|Kata Philippines Announces Kata Box for Php2,999|
Kata Philippines announced on their Facebook page their newest Android-based product, this time it is not a smartphone or tablet, but a revolutionary set-top box, simply called as Kata Box.
The Kata Box is equipped with an Amlogic S805 processor that has four Cortex-A5 CPU cores clocked up to 1.5GHz each coupled with Mali-450MP2 GPU clocked up to 600MHz. It comes with 1GB of RAM for multitasking and 8GB of ROM for apps and games. The storage is expandable via micro SD card and through the two standard USB ports. These USB ports can accept thumb drives, external hard drives as well as for other peripherals such as mice and keyboard.
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Connecting to the internet can be done using a wired connection via Ethernet port or wireless using a WiFi router. Meanwhile, connecting it on the TV is either through the HDMI port or through the A/V out. Once connected, it can be used for web browsing, watching YouTube, streaming videos as well as playing games. Speaking of which, the retail package comes with a FREE game controller.
It will be available for pre-order at all Kata outlets this coming Friday, September 25 for an introductory price tag of just Php2,999. Take note that there will be a 200 pesos reservation fee, which will be deducted on the SRP.
Kata Box Specifications:
- Dimensions: 107mm x 107mm x 25mm
- Android 4.4.2 KitKat
- 1.5GHz quad core Cortex-A5 CPU, Mali-450 GPU, Amlogic S805 chipset
- 1GB of RAM
- 8GB internal storage, expandable via micro SD card
- Standard USB port (2x)
- HDMI port
- A/V port
- Ethernet port
- WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
- DC input port
- Price: Php2,999
- Freebie: game controller