OnePlus TV 55U1, Q Series TVs Receiving Data Saver Plus, Kids Mode, More New Features in Latest Update

OnePlus has said that this update has been developed based on the response of users from its Q-series.


OnePlus recently announced its new affordable TV-series in India called the OnePlus U-series and OnePlus Y-series. Now the Chinese smartphone maker has released a new update which is bringing a set of new features present on the Y-series of the new smart TVs to last year’s more expensive Q-series OnePlus TV and also this year’s U-series. The company has said that this update has been developed based on the response of users from its Q-series.

OnePlus TV OTA 5: Features introduced

As per the changelog provided by OnePlus, the following new features will arrive on the both the Q-series TVs and the OnePlus TV 55U1.

  1. OnePlus Connect support for iOS devices.
  2. Data Saver Plus: An enhanced version of the Data Saver feature, this will help keep a check on data usage through bandwidth control. This will also enable data usage alerts and will monitor monthly usage.
  3. Kids Mode: With this, we introduced parental control on apps, limited watch times, and an eye protection function to provide a more kid-friendly experience on the OnePlus TV.
  4. OxygenPlay: You can now long-press any poster in the OxygenPlay homepage to see a pop-up window with information; enhanced UI

OnePlus TV U-series: Specifications

The TV comes in a single 55-inch size and is the more expensive of the two smart TVs launched by OnePlus. The TVs support 93% of DCI-P3 color gamut and also has Dolby Vision, HDR10/10+. and HLG. There is a dedicated Gamma engine that uses MEMC for up-scaling the frame rate while viewing content. Under the hood, the TV has a quad-core MediaTek MT5887 chipset and four Cortex A53 cores. For audio purposes, the TV has a 30W rotatable speaker setup with Dolby Atmos support.

OnePlus TV Q-series: Specifications

The Q-series is the cheapest in the portfolio of smart TVs currently. It is available in two screen sizes which are FHD 42-inch model and HD 32-inch model. Both the TVs have high DCI-P3 color gamut coverage but lack the MEMC technology for upscaling content frame rate. It still has the Gamma Optimisation Engine of the U-series which can be used for dynamic contrast, anti-aliasing, and noise reduction features. The speaker is fixed and has an output of 20W. In terms of internals, we get the same MT588 chipset along with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage.