Facebook has unveiled Portal TV, a smart TV adapter that brings numerous intelligent features to your TV with Alexa built-in. Like the idea? Let’s have a look.
Facebook Portal TV is an Alexa equipped smart TV adapter that measures 7.49 x 2.26 x 1.29 inches and weighs 10.9 ounces. As shown in the images, the smart home device delivers a slim and compact design, and the solid black exterior and sophisticated detailing ensure it decently stays on your TV table.
With integrated Messenger and WhatsApp, the Portal TV allows you to connect with friends via video calls on your TV even if they don’t have Portal, without having to connect an extra smart display like Facebook Portal. Furthermore, built-in smart camera automatically pans, zooms and widens to keep you staying in frame even when you move in front of your TV. And smart sound feature allows it to enhance voice and minimize unwanted background noise.
Moreover, using story time and AR effects, the Portal TV brings your children’s favoriye stories to life with music, animation and AR effects. The AR effect feature also adds more fun to your video calls using AR masks and more content.
In addition, the Portal TV features Amazon Alexa built-in so that you can ask it to read news, check weather and traffic info, place an order, interact with other compatible smart home devices and more.
Facebook Portal TV smart TV adapter is priced at $149.99 USD. If you’re interested, jump to the product page for its more details.