Comparative Android TV Box

Comparative Android TV Box

In the Android TV market we find a variety of devices with all kinds of different specifications that makes difficult when we are choosing what should we buy. So in this comparative we will review the different technical specifications of the most important android tv, so that you can have a clear idea when choosing an Android TV for your living room.

To see it better, we have divided this article between the most important features from an Android TV.

Main features in Android TV

  • Processor
  • GPU
  • RAM
  • Internal memory (ROM)
  • Ports
  • Resolution
  • Connectivity
  • Android Version

Comparative Android Tv Box, Processors

Comparative android tv box processor
In this section you can see the different processors offered by the most important devices on the market.

Android TV Box

Processor

RKM MK80

Allwinner A80 Octa-Core Cortex-A15/Cortex-A7

Minix Neo X8-H

Amlogic S802 Quad-Core Cortex-A9r4 2GHz

M8 Quad Core

Amlogic S802 Quad-Core Cortex-A9r4 2GHz

Minix Neo X7

Rockchip RK3188 1.6GHz Cortex A9 quad-core

TVBOX MX

AMLogic 8726-MX 1.5GHz Cortex A9 dual-core

MeLe A1000G

AllWinner A31 Cortex Quad-Core A7 @ 1GHz

HIMEDIA Q5 II

Hisilicon 3718, ARM Cortex A9 a 1.6GHz dual-core

ATV Quad Core

RK3188 28nm Cortex-A9 quad-core

In this comparison of the processors, the Allwinner A80 and Amlogic S802 are the most importants beeing pretty good processors and having an outstanding performance.

Comparative Android Tv Box, GPU

Here we make the comparison of the different GPU offered by these models of Android TV.

Android TV Box

GPU

RKM MK80

64-Core PowerVR G6230

Minix Neo X8-H

Mali-450 octa-core

M8 Quad Core

Mali-450 octa-core

Minix Neo X7

Mali-400 quad-core

TVBOX MX

Mali-400 quad-core

MeLe A1000G

PowerVR SGX554 octa-core

HIMEDIA Q5 II

Mali-400 quad-core

ATV Quad Core

Mali-400 quad-core

In this comparison of GPU the most important would be the Mali-450 8 cores and PowerVR G6230 64 cores, but as you can see all these products have a decent GPU offering a good quality in general as a 2D/3D graphics.

Comparative Android Tv Box, RAM

Comparative android tv box RAM
Here you can see the different >strong>RAM memory that all this Android TV offer us.

Android TV Box

RAM

RKM MK80

2Gb

Minix Neo X8-H

2Gb

M8 Quad Core

2Gb

Minix Neo X7

2Gb

TVBOX MX

1Gb

MeLe A1000G

2Gb

HIMEDIA Q5 II

1Gb

ATV Quad Core

2Gb

As you can see in the comparison, almost all these Android TV models offer a good amount of RAM, where 1Gb is the minimum recommended so that the android tv works properly.

Comparative Android Tv Box, Internal memory (ROM)

Here you can see all the internal memory that all this Android TV offer us.

Android TV Box

ROM

RKM MK80

16Gb eMMC

Minix Neo X8-H

16Gb eMMC

M8 Quad Core

8Gb

Minix Neo X7

16Gb

TVBOX MX

8Gb

MeLe A1000G

16Gb

HIMEDIA Q5 II

4Gb

ATV Quad Core

8Gb

In this comparison you can see that the only model that offers a a little low amount would be the HIMEDIA Q5 II, which with its 4GB, does not leave much space for applications because you have to think that Android takes us almost 2Gb for the system. Yet in all these models you can expand the internal memory via SD cards, so we would not have much trouble.

Comparative Android Tv Box, Ports

Here you can see all the kinds of ports that all this Android TV offer us.

