Dish SMRT Hub launched in India: With the emergence of Alexa, Amazon FireTV stick and Google Home, people are shifting from cable TV to OTT apps. These apps enable viewers with better choices and provide varied content. In wake of such a scenario in the market, DishTV India has launched a completely new range of smart connected devices in the country, the all new Dish SMRT Hub and SMRT Kit. These devices are based on traditional technology but are smart and easy to use. By infusing such devices in the market, the company aims to eliminate the issue of switching between cable TV and OTT apps.
For now, the company has launched three devices, an android powered Dish SMRT Hub set top box, Alexa-enabled smart dongle named as Dish SMRT Kit and the SMRT Stick. We do not know the exact availability details of all these new devices. The company has listed these devices on its website and has asked users to share their details if they are interested in any of these devices.
Dish TV SMRT Hub and Dish SMRT Kit price
Dish SMRT Hub launched in India: Dish TV SMRT Hub is priced at Rs. 3,999 for the new subscribers and Rs. 2,499 for the existing Dish TV users. On the other hand, the Dish SMRT Kit, is priced at Rs. 1,199. The SMRT Kit can only be used with the DishNXT HD Box and the Dish SMRT Hub can be accessible with any TV.
Dish TV SMRT Hub features
It is an Android-powered set-top box that runs on Pie which is the lastes version of Android. One can also download and includes support for Google Play Store as well as Google Assistant. It will provide users with access to all the major entertainment apps such as Amazon Prime Video, Zee5, Voot, ALTBalaji, and YouTube, for now the Netflix support is missing, but it will also be included very soon as mentioned by the authorities. Being smart allows users to stream content from their android devices to the connected TV. Thanks to chrome cast.
Considering the fact that Google Assistant is also featuring in the device, things become a lot more easier. Now with the help of Google assistant users can also control their smart home devices from the set-top box only. And also inclusion of Dolby Audio, the viewers get an ultimate cinematic experience in the comfort of their homes.
Dish TV SMRT Kit features
Dish TV SMRT Kit with Alexa is a smart dongle that can connect your DishNXT HD set top box with the android enables online entertainment apps. It comes with an all in one remote which has a mic for voice commands and option for user interface navigation. Alexa integration will help users in performing all the Alexa features with just one provided device.
At the launch of these new products, Anil Dua, Executive Director & Group CEO, Dish TV India Limited said, “We are delighted to launch the most advanced Android powered Set Top Box and the Alexa Built-in smart kit for DishTV customers and this is a significant milestone for Dish TV India.”
“The Dish SMRT Hub is a customized device which allows users to have uninterrupted video streaming and access to TV content. It is capable of delivering superior viewing experience owing to its immersive features like in-built Google Assistant, Chrome cast and myriad other smart features. The Dish SMRT Kit is a big add-on to our current STB’s and with this our customers can enjoy the ease of using voice commands for accessing information through Alexa for all their needs. With these launches DishTV is making a strong statement of providing best-in-class technology and experience to its customers.” To know more continue with techhundred.