The new Amlogic S905X3 SoC enters the market with force and is seen in all types of Chinese boxes to connect to our TV and make it a multimedia center. Today’s box is called H96 MAX X3 and basically stands out for its round design since at the hardware level we have no news regarding what we find in this price range. A box on the right paper to use as a player with KODI, play or browse for a more than correct price and that already comes with 4GB of RAM and good network connectivity with a Gigabit Ethernet port.
SoC, RAM and storage
The Smart TV-Box H96 MAX X3 includes the AMlogic S905X3 SoC, a Quad Core manufactured in 12nm that reaches up to 1.9 GHz speed and integrates a Mali-G31 MP2 GPU, you can see the power of this SoC in a comparative article of the S905X3. This SoC has 4 ARM Cortex-A55 CPU cores and also an NPU for iA. The VPU is an Amlogic Video Engine 10 with HDR Dolby Vision optional, HDR10 +, HDR10, HLG and PRIME HDR among others. This Box is available in versions with 4 GB of DDR3 RAM and 32/64/128GB of eMMc storage memory that can be expanded from the included microSD card reader.
At the level of wireless connectivity we find integrated in the Dual Band Wifi pcb and Bluetooth 4.0 for all available versions. The connectors included in the plastic circular box are a USB 2.0 port, another USB 3.0, SPDIF digital audio output, a Gigabit Ethernet connector, an analog A/V port and an HDMI 2.1 video output. The operating system is Android 9.0 and a basic IR remote control is included as standard to start using this Smart TV Box from the first connection.
Price and availability
- The Smart Box H96 MAX X3 can be purchased at Banggood.com from $ 33.99 with free shipping in its version with 4 / 32GB.