Woxi Media has launched SmartPod for TV, a small device that connects to virtually any TV and converts it into a Super Smart TV. SmartPod is designed in Sunnyvale, California and Pune, India targeting superb user experience, quality and functionality, keeping the needs of Indian consumers in mind. It is available at an MRP of Rs.9,499, inclusive of the Magic Motion RF QWERTY remote and all other accessories.
SmartPod is built with Enhanced Android featuring multi-user login capability, a first for any Android device around the world. It supports up to eight unique users on the device, so everyone in the family can get personalized Internet experience. Users can always be logged in to their own Internet services like Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc., and not have to log-in and log-out depending on who is using the SmartPod. The unique home-screen is optimized for lean-back TV experience and for brings TV-ease of use to SmartPod. Android Games & Apps, AppCastsTM, movies and music, Internet radio and videos, social networking, education – all can be easily enjoyed on any TV now.
Powered by dual processors, Smartpod comes with a 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 coupled with a 400MHz Mali 3D Graphics processor. Apart from the internal flash storage, upto 32GB of storage is available using a plug-in SD card, or 1TB or more of storage using external USB hard disk drive. Virtually all media playback formats are supported including formats that even Smart TV’s don’t support. It connects to the Internet via Wi-Fi or Ethernet. It also acts as a Wi-Fi router to connect other devices like PCs, laptops, tablets or Smartphones.
SmartPod features AppCasts technology that delivers users a unique and personalized Internet experience, without the need to hunt, download, manage and maintain 100s of individual Apps. AppCasts is a unique cloud based Woxi Application that delivers 100s of Content Applications through only Android App that’s installed on the device: 100s of Apps in 1.
SmartPod comes standard with a Magic Motion Gaming RF remote control with built in gyros and sensors for motion gaming. In addition to most popular pre-installed games, users can choose and download from a huge selection of thousands of free or paid games available on the Android Google Play store and enjoy an unrivalled gaming experience on the big screen. The Magic Motion remote also features an elegant, full function QWERTY keyboard for easy web browsing, searches, Twitter and Facebook usage.
Some other Smartpod features are:
- Full 1080p HD video, HDMI 1.3 interface
- Composite video interface for standard definition TV’s
- Built-in media player with 3D graphics capability
- DLNA capability to play you media from any other devices in the home
- Google Play Store and Google web browser
- WiFi 802.11b/g/n with Hotspot/Router functionality
- 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN connectivity
- SD/MMC card slot
- 2 USB 2.0 ports