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Vodafone WebBox – Android Keyboard to Access Internet on TV

Vodafone Webbox logoIn a very innovative move, Vodafone launches an all new innovative “Web Box” which actually turns your television into a smart television. Now, you may get a doubt on whether this device is actually a smart phone, dock or a tablet which is being talked about, you will be surprised to know that this is actually an Android Keyboard which basically uses the standard RCA connectors to enable the Internet connectivity for all the televisions which comes with the Standard USB Ports which almost is a common thing in all the LCD, LED as well as in all the Plasma Televisions. While this keyboard which is shown below may look like a normal keyboard but it’s actually isn’t as it’s a data device running on the Eclair 2.1 version of Android and also comes along with an antenna which supports 2.5G as well as 2.75G EDGE Network.

As soon as you connect this Android laden keyboard with your television, you will see that an all new User INTERFACE will be popping up where in you will not only able to surf the internet but also it allows you to insert the Vodafone SIM Card and can make use of tools like Opera Mini 5.1 version , some cool applications which are bundled in this device and also Games, Email, SMS, Audio, Video as well as FM Radio too can be enjoyed with the help of this keyboard. Apart from the above listed, it also acts like a dictionary and a basic text editor.

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So, isn’t it exciting? Yes, it is. So, to get this all you need to do is to contact Vodafone at your place or region. Though it’s not available World Wide but it will soon be launched in the regions where Vodafone operates. As of now this keyboard is a locked keyboard, you will not be able to insert any other operator’s SIM Card in this keyboard. So, with the arrival of this keyboard, this marks an innovative gadget which is an Android keyboard.

Vodafone Web box1If you thought that this will cost a bomb, it’s not the case as this just costs around 110$ – 120$. It even offers some exciting bundle offers along with this price tag. For example this keyboard was launched in India couple of days back which comes with the freebies like free 2GB SD Card, 12 GB data usage which will be valid for a period of 6 months also soon for all Indian customers there’s one more thing to cheer as this one will also soon come with the 24 month contract and will be a money back thing. So by the end of 24 months, the effective cost of the device is just waived off in terms of discounts.

Vodafone Webbox 2

Though it’s still not known that whether this device will actually get an access to the Android Market Place on your Television so that you can easily download and enjoy the applications right on your television without you needing to buy an Android smart phone to enjoy the Android applications. This is basically a sleek, black, 14 x 25cm QWERTY keyboard. Do let us know on what you think about this all new innovation from Vodafone on the Android front in the comments section below.

19 Comments

19 Comments

  1. mastan

    December 8, 2013 at 7:28 am

    how to download in my vodafone webbox w1 model
    pls pls pls tell me sir

    • Pradeep Neela

      January 30, 2014 at 6:50 pm

      AS OF NOW company has discontinued the support for the Vodafone WebBox

  2. mohammed nawaz

    October 2, 2013 at 12:42 pm

    is a very good

  3. solomon maranele

    September 2, 2013 at 7:50 pm

    iam trying to check on my vodafone w1 webbox where i can connect usb but i never see the space to connect it the space that i see is where i can connect sd card only,please help.

  4. praduman

    August 30, 2013 at 3:18 pm

    hey i wnt to download whats app on vodafone webbox how can i download it

    • Pradeep Neela

      September 1, 2013 at 12:10 pm

      you need to first set up the Google account and then you can find the app in the PLAY Store.

  5. Anklesh

    August 18, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    how to download vodafone webbox games plzzz help me.

  6. magic

    February 28, 2013 at 8:20 am

    how can i use wifi plz??

    • Pradeep Neela

      March 2, 2013 at 10:02 am

      you can use from the Wi Fi Settings

  7. MAVUNDZA ADRIAAN

    May 11, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    I WANT 2 DOWNLOAD GAMES BUT THERE IS NO SPACE MY WEBBOX,WHAT IS A PROBLEM NEED HELP PLEASE HELP ME

    • Anklesh

      August 18, 2013 at 1:40 pm

      how u downloaded
      games on webbox plzz help me i want to download

  8. Gavin

    May 5, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    Games like Pes 2012

  9. snm

    March 13, 2012 at 7:46 pm

    is there an application i can download on the webbox w1 to view pdf files?

  10. mohommed

    January 15, 2012 at 3:14 pm

    can i use wifi in this Vodafone WebBox

  11. Ally

    November 11, 2011 at 4:38 am

    I think its a great idea to connect to the internet through tv especialy for a developing countriest

  12. ks ramamurthy

    July 22, 2011 at 11:46 am

    I think this Wad based on. a similar product showcased by am indian inventor about 2years back

  13. David McCasey

    July 22, 2011 at 8:45 am

    This unit by Vodafone is a true trail blazer. I have been searching for a media center device that will offer more than rss feeds or channels. Since I have came back to droids about one month ago through my smart phone after a year layoff, I see the future very clear now. Android Apps present so many opportunities far more then just cell phones. Television as we know will never be the same. Cable companies and major networks will no longer have the power that the have been accustomed to. The $200.00 a month bills will be a faded memories. I’m am no computer expert by no means. I am fascinated with the gadgetry and wizard like marvels that we are now submerged in. I mean think about it, we are living and experiencing mind blowing technology comparable to Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. I am writing this review from my bed on my one day old HP tablet. From a business prospective doors and opportunities are opening and gadgets beget gadgets.

    After all of my research and web surfing I settled on play station 3 to fulfill my media center needs. I can download music and movies as well as all of our personal files of media. Playstation has 7.1 sound as well as blu rey. I can watch live tv with over 3500 stations or channels around the world. The internet content is so much richer and far more entertaining then cabel tv or satellite. Now if I could only pair my droid phone apps to my tv all would be right in my obsessive quest for the need for speed of INFORMATION and SEQUENTIAL ORDER!!!!! Oh ya about the playstation, I’m not even a gamer an this unit will probably never have the joy of doing what it was originally designed for.

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