New Box of the cheapest range that we located in AliExpress, this time called HK1 RBOX H8S and based on the SoC Quad Core Allwinner H618.
This is another generic box with Android 12 and thanks to its H618 SoC (an evolution of the H616) we have support for AV1 hardware decoding. As we already said, the hardware of the HK1 RBOX H8S is quite standard and allows us to use this box with Android 12 as a multimedia center up to 4K UHD resolutions without problems. It is also feasible to use it to install and use apps of all kinds, including emulators and games without too much graphic demand, although it is not the best option to watch paid streaming platforms.
HK1 RBOX H8S Specifications
Inside the TV-Box HK1 RBOX H8S we find a low consumption SoC Allwinner H618 manufactured in 28 nm. This is a chip that integrates 4 ARM Cortex-A53 processors capable of reaching 1.5 Ghz and an ARM Mali-G31 MP2 GPU.
We have the usual versions of this Android Box for sale with 2/4 GB of DDR3 RAM and 16/32/64/128 GB of eMMc storage memory that we can expand thanks to the micro SD card slot included on the side of its circular plastic box.
In the field of wireless connectivity, we have a good configuration with dual-band Wi-Fi aC with internal antenna and Bluetooth 4.0. As connectors in its plastic box we find 2 USB 2.0 ports, 10/100 network connector, AV interface for analogue audio and video output and an HDMI 2.0a video output port that allows us to take video up to 4K@60fps resolutions.
A simple infrared remote control, power supply and HDMI cable are delivered with the HK1 RBOX H8S to be able to start using this Box just by taking it out of the box and connecting it to our TV.
Price and availability
- The HK1 RBOX H8S TV-Box with Allwinner H618 processor can be purchased on AliExpress from $21 with free shipping.