OnePlus India has been innovating its TV collection and launched a brand-new TV model to the affordable Y-series of OnePlus TVs, the OnePlus TV 40Y1. The new 40Y1 comes with a 93 per cent colour gamut and runs on Android 9.0. Almost like other OnePlus TV variants, the new OnePlus TV 40Y1 also validates the company’s bezel-less display design with a magnificent screen-to-body ratio of 93.8 per cent! Remarkably, this is the highest screen-to-body ratio on the OnePlus’s Y-series range – 32-inch and 43-inch.
The new OnePlus TV 40Y1 will be available for buyers from May 26,2021 exclusively on Flipkart. The company’s official online store, OnePlus.in, has listed the new TV but is not available from 26th May and shows it will available in a few days. This implies that the new OnePlus TV 40Y1 will be first and exclusively be made available on Flipkart and then will soon be available on the company’s official online store. The new 40Y1 will be priced at Rs 21,999. To attract buyers, Flipkart offers an instant discount where in the consumers can get 10 per cent discount while purchasing a TV using HDFC Bank cards.
The new OnePlus TV 40Y1 fits perfectly in between the 32-inch and 43-inch variants that were launched earlier by OnePlus. The OnePlus TV 32Y1 will be available at Rs 15,999, while the other OnePlus TV 43Y1 is available for at Rs 26,999.
The new OnePlus TV 40Y1 runs on Android TV, which means all the users get to access the convenient Google Assistant also the Google Play store with an abundance of apps. The also TV comes with a built-in Chromecast, allowing the users to screen any content even from a connected smartphone. OnePlus says that the new OnePlus TV 40Y1 comes loaded with some popular and easy features from the OnePlus flagship Q1 series, like Type Sync, Smart Volume Control, Quick App Switch, Multi-Device Control, and User Metrics.
The new OnePlus TV 40Y1 runs on the OxygenPlay UI on top and offers easy access to in-demand apps like Netflix, YouTube, Disney+ Hotstar, Sony Liv, Hungama, Eros Now, and Prime Video. The OnePlus TV 40Y1 also features the OnePlus Connect app support, which allows its users to link their Android phone to access the OnePlus TV. The OnePlus connect app allows users to explore the trending videos, use their phone as a remote control with the enhanced trackpad, type using their mobile phone keyboard to search media and scroll through, quickly navigate between recently used apps, cast local media on a mobile phone to the TV, screen mirroring the phone screen to the TV, and take a screenshot of the TV screen to share with others.
Getting to the technical side and talking about the specifications, the all-new OnePlus TV 40Y1 features an 1920×1080 pixels screen resolution with Dolby Audio support and 20W sound output. The connectivity options include all the required ones like Wi-Fi 2.4GHz 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, 1 Ethernet port, 1 RF connection input, 2 HDMI input, 1 AV input, 1 Digital Audio output, and 2 USB ports.
The TV comes with a plastic build, and it can be put on a table or can be wall-mounted. However, the stands that come in the box, but the wall mount stand is sold separately and is not included in the box. The television is supported by an (unknown) 64-bit chipset with 1 GB RAM and 8GB internal storage.