In a recent deveopment, Amkette has launched EvoTV 1 GB for Android platform at a price of Rs. 11,495. The latest model of EvoTV features the new version of Android called the Ice Cream Sandwich which enables more fluidity in UI and much more optimized hardware performance. It is interesting to note that this launch is happening six months after the the first EvoTV release.
Several hardware specifications of EvoTV have been improved in the new model such as a faster 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 CPU, 1 GB RAM, internal memory of 4 GB and Mali 400 GPU. It also has a much better microphone and comes equipped with an improved AirMouse controller which has an IR blaster utilized for switching off the device. The new EvoTV 1 GB for Android is also DLNA compliant which will allow users to beam content to the TV from DLNA based gadgets used by them.
The custom UI of the TV screen also has undergone changes to give the user a smoother experience than before. But the highlight of the new model is certainly the support for XBMC. XBMC Media Center was launched last December for Android. Amkette states that its engineers are already working on making EvoTV 1 GB compatible with it.
XBMC gives a remarkable UI for navigation of media and it even sorts content logically. It allows users to easily get meta-data for the contents seamlessly. The current version of XBMC is a beta release which is bug-ridden. EvoTV 1 GB will be launched in the market on December 15 equipped with the beta version of XBMC. Amkette is expected to release a bug-ridden version later on.