- The OnePlus TV 43Y1 is now official in India and will be available for sale from July 5th
- The TV competes against the likes of Xiaomi, Realme, Nokia, and Vu’s 43-inch smart TVs in the category
OnePlus on Thursday refreshed its smart TV lineup with the launch of OnePlus TV U series and Y series in India. The U series include a 55-inch model, whereas the OnePlus Y series comprises 32-inch and 43-inch models. These TVs have been priced in India more competitively than the OnePlus TV Q series from last year. While the company is promoting the 55-inch OnePlus TV 55U1 (first impression), it’s the 43-inch OnePlus TV 43Y1 that is likely to appeal to a bigger audience. Of course, this also means it’ll also be competing against a few notable smart TVs in the category. We’ll be looking at those competitors here in the article, but before we jump to that let’s take look at 43-inch OnePlus TV smart TV price in India and specifications.
OnePlus TV 43Y1 specifications
- 43-inch Full HD display
- DCI-P3 colour gamut
- Dual 10W speakers with Dolby Audio
- Android 9 TV platform topped by Oxygen Play and Data Saver
- Pre-loaded OTT apps such as Netflix, Prime Video, Hotstar and more
- Support for Chromecast, OnePlus connect app, and Google Assistant
The OnePlus TV 43Y1 has been priced in India at Rs 22,999. The TV will be available for sale via Amazon.in from July 5th. Here are the top 4 smart TV’s it’ll be competing against:
1. Mi TV 4X 43-inch – Rs 24,999
The Mi TV 4X 43-inch is retailing in India with a sticker price of Rs 24,999. This OnePlus TV 43Y1 rival also sports 4K resolution display and runs Android 9 TV platform with PatchWall 2.0 custom interface. Under the hood, the Mi TV 4X rocks a 64-bit quad-core A53 chipset, aided by Mali-450 GPU, 2GB of RAM, and 8GB storage. As for the audio, the TV packs 20W built-in speakers, which are backed by Dolby Audio as well as DTS-HD. Other features include smart connectivity options, built-in Chromecast, and popular OTT apps such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and YouTube pre-installed.
2. Vu Ultra 4K 43-inch smart TV – Rs 25,999
Next up in the list of OnePlus TV 43Y1 competitors is Vu’s 43-inch Ultra 4K smart TV. The latter was launched in India last month at a very competitive price point of Rs 25,999. The Vu TV packs a bezel-less 43-inch DLED display with impressive 4K 3,840 x 2,160p resolution, Dolby Vision, Pro-Picture Calibration mode, HDR 10, active contrast, cricket mode, and backlight control.
The TV boots Android 9 TV platform and has both Google Assistant and Google Play Store support. As for audio, it’s sports dual speakers that bear 24W sound output and Dolby Audio as well as DTS Virtual:X surround sound technologies. Other features include smart connectivity options, OTT app support, quad-core chipset, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, Chromecast, Parental control, and Upbeat Surround Sound.
3. Realme TV 43-inch – Rs 21,999
The Realme TV 43-inch is the closest competitor to OnePlus TV 43Y1. The TV also touts Full HD resolution and Android 9 TV platform with built-in Chromecast for screen mirroring. It’s equipped with features like Chroma Boost mode to improve the dynamic range and 400 nits brightness, 24W quad speakers, and Dolby Audio support. At the helm of the Realme TV 43-inch lies 64-bit MediaTek quad-core chipset, Mali-470 MP3 GPU, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB storage.
The Realme TV is accompanied by an ‘All-in-one smart remote’ that features dedicated hotkeys for Netflix, Prime Video, and YouTube, which are pre-loaded. The remote also features a microphone to summon Google Assistant. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, 3 x HDMI ports, 2 x USB ports, 1 x LAN, and SPDIF 1.
The Realme TV 43-inch has been priced in India at Rs 21,999.
4. Nokia 4K smart TV 43-inch – Rs 31,999
Though a tad overpriced, the Nokia 4K smart TV 43-inch could give OnePlus TV 43Y1 a run for its money. The TV has been priced in India at Rs 31,999. It sports a 43-inch 4K display with Dolby Vision, 178-degree viewing angle, 300 nits brightness, and MEMC technology. The TV is driven by quad-core chipset coupled with 2.25GB RAM + 16GB storage onboard.
Software-wise, the Nokia TV runs Android TV 9 out of the box. It built-in 24W speakers with Dolby Audio + DTS support, popular OTT apps such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and YouTube pre-installed, Google Assistant, and Google Play Store.