Samsung announces HomeSync - a 1TB media streaming hub with Android and multiple format support
0. phoneArena posted on 23 Feb 2013, 21:01
Samsung just took the wraps off its HomeSync media streaming and sharing device, which comes complete with 1TB of storage. Powered by a 1.7 GHz dual-core processor, the media hub runs Android and supports up to eight separate accounts for the whole family to take part in jolly sharing, but provides encryption for each one if needed, too...
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1. InspectorGadget80 posted on 23 Feb 2013, 21:18 1 1
Exactly what I'm looking for! always having trouble finding a device that can stream off from my Android phone.
2. doubler86 posted on 23 Feb 2013, 21:19 6 0
Damn I think I might have to buy that, Android with 1TB. *homer simpson drool*
3. PhoenixWright posted on 23 Feb 2013, 21:57 2 0
I wonder how much would that set me back. If its gonna be priced similary to an External HDD, then I wont bother with External HDDs anymore :D
I NEED ONE [If its cheap] :D
5. hung2900 posted on 23 Feb 2013, 23:03 0 0
A wifi 500 GB HDD of Seagate costs about $200, so I don't believe it can be less than twice to three times higher than the HDD cost only. I think it is reasonable because just of the ports, multi-platform streaming power, full HD codec with the powerful Exynos 5 processor running Android.
13. ayephoner posted on 24 Feb 2013, 06:16 0 0
$600 seems absurd. $400 still seems steep, but I'm guessing that's closer to where it will be.
maybe they will blow away the competition with a sub $300 price tag.
4. MartianMe posted on 23 Feb 2013, 22:34 3 0
Samsung why can't you design your fones the same way you designed this device?...Look at it is just beautiful crafted. please use the same artistic elements on the GS4.
7. nobelset posted on 24 Feb 2013, 00:00 1 1
Ikr the electronics department just crushes the mobile department
8. schinnak posted on 24 Feb 2013, 01:40 3 0
actually, if you look at their electronic products and home appliances - they have top of the line designs and looks very premium. Esp their LED designs are the best in class when compared to the competition.
Dont know why they lag behind when it comes to mobile designs; though the hardware is awesome.
14. lyndon420 posted on 24 Feb 2013, 07:07 0 0
They're just waiting for someone to come along and sue them because of its rectangle shape.
6. cheetah2k posted on 23 Feb 2013, 23:54 0 1
If it had a TV tuner with PVR capabilities it would be totally winning... Because of it not having this, just a waste of time for me.... :(
9. pwnarena posted on 24 Feb 2013, 02:25 0 0
sony released a similar device earlier at CES. many said it was unnecessary. let's see what samsung fans have to say about this similar offering.
12. darac posted on 24 Feb 2013, 05:21 0 1
Please enlighten me on how is that unnecessary..
11. darac posted on 24 Feb 2013, 05:20 0 2
I can't believe how Google and Android vendors don't see the potential of such boxes as a all in one gaming console ..
Just put a beastly chip in there and you get a winning all in one media/internet/entertainment device for a living room.
P.s. is this an Exynos 5 dual with Mali 605?
If so, then it already is a good game console!
16. blackhand1001 posted on 26 Feb 2013, 11:44 0 0
yes it is. The model number with specs leaked a few weeks ago and confirmed it had the exynos 5250. They weren't sure at the time what it was.
Search "What is the GT-B9150 Samsung Exynos Homesync with 5?" to find the article.