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Technika Smartbox 8320HD

Technika Smartbox 8320HD
alaScore 79

7 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Technika Smartbox 8320HD. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Satellite Receivers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the Technika Smartbox 8320HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Technika Smartbox 8320HD from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Satellite Receivers on

50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: FetchTV 8320HD SmartBox 320GB Internet Connected HD Digital TV Recorder and Media Centre with Freeview+

May, 2016

Expert review by: Chris Hall (

Technika SmartBox 8320HD - Pocket-lint


Languishing on the shelves of Tesco is the Technika SmartBox 8320HD, a clever TV set-top box that promises to serve up a veritable platter of delights.

Freeview+HD, network file support seems wide, connectivity options, price

Platform stability, build quality, persistent Wi-Fi issues, USB problems

In some areas the Technika SmartBox 8320HD is a little rough around the edges. It won’t win any prizes for design and the user interface isn’t the best around - the previewed update is something that would make the experience just that little bit...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: petew (

SmartBox 8320HD


It's a while since I've looked at a hard-disk video recorder so I was eager to see what innovationsthe SmartBox 8320HD could bring to our family entertainment.

Visually we have a square box measuring 20cm x 20cm with a height of 4.5cm. Apart from a USB connector to the front all other connectors for the device are to the rear and include a power, Ethernet RJ45, aerial in and out, HDMI, S-Video, left/right...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Cliff Joseph (

Technika SmartBox 8320HD


As well as the competitive price, the SmartBox has a couple of other features that help it stand out from the crowd. It's got online access to the BBC iPlayer, and is also the only Freeview box that also provides an optional subscription to the Sky...

Plus points An affordable FreeviewHD recorder with both iPlayer and optional Sky Player

Tedious online registration process, rather cheap build quality, the Sky Player costs extra

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: clemenzina (

SmartBox 8320HD


Many months post-launch there are still "issues" with the performance of the Smartbox. The interface also leaves a lot to be desired. However, Fetch are issuing new firmware and slowly making improvements - it remains to be seen how long they will...

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: peter (

Technika Smartbox 8320HD


small and lightweight lots of facilities amazing for its size

no displays on recording etc

Product Specifications


1080p Upscaling: Yes
Built-In Modem:No / Yes
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Number of identical Tuners:2
Show View: No
Twin Tuner: Yes
USB Recording: No
Web Browser: No


DLNA certified: No
Ethernet:No / Yes
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Decoding Systems

Free-to-Air: No
Terrestrial:FTA Upgradeable

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
DVB-T2:No / Yes
Reception Standard:Digital
Table / Portable:Portable / Table