Reliance is planning to launch Android-powered 4K resolution Set Top boxes with Jio Apps. For users of 4K TV, Jio is introducing STB’s in various prices and hardware.
Reliance Jio Infocomm is one of the successful companies at present. It has launched 4G broadband, lyf smartphones, Jionet wifi, Jio apps. It marked as profitable organization in India. Now it is going to launch Android-powered set-top boxes which provide 4K videos runs on Android.
The company is releasing the STB with Jio fiber of 1 GBPS connection. A few months back jio company has imported 15,000 set top boxes with the price of Rs 5,500 per unit. This set-top box is manufactured by Foxconn in Vietnam and comes with the model number MCM3100. Reliance has announced they will launch two more models along with this model by the launch time.
The new high end set top box comes with broad com chipset, and another end comes with the Marvell processor. Both of them support 4K UHD and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. Compulsory user must have 4K TV to watch the 4K quality video. By this Set top box, your normal LCD/LED TV’s can become smart TV’s which is running on Android.
The device comes with play store pre-installed along with reliance Jio and other Android apps. The Broadcom comes with Brahma CPU and OGLES 3.1 GPU. Device comes with Bluetooth remote controller instead of the infrared remote controller. You can also control your remote by using the smartphone. The remote also has a mic for voice search. They also included LAN, USB, and HDMI ports, along with built-in wifi support.
In last month xiomi has launched Mi Box powered by Android in US market. The cost of this mi box is $69 and supports 4K and HDR in India. Like Mi box in India, we have Amkeette EVO TV 2 which is available at the cost of Rs 6, 499.
Giving competition to EVO TV 2, jio set top boxes are coming with high specifications. They are also providing jio suite apps, especially for jio users. Launch date and pricing details will mention soon.
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