We already have the new MINIX NEO T5 on sale, a device that integrate the new Amlogic S905X2 SoC, comes standard with the Android TV 9 Pie system that has Google Certificate and has a Chromecast system to send compatible content from our mobile . We hope to see this product in detail soon in a review.
SoC, RAM and storage
The MINIX NEO T5 includes the AMlogic S905X2 SoC as a Quad Core engine that theoretically reaches up to 2 GHz and integrates a powerful new Mali-G31 MP2 GPU. As a novelty in video playback we have a new VPU that integrates specific hardware to encode and decode the h.265 and VP9 codecs. We have 2 GB of DDR3 RAM memory and 16GB of eMMc storage memory that can be expanded from the microSD card reader that includes this equipment on one side.
The MINIX NEO T5 model includes at the level of wireless connectivity Wifi 5 aC 2×2 dual band and Bluetooth 4.2. In the connectors included in the plastic box there are not many since we only have a USB 2.0 port, another USB 3.0, analog audio and video port, a Gigabit Ethernet connector and an HDMI 2.1 video output with 4K @ 60fps support with HDR Dynamic and HDCP 2.2.
The operating system is Android TV 9 Pie that has Google Certificate compatible with Chromecast and has support for YouTube 4K, the rest of streaming services will be compatible with its basic resolution. This model has the option to be purchased with the MINIX NEO A3 remote with integrated keyboard, flymouse and microphone to give orders to Google Assistant.
Price and availability
- The MINIX NEO T5 can be purchased on Alixpress.com only for $84.9 (€78.32) with shipping included.