Next-level TV is here

introducing gemini banner
directv gemini

Slim and Fast with Incredible Features

The Gemini receiver delivers an enhanced watching experience and a voice activated remote control powered by Google Assistant.

Finding and watching your favorite content has never been easier. The new Gemini device allows you to access thousands of your favorite apps like Netflix, HBO Max™, Prime Video, YouTube and more – all in one place with Google Play.*

If connected to a 4K TV, the device detects it and will allow you to watch in 4K when available.

*Google Account required to access Google Play Store, Google Assistant, and Google Photos. Third party apps require separate subscriptions/login to access their content.

DIRECTV Gemini Features


  • Works with a Genie DVR for satellite
  • Ethernet and Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
  • 4K HDR over HDMI output
  • Optical Audio Out
  • Familiar Genie client experince
  • Bluetooth remote
  • (Also works with DIRECTV remote in IR)
  • Accepts Chromecast requests
  • Live TV & apps together – Access to apps like Netflix, Prime Video, and Max in the same place as live channels
  • Wireless 4K – Gemini connects wirelessly to deliver 4K picture to compatible TVs via apps you love
  • Integrated voice remote – Simply use the voice command to change channels, Google search, and find streaming content or live TV
  • 72-Hour lookback feature – Missed your favorite live TV? Watch shows that have aired in the last 3 days from select channels


*This is a Genie client, not a receiver, and it will not work without a Genie present.

Gemini Features: Satellite(Genie) vs Internet(Gemini)

Via Satellite(Genie)Via Internet(Gemini)
DVR HoursUp to 200 HD HoursUnlimited
DVR Storage & PlaybackOn DeviceCloud-Based
DVR ExpirationDoes not expireUp to 9 months
DVR Series RecordingsYesYes, up to 30 episodes per series
InstallationStandard pro installation includedFast & easy self-install
Picture qualityStunning 4K picture available*Access to 4K picture quality on apps, where available
GuideFull-screen channel guideInteractive guide with visual previews
Voice Commands for Live TVYes, via Google AssistantYes, via Google Assistant
On-the-go mobile viewingYes, with the DIRECTV AppYes, with the DIRECTV App
**Limited 4K content available. 4K TV req’d. Video quality defined by resolution. High speed internet required. ** 4K TV req’d. Video quality defined by resolution.

DIRECTV Gemini Specifications

directv gemini back
DIRECTV Gemini Back
directv gemini right side
DIRECTV Gemini Right Side


  • Height: 0.75″ Tall
  • Width: 6.125″ Wide
  • Depth: 6.25″ Deep

Front Panel

  • Status Light: Multi-Color Status Indicator LED light
  • Wireless Light: Multi-Color Wi-Fi Status Indicator LED light (Internal WVB Status)

Rear Panel

  • POWER INPUT: 12 V – 1.5 A with power indicator LED
  • USB: One USB 3.0 port
  • ETHERNET: One Ethernet port
  • DIGITAL AUDIO: One Digital Audio port
  • HDMI PORT: One HDMI Port (Out)

Right Side Panel

  • RESET: Red Reset Button