Asus announces O!Play MINI media player

By on December 27, 2010
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Compact media features HDMI, subtitling and supports multiple video decoders.

Press release:
ASUS has announced the all-new O!Play MINI compact media player, featuring one of the most powerful decoders in the industry with support for most media formats. It allows consumers to easily enjoy big screen entertainment in their living room.

Weighing a mere 175g, this device presents a centerpiece of high definition multimedia entertainment in full 1080p HD. It deploys a variety of thoughtful advantages, such as smart RighTxT subtitling, a 4-in-1 card reader and HDMI connectivity. These afford real HD quality for both video and 7.1-channel audio, as well as photo viewing for the entire family. This makes the O!Play MINI a great choice for consumers with large multimedia libraries who demand a space-saving all-in-one media player.

Full features in a stylish mini form factor
The O!Play MINI stays true to its name, coming in as a very compact component that nonetheless encompasses a wealth of capabilities. Its elegant and smooth styling looks great in any living room environment, and takes up a minimum of space, so it integrates easily into every home entertainment setup.

True high definition performance for theater-like enjoyment
The O!Play MINI presents video in 1080p HD through HDMI. It further supports Dolby TrueHD 7.1-channel audio decoding and passthrough. As a result, it allows for full enjoyment of formats such as Blu-ray, which rely on high fidelity video and audio to deliver their full potential. The O!Play MINI brings new HD experiences to the living room with support for most media formats.

Auto smart subtitle encoding with exclusive ASUS RightTxT support
The O!Play MINI expands viewers’ movie watching horizons with intelligent RightTxT subtitling in movies and other video content. RighTxT subtitle detection offers support for a wide variety of languages, and works automatically in real time as media plays to deliver accurate captions on-screen so that users don’t need to select subtitles manually. This feature is exclusive to the ASUS O!Play range of media players.

Extensive card reader options
The 4-in-1 built-in card reader on the O!Play MINI supports SD, MMC, MS and xD formats. Consequently, users can quickly display photos from almost any source on the big screen in native high definition, creating memorable living room experiences where treasured moments can be shared with family and friends.

User-friendly plug and play
USB offers immediate connections with external storage, so users can deliver their entire media libraries through the O!Play MINI with no installation or setup needed.


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

  • Rade Pavlovic

    Excellent video player, but analog audio output is poor. Will play almost any format, good navigation.
    Use it with external audio DAC and you will be happy!

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