OnePlus TV with 55-inch QLED screen confirmed to launch in India

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The next product out of OnePlus' stable is the much anticipated OnePlus TV (opens in new tab). The smart TV is due out sometime (opens in new tab) in September next month and will be unveiled exclusively in India, before it makes its way to other markets. 

Following this, Amazon India is allowing users to register their interest in the OnePlus TV via a dedicated page on the shopping site.

Now OnePlus has confirmed that it will bring a 55-inch model of the OnePlus TV to India. According to previous reports, the company is working on different variants of OnePlus TV for different markets. So, while India gets the 55-inch QLED model, regions like the UK and the US will likely (opens in new tab) receive the 75-inch variant.

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OnePlus TV to be powered by Google Android TV

In an interview (opens in new tab) with Gadgets360, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau revealed that the OnePlus TV runs on Google's Android TV and will have an "improved" interface. While it was only rumoured earlier, Lau's confirmation means that the upcoming TV will have access to over 5,000 apps from the Google Play Store.

Moreover, he also mentioned that the company has signed deals with content providers in India to integrate more titles to its smart television.

It was also reported (opens in new tab) that the Reliance Jio was already testing its suite of Jio Apps with OnePlus TV and it is expected that the smart TV will come pre-loaded with these apps. 

Lau also clarified that OnePlus TV aims to offer a premium viewing experience and goes up against the likes of Samsung and Sony TVs. And while the price could be on the affordable side, "it won't be half the price,” Lau said.

More features are being developed for OnePlus smartphone users for a seamless viewing experience and we should have more information about the TV as we near the launch date. 

Siddharth Chauhan is the Consumer Technology Reporter at Digit India. He used to work as an Assistant Editor at TechRadar India