Dish TV Android STB Dish SMRT Hub to cost Rs 3999
Dish TV has today revealed the price of its upcoming Android STB Dish SMRT Hub on its website. The service providers’ website has gone live with the price of the set-top box and its detail. The box is priced at Rs. 3999 for new users. Existing users can upgrade to the box at Rs 2499.
Existing users interested in upgrading can register their interest. New users can check the availability of the box by entering their pin code after which they have to submit their name and contact details. Customers will have to additionally subscribe to OTT apps or DTH packages. They can also select from the proposed bundled offers.
The set-top box comes with 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, voice remote for easy search, multiple profiles for personalization and two USB ports for recording content as per wish. As it is an Android TV-based platform, there will be incremental features and regular updates from Google. Other features that will be coming soon are – Cloud storage and recording etc.
The Android set-top box gives you access to different Apps and Games in addition to regular TV channels. It comes with Google Assistant, built-in Chromecast, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support and Voice remote. Subscribers can access Apps like Amazon Prime, ZEE5, Voot, SonyLIV, Alt Balaji, Hotstar, and YouTube and download many more from Google Playstore.
DishSMRT HUB uses new Bluetooth remote control which has special keys like Google Assistant, Home, Option, YouTube and Watcho for direct access to respective sections. DishSMRT HUB has a single tuner which means you can tune to only one DTH channel at any point in time.
You can, at a point of time record and watch the same channel, record 1 channel and watch something on other Apps, record 1 channel and watch a recording and pause Live TV. The box supports a maximum USB capacity of 500 GB supported on the box with format NTFS or FAT32.
DishSMRT HUB has an inbuilt Wi-Fi receiver, so you can easily connect to your Home Wi-Fi network or mobile hotspot. In case you don’t have any Wi-Fi network then you can connect your box using Ethernet cable. Recommended Internet speed is 4Mbps and above. It is compatible with all types of TVs supported with HDMI and CVBS input. The news was first broken on our community forums by our member Maheshwar.