Samsung is preparing to begin retailing the first consumer-grade Android TV boxes in October, according to industry sources.
The Samsung Smart TV Box (SSB) will feature a USB 3.0 interface, Bluetooth 4.0, a 1GHz quad-core processor, and 4K HDR video.
The SBS comes with a Samsung Smart Hub for watching content online and an integrated media hub, and is powered by a 1.5GHz quad core processor.
Samsung says the SBS will be sold in stores across the US.
The box will retail for $149, but is expected to be available on October 10.
The company’s Smart Hub will also be available to consumers, with the device offering access to an integrated hub that will let you stream content online.
Samsung’s Smart TV Platform (SVP) will also become available in October.
The first SBS, called the Samsung SBS S3, will cost $149.99, and the SVP will cost about $80, according the sources.
Samsung’s SmartTV Platform will also include a range of accessories, including a 3G Smart Hub, a 5.8″ 1080p display, a USB Type-C cable, and a USB-C charging cable.