There are still huge people out there that are still ask What is an Android TV box? How does it works? And What are the benefit of using it. However, gone are the days where you need to be at home to watch any show, thanks to technology advancement that bring TV on mobile or mobile TV while on the go either via free IPTV or Premium IPTV Services.
What Is An Android TV Box?
An Android TV Box can be regarded or otherwise called Mini PC because it can perform many functions just like that your computer desktop or laptop do. An Android TV box is TV box running the Android Operating System. It is the same O.S running on your smartphones and tablets.
Why So Many Different Names?
This particular gadget are being called by different names in the different part of the world, In Asian countries, Most of them are familiar with satellite tv channels because they have good satellite coverage around them. So it is very difficult for them to familiar with android tv box which is the generic term and most widely used. Other names are TV boxes, Kodi boxes, IPTV boxes, Streaming Media Players, Streaming devices e.t.c.
Majority of the manufacturer painted their products with different name based on the technology improvements to add more features to the existing products such as Memory Size, RAM Size, Processor, Size of the gadget and so on.
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How Does Android TV Boxes Works?
This is very simple if you have already knew how IPTV works because Android TV box can be used for live streaming like IPTV, gaming, Watching Movies or listening to music and so on. You can refer to my article on What is IPTV and How does it Works?.
What Is Mobile TV?
Mobile TV or Mobile IPTV can be define as a latest technology that enable the viewers or users to transmit and receive compressed multimedia traffic including audio, video and graphic services through Internet Network and thereby producing security, portability or mobility, interactive functions, quality services delivery and experience.
It can be also define as a device or a gadget that have capability of streaming Live events via web browser or app or support playback features. Mobile TV may be running Android Operating System and Apple. It is very portable to an extent that you can watch any TV shows while on the go.
The following are the example of Mobile TV such as Samsung galaxy, Mi, Xiaomi, Huawei, Google Pixels, Oppo, Motorolla, Sony Xperia and so on.
Mobile TV VS Mini PC: Similarities
In terms of IPTV, Both of them make use of stable and high speed Internet to work effectively. The same IPTV account usually work with both devices before the providers started separate nowadays.
The Contents usually the same using the same server to deliver services to their subscribers. IPTV Subscription Price are often the same. However, both devices are compliant with free iptv as well.
Mobile IPTV VS Android TV Boxes: Difference Between Them
Some IPTV Account like QHDTV Pro is fully HD and 4K picture dedicated for Mini PC because of the screen size while MYHD IPTV is perfect on Mobile TV and TV Boxes. The higher the quality the picture the fastest the speed and data consumption.
There are some smartphones that support 4K resolution video output, yet, there will be distractions from social media messages appear on the screen while watching which leads to extra data consumption.
Mobile IPTV is easy to configure or setup because of the interface while Kodi box is not easy to configure. Hence it is time consuming. The cost of purchase is slightly differ and affordable than Mobile IPTV devices.
No battery drainage on Android TV boxes whereas Mobile TV battery will be drain drastically while watching TV shows.
As far as IPTV is concern, watching TV shows on Via Mobile TV not conveniences as compare to Android TV Boxes because It will be easier to watch with families and friends. watching on mobile causes some stress for eyes as it is not good for our health.
The issues of hackers needs to be carefully treated. Most of the free IPTV services or apps found on the website in most cases are easily to install on the mobile which contains dangerous files that can be use to track your activities while using them.
What Are The Advantages Between Mobile IPTV TV And Android TV Boxes?
Mobile TV is easy to start up and the installation is quite also easy because of availability while takes some minutes before finish setup. The use of external devices such as miracast and chrome cast make it possible to watch tv shows in bigger screen from mobile phones.
Android TV Boxes have the chance of getting faulty than mobile as a result of power failure of high voltage Unlike mobile is safe from it. Attention distraction usually occur on mobile than Mini PC. Data consumption of Android TV Boxes may be slightly increase and consume than Mobile TV.
By now you might got confuse on how to choose the best, If I were you, I will try my level best to afford the two devices because you already own a smartphone and what remain is to get a TV box for your home. Under any circumstances Android TV boxes always recommend because it is good for the family because of its flexibility and ability to catch TV shows on the larger screen. If you find this article interesting don’t hesitate to share with your friends, family and social media.