New Chinese box with Android to connect to our TV and that we can use as a media player, for games or other things. With the name of X88 Pro X3 we find another small TV-Box with a plastic box and inside it has an Amlogic S905X3 low consumption processor with which we can move Android 9 without problems, as well as media players such as KODI or games The play store. Paid streaming services can be used in this type of Box, but we will be limited to basic qualities since it does not have certificates.
SoC, RAM and storage
The Smart Box X88 Pro X3 includes the AMlogic S905X3 SoC, a Quad Core manufactured in 12nm that reaches up to 1.9 GHz speed and integrates a Mali-G31 MP2 GPU, you can see the power of this SoC in a comparative article of the S905X3. This chip has 4 ARM Cortex-A55 CPU cores and also an NPU for iA. The VPU is an Amlogic Video Engine 10 with support Dolby Vision HDR, HDR10 +, HDR10, HLG and PRIME HDR among others. This Box is available in versions with 2/4 GB of basic DDR3 RAM and 16/32/64/128GB of eMMc storage memory that can be expanded from the microSD card reader included on one side of the quadrangular box.
At the level of wireless connectivity we find integrated in Dual Band Wifi aC board with internal antenna and Bluetooth 4.1 in all versions of this box. The connectors included in the plastic box are the usual ones of this range that cost around $25 a USB 2.0 port, another USB 3.0, a Gigabit Ethernet connector and an HDMI 2.1 video output. The operating system is Android 9.0 and a basic IR remote control is included as standard with which we can use this box from the first moment
Price and availability
- The X88 Pro X3 TV-Box can be purchased on Aliexpress.com and Banggood.com from $24.63 (€22.33) in its cheapest version with 2/16GB.