OPPO has finally launched join the league of smartphone makers with TV manufacturing department in their company. It has unveiled its first-ever televisions and they come two models namely OPPO TV S1 and OPPO TV R1. The former is a premium model with a QLED panel and only comes in a single 65-inch variant. Whereas, the latter can be bought in either 55-inch and 55-inch version.
OPPO TV S1 Specifications and Features
The OPPO TV S1 features a 65-inch QLED panel with 4K resolution (3840 × 2160 pixels). The company claims the panel to cover 120% of the NTSC color gamut and offer a peak brightness of 1,500 nits.
Being a QLED screen, the display unit also supports local dimming with 210 partitions. Also, like most televisions these days, the panel also comes with a 120Hz refresh rate along with support for VRR (48Hz – 120Hz variable refresh rate) and MEMC.
As for audio, OPPO has partnered with Dynaudio to include 18 speakers with 85W sound output and 5.1.2 channel. Going by the specs, customers may not need to invest in a separate speaker system. Additionally, the TV also comes equipped with far-field microphones for Breeno voice assistant and a pop-up camera for video calls.
What’s more interesting is that the flagship OPPO television is powered by MediaTek MT9950 chipset paired with 8.5GB RAM and 128GB internal storage enabling it to boot in 1 second. Talking about software, it runs ColorOS TV with support for local streaming platforms like Tencent, Youku, Mango, and iQiyi.
Other features include HDMI 2.1, WiFi 6, NFC to quickly enable screen mirroring and OPPO Share, blue light filter certified by TÜV Rheinland, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and 8K video playback support.
OPPO TV R1 Specifications and Features
Now, moving to OPPO TV R1 comes with a 4K LCD panel with an LED backlight. As mentioned in the beginning, it comes in two sizes – 55-inch and 65-inch.
The display of this television features a 96% screen-to-body ratio and covers 93% DCI-P3 color gamut. Unlike the costlier model, the screen does not support a 120Hz refresh rate, however, it does come with MEMC.
Further, it is powered by a less powerful MediaTek MTK9652 chipset but it still supports 8K video playback and 1 second boot time just like the premium model. However, the amount of RAM and internal storage are quite less at 2GB and 32GB respectively.
Other features of this television include HDMI 2.1, WiFi 6, blue light filter certified by TÜV Rheinland, 20W speakers with Dolby Audio, NFC to quickly enable screen mirroring and OPPO Share, pop-up camera, far-field microphones, and ColorOS TV operating system.
Pricing and Availability
The OPPO TV S1 is priced at 7,999 yuan ($1,197) but will be available for 6,999 yuan ($1,047) during the Double 11 (Single’s Day) sale in China.
As for price, the OPPO TV R1 55-inch costs 3,299 yuan ($493), whereas the OPPO TV R1 65-inch will set you back 4,299 yuan ($643) if you reside in China.