Samsung SMT-S7800
Freesat+ PVR has twin Freesat HD tuners, 500GB hard drive, wi-fi, ethernet and smart EPG

Samsung has unveiled its first Freesat+ HD PVR, the SMT-S7800, which is due on sale in the UK in the next couple of weeks. Price has still to be confirmed.

With its 500GB hard drive, it offers up to 250 hours of standard-definition, or 120 hours of high-definition, recording. The built-in twin Freesat HD tuner allows recording of one channel while watching another.

The '+' functionality means you can pause and rewind live TV broadcasts.

In addition, the SMT-S7800 is wi-fi enabled, so viewers can access Freesat's on-demand services such as YouTube and BBC iPlayer. Support for ITV Player will follow shortly, Samsung says.

There's a USB port on the front, one HDMI input, an optical digital output and ethernet connection.

More after the break

A smart EPG (electronic programme guide) gives channel listings, series link, a recorded programmes lists and remaining disk space available.

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