Dish TV has today launched an Android TV-based HD Set-Top box dubbed Dish SMRT Hub and Alexa-enabled smart dongle called the DISH SMRT Kit. The DISH SMRT Hub is available for a price tag of Rs 2,499 for existing subscribers and Rs 3,499 for new subscribers. While the DISH SMRT Kit with Alexa built-in remote is available only for existing customers. The new Android-based Smart Hub takes on the likes of Airtel XStream box and Reliance Jio’s 4K Set-top box.
DISH SMRT Hub: Details and Benefits
The DISH SMRT Hub is an Android-TV based Set-Top box and runs on the Android 9 Pie operating system. It comes pre-loaded with Google Assistant, Google Play Store, YouTube, and more. Users can also download and stream content from the Google Play store, YouTube, and more. The users can operate and control the device using simple voice commands.
The smart Hub also includes support for all popular OTT apps like VOOT, ZEE5, Amazon Prime video, ALT Balaji, Watcho, and more. The dedicated Google Assistant button on the remote accounts for quick voice searches. The SMRT Hub also has support for built-in Chromecast and allows the users to stream content on their connected TV from their smartphone. With superior built-in Dolby audio, the SMRT Hub delivers an ultimate cinematic experience to the users from the comfort of their homes.
DISH TV SMRT Kit: Everything You Need to Know
The DISH TV SMRT Kit is the latest addition to the company’s SMRT connected devices line up that includes SMRT stick, which was launched last year. It is very much similar to the SMRT stick, but the new DISH TV SMRT Kit arrives with a remote. The Alexa-enabled smart dongle can connect to the DishNXT HD Set-Top box and bridges the gap between real-time TV content and OTT content available online. It is packed with Bluetooth and Alexa-enabled remote controls and offers access to thousands of Alexa skills. The users can leverage SMRT kit to perform many of their day-to-day activities that include cab booking, get recommendations on trending programs, access their account details, and many more. The Smart Kit also allows you to control smart home devices with a single remote.