Logitech Unveils More Details About Google TV

Logitech has today unveiled more information about the set top box that it will launch later this year, which is the first product to be officially presented as a Google TV one.

The product, known as the Google TV companion box, has the pedigree of a cross between a high end set top box and a smartphone without a built in screen.

The black device is the size of an Apple TV and comes with an Intel CE4100 Atom-based processor running at 1.2GHz. It comes with 4GB onboard storage, 802.11n Wi-Fi, two HDMI ports, Dolby 5.1 surround sound and two USB ports.

The accessories specialist also says that you will be able to connect boxes from your satellite, terrestrial or cable provider to it although it failed to give more details.

This being Logitech, you will also get their Harmony technology built in the STB. Logitech makes some of the best multimedia remote controls currently available at any price.

Wired says that you will be able to a remote control app on your iPhone or your Android handset which will bring up a keyboard and a touchscreen D-Pad which will control not only the box but also other devices based on the same standard.

You can find more about the product on Logitech's website here. What's more, Logitech has also told the Inquirer that the Google TV companion box will come to the UK in 2011.