Sunday, June 23, 2024

Starmobile rolls out digital TV box with intro price of P1,290

Star Inc., the parent company of home-grown tech brand Starmobile, has announced the local launch of its Starcube digital TV box.

Starcube front shot copy

The set-up box, which will become available in appliance and electronics stores beginning the second week of February, has a introductory price of P1,290 (regular price is P1,490).

The Starcube digital TV box comes with an Active Antenna with an Amplifier that lets users receive their favorite digital channels clearer. It also is Full HD-capable which means once local networks upgrade broadcasts to HD, users can enjoy upgraded picture quality as well.

Unlike with a other digital TV boxes, the Starcube TV?s USB port lets users to plug their own flash drive and watch their own HD content. This allows them to make the most out of TV sets that don?t have a cable subscription connected to them just yet.

Aside from enjoying saved content, Starcube TV also allows to save episodes for later viewing. It even has an electronic program guide (EPG) to help users anticipate the episodes they want to record — similar to TiVO in the US.

The device can also pause, fast forward, and rewind TV programs so users can relive those nail-biting last few seconds before the winning 3-point shot or that romantic moment when the dreamy leading man realizes he can?t live without the girl-next-door.


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