Tbee TV Box is one of the most original Mini PC of recent times, not only for the hexagonal design, but also its functionality. Thanks to the microphone and the built-in HD camera, it can be managed remotely with voice and gesture controls.
Watching Tbee TV Box what you immediately notice is its special design of hexagonal shape, inspired by the cell of a beehive probably by the logo and the name of the very 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 gesture thanks to a microphone and an integrated camera on the front. In short Tbee TV Box is not the usual PC Mini.
Underneath the black frame, the company has installed a Amlogic S812 quad-core SoC (Cortex A9 R4) to 1.99GHz with Mali-450MP octa-core, RAM memory and 8GB of storage 2GB of eMMC expandable with a microSD card slot. The connectivity is represented by a port HDMI 1.4 two USB 2.0 ports, WiFi 802.11n 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 4.0 and Ethernet 10 / 100M but it strikes the presence of a HD camera and a 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 it.
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 € (VAT included) to which should be added an extra expense (20 EUR) for shipment to Europe.
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