ZTE launches smart Android TV STB at TV Connect

Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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SHENZHEN, China — ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today unveiled its smart Android TV set top box (STB), ZXV10 B860HV2, which supports Dolby Vision to deliver an enhanced viewing experience to homes around the world. By delivering an ultimate video and audio experience to end users, this solution has gained praise from participating operators for its innovative performance.

B860HV2 is an advanced STB, which integrates the industry-leading super 8-core central processing unit (CPU) and leading graphics processing unit (GPU) to perform ultra-high definition (UHD) 4K (4K×2Kat60 frames per second (fps) 10-Bit colour) and provide users with an industry leading video experience. It uses a Google Android TV system and Java virtual machine (JVM) to be compatible with Android applications, and integrates with ZTE’s Smart Home solution, which features Multi-Screen, HD Video Call, Family Album, Home IoT Network and Voice Assistant. Deeply integrated with IoT technology, it also provides strong extendibility.

The B860HV2 adopts an Amlogic system on chip (SOC) with 64 bit CPU architecture, 8GB Flash, 2GB RAM, which guarantee the smooth running of the system and applications. It also provides 802.11AC 2T2R Wi-Fi wireless and RJ-45,10/100/1000M wire access and Bluetooth 5.0 support that enables Bluetooth remote and directional pad (D-PAD) connecting.

In 2017, global broadband services and video services will be developing rapidly and content will be the dominating resource. In order for SPs to keep growth in the wave of 4K and over-the-top (OTT) services, 4K Android TV STB is a good choice, as it significantly improves the users’ video quality of experience (V-QoE) and provides further profits for the operators. Fang Hui, ZTE vice president, said that the B860HV2 has become an important part of the “ZTE Big Video Solution,” which helps consolidate its leading position in the global smart STB market.