We all loving watching TV, which is also known as the idiot box. But, now this idiot box can easily become smart with the help of the PC-on-a-stick called Splendo. Microsoft has recently launched this device with iBall. Splendo includes a wireless deskset (mouse and keyboard), a user has to plug this device into the HDMI input on the TV for a Windows PC experience.
The Splendo is a compact and a portable device. It comes with Quad-core Intel Atom processor with Intel HD graphics paired with 2GB of RAM. This device also runs Windows 8.1 and has 32GB of in-built memory. When connected to a TV, through its HDMI plug, the device can turn the TV into a PC. Splendo has various exciting features, which includes HD graphics, multi-channel digital audio, a micro SDXC slot, normal USB port, Micro USB port, Wi-Fi and in-built Bluetooth 4.0. This device comes with a one-year warranty.
Vineet Durani – Director Windows Business Group, Microsoft India said: “The iBall Splendo is for people who love devices and want to be connected all the time using multiple form factors. These users are tech enthusiasts who love gadgets, have access to multiple TVs at home, love the Smart TV experience and use Windows for browsing, social networking and multimedia consumption.”
Sandeep Parasrampuria, Director iBall commented “The new era of exciting, easy to use, miniaturized and affordable devices is becoming the trend. iBall Splendo PC-On-Stick is one such device which will be useful for every home and office conference room providing different dimensions to use the PC as well as get great multimedia and internet experience by attaching it to the TV. A true convergence of technology for every age group and for every need!”
The company has priced the Splendo for Rs 8,999.