Rikomagic Quad Core MK802IV Review

Technology is turning big things into very tiny ones, Rikomagic is one of them and special. Rikomagic is a pocket sized mini computer runs on Android Jelly Bean. It turns your normal HDTV into power packed entertainment solution.

What is Rikomagic MK802 IV?

Rikomagic is a portable Mini PC runs on Android operating system, which offers all features of Android like gaming, applications, movies, social networking, browsing, music, radio and even more.

Riko Box Open Device copy

Riko Device

Design:

The design of Rikomagic resemblances a big pen drive or a USB modem and the body part is built with plastic. It have four ports for USB Host, OTG, SD Card slot and DC power slot. The slots are clearly visible and sufficient space is given between ports to connect wires side by side.

Riko Box Back

Usability:

Design claims that it will fit to any HDTV but i faced little problem when connecting backside of TV. It is slightly long and touches the wall, thanks to Rikomagic they given a HDMI extension cable.

Riko HDMI Extension

Riko Boot Screen

Riko Home Screen

Riko Settings

Riko LCD Backside

When you power on the device it will boot within 15-20 seconds. After booting Android home screen appears, customize your device like the same way you are done with Android smartphone. The device is best at playing YouTube, Netflix and Vimeo videos at full HD resolutions. You can enjoy your weekend with your close buddies and family members by just plugin device into your HDTV. It can pair up with any wireless keyboard and mouse which supports 2.4Ghz.

I’ve connected my Microsoft wireless mouse without any hassle. The device synced perfectly with my mouse and keyboard. Some people may feel odd to operate Android with Keyboard and mouse, but later on you’ll definitely enjoy it.

Tested Apps:

We tested various apps like Skype, Google Hangouts, Carbon, Flipboard, Google Currents, Twitter, YouTube, MX Player and Angry Birds. All apps are working flawlessly without any hassle. Especially I feel very happy after opening Flipboard in my big 55 inch LED TV.

Usage Tips:

You can use Rikomagic as a torrent downloading machine, FTP Server, portable Video Conferencing, gaming & entertainment( movies, music and radio) box, and portable retro gaming console.

Quadrant Standard Edition

Benchmarks:

We tested device using Quadrant Standard Edition Benchmark testing tool. The results are pretty much impressive than HTC One X, Asus Transformer Prime TF201 and Motorola ATRIX 4G.

Total Score: 5006
CPU: 14126
Memory: 3827
I/O: 5346
2D Graphics: 74
3D Graphics: 1655

Power & Heating:

We tested the device running for 3 hours continuously, we found quite heating but not much as burning level.

Specifications:

Hardware wise the device is perfectly build to fulfil all present day needs. It is built with a Rockchip RK3188 ARM Cortex-A9 quad-core processor, 2D/3D GPU,[email protected], 2GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, HDMI extension, USB 2.0 port, and 2 micro USB ports one is DC and other is for OTG.

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In the box:

  • Rikomagic MK802 IV
  • HDMI extend cable
  • USB power adapter
  • USB Adapter
  • Manual

Pro’s: 

1.Portability

2.Price

3.Apps & Games

Con’s:

1.No audio jack option, only through HDMI connection.

Conclusion:

Very impressive performance, you can buy it without any second thought.

Visit Rikomagic Site.

 

 

Rahul is the Editor-in-Chief at Thetechhacker, PhoneSetter and TheWearableNews. After realizing an obsession with technology, he left his job career to write about technology.
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