New low-end Box that comes to us from Orient lands with the name this time of A10 and that as usual is commanded lately by a RK3318 SoC of Rockchip that has entered with force in this range. A simple Smart Box that differs only from others that we have seen by the design of its box since at the hardware level it is identical. As in others of its range we can not expect much from it, although we can work perfectly as mediaplayer moved by Android 9.0.
The overall performance of the Smart TV-box A10 can be seen in the review of a TV-Box similar to this one. This Android TV-Box that can work as a basic media player with KODI or IPTV even in 4K resolutions and we can also run simple games without too much demand of resources given its hardware. This inexpensive Box has no secured support and does not have DRM certificates, so we can only see Netflix in the lowest image quality. If you are interested in watching Streaming of payment in HD quality and 4K you can see our list of TV-Box with compatible DRM certificates.
SoC, RAM and storage
The Smart Box A10 integrates as engine the new Rockchip SoC RK3318, which has four processors ARM Cortex-A53 capable of reaching 1.5Ghz and a GPU Mali-450mp5 that includes native decoding of H.265 video and VP9 up to 4K resolutions @ 60fps HDR. It has versions with 2/4 GB of DDR3 RAM and 16/32/64 GB of eMMc storage memory that we can extend by adding a memory card in the microSD card reader that is on one side of its box.
At the level of wireless connections this TV-Box includes only WiFi b/g/n with internal antenna since it does not have Bluetooth. In the perimeter of the box we have a USB 3.0 port, another USB 2.0, 10/100 network connector, SPDIF digital audio output, analog AV jack and an HDMI 2.0a port that allows output up to 4K video resolutions 60fps. It includes an IR remote control with cloning functions of other control and an HDMI cable among other accessories as usual.
Price and availability in stores
- The Smart TV-Box A10 can be purchased on Aliexpress.com from $ 27.03 with free shipping in its version with 2GB of RAM.
Bought 2 and both went down same day no video as soon as I plugged them in another fireware issue