Archos first unveiled their new Archos TV Connect Android set-top box back in January of this year during CES and now 6 months later the device has finally arrived on store shelves, albeit just in Europe at the moment.
The new Archos TV Connect Android set-top box is priced at €150 and is powered by a 1.5 GHz TI OMAP 4470 dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor supported by 1GB of RAM together with 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded by the use of the included microSD card slot up to a maximum of 32GB.
Archos have equipped their new set-top box with a front facing camera together with a built-in microphone that allows you to make video and voice calls via the Internet using VoIP services such as Skype and the like.
The Archos TV Connect Android set-top also comes with a handy remote control which is equipped with a D-pad and gaming controls at the top and a full QWERTY keyboard underneath. In the video below you can see a quick overview of the new Archos TV Connect set-top box.
“With the Archos TV Connect you are transforming your existing HDTV into a Smart TV with a full internet experience through the Google Chrome browser, part of Android. Get online video streaming directly on your TV through YouTube, Daily motion and catch up TV applications. Archos TV Connect lets you enjoy thousands of free Android games on your TV thanks to Google Play and the TV Touch remote’s analogue thumb-sticks and buttons – perfect for gaming.”
For more information on the new Archos TV Connect jump over to the Archos website for details.
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