Genese Solution Launches Facebook Portal TV in Nepal

The pandemic caused by the Corona Virus has brought lots of changes in people’s lives worldwide. Everything is now in virtual form; video calls are the most adapted means for working, learning, meetings, teaching, and spending time with friends and family. However, the process is exhausting as you need to be within the particular range of the device. Also, sometimes the screen size would be a hurdle to have a quality call. But finally, Facebook Portal TV is here in Nepal. 

Genese Solution – a cloud consulting and web service provider in Nepal launched the Facebook Portal TV in Nepal for a smart video calling experience on the bigger screen. The price for Facebook Portal TV in Nepal is NPR 44,000

Facebook Portal TV Overview

The Facebook Portal TV is a small webcam that connects to your TV via HDMI cable. Portal TV sits on the top or below your television, generating a three-dimensional image that appears to surround the user. The device gives the user freedom to move around during the calls, while the users will still be heard and seen on the screen.Facebook Portal TV Overview

The device has its stand, which you can set up separately from the TV. The HDMI cable to connect your TV is not present in the box, though. You have to buy it separately. Portal TV is excellent for a video calling experience that turns your TV into a giant smart display.

What are the features/ facilities Portal TV offers?

WiFi connectivity

The Portal TV can connect to a WiFi network of 2.4GHz and 5GHz. You can log in to the Portal TV with your Facebook account.

Make video calls with WhatsApp and Messenger

Through Portal TV, it is now easy to video call on smartphones or tablets using Messenger or WhatsApp, even if the other person does not have Portal TV. Users can add up to three people to a group call in WhatsApp and seven people in Messenger call. At the same time, the Messenger Rooms can include up to 50 people.

Facebook Portal TV Messenger Room
Messenger Room

The Portal TV’s camera is AI-enabled, which automatically pans and zooms, keeping up with action. Similarly, it widens to include everyone in the frame. The camera uses a 12.5 MP sensor, which has a Field of View of 120-degree.

Speak with Smart Sound

Smart sound enhances the voice of the user by reducing the background noise

Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Much More

Portal TV has Netflix and Prime Video subscriptions. You can efficiently stream your favorite movies and shows on the screen. Also, during the video call with another user with Portal TV, both the users can watch the same video on the screen. (But you need Netflix streaming membership.)

Enjoy Portal on TV

You can also listen to music, check your front door, share a story with AR effects, display your favorite picture, and many more.

Alexa Built-in

With Amazon Alexa‘s integration, you can control your compatible smart home devices, check the weather, get news updates, and many more through your voice. You can use it even while the TV is turned off.

Privacy and Security

For security, you can block the camera with the sliding camera cover. You can also disable the camera and microphone. All the calls in Messenger and WhatsApp are encrypted as promised by Facebook.

Be the story

Facebook Portal TV Be The Story
Story Time

The Story Time on the Portal TV lets you be some of your child’s favorite storybook characters while you read along. Story Time has music, animation, and AR effects bringing stories to life.

Facebook Portal TV Specifications

Dimensions 1.25 x 7.50 x 2.25 inches
Camera 12.5 MP AI camera, 120-degree field of view
Microphone 8-mic Array
Support Video Calls Messenger and WhatsApp
Smart Assistant Alexa
  • Camera Shutter
  • Mic and camera disable button
  • Encrypted calls
Input Remote
Connectivity  WiFi (2.4 GHz and 5GHz)

Facebook Portal TV Price in Nepal and Availability

The official price for Facebook Portal TV in Nepal is NPR 44,000. Genese Solution is the authorized distributor of the Facebook Portal TV. You can buy the device via Genese Solution.

Device Price in Nepal
Facebook Portal TV NPR 44,000

The device may grab the attention of many houses, media houses, and companies. Taking interviews would also be highly efficient via Portal TV and the group video call on a large screen. However, people are again finding it difficult to trust Facebook with personal information.

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Akriti Pant
Akriti Pant
Akriti is a content writer for Techsanchar. She covers tech related news and is a tech enthusiast. Being an IT Graduate, she loves to code and is passionate about STEM. She has been a part of the team since the beginning.

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