Ouya whose full specification has been released, is pronounced as Oooh-ya or like we always say Oh Yah something like that. Ouya is a cute silver color cube set top box which runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS. It is powered by Nvidia Tegra 3 processor with support for 1080p HD output via HDMI, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of on-board flash storage, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, and 802.11b/g/n wireless chips. In such a small box, Fuseproject has also find the space for USB for external storage. In jist they are as follows:
- 1.7 GHz NVIDIA Tegra3 quad-core processor
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB of internal flash storage
- HDMI connection to the TV, with support for up to 1080p HD
- WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
- Ethernet port
- Bluetooth LE 4.0
- USB 2.0 (one)
- Wireless controller with standard controls (two analog sticks, d-pad, eight action buttons, a system button), a touchpad
- Android 4.0
- 5.1 surround sound
Further the controller has features like two analog sticks, a directional pad, eight action buttons (four on the front face, four on the shoulders) and one dedicated system button. It will also feature a touchpad designed to make touchscreen-controlled games more easily playable on the system.
Many has question regarding Ouya’s exposer to internet. Till now whatever information is available from what it is extracted that online multiplayer option is activated in the console. But other features like online chat, friends lists, and achievements will be introduced gradually in the console. But right now Ouya is only having the facility to compete with other players online.
After from choosing from 100s of games to play on TV with Ouya it also has a few entertainment apps, too. Like you can watch the TV shows and movies you already own with XBMC and Flixster, or watch games streamed through TwitchTV.