Today we find another TV-Box that has the latest SoC of Amlogic S905W, a trimmed version of the S905X in which the resolution of video output only reaches 4K at 30fps and does not have support for VP9 video at the hardware level. The X96 MINI is this new tv Box that will arrive in a few days to the market.
The X96 MINI Tv Box comes with a square shape with chiseled edges, the edges are smooth and not pointy making them adjustable on corner tables. The device is made of ABS plastic and is sturdy in nature. The device has a simplistic design with a modernistic look to suit with any of the smart TV setups you have in your room. The device is quite compact too with its dimensions measuring (L x W x H): 82 x 82 x 17mm and quite light weight too weighing in at 0.1500 kg. While your average media box might only accept 1080P video playback, this gadget plays just about any 4K sources you could throw at it. Furthermore, it moves out into reality the fantasy of VP9 hardware decoding alongside the H.265.
The X96 MINI Tv Box has some rock solid internals it comes with Amlogic S905W, fully supporting premium 4K UHD contents with a powerful 64bit CPU and Mali-450 Penta-core GPU combination in place to handle 4K graphics and offers strikingly realistic pictures. It boasts DDR3 1GB RAM, and eMMC 8GB Flash, advantageous in performance, security, and reliability, ascribing to the eMMC memory, ultimately delivering a richer end-user experience. It comes in two versions where you get a combination of RAM+ROM configuration. Namely 1GB+8GB and 2GB+16GB. X96 MINI is based on the latest Android 7.1.2 OS, with high speed and smooth, designed to turn your regular TV into a smart one.
The connectivity level includes a pair of USB 2.0 ports, microSD card reader, HDMI 2.0 port, 10/100 network connector, a connector for IR extension and finally an analog port for audio and video. You can go directly to let your TV and X96 TV Box are connected through an HDMI cable and set up your home cinema for the best 4K x 2K UHD multimedia experience. Supports 802.11 b/g/n wireless standard, among which 802.11b has a maximum bandwidth of 11 Mbps, 802.11g 54 Mbps, and 802.11n 150 Mbps. Like any Android based media players, it brings, aside from the pre-installed KODI 17.3, full access to Google Play Store apps like Netflix, Vudu, Skype, Picasa, Flicker, Youtube, Facebook, etc. Infrared remote control powered by 2 x AAA batteries.
The TV-Box X96 MINI can be purchased at Geekbuying. X96 MINI 1GB+8GB version at $33.99 and X96 MINI 2GB+16GB version at $32.99 in Flash Sale. Practically the price at which equipment is sold with SoC S905X.