Firmware available for the TV Stick X98 S500 based on Android 11 and dated 08-23-2022. An Android Stick that includes a Quad Core AMlogic S905Y4 processor with ARM Cortex-A35 processors and an ARM Mali-G31 MP2 GPU that reaches 850 Mhz. This SoC includes decoding of the new AV1 codec, support for video output up to 4K@60fps resolutions, and compatibility with HDR 10, HDR10+, HLG, and Dolby Vision technologies.
Regarding wireless connectivity, we find Dual Band Wi-Fi aC and Bluetooth 4.2 in its version with 4 GB of RAM, while the model with 2 GB of RAM has Wi-Fi b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.1. The connectors included are a USB 2.0 port, an HDMI 2.0 video output, USB Type-C port for power
- The TV-Stick X98 S500 with AMlogic S905Y4 SoC can be purchased on AliExpress from about $45 with free shipping by applying the seller’s discount coupon.
Firmware update process for the X98 S500
- We can download the Firmware / ROM for the TV Stick X98 S500 with SoC S905X4 (08-23-2022)
- Install the firmware by following our Amlogic S905y4 SoC Upgrade Guide.
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can the author prove that this gadget has Dolby Vision technology? I have not read about it anywhere.
S905Y2 have Dolby Vision in theis tech specifications… but if you want a HQ image picture, go for a certified device and not for a chinese low cost stick.
Dear editors, do not copy the update instructions to all gadgets equally, especially the TV Stick. I bought the X98 S500, despite various attempts, I could not update. I have used the 30cm Lindy cable which I use to update Zidoo, King x and many more successfully. The X98 S500 has no SD input and the USB port cannot be upgraded via SD or Amlogic. The reason is the low voltage at the USB port input, which makes it invisible to the PC. An additional expensive cable is needed. The manufacturer has not launched the OTA update and the 2… Read more »