SkyStream has two major versions. They are SkyStream 3 ( Three) and SkyStream 3+ ( 3 plus). SkyStream is one of the best Android TV box out there. It is due to many reasons. It is not cheap at all, but it worth the price. According to some it is over priced. However read through this article and you decide whether it is worth the price. This Android TV box is well equipped and nicely designed caring Android TV users.
The best and nicest feature I show on this Android TV box is Air Mouse remote. So what is this air mouse remote ?. Using Air mouse remote you can control your Android TV just like using a mouse to control your computer. You can wave air mouse remote in air and the pointer on Android TV screen move according to the motion. So you don’t have to worry about Android apps compatibility with Android TV. Many Android TV apps are difficult to handle with Android TV remote due to lack of touch screen. With Air Mouse remote you can use difficult to use Android apps easily. Surf web browsers and click exactly where you want.
Back side of that remote has full QWERTY keyboard. So if you want search something or want to type a long URL you can easily use that keyboard. As you know you can’t use google voice search for every thing. For example of typing a URL and to make search that is not in English.
SkyStream 3 may cost around $70 at the time of writing this article. This device support 4K streaming. Just like any other Android TV this too has all the features including all Google Play services. Support google voice assistance too. SkyStream retail box does not contain Air Mouse remote. You have to buy it separately. If you already have Air Mouse remote used in previous SkyStream 2, you can used that remote for this.
SkyStream 3 plus
SkyStream 3 plus ( 3+ ) is the bigger brother of SkyStream 3. It has many features overs standard version. Main features you can see with 3 plus are having bluetooth, more RAM, higher Ethernet connectivity, higher WLAN connection speed and Air Mouse remote comes inside the box. Below you can see specification comparison between SkyStream 3 and 3 plus.
– Fast & Simple Home Screen
– Better performance compared to other Android TV boxes around same price.
– Support Google Play Games
– You can max out high graphic games
– Support 4K 75fps
– Dolby DTS
– Air Mouse Remote
– Gigabyte Ethernet
– No Miracast ( Android )
– Slow Wifi Speed
– High price
SkyStream 3 Vs SkyStream 3 Plus
Compare below specifications to decide which device to buy. In 3 plus you can clearly see better advantage over standard version. Huge performance upgrade with more features. If you want to experience smooth 4K streaming go with SkyStream 3 plus. It is because WLAN and Ethernet connectivity is much more better than standard SkyStream 3. That helps you to stream 4K videos with minimum buffering.
|SkyStream 3||SkyStream 3 Plus|
|CPU||Quad Core 1.5 GHz||Quad Core 2.0 GHz|
|GPU||Mali T820MP3 750MHz|
|RAM||2 GB||4 GB|
|Internal Storage||16 GB||64 GB|
|LAN||10/100 Ethernet||10/100/1000 Ethernet|
|WLAN||802.11 b/g/n/ac WiFi 2.4 Ghz||802.11 b/g/n/ac WiFi 2.4 & 5 Ghz|
|USB 2.0||1 port|
|USB 3.0||1 port|
|HDMI||HDMI 2.0 with HDCP 2.2|
|Video||Up to 4K||Up to 4K Ultra HD at 75 fps|
|Audio||Dolby Digital via HDMI & SPDIF (Optical Audio)|
|Air Mouse remote||optional||Comes with Box|