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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