Saturday, August 16, 2014

Set-top box Freakbox based on Android 4.4 KitKat is estimated at $ 100 – 3DNews

began receiving orders for the console Freakbox, which allows you to give the functions of “smart” TV panel with any available interface HDMI.

Freakbox – community project FreakTab, which specializes in creating customized firmware for a variety of Android-devices. One of these drivers on the basis of Android 4.4 KitKat used in the new set-top box. As for the hardware component Freakbox, it includes 28-nanometer quad-core processor architecture Rockchip RK3188 ARM Cortex-A9 and 1.6 GHz and 2 GB of RAM. Capacity of the built-in flash unit can vary from 8 to 32 GB. There is a slot for microSD.

The prefix is ​​equipped with wireless adapters Wi-Fi 802.11n and Bluetooth 4.0, the network controller Ethernet 10/100 Mbit / s, three ports USB, HDMI and S / PDIF, and a standard 3.5-mm audio jack.

Freakbox allows you to run a variety of Android-apps and games to work with Web sites, watch streaming video, to carry out an internet search, and so on.

At the moment an order on the new product can be priced at around $ 100. Yes, the console is worth more than similar devices of big companies or the same Chinese “boxes”, but forget that the project is created by enthusiasts.



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