The Homatics Dongle G 4K is a new certified (Google, Netflix, and Prime Video) 4K streaming dongle. It is worth noting that this is another streaming dongle/stick that appeared on the market with Google TV OS. Besides, the Dongle G 4K streamer is powered by S905Y4 SoC with AV1 decoding support. Interestingly, this 4K Google TV dongle has been equipped with an RJ45 Ethernet port.
Availability and price
Homatics Dongle 4K Google TV streaming dongle can be found on the official Homatics website for $79.99. Homatics 4K Streaming dongle comes with a Power adapter, (G10) Bluetooth Voice remote, HDMI extender, batteries, and a quick guide.
It is worth noting that the Homatics offer also includes a Full HD Streaming Stick (805X2 SoC with AV1 support). This is for cord-cutters for whom 1080p video content is sufficient.
Homatics Dongle G 4K Google TV Overview Features
First, a few words about design. The device is small (145 x 70 x 17mm), and looks very elegant and aesthetic. You can find the center of the device appears to be brushed aluminum. The similarity in design can be found in the flagship Homatics Box R 4K Plus streaming box. The heart of the Dongle G 4K streamer is the well-known Amlogic S905Y4 SoC (Quad-core ARM Cortex-A35 processor with 850 MHz ARM Mali-G31 MP2 GPU) that supports 4K AV1 decoding up to @60fps. Like most streaming devices on the market in the HDMI Stick/Dongle format, the device has been equipped with 2GB RAM DDR4 and 8GB eMMC storage.
As you know, streaming devices offered by the Homatics brand are based on the ODM devices from SEI Robotics. As a reminder, T-mobile with the same manufacturer launched the new TVision HUB 4K Google TV Dongle in mid-December 2021. Just like the streaming dongle from T-mobile, the Dongle G 4K also has an RJ45 LAN port. That’s not all, it looks identical (except for the color) to the T-mobile device.
In addition, the device supports 4K HDR streaming for the most popular services such as Netflix, Prime Video, Youtube, etc. Besides, the device has a built-in Chromecast and supports Google Assistant. Homatics 4K streaming TV Dongle was also equipped with an HDMI 2.1, micro USB port (for power), USB-type C, and Fast Ethernet port (10/100Mbps). Besides, the Dongle G 4K streaming device supports wireless connectivity via dual-band 802.11ac WiFi 5 and Bluetooth 5.0.
In addition, the streamer supports Dolby Audio, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS HD, and Dolby Atmos. Like the recent streaming players, the Homatics Dongle G 4K Google TV streaming dongle comes with well-known G10 Bluetooth voice remote control. The G10 Android TV / Google TV reference design remote control has 4 dedicated buttons. In addition to the typical Youtube, Netflix, and Prime Video key buttons, we have a button with a rocket symbol. You can assign any application to this button in the device settings. More on the product page.