It seems that the Chinese are seeing a new gold mine in the TV-Box with Android TV as an operating system and we begin to see how we have more and more equipment available with this system. Naturally most of the equipment does not have the direct approval of Google and we can find problems in the short term. This new TV-box called Neontek N11 offer to us a Bluetooth remote control that also includes a microphone and is compatible with Google assistant an interesting addition if this was a device of about $40, but this is not the case.
SoC, RAM and storage
At the processor level the NEONTEK N11 TV-Box includes a AMlogic S905W Quad Core SoC which includes four 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 CPU cores capable of reaching 1.5GHz and a Mali-450mp5 GPU capable of decoding video up to 4K@30fps. Integrated on the board we find 2 GB of DDR3 RAM and 16 GB of eMMc storage memory that can be expanded by installing a memory card in the microSD slot found on the side.
Connectivity and other features
At the level of wireless connections includes WiFi b/g/n with internal antenna and Bluetooth 4.0, essential for the remote control it includes. In terms of connectivity we find two USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI 2.0a, 10/100 network port, analog jack for audio and video and an SPDIF digital audio output jack. The operating system is Android TV based on Android 7.1.2.
Price and availability
- The TV-Box NEONTEK N11 can be purchased on Aliexpress.com for $151 with shipping costs included, the same price as practically a pair of Xiaomi Mi Box with Android TV.