Again we find in the chinese market a new low cost TvBox, Tanix TX2-R2 is the name of this device that like its predecessor, the TX2, includes Rockchip RK3229 that can play 4K UHD content without problems. Although this time includes 2GB of RAM and Bluetooth as improvements, and now we undestand why is called R2, yes, is a revised and improved version. Let check it:
The Tanix Tx2 R2 has lines that are inpired from the Xiaomi Mi Box, made from black abs plastic with a sturdy construction. Part of its design comes with the arrange of ports, which are plenty to cover all the user needs: two USB 2.0, microSD Card, conventional Audio/Video port, SPDIF for an Amplifier, LAN, HDMI 2.0a and power port.
In the box you will find the Tanix, IR remote contol, HDMI cable and power adapter. Everything needed to enjoy your living room right from the box.
The TV-Box TX2-R2 as we say includes the SoC Quad Core RK3229 in which we find integrated ARM Cortex-A7 processors and a Mali-400mp2 GPU, a highly optimized chip that is capable of playing 4K UHD video without problems and has native decoding of H.265 and VP9 codecs among others. It also includes 2Gb of RAM on board, 16Gb of storage memory.
At the connectivity level we find Wi-Fi b/g/N and Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 2.0 ports, microSD card reader, HDMI 2.0 connector, 10/100 network port and SPDIF digital audio output. In terms of operating system we find that the system is governed by Android 6 and among the accessories we highlight an IR remote control.
ReviewIt can be said that this TX2 R2 is an entry computer that can cover those who do not look for high speed and need 16GB of storage. All with a very tight price. It does not stand out technically in anythin, but it sure has the enough power to do what people is looking for, a device that can be added to a living room and transform it in to entertainment room. Comes preloaded with RKMC (Kodi 16.1 fork) and other apps to stream media. Also you can play some light games and run emulators.
The Tanix Tx2 R2 is a entry level TvBox but has everything to give another shot to your old Tv o give new features to your already highend setup, because this little box can handle 4K multimedia. At this moment Gearbest has a special price for this device, you only need to pay $23.99 USD, just use GBTX211 as coupon code at checkout.