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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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OnePlus Plans To Make Google Assistant Ambient Mode Available on All its Smartphones

The new feature for all Android phones was released by Google a few months ago and the rollout, in stages, might take up to a week

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The smartphone maker OnePlus has partnered with Google to bring Ambient Mode to the OnePlus 3 from 2016 and newer devices. Wikimedia Commons

Chinese handset maker OnePlus has announced that the Ambient Mode for Google Assistant will soon be available on its phones.

The smartphone maker OnePlus has partnered with Google to bring Ambient Mode to the OnePlus 3 from 2016 and newer devices, 9to5Google reported on Tuesday.

The new feature for all Android phones was released by Google a few months ago and the rollout, in stages, might take up to a week.

The ambient mode will give a Smart Display-like experience to smartphones or tablets. With this mode, the handsets will provide information about calendar, dates, reminders, music, smart home controls, weather scenarios, and more, that one can see in a smart display device.

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Chinese handset maker OnePlus has announced that the Ambient Mode for Google Assistant will soon be available on its phones. Wikimedia Commons

The mode can also be used to showcase an image slideshow direct from Google Photos on smartphones.

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To activate the feature, a user needs to open the Google app on their smartphone and go to More > Settings > Google Assistant > Assistant tab > Phone > Ambient mode. (IANS)