MINIX NEO X8 and X8-H – Android™ 4.4 KitKat 4K Android TV Boxes/Media hubs
With this device, you can turn your TV into a smart TV 2.0 !
Both the MINIX NEO X8 as the MINIX NEO X8-H contain a new Amlogic S802 chipset. The MINIX NEO X8 gets an Amlogic S802 while the MINIX NEO X8-H is equipped with Amlogic S802-H. The MINIX NEO X8-H ensures that the hardware is now able to decode Dolby Digital and DTS sound signals. MINIX has the official license.
4K2K UHD Video Playback
The Minix NEO X8 and X8-H both offer 4K2K UHD video playback, delivering an even clearer and better looking image when watching your media content on larger screens. The 4K2K UHD video playback feature means smoother edges and depth, producing a more detailed picture and a superior viewing experience for MINIX users. For 4K2K UHD video you need a compatible screen.
Amlogic S802 Quad-Core Cortex A9r4 Processor
The NEO X8 comes equipped with a Amlogic Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9r4 processor, delivering exceptional levels of performance and power efficiency. The NEO X8 is one of the first 4K Media Hub for Android™ designed to be plugged in and left on stand-by mode when not in use. There is no need to power-off the NEO X8, with the Quad-Core ARM CPU’s exceptional built-in thermal control management system protecting against any heat issues, giving customers peace of mind they can leave their device on for 24 hours a days, 365 days a year.
Dual-Band Wi-Fi 802.11n
Unlike conventional single-band antennas, the NEO X8’s unique external antenna offers the use of both 2.4GHz and 5.8GHz frequency ranges. The 5.8GHz frequency is less prone to interference, and therefore offers far superior reliability and stability, perfect for those wishing to stream Full HD media content onto their NEO X8.
Minix Neo X8 with 8GB eMMC / Minix Neo X8-H with 16GB eMMC
Whilst previous MINIX Media Hubs have offered NAND Flash, the NEO X8 utilizes eMMC "embedded Multi-Media Controller" memory. The utilization of eMMC memory offers an array of benefits in terms of performance, security and reliability, ultimately delivering a richer end-user experience. You can be rest assured that your media content is safely stored on the NEO X8 device, with its built-in power management system and flash memory controller.
The NEO X8 comes pre-installed Minix Launcher offering full advantage of your Minix Neo X8 and improved great use.
Android™ 4.4 KitKat
The NEO X8 comes pre-installed with Android™ 4.4 KitKat, offering an array of upgrades and features not available on previous Android™ OS versions. The NEO X8 takes full advantage of the improved memory management of Android™ 4.4, with smoother multi-tasking as users switch between applications with ease.
XBMC MINIX Edition (Gotham)
XBMC is a media player that allows users to play and view most videos, music, such as podcasts from the Internet, and all common digital media files from local and network storage media. The NEO X8 comes pre-installed with XBMC MINIX Edition, with full hardware decoding support. This exclusive edition delivers the optimum XBMC experience on Android™. The device supports XBMC and its important (for watching movies and series) add-ons.
Shortlist of the Specifications:
- Quad Core Cortex A9r4 Processor
- Octo Core Mali-450 GPU
- Octo Core Mali-450 GPU
- 16GB eMMC Storage
- 802.11n Dual Band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz / 5.8GHz)
- Android KitKat 4.4
- HDMI 1.4b, up to @ 30fps
- SD/MMC card reader
- Headphone / Microphone jack
- Two USB ports
- IR Receiver