New low cost box that we find in stores, this time equipped with the S905W SoC of Amlogic. The M9S W2 is a TV-box that draws attention for his plastic box, with a big grid on its top side but there is nothing to highlight this Chinese box indicated to be used as a media player with FullHD resolutions by limitations of your SoC.
SoC, RAM and storage
The Box M9S W2 has Amlogic’s low cost SoC as the central engine, the S905W that integrates four ARM Cortex-A53 CPU cores capable of reaching 1.5GHz and a Mali-450mp5 GPU that decodes video up to 4K@30fps resolutions. It is available includes 2GB of RAM memory and 16GB of eMMc storage memory that can be extended thanks to the microSD card reader included on one side.
At the level of wireless connectivity this box only has Wi-Fi b/g/n with internal antenna, the usual in these low-end equipment. As connectors we have an HDMI 2.0a interface, SPDIF digital audio port, a pair of USB 2.0 ports, an analog A/V output and 10/100 RJ45 network connector distributed on the sides of the black plastic case.
The operating system is Android 7.1.2 and is also delivered an IR remote control, power supply with the right adapter to our region and an HDMI cable.
Price and availability
- The TV-Box M9S W2 can be purchased on Aliexpress.com for $37.04 (€32.84) including shipping.