The G96MAX is a new budget Android 11 TV Box. The G96 Max Android TV Box is powered by the S905X4 SoC with AV1 decoding support. The new G96Max S905X4 TV Box, apart from a decent specification, has a round shape.
Android TV Boxes with a round shape are not a common sight. However, you could see the round TV Box on the occasion of the H96 MAX X4 (and X3 previosuly) which also has the same specification.
Availability and price
G96Max Android 11 TV Box you can find on Aliexpress in three price variants depending on the amount of RAM and eMMC storage.
- 4GB RAM (DDR3) and 32GB eMMC storage for $63.42
- 4GB RAM and 64GB eMMC storage for $73.06
- G96MAX S905X4 with 4GB RAM and 128GB eMMC for $84.13
G96Max S905X4 Android TV Box Overview Features
Compared to the aforementioned H96 MAX X4 TV Box, the G96Max does not have a digital LED display on the front panel. On the other hand, the TV Box is also powered by the Amlogic S905X4 SoC. This Quad-core Arm Cortex-A55 processor @ up to 2.0 GHz support 4K AV1, VP9, HEVC decoding. The device support 8K@24fps max resolution output.
Iinside we find 4GB RAM DDR3 and 32GB-128GB eMMC storage. TV Box also supports Dual-Band 802.11ac WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet (Rj45) 10/100/1000Mbps, Bluetooth 4.0 and runs on Android 11 OS. Besides, G96Max S905X4 streaming device is equipped with HDMI 2.1, USB 2.0, USB 3.0 port, AV output with composite video, RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet and DC jack.
Like most 4K Android streaming devices, the G96MAX is also a fanless device. However, on the bottom of the device there are many holes for better heat dissipation. At the moment it is difficult to say whether the device will have frequent updates. It is worth taking this into account. In contrast, the specification of the device is worth the temptation.