[MWC 2013] Samsung finally unveiled its Galaxy Note 8.0 earlier today at Mobile World Congress to directly compete with Apple’s iPad Mini, but it looks like that isn’t the only Apple product they have their sights set on as they announce their Android Jelly Bean-powered set top box, the Samsung HomeSync.
The Samsung HomeSync
combines a Google TV device is a home media server which features a 1TB hard drive, Internet access through Wi-Fi or Ethernet cable, runs Android Jelly Bean and has complete access to the Google Play Store.
The HomeSync also comes with some impressive specs as it runs on a 1.7Ghz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, an additional 8GB of flash memory and supports all standard video and audio codecs. 1080p HDMI with support for HDCP, USB 3.0 and optical-out audio round out the HomeSync.
The Samsung HomeSynch is expected to release globally starting April 2013, although the company didn’t reveal the device’s pricing.