Bharati Airtel, one of the major telecom and DTH service providers in India, launched the Airtel Xstream smart-box in 2019, and DTH consumers are going crazy over the list of features. Just ahead of the JIO fiber launch, Airtel revealed the list of features the new set-top box is offering, and we got the hint why experts are calling it the first-ever smart box to launch in the Indian market.
Airtel Xstream set-top-box
Airtel’s new Xstream box is hardware-driven and runs on Android Pie 9.0. It offers unlimited access to Android TV apps available on Google Play Store along with the Airtel Digital TV recharge plans list. The set-top-box comes with 2GB RAM and 8GB built-in storage. Moreover, the Airtel Xstream box supports external HDD/USB drive and up to 128GB microSD card support.
The smart box comes with two USB 2.0 ports along with HDMI 2.0 for connectivity, Ethernet, dual-band Wi-Fi, satellite tuner, and local recording features. While the hardware and connectivity features might be the same you find in other set-top boxes available in the market, it’s the list of entertainment features that have attracted DTH customers to Airtel Xstream box.
Airtel Xstream features
Along with the channels included in Airtel Digital TV recharge plans list, Airtel Xstream DTH box supports live TV channels streaming as well as content from other OTT apps such as Xstream App, Netflix, YouTube, YouTube Kids, Amazon Prime Video, Zee5, ALTBalaji, Play Store, and Google Play Movies.
What makes Airtel Xstream truly smart is that you can turn your big screen into a gaming station via Airtel Games (smart remote gamepad app).
Here are the highlighted features of Airtel Xstream box:
- Voice-over command support
With the all-new voice-over enabled remote powered by Google Assistant, you can now search your favorite content by giving a voice command.
- Your Apps now on your TV
Turn your TV into complete entertainment with access to over 5000 Apps available on Google Play Store, including games, music, movies, and more.
- Turn the smartphone to a remote
You can turn your smartphone into a TV remote or gamepad by downloading the Airtel Smart Remote App.
- Chromecast built-in
Want to enjoy your favorite on the big screen? You can cast your content from a smartphone to a TV screen with the Google Chromecast built-in feature.
- Experience 4K picture quality
With all these features, Airtel hasn’t compromised what seems to be the most important for home entertainment – picture quality. If anything with Airtel Xstream box installed at home, you can enjoy streaming over 500+ channels in 4K resolution and amazing clarity and vibrant images.
Get your new AIrtel Xstream box delivered to your doorstep from Airtel’s official website or app and turn your TV into smart entertainment.