New Chinese low-end Box that we locate in stores called this time S9 MAX that this time includes the low-end Quad Core SoC RK3318, a limited chip when it comes to gaming but enough to use this Box as a 4K media player.
A Smart box that stands out for its external antenna that complements another internal one that in theory will give us better reception of the Wi-Fi signal. The rest of its hardware specifications are the common ones within its price with 4GB of RAM as a positive point and Android 10 as OS. Remember that this type of box does not have certificates for the main streaming platforms, so we can only view content in basic quality.
SoC, RAM and storage
The Box S9 MAX integrates the Rockchip RK3318 SoC, which has four ARM Cortex-A53 processors capable of reaching 1.5 Ghz and a Mali-450mp5 GPU that includes native H.265 and VP9 video decoding up to resolutions. 4K@60fps HDR. This Box is available in versions with 4 GB of DDR3 RAM and 64 GB of eMMc storage memory that we can expand by adding a memory card to the micro SD card reader on one of the sides of its plastic case.
In the field of wireless connections, this TV-Box includes Dual Band Wi-Fi with an internal antenna and Bluetooth 4.0 with an external antenna + another internal one. On the perimeter of the box we have a USB 3.0 port, a USB 2.0, 10/100 network connector, SPDIF digital audio output, analogue Audio and Video jack and an HDMI 2.0a port that allows the output of up to video resolutions. 4K@60fps. An infrared remote control and an HDMI cable are included, among other accessories, as usual to be able to use it from the first moment.
Price and availability in stores
- The Smart box S9 MAX can be purchased at the online store Aliexpress.com for $42.65 using the discount coupon 20200688