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Boxee Box powered by Nvidia Tegra 2

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 08 Jan 2010 11:04 User comments (2)

Boxee Box powered by Nvidia Tegra 2 Boxee has announced the specs for its much hyped Boxee Box today, revealing that the player will be using the powerful Tegra 2 (T20) platform.
The Tegra 2 uses a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 CPU, and uses very little power consumption, says the company.

Full specs:

Tegra 2 CPU:

* Enjoy a fluid and responsive user interface that is similar to the UI performance up till now available only on full blown PCs
* Play 1080p video from locally stored content and stream HD video content from the Internet
* Play Adobe® Flash® 10.1 content from across the web, including HD content

More inside the Box:

* RF chip by Nordic – to support a great remote control experience that is not dependent on line-of-sight and can work from anywhere in the house
* 802.11N wireless chip by Broadcom

What’s not in the Box:

* No hard-drive – We discussed hard-drive at length with D-Link, and figured people already have storage solutions, and that we should do our best to reduce the price of the Boxee Box. You’ll be able to connect your choice of storage devices directly to the Box using USB
* No IR – While we realize many people are using universal remotes, we believe there is a greater benefit having a full QWERTY keyboard, and the right way to do that was RF. We really wanted to also support IR, for various reasons we could not get it as part of the build. We continue supporting this in software, so you can use any IR dongle and continue using your universal remote with Boxee.

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2 user comments

18.1.2010 13:12

Do they have a goal price yet?

217.1.2010 14:13

I heard around $200.

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