MINIX NEO U1 Android TV Box

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  1. PeteSco

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    Hi guys,

    I'm new to this forum and to TV boxes, I'd like to know what you think of this TV box:

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    Specifications:
    SoC – Amlogic S905 quad core ARM Cortex-A53 @ up to 2.0GHz with penta-core Mali-450MP GPU @ 750 MHz
    System Memory – 2GB DDR3
    Storage – 16GB eMMC 5.0 flash + micro SD card slot
    Video Output – HDMI 2.0 up to 4K @ 60 Hz with HDMI CEC support
    Audio – HDMI, optical S/PDIF, and 3.5mm headphone and microphone jacks
    Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi (2×2 MIMO) and Bluetooth 4.1
    USB – 3x USB 2.0 host ports, 1x micro USB OTG port
    Misc – Power button, IR receiver, Kensington lock ready
    Power Supply – 5V/3A
    Dimensions & Weight – N/A
    OS: Android 5.1

    It looks nice but the price will be $129.99, it seems a bit too much for the specs or am I mistaken?

    Thanks.
     
  2. jerryq7777

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    Seems about right for the latest S905 chip. The previous model is over a £100.
     
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    Im thinking about getting minix x8h plus but this has just came out so its what should i go for the MINIX NEO U1 or minix x8h?
     
  4. PeteSco

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    I just opened a thread about the Tronsmart Vega S95. It's a bit cheaper but I don't know if it's better or worse, any insight?
     
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    Any of these boxes run Android TV rather than the phone/tablet version of Android?
     
  6. Simon Belmont

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    I'll be on the look out for this player.
     
  7. PeteSco

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    I found a $13 coupon on this player, does it make it a better buy?

    The coupon is TNNHEJTO on geek**ying for those interested.
     
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    Not really knew about codes but hear bad things about the company,after sales etc so not sure if I wanna buy from there to be honest.
     
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    Not really knew about codes but hear bad things about the company,after sales etc so not sure if I wanna buy from there to be honest.
     
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    Tried your code just to see if it would work does not work for me.
     
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    Bought a Tronsmart Orion R69 from this company (Geekb***ng). Was told it was in stock when I bought it. Turned out it wasn't in stock so had the best part of an 8 week wait for delivery. Soon after I got it there was an online update. The update did not work and knocked out the ability for a further online update. Forums went off about the hassles with this box.

    Eventually there was a fix for the wireless update and I mine eventually updated. After the update the picture has was still stuttering, the box won't turn completely off internally, must use the remote 'off' switch and problems with DTS audio.

    Never again! I have since bought a Minix Neo X8-H Plus which works without a hiccup.
     
  12. Bwatt99

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    I just can't decide if go x8 h plus or the new u1 is the u1 worth the extra costs not being to tech savvy what are the big differences.
     
  13. Simon Belmont

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    Always go with the newer tech.
     
  14. Bwatt99

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    Stll undicided on where and to who buy from lol but just wanted to know do these boxes x8h plus and u1 take SanDisk Ultra microSDHC 64GB Memory Card with Adaptor im sure i read that best get sd card than micro as issues with adaptor?
    Is this suitable above and what would be reasons for having getting for the boxes what can you use it for.
     
  15. PeteSco

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    Not sure why it doesn't work for you.. Look:

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    @Thomfam As for the shop, I got a Xiaomi Yi camera from them, no problems whatsoever. I get that sometimes the product appears in stock when it really isn't, but I've heard of that with many other stores too.
     

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