Walmart, through its Onn brand, introduced to its offer the announced Onn Android TV Stick. This is another Walmart‘s streaming device recently, while the cheaper version only supports FHD streaming up to 1080p @60fps.
We wrote about Walmart’s Streaming Stick / Onn 2K Streaming Stick in mid-March. While today, you can find the Onn Android TV Stick streaming device on the Walmart store. You can not say that the price for Onn. FHD Streaming Stick is not excessive because the device costs only $24.88. However, compared to the earlier Walmart’s Onn. Android TV UHD Streaming Device it is worth asking yourself whether it is worth buying a 1080p Android TV Stick.
Is it worth buying Onn. FHD Android TV Stick?
Given a $5 dollar difference between devices ( $29.88 for Onn. UHD Android TV streaming device ), you should definitely choose the version that supports 4K UHD streaming content. Besides, the Android TV UHD Streaming device has better performance (Amlogic S905Y2 chipset) and 2GB RAM memory. You can find more about Onn Android TV Dongle here.
Onn FHD Streaming Stick Overview Features
As we already mentioned, the FHD streaming device (in HDMI Stick format) is powered by Amlogic S805Y SoC and comes with 1GB RAM (DDR4) and 8GB eMMC storage. It is a pity that Walmart did not opt for a newer chipset from the Amlogic S8 series, S805X2 SoC which supports FHD AV1 decoding, currently required by Google and supported by major streaming services.
Besides, the device also supports WiFi Dual-band 2.4 / 5GHz 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.2. In addition to hardware, the 1080p Android 10 TV Stick is Google and Netflix certified and supports all major Google features, such as Google Assistant, Chromecast, Youtube, etc, and other popular streaming services up to 1080p @60fps. As for audio sound, the device supports Dolby Audio. The device comes with an HDMI extender, AC adapter, USB to micro-USB cable 4.88ft (1.49 m), and Quick Start Guide, and of course with the well-known (G10) Voice remote control.
(G10) Google Reference Design voice remote control has 4 dedicated buttons (hotkeys for popular streaming services: Netflix, Youtube, HBOMAX, and Disney+) and the distinctive Google Assistant button.