Xiaomi today announced the roll out of new updates to PatchWall 3.0 for all Mi Smart TVs in India. PatchWall 3.0 brought deeper integration with Disney+ Hotstar and addition of new content partners, Mi List along with other UI enhancements. Today it has started rolling out new PatchWall update 3.4 brings 3 new features including an immersive carousel design, User Centre and Live TV.
The immersive carousel makes the title posters much more beautiful and impactful. Also, users can browse through a list of recommendations of similar content in tune with the current content they are watching on the carousel. The immersive carousel gives the patchwall users a unique and unmatched TV viewing experience with comprehensive details for all their favourite TV shows, movies etc.
Dedicated User Centre acts as a personal hub for users creating a unique personalized space. User Centre acts as a hub for a number of unique features such as ‘My Watchlist’ that lets you watch all your favourite content across apps and discover it via the User Centre page. My Watchlist also allows you to continue playing your last watched content and easy navigation to your wishlist or your subscribed OTT platforms. The personal hub also showcases the content that is trending, upcoming, and the one that is currently available on PatchWall so you never miss out on your favourite shows or movies.
Mi TV PatchWall was the first to introduce a Live TV section with Live News and now have extended the feature to linear channels as well, enhancing the Live TV experience for all PatchWall users. The catalogue of new live TV service providers includes live content from Hungama, ABP, Republic TV, EpicOn, Hoichoi and SunNXT. The regional experience is amped up under the SunNXT umbrella with Gemini, Surya, Udaya, Sun and KTV offering premier movies and shows in four Southern languages.
The Live content has been categorized under seven sections on the Live Channels namely Live News, Free to Watch, Live Music, Watch in HD, Comedy Anytime, and Explore More.
The new update is available to all the Mi Smart TVs that got the Patchwall 3.0 update.
Commenting on the new features, Eshwar Nilakantan, Category head for TV at Mi India, said:
Mi TVs are growing in popularity and preference across all geographies in India and continue to be the best-selling smart TVs in the market. Over the last 2 years, we have worked towards providing the best of hardware and software to our users and introduced features that truly amplify their content and user experience. Mi TV PatchWall was the first to introduce a Live TV section with Live News and now are happy to extend that to linear channels. By bringing features such as Immersive Carousel, User Centre, Live TV among others, we are looking at offering a more personalised and immersive carousel experience to our Mi Fans and consumers.