MECOOL brand has recently launched another Google Certified Android TV device. However, this time the KT1 S905X4 Android TV Box has a built-in DVB-T2/T/C tuner for Digital TV. If you are looking for a device supporting 4K streaming (runs on Android TV 10) and at the same time Digital TV via DVB-T2 tuner, MECOOL KT1 should satisfy you. Below MECOOL KT1 current price.
Availability and Price
MECOOL KT1 Google Certified Android TV Box with Digital TV via DVB-T/T2 tuner now is available at MECOOL store for $77.18 after coupon: FBKM2 or ANDROIDTVBOX (10% OFF)
The device ships with an IR and Bluetooth voice remote control, a power adapter, an HDMI cable, and a user manual.
However, if you are looking for alternative or other Google Certified devices from MECOOL, pay attention to the following.
As we mentioned, the KT1 Android TV Box is powered by S905X4 SoC (more specifically, Amlogic S905X4-B SoC variant that supports Dolby Audio) which provides support for the AV1 codec. Besides, the TV Box is equipped with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage. Additionally, it supports Dual-Band 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, and Fast Ethernet 10/100Mbps. Additionally, Android TV Box runs on Android TV 10 and supports Supports HDR10 +, HDR10, HLG and Technicolor HDR processing. More in the specification.
MECOOL KT1 Certified Android TV Box with DVB-T2/T/C tuner specifications:
- CPU – Amlogic S905X4-B quad-core Arm Cortex-A55 processor @ up to 2.0 GHz
- GPU – Arm Mali-G31MP2 supporting OpenGL ES3.2, Vulkan 1.1, and OpenCL 2.0
- Memory – 2 GB RAM
- Storage – 16GB eMMC flash, MicroSD/SDXC card socket
- Video & Audio Output
- HDMI 2.1 up to 4K @ 60Hz with CEC, HDCP2.2, HDR, Dolby Audio
- AV output with composite video and analog stereo audio
- Video Playback
- AV1 up to 4K @ 60 fps
- H.265 HEVC MP-10 up to 4K @ 60fps
- VP9 up to 4K @ 60fps
- AVS2-P2 up to 4K @ 60fps
- H.264 AVC up to 4K @ 30fps
- MPEG1/2/4 ASP, WMV/VC-1, RealVideo8/9/10,
- HDR – HDR 10, HLG, PRIME HDR, TCH PRIME, options HDR10+, optional Dolby Vision
- Network Connectivity
- 10/100M Ethernet
- Dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 5, and Bluetooth 4.2
- USB – 1x USB 3.0 port, 1x USB 2.0 port
- Tuner – DVB-T/T2/C tuner with RF antenna connector
- Misc – Power button; Power, IR & Network LEDs; IR receiver
- Power Supply – 5V/2A via DC jack
MECOOL KT1 S905X4 Streaming and Digital TV Features
KT1 Android TV Box has Google Certified Android TV 10 OS, so it supports Google Play Store, Google Assistant, Youtube, Amazon Prime Video, built-in Chromecast, etc. Unfortunately, Netflix needs to be installed “externally”. As we mentioned, the KT1 TV Box has Digital TV features via DVB-T2/T/C tuner (that works in the EMEA region, some Asian countries, Oceania, and a few other countries) in addition to 4K streaming. Supports EPG, favorite channels, and PVR recording. The PVR function will enable you to record channels by connecting a USB storage device and playback them at any time.
Is it worth buying MECOOL KT1 S905X4?
If you are looking for a certified Android TV powered by the S905X4-B SoC (Dolby Audio) that combines streaming and Digital TV features, then the MECOOL KT1 is for you. Considering the features, the MECOOL KT1 price is not excessive.
*In contrast, a proposal of interesting alternative devices can be found above.