The Chinese New Year is approaching and the Chinese Box manufacturers are constantly filling their catalog with new products. Within this Tsunami of all kinds of products we find the so-called M9S W5 a Box that will go through the market without any grief or glory because it does not present any novelty worthy of mention and we can not expect great things at the support level either if it has any firmware update. As always eye with this kind of cheap models.
SoC, RAM and storage
At the hardware level, the M9S W5 includes the Amlogic S905W SoC as the engine, a Quad Core input range with 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 CPU cores capable of reaching 1.5GHz and a Mali-450mp5 GPU capable of decoding video up to with 4K @ 30fps resolutions. On the PCB we found 2GB of DDR3 RAM and 16GB of eMMc storage memory, which we can expand thanks to the microSD card reader that we have on the side of its box. A configuration with which we can use any multimedia suite like KODI without problems.
At the level of wireless connectivity, we only have b/g/n Wi-Fi and as connectors we can find an HDMI 2.0 interface on the perimeter of the plastic box, a USB 2.0 port, a USB 3.0 port, an SPDIF for digital audio, an analog A / V output and a network connector type RJ45 with 10/100 speed.
The operating system is Android 7.1.2 and as always among the accessories we have a basic IR remote control.
Price and availability in stores
- The TV box M9S W5 can be purchased on Aliexpress.com for $ 37.04 shipping costs included.