Woxi Media, has launched ca new device that turns your TV into a Smarter TV as,”Woxi SmartPod™. Woxi Smartpod is designed with quality and functionality, enabling the user to experience the use of digital media on the big TV screen in your home.
Woxi Smartpod is assembled with Android 2.3.6 Operating System enhanced with Multi-user capability. This Smartpod will support upto 8 separate users logins at a time, so everyone in the family can get personalized Internet experience, they can always remain logged in to their own Internet service accounts like Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc. without the need to log in and log out again and again, irrespective of who is using the SmartPod. The Smartpod is powered up with ARM Cortex A9 processor, GPU(ARM Mali 400 GPU, with 2D/3D Hardware acceleration). Specifications in terms of Multimedia, Smartpod supports various video format (MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, H.264, H.263, VC-1, WMV, AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, FLV), whereas for Audio Formats(MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC, Vorbis). Video’s can be easily accelerated with Hardware decoding(HD 1080p video, and Adobe Flash 10.3) offering resolutions in iHDMI 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p (50/60Hz , Composite A/V 480i, 576.
Dealing in terms of storage, Woxi Smartpod is equipped wiht 512 MB of RAM with 2 Gb internal flash memory which can be expanded upto 32 GB with Micro-sd card. Enumerating towards it’s Image formats it supports JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG. Power: DC 5V 2A, 110-240V AC.
Amit Gattani, President of Woxi Media stated,“SmartPod will revolutionize the way people use the Internet and enjoy gaming on TV. With the launch of the SmartPod in India, consumers can finally enjoy a delightful internet experience on TV. SmartPod is the first product in the world featuring breakthrough AppCasts technology that delivers users a unique and personalized Internet experience, without the need to hunt, download, manage and maintain 100s of individual Apps. Think of it like your personal content jinni – AppCasts technology does the hard work of sifting through the best internet content so you can just sit back, relax and enjoy the latest of the web in locally relevant categories such as Entertainment, Bollywood, Lifestyle, Education, Sports, Regional and much more”.
Stipulating it’s Audio,Visual and Connectivity features, it is well equipped with One HDMI 1.3 output, Wireless Networking is integrated with WiFi 802.11 b/g/n with embedded Antenna, Router/Hot-spot functionality. It also support networking via wires (10/100 Base-T Ethernet port with Status LEDs), it has two USB 2.0 ports, with SD/MMC slot supports up to 32GB SDHC memory card. Individualizing towards it’s Remote Specifications, it has a range of 10 meter(non-line of sight) with a connectivity of 2.4GHz RF, full Full QWERTY keys, including Hot-Keys for most used functions. Airmouse, full 360 degree with one touch enable/disable quality. Motion-sensing and accelerometer for advanced gaming.
Woxi Smartpod is 110mm x 110mm x 25mm in dimensions and it weigh around 155 gms. The SmartPod is now available at an MRP of Rs 9,499, which is inclusive of the Magic Motion RF QWERTY remote, Power Adapter, HDMI Cable, AV Cable, Remote Batteries, User Manual.
From specification, it looks interesting however, let us how it is taken in terms of price as its slightly on higher price band.