Airtel is publicly launching the Xstream Smart Box today in a press conference at New Delhi. On 9th August OnlyTech first broke the story about Airtel Xstream Box.
The Airtel Xstream smart box will be manufactured by Technicolor and run Android 9 Pie OS. It will have a quad-core CPU clocked at 1.8Ghz, paired with Broadcom VideoCore V HW (V3D-510) GPU. It will have 2GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. The smart box will reportedly be able to broadcast DTH, IPTV and OTT content.
We also broke Airtel Xstream Smart Stick news. A few days later we also reported that Xstream Smart Stick is integrated with Xstream app after which The Smart Stick option was pulled back through a server-side update from Xstream app. But recently Smart Stick option is enabled again in the app indicating it’s near launch.
Xstream Smart Stick will be inserted in the TV’s HDMI port and the power is supplied to the stick from an external power source. Manufactured by Skyworth, it has a 1.2 GHz Quad-Core CPU with ARM Mali-450 as its GPU. It has 1 GB RAM with a storage of 8 GB with HiSilicon Hi3798M V300 SoC.
It runs on Android and comes with in-built Chromecast support and a remote with dedicated Google Assistant button for voice search.