The Asus O!Play HD2 is probably the most attractive media player on the market. The looks aren’t only external, its interface is intuitive and easy to use. Multiple video and audio formats are supported by the O!Play HD2, along with a ton of options for playing back online media.
Although, the O!Play HD2 definitely isn’t flawless.
Summary: There is no denying this...the HD media player is a much needed device to feed HD content to our high definition televisions. At a price of Rs. 8,000, the HD2 offers an excellent HD video experience, the ability to hold a 3.5 inch hard drive internally and is fully capable with external USB 3.0 hard drives. It has the perfect match of performance, versatility and is also future ready to boot.
Pros: Excellent SD video up-scaling, HD video playback is flawless, Can hold a 3.5 inch HDD internally, USB 3.0 capability makes it future ready, Ability to download Torrents, Remote app to control device from iPhone
Cons: User interface needs a refresh, Slight stutter visible in fast moving scenes
Excerpt: While the second-gen Apple TV at an alluring £100 has raised the profile of media streamers, it's far from the only device that's available for that money. Witness the oddly named Asus O!Play HD2 leading the charge against Jobs' machine. It doesn't get off to the best of starts, mind.
Pros: Cheap, crisp pictures and punchy audio, provision to add a hard disk
Excerpt: Il nuovo O!Play HD2 , giunto in redazione, mostra un’elegante confezione dalla quale si evincono tutte le sue principali caratteristiche. Il dispositivo è in grado di leggere qualsiasi tipo di formato, sia audio che video, e supporta filmati in FULLHD a 1080p con audio DTS e Dolby Digital. E’ in grado di gestire l’audio a 7.1 canali e inoltre è dotato di interfaccia USB 3.0 per un trasferimento dei dati, tra pc e device, 10 volte superiore alla porta USB 2.0.