Nokia Streaming Box 8000 has been launched in Europe as the company’s first Android TV streaming box.

The company has recently signed a licensing deal with StreamView to bring a new range of Nokia Smart TVs and Android streaming box to the European market. The latest product is the result of this partnership. The Nokia Streaming Box 8000 comes with a host of interesting features like 4K support, built-in Chromecast and more. Here’s what you need to know about the latest Nokia streaming box.

Nokia Streaming Box 8000 price, availability

The Nokia Streaming Box 8000 price is expected to be EUR99, which roughly translates to Rs 8,700. The streaming box will go on sale in Europe in the month of December, sometime before Christmas.

Nokia Streaming Box 8000 specifications

Coming to the key features of the streaming box, it features dual-band Wi-Fi for the faster streaming experience. It also comes with Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity option. The streaming box runs on Android TV, meaning that you will get the same experience as seen in Android Smart TVs. The box also supports Google Chromecast, which is a good addition. It also comes with a remote control that features 5-way navigation buttons.
The remote control also features shortcut keys for different streaming applications. These include YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Google Play Movies. The remote is also backlit in nature, which makes it easier to navigate in dark. The company has also added an HDMI cable in the box. The latest streaming box will be competing against the likes of Xiaomi Mi Box 4S, Apple TV Box and more.

The Nokia Streaming Box 8000 comes with a host of connectivity options.

The list includes HDMI port, Ethernet port, USB 3.0 port, USB Type-C port, optical audio output and AV-out port. There is also a USB 3.0 port on the side to plug in USB sticks or external hard drives. That said, there is no information available about the chipset, RAM or storage

Although it’s a popular built-in smart TV operating system, standalone Android TV streaming boxes have been a little thinner on the ground in recent years. However, between this and Google’s recently released Chromecast with Google TV, it sounds like the operating system could be getting a new lease on life.