Tata Sky Binge+ Android TV Set-top Box Launched in India with Google Assistant and Netflix Support

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We have heard a lot about Tata Sky’s Binge+ Android TV set-top-box over the past couple of months. Finally, the company has decided to make things official and has commercially launched the same. The Tata Sky Binge+ STB runs on Android TV OS (version Android 9 Pie), and it provides the users with the best of both worlds – OTT, as well as satellite TV content in one unit.

Tata Sky Launches the Binge+ Android TV Set-Top-Box in India

The Tata Sky Binge+ STB is available for new subscribers for Rs 5,999. The interested buyers can get it from the company’s official website. That said, the company has not given any information as to whether or not the existing subscribers will see any upgrade plans of sorts in the future. Comparing the Tata Sky Binge+ service with the competitors in the market, the Airtel Xstream Box was launched at an initial price of Rs 3,999 and is now being offered at just Rs 2,249. Moreover, the Dish SMRT Hub STB is available at Rs 2,499.

Tata Sky is offering a free one-month trial subscription for the Binge+ service, after which, the subscribers will have to choose from the various channel packs the company is offering. This is pretty much the same with all the services out there. The users will have to pay Rs 249 every month in order to access content from Hotstar, SunNXT, Eros Now, ZEE5, and more streaming services like these. Plus, as it is based on Android OS, one gets access to streaming services like Spotify, Netflix, and more. Furthermore, users can enjoy live TV streaming and catch-up TV feature for up to 6 days using the Binge+ app. And, of course, there’s live TV using the good-old satellite connection.

Also Read: Tata Sky DTH Offers Free One Month Binge Service, 3 Month Amazon Prime Subscription to New Users

As far as the specifications of the Tata Sky Binge+ STB go, as said, the Binge+ runs on Android TV OS platform. The STB comes with 2GB of RAM and 8GB of onboard storage. It has support for Google Assistant. The STB comes with a remote control that has a built-in mic, using which, you can give voice commands to play music, ask for weather updates, and more. The Binge+ STB also has built-in Chroomecase support which means that you can mirror your smartphone screen to the TV. Lastly, users get access to over 5,000 games and apps via the Google Play Store.

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