Bangalore, November 6 2019: Leading e-commerce marketplace Flipkart, has launched a streaming stick under its private brand ‘MarQ by Flipkart’. The ‘MarQ TurboStream’ device is equipped with the latest Android 9.0 OS and available on the Flipkart platform starting at INR 3,499.
The device is designed specifically for value shoppers who are looking to buy more affordable non-smart TVs and turn them into smart TVs. It comes with Full HD resolution of 1920*1080 at 60 frames per second; 1 GB DDR3 RAM; 8GB ROM; and streaming support for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz WiFi. It sports Dolby Digital Audio and a voice-controlled remote with Google Assistant. Moreover, unlike other products in the market, MarQ TurboStream leverages the power of the latest Android 9.0 and offers several advantages to consumers. With built-in Chromecast, it allows users to cast their mobile phone screens onto the TV and supports all apps available on the Google Play Store.
According to a joint study by ASSOCHAM and PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dec 2018, the over the top (OTT) video market in India, primarily comprising of content streaming services, is expected to be among the top ten markets in the world, with a size of $823 million by the year 2022.