Nokia announces Streaming Box 8000 set top box priced at 100 euro
Nokia Streaming 8000 runs Android TV 10 OS and will come pre-installed with Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.
Nokia has been licensing its brand to many companies recently and the latest of them to sign an agreement with them is StreamView GmbH. According to GizChina, this Austrian company has now become an official licensee of the Nokia brand and are selling smart TVs, set top boxes and DAB+ radios across Africa, Middle East and Europe.
One of the first products from the company is the Nokia Streaming 8000 set top box that’s been manufactured by SEI Robotics and will go on sale before Christmas this year.
Nokia Streaming 8000 is priced at 100 euro ( ₹8,805 approx) and its specifications are higher than other devices like it in the market. The set top box uses a quad-core Amlogic S905X3 chipset, with 4 ARM Cortex-A55 cores and ARM Mali-G31 MP2 GPU. While the RAM size is not known yet, it is expected to be at least 2GB.
The Nokia Streaming 8000 comes with dual-band Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 4.2 support, as well as multiple interfaces such as USB 3.0 Type-A, USB Type-C, Ethernet, HDMI, optical audio, AV and DC power input, as per reports.
It also supports 4K streaming and it should also support HDR10 because the device’s chipset supports this feature. There is no mention of Dolby Vision or Dolby Atmos support.
Additionally, the Nokia Streaming 8000 runs Android TV 10 OS and will come pre-installed with Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. Other streaming platforms like Disney+Hotstar etc can be downloaded from the Play Store and the set top box also comes with built-in Chromecast and Google Assistant remote control.
The device is going to go on sale across markets just before Christmas.