Tbee watching TV box, what you immediately notice is its special design of hexagonal shape, inspired by a honey bee probably by the logo and the name of the company much like a bee, but this Mini PC also has some hardware features that make it “special” than other models in its class. Some examples? It is one of the first to support voice commands and gestures thanks to a microphone and an integrated camera on the front. In short Tbee TV Box is not the usual PC Mini.
TBee TV Box
Underneath the black frame, the company installed a SoC Amlogic S812 quad-core (Cortex A9 R4) to 1.99GHz with Mali-450MP octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM and 8GB of eMMC storage expandable with a microSD card slot . The connectivity is represented by a HDMI 1.4 port, two USB 2.0 ports, WiFi 802.11n 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 4.0 and Ethernet 10 / 100M, but it affects the presence of an HD camera and an IR receiver. Tbee TV Box runs on Android 4.4 with a custom launcher “Honeycomb” and different user profiles, which gives a certain continuity between hardware and software.
The video below shows the user interface, applications and capabilities with voice commands and gesture controls thanks to the air-mouse, with QWERTY keyboard on the back. In the package, in addition to the Mini PC and the remote control, you’ll also find an HDMI cable, a power adapter, a USB cable, a stand (to adjust the camera position) and the quick to use.
TBee TV Remote Control Box
Tbee Mini TV Box is one of the most interesting PC emerged in recent times, but it is also one of the most expensive whereas a classic TV Box with similar hardware equipment would cost no more than 60 euro. Tbee instead has a price of 199 Euros (VAT included), to which should be added an extra expense (20 EUR) for shipment to Europe.