The Diamond Multimedia AMP1000 is a box about the size of a wireless router or DVD player which is designed to let you run Android apps on a TV. It runs Google Android 4.0, has a relatively speedy processor, and lets you stream videos from Netflix, YouTube, or other internet sites to your television.
You can also use the AMP1000 to play Android games, act like a media extender by streaming content from a PC over your home network, or as a tool for surfing the web on your TV.
The AMP1000 has a list price of about $120, but you can pick one up from Newegg for $100.
While the AMP1000 is a bit bulkier than some of the Android mini PCs and TV sticks I’ve tested this year, it’s a fairly compact and capable device designed to fit into your home media setup.
The AMP1000 features a 1 GHz AMlogic AM8726 ARM Cortex-A9 processors, Mali 400 graphics, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of storage.
It has WiFi and Ethernet, HDMI and A/V jacks, 2 USB ports, and a full-sized USB port.
There’s also a wireless remote control with a QWERTY thumb keyboard and a gyroscopic sensor. You can use it like an air mouse, media player remote, or a keyboard. Or you can always plug in a keyboard and mouse using the AMP1000’s USB ports.
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Thanks again to Diamond Multimedia for supplying us with this AMP1000 media player.