began manufacturing phones in 2014, the design is an area where OnePlus has improved considerably.
Outside of the company's technical achievements, it also has a committed fan base, which is likely to take advantage of the opportunity to have another OnePlus product in their homes as soon as the new TV is available. So far no information was given on when the OnePlus TV will be launched, but the OnePlus 6T, the company's next smart phone, will be launched in October of this year.