BT TV has introduced the brand new Field Professional, a set-top field to higher rival the likes of Sky Q and Virgin 360.

The brand new set-top field provides 4K HDR image high quality in conjunction with Dolby Atmos improve and will document as much as 600 hours of recordings. The BT TV Field Professional is to be had first to consumers at the VIP package deal and shall be added to different applications in the end.

Whilst Dolby Atmos digital encompass sound generation is a great addition, HDR is extra essential, offering a extra colourful and vibrant image. On the other hand, BT doesn’t say which HDR requirements – comparable to HDR10 and Dolby Imaginative and prescient – the Field Professional helps.

Every other primary replace is a remodeled consumer interface which BT says facilities round an image-led homepage and in addition has a unified seek serve as so you’ll be able to to find content material from apps and reside TV in a single cross. This has already been rolled out to different bins and you’ll be able to learn extra about it in our BT TV VIP assessment.

Whilst the Field Professional has 1TB of space for storing for the 600 hours of recordings determine, there are simplest 4 tuners – to document 3 presentations whilst gazing a fourth – which is at the back of Sky and Virgin equivalents the place you’ll be able to watch six whilst recording a 7th.

Additionally it is imaginable to get 2TB of garage in other places and Field Professional customers can even have to place up with a stressed web connection by means of Ethernet till Wi-Fi is enabled later this 12 months.

The Field Professional comes with a Bluetooth-enabled far off regulate for a extra dependable revel in and in addition method the field will also be positioned out of sight. It’s additionally “designed to improve the way forward for all IP streaming and works with BT Good Hubs and Whole Wi-Fi in addition to the BT TV cellular app.”

Getting the Field Professional by means of a VIP package deal prices £65 per 30 days and comprises Now Cinema, Leisure and Recreation Memberships in addition to Now Spice up – getting you various Sky content material in a single position.