Soon MECOOL brand will introduce another 4K Streaming devices to the market. The MECOOL KM7 is a new Google Certified Android 11 TV Box, this time powered by the S905Y4 SoC supports AV1 codec. KM7 Android TV Box is not the only TV Box that will have Amlogic S905Y4 SoC on board. Coming soon, MECOOL KD2 Android 11 S905Y4 TV Dongle will also be released.
As mentioned, the new MECOOL KM7 will be powered by Amlogic S905Y4 which supports 4K AV1 decoding. Additionally, two versions of the configuration: 2GB RAM and 16GB eMMC, and 4GB RAM and 32GB eMMC will be available.
Availability and price
MECOOL KM7 with 2GB RAM / 16GB eMMC can be found in the Official Store on Aliexpress for $147.58. The KM7 with 4GB RAM and 64GB was priced at $172.19. We hope the price will drop.
[09/22/21 Update] MECOOL KM7 Pre-order now
- KM7 2GB RAM and 16GB eMMC now for $59.40 after coupon: ANDROIDTVBOX
- MECOOL KM7 4GB RAM and 64GB eMMC now for $78.30 after coupon: ANDROIDTVBOX
The new KM7 Android TV Box should be available around October 10th. However, as MECOOL informs, earlier we can expect MECOOL KD2 TV Dongle and other streaming devices..
About Amlogic S905Y4 SoC
For those who have not had the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the S905Y4 chipset, we would like to remind you of its important features. The Amlogic S905Y4 is a low cost alternative to the S905X4 SoC. Compared to S905X4 SoC, features four low-power Cortex-A35 cores which consumes up to 32% less battery power in achieving the same performance as Cortex-A55 cores. Besides offers offers the same essential features as the S905X4 SoC, i.e. 4K AV1 decoding.
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MECOOL KM7 Android TV Streaming Box Overview Features
MECOOL KM7 Streaming Box is another Google Certified Android TV Box that supports displaying 4K up to 60fps content. Unfortunately, it is not certified by Netflix, so you will not be able to fully enjoy Netflix. Besides, not everyone needs Netflix. However, if you are a Netflix fan, MECOOL has in its portfolio MECOOL KM2 Streaming Box which is fully certified by both vendors (KM2 is available for $71.10 after coupon, check review).
Additionally, TV Box has built-in Dual-band 1T1R 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2 and support Fast Ethernet 10/100Mbps. It’s also worth mentioning that KM7 Streaming Box runs on Android 11 TV OS, and supports all Google Android TV features. Supports Youtube 4K, Google Assistant, Chromecast and other available Google services. Besides MECOOL KM7 supports 4K HDR10+, HDR10, HLG HDR processing.
Of course, the Bluetooth Voice remote control could not be missing. As you can see, it’s Google TV / Android TV reference design voice remote. Voice remote has dedicated button for Google Assistant as well as buttons for quick access to other content (Youtube, Prime Video, Google Play and Spotify).