Tencent is a major Chinese software company, which provides services for entertainment, the media, the internet and mobile phones in China; It manages social networks via web, web sites, e-commerce services and multiplayer games on the internet and, lately, has realized his first application instant messaging Tencent QQ and one of the largest web portals in China QQ.com.
We met her at CES 2016 Asia where, in collaboration with Intel, has presented its first console platform game called TGP Box (Tencent Games Platform). But the Chinese “hangs out” company in home multimedia entertainment for several months, since his first MiniStation game console goes back to last November. And today with the Skyworth TV partner, launches its second generation at the price of 499 yuan, equal to about 70 Euros.
The new MiniStation has a Rockchip RK3288 SoC quad-core (Cortex-A17) 1.8GHz with Mali-T720 GPU, 2GB of internal space and 8GB DDR3 memory on eMMC Expandable with microSD cards up to 128GB. On board, there is a HDMI 2.0 port that can support 4K resolutions, Gigabit Ethernet, dual-band WiFi, two USB 2.0 host ports and TencentOS operating system, based on Android. In the box there is a HDMI cable, a power cable and a user manual. If desired, you can purchase a separate wireless gamepad to 100 yuan, about 10 euro.
It is not clear whether video games are supported or already preloaded into the system, but for sure with a MiniStation game console you can enjoy Nova 3, Asphalt 8, Modern Combat 5 and many others. The device also provides access to a rich selection of films, TV series, TV programs along the lines of a Xiaomi Mi Box 3 and probable geographic restrictions out of the Chinese territory. It is not for certain, but it may not be suitable for overseas users.