updated 07:25 am EDT, Fri October 7, 2011
Popcorn Hour A-300, third-gen media streamer out
Syabas has taken the wraps off the Popcorn Hour A-300, its third-generation media streamer. The company has used its user forums to launch the device and post a whole series of screenshots from its updated interface that will also launch with the device. The new A-300 will also ship with an aluminum enclosure and is also fanless for quiet operation.
The Popcorn Hour A-300 is powered by a Sigma Designs SMP8647 processor clocked at 800MHz. To help ensure smooth streaming capabilities, the device is fitted with 512MB of RAM, 256MB NAND Flash as well as Gigabit Ethernet. It also sports an HDMI v1.3a output, and two host USB 2.0 ports and one slave USB 3.0 port.
As in the past, the Popcorn Hour A-300 will support a plethora of audio and video codecs when the device ships on October 18. [via Missing Remote]