How will you feel if you are playing an Android Game in a big Television screen or watching an HD streaming movies in TV directly from Android? Though the TV can be connected with Computer or Smartphone, We cannot be able to use the Computer and Smartphone to connect to the TV all the time. But, TV Box solved that problem. It is a small device that made the TV into an Android device.
TV Box is available with various OS, but Android TV Box are the low in price and best in features as same as Android Smartphones. Here, we found 3 TV Box’s running on Android OS and selling at the various price range and with different level of features. Read the features and analysis of those TV Box’s here.
Ditter U28 is the low price TV Box with all the needed features. It comes in a compact size with 18.7 cm x 11.0 cm x 3 cm dimension. In the front, it has a Power indicator light and in the backside comes all of the ports. It has 3 AV ports, 2 USB 2.0 ports, an RJ-45 Ethernet port, HDMI port and a DC-in Jack on the back side.
Ditter U28 is running in Android 4.4 Kitkat version OS. Allwinner H3 Quad Core processor is loaded which is having a clock speed of 1.5 GHz and Mali 400 MP2 is used as the GPU. Also, you can store apps, games and videos in this TV box which has 8GB Nand flash and having a micro SD card slot up to 64GB. It has a 1GB DDR3 RAM to run the TV Box memory.
When looking into the main aspects of TV Box, that is watching high-quality movies or videos, Ditter U28 is supporting H.265 video code. It is capable on streaming in slow network speed. It supports 4k ultra HD video quality. To connect the TV Box with a computer, mobile phone, keyboard, mouse to operate the TV, we can use Bluetooth connectivity. In Ditter U28, Bluetooth version 4.0 is available. XMBC media player is installed in this TV Box. KODI version 15.0 firmware is also pre-installed in this device. WiFi option is available to connect to the Internet along with LAN.
Ditter U28 sale package contains – TV Box, HDMI cable, Audio / Video cable, Remote control, Power adapter and an English manual.
For the price of $37.17, this is a great deal. But, if you expect highly configured TV Box, this may bot fulfill your expectations. Especially the gaming processor is not good for playing power games. The video player is doing good for the price.
Beelink Mini MX is selling at a low price of $44.99. This TV Box has more good features than the previous one. Mini MX looks like a mini CPU build with a short square size of 11 cm in length and width with a 0.7-inch thickness. On the back side of the device, 5 ports located – DC-In Port, USB 2.0, HDMI (HD A Type) port, LAN RJ45 port, SPDIF (2 channels and 5.1 channels) – On the right side 2 ports located – USB 2.0 port and TF Card slot.
Beelink Mini MX TV Box is loaded with the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop OS and it supports all the apps and games. Amlogic S905 SoC is used in the CPU which has quad core processor with clock speed up to 2.0 GHz. ARM Mali 450 chip with Penta-core processor is used in the GPU. Both the CPU and GPU are of top performing selections and hence the user experience would be nice in using this TV Box. Gaming experience would be nice with the powerful Penta-core processor.
1GB RAM and 8GB ROM with expandable memory slot up to 32GB is what we seen in the memory section of the Beelink Mini MX. KODI video player integration available and it is pre-installed. Video Decoder format H.265 and H.264, both available and it enhances the video streaming experience. It supports 4K x 2K ultra HD video to bring the best possible image quality. Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity can connect with other Bluetooth connectivity enabled devices like computer, mobile phones etc.
HDMI supports HD2.0 image output with more graphics quality in display. Overall experience with the Beelink Mini MX is amazing for the price of just $44.99. Those who want to test or try the TV Box for the first time, this is the best choice. Those who want good gaming and video streaming TV Box at a budget price, this is recommended.
Xiaomi 3 have used all the hardware of Beelink, but it gives some good features to use with the TV. Price, which is also little more than the Beelink, is $69.99. The brand value is also one of the reason. Xiaomi 3 TV Box is very small in size and has only 4 ports – 3.5mm AV Jack, HDMI port, USB 2.0 port and a DC-in port.
Xiaomi 3 is loaded with Android 5.0 OS and featured with the Amlogic S905 quad core processor with maximum clock speed up to 2.0 GHz as its CPU and ARM Mali 450 as its GPU. We already saw the same hardware in Beelink. The performance of this hardware is already seen. As same as above this TV Box too supports H.265 and H.264 video decoders and 4K x 2K multimedia experience. Bluetooth comes with the latest 4.1 version.
In memory section, it has 1GB RAM and 4GB ROM and no option to expand the memory. This is the only Cons in this TV Box, as another TV Box’s mostly giving option to expand the memory.
But, overriding the cons, it features the Voice Search function and motion sensing game functions. Dolby audio with DTS coding formats added in this TV box through Audio output. Also, mirroring the screen of Phone, Tablets in the TV with the support of Miracast, Airplay, DLNA, SMB and WiDi function. Dual band WiFi connectivity with 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz bands available in this TV Box.
Package Contains : Xiaomi TV Box, Remote Control, String, 2 AAA Batteries, HDMI cable and Chinese manual.
Ditter U28 is very low at a price, but the hardware and software it uses are outdated in the present time. Out of the three TV Box, Beelink Mini MX is the best for the value it gives for money. Beelink has good hardware that powers video streaming, playing and power gaming, which is the primary purpose in most cases of TV box. Those who want the brand value and the extra features that Xiaomi offers can pick the Xiaomi 3 TV box.