Android TV Box

Ports

RKM MK80

1x HDMI 1.4, 2x USB Host, 1x USB Host(OTG), 1x SPDIF, 1x SD Slot up to 64Gb, 1x AV, 1x RJ45 Ethernet 10M/ 100M/ 1000M, 1x SATA

Minix Neo X8-H

3x USB 2.0, 1x MicroUSB OTG, 1x SD Slot, 1x HDMI 1.4b, 1x SPDIF, 1x Ethernet RJ-45 (10/100Mbps), 1x Jack 3.5mm, 1x Jack microphone, 1x Infrared receiver

M8 Quad Core

2x USB 2.0, 1x SD Slot, 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x Ethernet RJ-45 (10/100Mbps)

Minix Neo X7

3x USB 2.0, 1x MicroUSB OTG, 1x SD Slot, 1x HDMI, 1x SPDIF, 1x Ethernet RJ-45 (10/100Mbps), 1x Jack 3.5mm, 1x Jack microphone, 1x Infrared receiver

TVBOX MX

4x USB 2.0, 1x SD Slot, 1x MicroSD Slot, 1x HDMI, 1x Ethernet

MeLe A1000G

2x USB 2.0, 1x SD slot, 1x HDMI, 1x Ethernet, SATA I, SATA II

HIMEDIA Q5 II

3x USB 2.0, 1 x SATA, 1x SD Slot, 1x HDMI, 1x SPDIF, 1x CBVS, 1x Ethernet RJ-45 (10/100Mbps)

ATV Quad Core

2x USB 2.0, 1x MicroUSB OTG, 1x SD Slot, 1x HDMI, 1x SPDIF, 1x Ethernet RJ-45 (10/100Mbps), 1x AV

In this comparison we have a little of everything. Comment that there are also Android TV stick, which usually come with a USB port and a micro USB, but in this comparison we are seeing only Android TV Box type models.

Comparative Android Tv Box, Resolution

Comparative android tv box resolution
Here we will show you the different resolution that all this Android TV offer us.

Android TV Box

Resolution

RKM MK80

4k2k Ultra HD

Minix Neo X8-H

4k2k Ultra HD

M8 Quad Core

4k2k Ultra HD

Minix Neo X7

720p

TVBOX MX

720p

MeLe A1000G

4k2k Ultra HD

HIMEDIA Q5 II

1080p

ATV Quad Core

1080p

Comparative Android Tv Box, Connectivity

Here we will show you the different connectivity that all this Android TV offer us.

Android TV Box

Connectivity

RKM MK80

WiAP6335 Dual band 2.4Ghz/5Ghz WiFi, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac | Bluetooth 4.0

Minix Neo X8-H

Wi-Fi 802.11n de doble banda (2.4GHz/5.8GHz), Bluetooth 4.0

M8 Quad Core

Wi-Fi 802.11n de doble banda (2.4GHz/5.8GHz), Bluetooth 4.0

Minix Neo X7

Wi-Fi 802.11n de doble banda (2.4GHz/5.8GHz), Bluetooth 4.0

TVBOX MX

WiFi 802.11b/g/n

MeLe A1000G

WiFi 802.11b/g/n

HIMEDIA Q5 II

Wi-Fi 802.11n

ATV Quad Core

Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0

As you can see in this comparison, there are 3 models that does not have bluetooth, thing to consider because without it we cannot connect certain devices to our android tv. Highlight the RKM MK80 that has the latest technology available on Wi-Fi.

Comparative Android Tv Box, Prices

Here we will show you the different prices from all this Android TV.

Android TV Box

Prices

RKM MK80

£130.00

Minix Neo X8-H

£106.00

M8 Quad Core

£69.00

Minix Neo X7

£80.00

TVBOX MX

£55.00

MeLe A1000G

£78.00

HIMEDIA Q5 II

£105.00

ATV Quad Core

£35.00

All this prices are not exact, but it will give you an idea of more or lees how much it can cost you one android tv for your home. As you can see, there are really not that expensive and they can convert your old tv in a new powerfull smart tv.

Comparative Android Tv Box, Android Version

Comparative android tv box android version
Here we will show you the different android version from all this Android TV.

Android TV Box

Android Version

RKM MK80

Android 4.4.2 KitKat

Minix Neo X8-H

Android 4.4.2 KitKat

M8 Quad Core

Android 4.4.2 KitKat

Minix Neo X7

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

TVBOX MX

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

MeLe A1000G

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

HIMEDIA Q5 II

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

ATV Quad Core

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

And here we finnish our comparison of the most important Android TV that you can find in the market right now. We hope to serve you for help choosing which Android TV is the best to turn your living room into a multimedia center.