The Chinese OEM Xiaomi is renowned for its smartphone, but apart from smartphones, it makes dozens of other smart gadgets and devices, especially in its hometown. Xiaomi has also launched a couple of smart TVs in India based on the Android platform tossed with its custom UI for TVs called PatchWall. Xiaomi, as with its smartphone, is quite active in rolling out new updates to its TVs. Now, the brand is rolling out another update for its TV lineup in India.
The latest update of TVs brings the PatchWall 3.0, which brings new content partners and other UI enhancements. The update also brings in the integration of recently launched Disney+ Hotstar in India. You can check out the complete changelog below and list of TVs that will get the PatchWall 3.0 update.
PatchWall 3.0 Changelog :
- Disney+ Hotstar integration: This integration has allowed Xiaomi to introduce a dedicated sports channel, that helps with content discovery as well as giving users a one-click Play option for various sports content such as ongoing tournaments across sports like Kabaddi, Tennis, Cricket and more.
- New content partners: Docubay and Lattu Kids have been added as content partners. Docubay allows the streaming of international documentaries across various topics, while Lattu Kids boasts of over 1,500 hours of children-focused content.
- Mi List: Mi List now features curated lists of movies and TV shows from different genres, alongside being contextually-aware.
UI enhancements such as:
- Cleaner animations: Animations for browsing through carousels have been redesigned to give greater focus on the current selection.
- Horizontal scrolling: The zero-screen in PatchWall 3.0 and on the Show Details page now enables horizontal scrolling through different lists.
- New Mi Lanting Pro font: The new font from MIUI 11 has also been added.
List of Xiaomi TVs to get PatchWall 3.0 Update :
Starting from April 6, 2020, PatchWall 3.0 update will start rolling out to the following TVs ;
- Mi TV 4A
- Mi TV 4C Pro
- Mi TV 4A Pro
- Mi TV 4 Pro
- Mi TV 4X
- Mi TV 4X Pro
Rest assured, we will be updating the post as and when some relevant news and info arrives. Stay tuned.