Among the new low-cost TV-Box with AMlogic S905X3 SoC, without a doubt one of the most recommended is the X96 Max Plus, a model that follows the trail of the previous X96 Max that has given good results with the S9905X2 SoC. This model has 4GB of RAM, Gigabit ethernet and has enough support from the brand. An interesting multimedia box that we hope to see soon in review and that is available on offer on Aliexpress.com at a minimum price starting from only $34.12.
SoC, RAM and storage
The X96 Max Plus TV-Box 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 the comparative article of 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 16/32/64GB of eMMc storage memory that can be expanded from the included microSD card reader.
In the X96 Max plus model that integrates 4GB we have Dual Band Wifi aC and Bluetooth 4.1 with Gigabit Ethernet connector and the 2GB model only mounts Wifi b / g / n with 10/100 Ethernet, the latter not recommended. The connectors included in the plastic box are a USB 2.0 port, another USB 3.0, SPDIF port, an analog AV interface, an external IR 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.
Price and availability
- The TV-Box X96 Max + can be purchased on Aliexpress.com for $ 34.12 with free shipping in its version with 4 / 32GB.