The Himedia A500 is another certified Android TV streaming box. This certified Google and Netflix streaming media player supports AV1. The Himedia A500 Android TV Box is another streaming device powered by the Amlogic S905X4 SoC.
There is little information on the product page at the moment. In contrast, the main features of the specification can be read. Besides, there is no information on price and availability. The device is intended mainly for operators and distributors. It cannot be ruled out that it will be available for sale in popular online stores.
However, we expect a different branding instead of the Himedia logo. We will let you know when we have the latest information.
Himedia A500 Android TV streaming media player details
Although there is no full specification available, we can find out some details. As already mentioned, Himedia A500 streaming media player is powered by the well-known S905X4 chipset with 4K AV1 decoding. In addition, the streaming box is equipped with 2GB RAM DDR4 and 8GB eMMC storage. As a certified device, the streaming player should support popular streaming services such as Netflix, Prime Video, Disney + etc. up to 4K UHD with HDR.
Himedia A500 run on Android TV OS. However, information about the system version is missing. Of course, the device has a built-in chromecast, and voice commands are carried out by the Google Assistant. A500 streaming media player comes with Bluetooth voice remote control, which we could see before. It is G10 Google TV / Android TV voice remote.
In addition, the device has a white housing, as was also the case with the MECOOL KM2 Streaming Box.
In addition to the Himedia A500 S905X4 device, Himedia’s company based on S2 TV Dongle has prepared a streaming player also with AV1 support. Probably inside we will find the S905Y4 SoC supporting 4K AV1 decoding and HDR. Unfortunately, this information is only available on the Himedia homepage.