The Android TV Boxes have been around for some years now, and its a shAme the market hasnt developed much at all since theymade their first appearance. However more TV boxes are appearing with some pretty decent specs. Tanix is one company intent on making its mark. Right At the epicentre of these boxes is the the new Amlogic SoC S905X, making the Tanix TX range one of the most powerful TV boxes in the market today.
The Tanix range of TV boxes come in 1GB/8GB internal storage and a 2GB/8GB with 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage sitting at the top of the range. The amazing thing with TV boxes is that for an average user they can actually replace the desktop computer.The Tanix TV Boxes come preloaded with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and gives the user access to the millions of available apps on the Play Store. It is perfect for browsing,Any app available for social media,games of every genre and basically almost every app you can think of, thats out there for the Android OS. Tanix TX range comes with a HDMI 2.0 port, Ethernet port, SD card slot and even an SPDIF port for high-end audio output and has 2xUSB ports. And this bad boy supports 4K @60fps HW decoding in multiple formats as well that include H.265 10-bit, H.264 and AVS+.
The Tanix TX range sport the following specs as well as the RAM/ROM shown above:
CPU – Amlogic S905X quad core ARM Cortex-A53 @ up to 2.0GHz
GPU – penta-core Mali-450MP GPU @ 750 MHz
Memory – 2GB DDR3
Storage – 16GB eMMC flash + micro SD card slot (up to 32GB)
Video Output – HDMI 2.0b up to 4K @ 60 fps, AV port
Audio – HDMI, optical S/PDIF, AV port (stereo audio)
Video Codecs – VP9 4K @ 60 fps, 10-bit H.265 4K @ 60 fps, H.264 4K @ 30 fps
Connectivity – 10/100M Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0
USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports
Misc – IR receiver
Power Supply – DC 5V/2A
In the boxes you will find an IR Remote control,a HDMI cable,user manual and of course the Power adapter.The pricing starts at around $34 for the 1GB/8GB ,The Tanix TX range is definitely worth a look guys as they all sport the Amlogic S905X chip.