Western Digital has released on of their multimedia streaming player named WD TV that can play almost all types of media files and can stream content directly from the internet. It's an alternative in buying a Smart TV, where you can plug this device through the TV.  


WD TV
What's inside the box?

Here are the things included in the package:
  • 1 x Streaming media player
  • 1 x Remote control with batteries
  • 1 x Composite AV cable
  • 1 x AC adapter
  • 1 x Quick Install Guide

Build Quality & Design
The WD TV is well built, it has a black matte hard plastic housing. The design is a bit simple which is understandable, the player won't much matter aesthetically as it will be a part of the home entertainment devices. The front contains the WD TV logo and the USB port to play files from your flash drives or hard drives.

The back has the power socket, Ethernet port, HDMI port, additional USB port and an audio port.



Nothing to see much in the top view
The bottom contains the sticker info, some holes for heat ventilation and hole for screw mount to a wall or desk
Here is a sample preview of the dashboard of the WD TV upon starting, the installation is pretty simple and easy
WD TV Features
  • All your media, on your big screen
  • You don’t need another player for Netflix. You need a player for your personal stuff
  • Enjoy media from any source
  • Get the best online entertainment on your TV
  • Turn your smartphone into the ultimate remote control
  • Share it all on your TV with Miracast
  • A home screen made just for you
  • Your shows on any TV at home, or away
  • Easily connect to your entertainment
  • High-performance, streaming-ready Wi-Fi
  • Stay connected to your social network
  • Bring the arcade to your HDTV
  • Automatic play
  • Programmable remote
  • Use your keyboard for easy searching and updating

WD TV Specifications
File Formats Supported
Video - AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG1/2/4), MPG/MPEG, VOB, MKV (h.264, x.264, AVC, MPEG1/2/4, VC-1), TS/TP/M2T (MPEG1/2/4, AVC, VC-1), MP4/MOV (MPEG4, h.264), M2TS, WMV9, FLV (h.264)
Photo - JPEG, GIF, TIF/TIFF, BMP, PNG
Audio - MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA, AAC, FLAC, MKA, AIF/AIFF, OGG, Dolby Digital, DTS
Playlist - PLS, M3U, WPL
Subtitle - SRT, ASS, SSA, SUB, SMI

File Formats Not Supported
Does not support protected premium content such as movies or music from the iTunes Store, Movielink, Amazon Unbox, and Vongo
Languages Supported

User Interface:
English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese , Portuguese (Brazil), Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Turkish, Hebrew, Arabic, Polish, Czech, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian,Hungarian

Subtitle:
English, Dutch, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Greek, Hebrew, Turkish, Czech, Slovakian, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Thai, Hindi (India), Malay/Bahasa (Indonesia), Central European language

Multilingual Input:
English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Hungarian

Verdict
WD TV is a good media player to have for people who wants to stream their large home media collection right into their living room TV. WD TV is able to play most of your multimedia content, either via USB or wirelessly via local / internet streaming.

Pros
  • Internet ready / Built-in WiFi
  • Supports a lot of multimedia content
  • Miracast ready
  • Able to stream contents from your NAS
  • Can play USB files
  • Supports many streaming apps

Cons
  • No HDMI cable
  • No web browser for surfing

WD TV Giveaway
Join our Facebook giveaway, kindly follow the steps listed:



wd tv review, wd tv specs, wd tv features, wd tv where to buy, 
How do you feel?
Share this article :)
Magpress

Geeky Pinas

Geeky Pinas is a Tech News, Reviews and a Lifestyle Site