FIRMWARE: Android 7.1 for TV-Box Zidoo X20 v1.7.8 BETA

Today we leave to download the firmware V1.7.8 BETA based on Android 7.1 valid for the TV Box Zidoo X20 includes as engine the new SoC Realtek RTD1296DD that is capable of playing video up to 4K UHD resolutions with 60fps and support HDR and 10bit. It also includes 4 GB of DDR4 RAM, 16 GB of eMMc storage memory, two bays with SATA 3 connectors that can hold up 3.5-inch drives, WiFi aC 2T2R with two external antennas and Bluetooth 4.2 among others. The operating system is dual with Android 7.1 and OpenWRT (NAS).

Price and availability

  • The new Zidoo X20 can be purchased at the official Zidoo store on for  $493.50 (€418.30) shipping included.

Zidoo X20

Update process

  • We can download this Firmware for the ZIDOO X20 v1.7.8 BETA
  • To update, copy the .img file to a pendrive and insert it into the rear USB 3.0 port with the Zidoo X20 turned off and turn on the TV-Box with the restore button pressed at the same time to start the update process.
  • You must also install this Google Play Kit


1. Fixed problems with green bars at the bottom of some specially coded MKV video playback
2. Increased the optical drive function
– Support CD/DVD/BD SATA and USB optical drive
– Add an optical drive device to the file manager left device list when there is optical drive access. The content area can display multiple optical drives and support volume label, and the menu key can be used to operate the current optical drive
– Support for un-encrypted DVD/BD playback, support for Blu-ray and DVD navigation, and any file supported by player stored in the optical disk
3.Upgrade to Android 7.1

Shortcut settings
1. Play Settings – function keys – up and down keys – add the option of adjusting subtitle position
2. Optimize resolution display
3. Play Settings – function key – subtitle audio key – default select list mode
4. Add openwrt reset function
5. Add HDR to SDR color parameter adjustment

File manager
1. Fixed problems caused by unresponsiveness of applications due to emergent access to NFS
2. Added the function of video play record. The viewed video will be displayed on the right
3. Added the optical drive list function
4. Added AIF music support
5. Added hard disk size display

Local player
1. New UI display
2. Increased multiple proportions (4:3,16:9, original size)
3. Optimized video information display
4. Added the function of setting up the upper and lower keys to adjust the subtitle position (change the setting in the shortcut setting)
5. Added startup to display video name
6. Added up key to the pause interface to cancel information display (information can be displayed when the player’s advanced Settings are closed)
7. The subtitle audio list interface selects the current item by default
8. Fixed the subtitle problem in the subtitle download interface
9. Optimized the subtitle download interface display
10. Added random playback mode
11. Added and delete single video subtitle function
12. Record the proportion of single video play
13. Add DVD resume playback function
14. Optimize the saving mechanism of single video subtitle
15. Added output parameter display in the information interface
16. The progress bar increases the remaining time display
17.Optimize the automatic switching function of 1080i resolution

Wall Poster
1. Fixed the problem that video with demo cannot enter the poster wall through file manager
2. Fixed the problem of rematch interface to add episodes without input number error

Blu-ray navigation
1. Added resume playback function (synchronize playing record with local player)
2. Optimize the saving mechanism of single video subtitle
3. Fixed the problem that the idol progress bar does not show
4. Fixed the problem that part of video cannot display external subtitles
5. Fixed part of the navigation failure problem

Music player 3.0
1. Modified the original layout of music player 3.0, separate the music list and play interface, and put the play panel at the bottom to restore the user’s customary operation mode.
The control is optimized according to the box characteristics
2. New categories are added by artist and by album. Now the playlist is divided into 6 categories: collection, all songs, artist, album, song list and folder.
3. New song categories by genre can be viewed in all songs
4. New artist categories by region can be found in the list of artists
5. Added a new song list system, and users can classify and store the songs according to their favorite ways
6. Play details is now a separate interface where song information, file information and lyrics are displayed
7. New sorting function
8. New view switch function, grid view and list view, artist classification and unique poster wall view
9. New search function, and support song, artist, album classification search, and can edit every element found
10. Optimized the effect of the lyrics, and the lyrics display is accurately positioned to word by word, so that the lyrics display is more accurate
11. Support for new transliteration lyrics and translation lyrics
Optimize lyrics search, now mainstream songs can be searched basically
13. New manual lyrics search function is added, and the lyrics effect of search results can be previewed, so that users can choose the most suitable lyrics according to the effect
14. Now the folders added by the user will be uniformly placed in the folder category of the music list for easy editing of the folders
15. Optimized the original scanning mode. Now the song scanning will be carried out in the background and the songs will be updated dynamically
16. You can see the progress of the scan in the folder list in the scan and stop the scan at any time
17. Now, when scanned the CD image file music or the FLAC,APE and WAV files with CUE, the single is directly parsed and the single is matched for song, the image file is matched for album, and then classified into different lists
18. The resolved singles will be put in all the songs like regular music, and will also be put in the corresponding album according to the song information matched
The CD’s mirror image matches the album to be placed on the album list, and the album contains the complete singles that are parsed from the file
The folders of mirrored songs will only show mirrored files as files, and the playback will play all the songs in the files from beginning to end.
21. Added a play queue. When the user clicks the list song for playing, the playlist will be automatically added to the list where the song is.
The play queue also provides all added songs and all favorites/unfavorites, as well as the ability to edit or move a single song from the list
22. The control of the mobile phone follows the original layout and operation mode, which is consistent with the function and previous version
23. Supports APE/FLAC/WAV/AIF/DTSCD/MP3 / SACD ISO/DFF/DSF file playback, support for the DSD file decoding the highest sampling rate of 192 Khz, DSF file decoding the highest sampling rate 174.6 Khz

1. Added NFS SERVER function
2. Added SMB, NFS SERVER permission management
3. Optimization interface, now there is a simple configuration interface
4. Optimized Transmission,Aria2 startup script, no need to add SLEEP parameters now
5. There will be repeated problems in optimizing device mount

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