OnePlus has one of the most interesting smart TVs lineup in India across different price tags. While launching OnePlus’ first smart TV model, the company announce that it will be bringing IoT products which will work on these smart TVs. According to latest leaks, OnePlus is working on a new add-on for these smart TVs. This add-on device is likely to be a webcam for OnePlus smart TVs. The reports also suggest that this webcam could be launching soon.
OnePlus Webcam for Smart TVs in Making
The report also share some details about this upcoming OnePlus webcam. The report suggests that the device will work as a plug-and-play device. Additionally, it will come with a physical shutter. OnePlus will provide support for this webcam on almost all of its OnePlus TV models, except the 32-inch model. Meanwhile, other details about the accessories of this webcam are yet to know. Also Read: Redmi TV X Series launches in India at a highly competitive pricing
OnePlus Webcam: Expected Details
The details about the purposed OnePlus Webcam is currently unspecified. Additionally, how it will work with OnePlus TV is also unknown. Keep in mind, current TV lineup does not support video calling, additionally, feature any video calling capabilities are also absent. Therefore, it seems like OnePlus will first launch the next generation OnePlus TV, which will come with pre-installed video calling apps and services. Later the current generation models will get this feature via OTA update.
Source claims that OnePlus is likely to partner with JioFiber to offer some freebies with their upcoming smart TVs lineup. There are chances that with this partnership JioFiber is likely offer integrated video calling services on OnePlus smart TVs. This video calling service will be supported via dedicated webcam hardware. According to sources, OnePlus is likely to bundle this upcoming webcam with next generation OnePlus smart TVs. With this OnePlus will gain advantage over its highly competitive rivals.
OnePlus TV and it’s competitors
To recall, the sub-50000 Smart TVs bracket is currently dominate by the likes of Xiaomi, Samsung and Sony. None of the brand offer such high quality features or add-ons with their smart TV lineup. The current OnePlus TV lineup comes with a price tag starting from Rs 14,999. The 32-inch variant of OnePlus TV comes with a model number 32YI, is price at Rs 14,999. The top-end premium smart TV comes with a price tag of Rs 84,990. This model is dubbed as OnePlus TV Q1 Pro.
The OnePlus Q1 series comes with QLED display experience, a sliding speaker setup, and an optical table stand worth of Rs 2,990.The entire OnePlus Smart TVs lineup runs on clean version of Android 9 OS out of the box. These smart TVs get additional features from Oxygen Play content library. OnePlus biggest rival Xiaomi offers similar range of smart TVs will lower price tag. The Mi QLED 4K TV 55-inch model comes with a price tag of Rs 54,999. This is almost Rs 10,000 cheaper than the OnePlus Q1 TV 55-inch model. Additionally, the Xiaomi TV runs on it’s own custom PatchWall experience. These smart TVs feature a modern bezel-less display design.