Smart car announced that it will push OTA to upgrade for smart #1, the version number is 1.2.0 CN, claiming to add 14 new functions and optimize 20 experiences, mainly involving power/cockpit/assisted driving/body / 5 major areas of Internet connection. At the same time, this is also the fifth OTA upgrade launched since the first OTA of the smart #1 model in November 2022.
According to reports, this OTA has added a customized version of the Kugou Music App created by “in-depth cooperation” between smart and Kugou Music, which supports listening to songs and karaoke functions and is equipped with customized versions of “Viper Sound Effects” and Hi-Res high-resolution sound quality music library.
In addition, this OTA also brings an “emotional speech recognition” function, which is claimed to allow the elf to understand the user’s “happiness and sadness”. At the same time, a new “Personalized Light Show” team play function has been added, which can realize three-stage interconnection of mobile phones, cars, and clouds. It supports the customization of 6 areas, more than 200 LED lamp beads, and four lighting effects, and can be shared to smart Community.
In other aspects, this OTA brings many functions such as car wash mode, car quick start, scheduled charging, etc. The vehicle’s central control screen can light up immediately after unlocking, and scheduled charging supports customization of the starting charging time.
The 2024 smart #1 model was officially launched for sale at the end of last month. As an annual refresh, the new car is launched in two configurations: Pro + and Premium, priced at RMB 199,900 and RMB 225,900 respectively.
The new car has little change in the overall design of its appearance and interior, and some configurations have been upgraded:
- The pro+ version adds a wireless charging function for phones
- The premium version adds a driving recorder
- Remote airbags and electronic child locks have been added to the entire series, and the interior rearview mirrors and rear child seat mounting points have been upgraded.