Samsung has this week unveiled a new addition to its range at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) exhibition, in the form of the Samsung HomeSync Android TV box, which is powered by a 1.7GHz Dual Core processor, bringing Android gaming, movies, TV shows and streaming content direct to your HDTV.
The Samsung HomeSync devices is also fitted with 1TB of storage supported by 1GB DDR3 of RAM, and is equipped with a Gigabit Ethernet port, and microUSB and USB 3.0 connections.
The new Samsung HomeSync has been designed to support video play back from the following file formats: H.264, H.263, MPEG4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, WMV7/8, MP43, VP8, DivX and supports audio from file types: MP3, AAC LC/AAC＋/eAAC＋, WMA 9std/10pro/Lossless, FLAC, Vorbis, AMR-NB/WB, Wav, Mid, AC-3. Samsung explains a little more:
“HomeSync’s 1TB drive can help you sync to multiple devices, providing shared or private storage for all your content. It supports eight separate accounts to cover a whole family, and allows each user to upload and download content from multiple devices and instantly share with other family members. File encryption and user-specific ID and password ensure content in a user’s private area remains separate from the shared area in HomeSync.”
Unfortunately no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet, but as soon as information comes to light we will keep you updated as always, but more information about the Samsung HomeSync Android TV box is available via the Samsung press release.