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OnePlus to Launch Smart TV Named ”OnePlus TV”

According to reports, a recent filing with the Bluetooth SIG suggests that the OnePlus TV will run Android and use LED panels in sizes between 43 and 75 inches

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The taller display on the new iteration looked more dynamic. Flickr

Chinese handset OnePlus is set to foray into the smart TV segment and will call the device ”OnePlus TV”, the company announced on Wednesday.

The company revealed the name and logo of its maiden smart display/TV device on its online community forum.

“The global smart technology company constantly challenges conventional concepts of technology. The OnePlus TV is an extension of the brand”s ”Never Settle” mindset. The OnePlus TV will feature smart capabilities coupled with the company”s ”burden-less” design philosophy to offer users a smooth and connected experience,” the company said in a statement.

A community expert posted on the forum: “Yes, we are going to call our very first smart TV product ”OnePlus TV” — simple yet to-the-point — as we believe there”s no other name that can best represent our value, vision and pride than naming it with our own brand.

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The 32-inch (80 cms), 40-inch (102 cms) and 43-inch (109 cms) TV comes with a 16:9 aspect ratio. Pixabay

The company said it is committed to the vision of a connected home environment and will continue to evolve the OnePlus TV, as well as the brand”s other mobile devices, to develop innovations that make sense for its users.

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This comes almost a year after the handset maker announced its plans to enter the TV market.

According to reports, a recent filing with the Bluetooth SIG suggests that the OnePlus TV will run Android and use LED panels in sizes between 43 and 75 inches. (IANS)

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Apple Commits $6 Billion to Its Original TV Shows and Movies Budget for Its Upcoming Apple TV+ Service

One comedy-drama called "The Morning Show", featuring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carrell, has cost Apple hundreds of millions of dollars

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This is a huge jump in Apple's budget for original shows as the company earlier set aside $1 billion for bringing renowned creators and actors to its platform, The Verge reported on Monday. Pixabay

In a bid to give over-the-top streaming services from Netflix, HBO, Amazon and Hulu a run for their money, Apple has committed $6 billion to its original TV shows and movies budget for its upcoming Apple TV+ service, according to a new report from the Financial Times.

This is a huge jump in Apple’s budget for original shows as the company earlier set aside $1 billion for bringing renowned creators and actors to its platform, The Verge reported on Monday.

One comedy-drama called “The Morning Show”, featuring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carrell, has cost Apple hundreds of millions of dollars, said the report quoting the FT.

Apple announced its TV+ service at an event in March. The on-demand subscription service will come with brand new programming from the world’s celebrated artists including Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Apple said.

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In a bid to give over-the-top streaming services from Netflix, HBO, Amazon and Hulu a run for their money, Apple has committed $6 billion to its original TV shows and movies budget. Pixabay

While the company announced that the service will start rolling out from autumn this year, it did not disclose any exact release date or price for the service.

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The FT report indicates that Apple may release it before Disney+ launches on November 12. (IANS)