Recently, the BuzzTV brand announced the upcoming X5 IPTV media streamer series supporting AV1 decoding. The new BuzzTV X5 series included IPTV Boxes X5 64AI and X5 128AI powered by the Amlogic S905X4 SoC. Besides, new IPTV streamers will arrive with the new BT-400 Bluetooth smart remote
This information will certainly please existing and new BuzzTV customers. We thought a bit to wait for the announcement of new BuzzTV devices, but as you can see it paid off.
First of all, the design is noteworthy as it has elements characteristic of the BuzzTV brand. The top cover features the BuzzTV logo and the well-known honeycomb motif. Interestingly, the entire housing is metal and has two external WiFi antennas.
But all “magic” happens inside. The upcoming BuzzTV X5 AI series introduces a new quality of 4K UHD streaming through the use of the S905X4 chipset.
[UPDATE 05/21/2022] BuzzTV X5 64 Al and X5 128 AI S905X4 IPTV Streamer Pre-order Now, check prices
BuzzTV X5 IPTV Box Series (X5 64AI/ X5 128AI) Overview Features
At the heart of BuzzTV’s X5 IPTV Box is the well-known Amlogic S905X4 SoC. This Quad-core Arm Cortex-A55 processor 2.0 GHz with ARM-G31 MP2 GPU support up to 4K @60fps AV1, VP9, HEVC decoding with HDR10/10+. Inside we also find 4GB of DDR4 RAM. Depending on the selected model (as the name suggests) X5 media streamer is available with 64GB or 128GB eMMC storage. Streaming IPTV Box runs on Android 11 OS with BuzzTV 5 app.
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X5 IPTV Box supports 2T/2R dual-band 802.11ac WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet (100Mbps), and Bluetooth. The X5 Android IPTV Box has various I / O ports:
- HDMI 2.1 (4Kp75 10bit: H.265/VP9 P-2/AVS2, 4Kp120 10bit: AV1 HDR10/10+)
- 3.5mm AV jack
- Optical S/PDIF
- LAN RJ45 port
- USB 2.0
- USB 3.0 port
- TF card slot
- DC jack.
As mentioned, the latest BuzzTV X5 series will be available with the new BuzzTV BT-400 Bluetooth smart remote. The BuzzTV BT-400 smart remote works with certain devices that have a pre-installed “Smart Remote Application” which will allow the user to perform certain operations and review information thru the app. More details here.
BuzzTV X5 AI – Availability and price
As the BuzzTV team informed us, the new BuzzTV X5 64AI and BuzzTV X5 128AI IPTV streamer will be available for sale from May 19th. When it comes to pricing, the X5 64AI has been priced at $179 USD, the X5 128AI at $199 USD. In addition to the X5 IPTV Box, the package includes:
- BT-400 Smart Remote
- HDMI Cable
- Power Supply
- Setup/Help Card
- 2 x Premium AAA Batteries
The BuzzTV X5 Series is not the only good news from the BuzzTV brand. At a similar time, the new BuzzTV HD5 Android TV Dongle is also expected to appear, powered by the Amlogic S905Y4 SoC. HD5 streaming TV Dongle will also support AV1 decoding.