Another Smart Box of economic range China that we find in stores under the name of X3 MAX and that includes the solvent SoC Quad Core Amlogic S905X3. A box of cheap range that we can use as a multimedia player with KODI without problems thanks to its 4GB of RAM that it carries as standard, although taking into account that paid streaming platforms will not be able to be seen in maximum video quality. As for specifications it is not bad at all having its price and that includes Android 9.0, although as usual the network interface stays at a speed of 10/100.
SoC, RAM and storage
The Smart Box X3 MAX includes the new SoC of AMlogic S905X3, a Quad Core manufactured in 12nm that reaches up to 1.9 GHz speed and integrates a Mali-G31 MP2 GPU, you can see all the details of this processor in our special article about the S905X3. This SoC has 4 ARM Cortex-A55 CPU cores and also an NPU for iA. The VPU is an Amlogic Video Engine 10 with HDR Dolby Vision optional, HDR10 +, HDR10, HLG and PRIME HDR among others. This Box is available in versions with 2/4 GB of DDR3 RAM and 32/64GB of eMMc storage memory that can be expanded from the microSD card reader that we have on one side.
At the wireless connectivity level we find Wifi aC Dual Band and Bluetooth 4.1 for all versions. The connectors included in the plastic box are the usual ones in its range as it has a USB 2.0 port, another USB 3.0, a 10/100 Ethernet connector, an analog AV interface, SPDIF digital audio output and an HDMI video interface 2.1. The operating system is Android 9.0 and a basic IR remote control is included.
Price and availability
- The TV Box X3 MAX can be purchased on Aliexpress.com only for $34.75 (€31.70) with free shipping in its version with 2/32GB.