Portronics has announced the launch of its new multimedia device, the Limebox. This new device aims at being a small entertainment powerhouse for your living room by merging the way you surf the Internet and watch TV. By using a wireless keyboard or mouse you can start surfing the web, download apps from the Android Play store, play games, watch YouTube videos, make video calls, view word, Excel, PPTs all on your TV. This device can also be used as a media player for your TV to watch downloaded movies at 1080p. It can be integrated on the best screen in your home – the TV. Portronics Limebox is powered by Google Android and it allows you to view videos, surf the Web and download apps from Android Play store.
Setting up the Limebox is pretty easy. All you need to do is plug the power cord into the wall and connect Limebox to the widescreen TV using an HDMI cable or RGB cable. It connects to the Ethernet cable. Limebox delivers improved browsing to your home television and is powered by Adobe Flash (version 10.1). The interface has been redesigned to fit into the HDTV in full screen. Naturally, Limebox supports Flash video, so watching flash content on the device is possible.
Limebox doesn't just bring the Web to the TV with Google; it also gives an easy and quick way to navigate the Web, thanks to its compatibility with full-sized wireless keyboard and mouse (not included). Users can also connect their pen drive or any SD card and view all their photos, videos, text on their TV. Few popular games like Angry birds, Fruit Ninja, etc. are the part of the hardware, already.
Here’s what the spec sheet for the Limebox looks like:
- Processor – Android 2.3, 1.2 GHz Rockchip Processor
- RAM – DDR3 512 MB
- NAND Flash – 4GB
- Wi-Fi – 802.11 b/g/n
- USB HOST Host USB Port
- External card reader – SD card, 3 in 1 card reader
- HDMI1.3 – 1080 p
- Flash 10.1 – Supported
- Video – MP4, MOV, AVI, DVD, VIDEO, ASF, WMV, MKV, RM, RMVB, TS, TP, DAT, MPG, MPEG, VOB
- Audio – MPEG-1Layer 3, WMA, WMA por, MPEG-1/2 Layer 1/2, ADPCM, AAC, OGG Vorbis, Dolby, Digital ACS, RA-COOK, FLAC, DTS, DTS HD
- Video Call – Supported
- DLNA – Supported
- Wireless keyboard/mouse – Supported
Priced at a market price of Rs.8,499, the Portronics Limebox is available across the country.
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