Although we have the Chinese this week on holiday, news continues to appear in the Android TV-Box market and today we find the complete MAGICSEE C500 PRO.
This is an interesting Box for those looking for a multimedia player that includes a satellite, DTT or cable tuner and the possibility of internally installing a mass storage unit, since this box includes a bay for 2.5″ disc. In addition, for complete functionalities the MAGICSEE C500 PRO includes PVR and the satellite tuner is compatible with CCCam, Newcamd, PowerVU and Biss, The media player facet is perfectly resolved with the Amlogic S905X3 SoC capable of moving with ease 4K video files of high bitrate and everything type of the latest generation apps and games.
SoC, RAM and storage
The Smart Box MAGICSEE C500 PRO includes the AMlogic S905X3 SoC, a Quad Core manufactured in 12 nm with ARM Cortex-A55 processors that reach 1.5 GHz speed and integrates a Mali-G31 MP2 GPU, you can see the power of this SoC in a comparison article for the S905X3. The VPU is an Amlogic Video Engine 10 with HDR Dolby Vision, HDR10 +, HDR10 and HLG support. This Box has versions with 2/4 GB of base DDR4 RAM and 16/32 GB of eMMc storage memory and an internal drive bay with a 2.5-inch SATA 3 interface that supports up to 4 TB capacity drives.
In the field of wireless connectivity we find integrated into the board Wi-Fi aC and Bluetooth 4.2 with an internal antenna. The connectors included in the plastic box are a micro SD card reader, USB 2.0 port, another USB 3.0, AV connector, SPDIF port, 10/100 Ethernet and an HDMI 2.1 video output.
In this TV-Box we have Android 9 operating system and a basic IR remote control is included as standard with which we can use this box from the first moment.
Price and availability
- The MAGICSEE C500 PRO TV-box can be purchased in the Geekbuying.com online store for about $121 in its version with 2/16 GB including shipping.