X88 King with the powerful S922X SoC and 4/128GB configuration

The Smart Box X88 King arrives in stores, this is one of the few mediaplayers so far in stores with the latest generation S922X SoC from AMlogic. A Box that has a configuration that highlights its 128GB of storage, which includes Bluetooth 5.0 and Gigabit network connector to complete its configuration. At the moment the cheapest option we have with this new SoC in stores but we do not know how it will work at the level of software updates.

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SoC, RAM and storage

The X88 King includes the powerful Amlogic S922X Hexa Core SoC, with 4 ARM Cortex-A73 processors capable of reaching 1.8Ghz + 2 ARM Cortex-A53 processors that reach 1.9Ghz. The GPU is an ARM Mali-G52 MP6 compatible with OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.0 that allows us to run powerful games like PUBG without problems as we have seen in some REVIEW. At the VPU level we have the Amlogic Video Engine processor with HDR, Dolby Vision, Advanced HDR10, HDR10 +, HLG, PRIME HDR support… We also have digital audio DAC integrated in the audio aspect. The RAM is 4GB LPDDR4 and the storage is 128GB eMMc expandable thanks to a microSD card reader that we have on one side.

Other features

As for wireless connectivity, the X88 King has WiFi aC and Bluetooth 5.0 At the interface level we have in the perimeter of the plastic box 1 USB 3.0 port, another USB 2.0, Gigabit Ethernet connector, SPDIF digital audio output, an HDMI 2.1 and a 3.5mm analog audio and video jack.

Price and availability

  • The Smart Box X88 King can be purchased on Aliexpress.com inly for $109 (100€) with free shipping.

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The GOOGLE PLAY STORE does not work properly with the X88 KING even with the NEWEST firmware. (Newest Firmware as of this writing is X88king_20191211-1206) The box is NOT CERTIFIED with google so GOOGLE PLAY STORE does not work properly. Many apps show up are INCOMPATIBLE or do not show up at all – for a BOX that is advertised as a GAME box this is a HUGE problem. So far the manufacturer has given us two firmware updates but they have not fixed this problem. Also the security level on the device (android security) is low and DRM INFO… Read more »


Box has a ton of problems, with the firmware/kernel lots of apps are inaccessible from the play store including very standard games like angry birds. Disney plus also fails to load.


What about YouTube 4k, netflix, amazon prime on this box ?

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