Chinese download manager Xunlei (Thunder) teamed up with media service BesTV to release Red Thunder (not official translation), a custom set-top box for subscribers of Xunlei’s paid service Xunlei VIP. The product will be shipped on March 28.

For a price of 399 yuan (around $ 65), Xunlei users can get a package of services and products for the first year, including the new set-top box, 699 yuan worth of video contents, 299 yuan worth of NBA game live stream and 180 yuan Xunlei platinum membership. The company added that the annual fee for the second year is 199 yuan.

Powered by Android 4.2 system, Red Thunder features 1.5GHz dual-core processor, Mali-400 3D GPU, 1G RAM and 8G ROM. The device is also equipped with HDMI output and supports three high-definition video formats of 720p, 1080i and 1080p. The gadget also embeds the cloud download accelerator developed by Xunlei.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.