Most of you must know that the MeLE company (Shenzhen MeLE Star Technology Ltd) is one of the top TV Boxes and mini PCs market leaders. The MeLE company (responsible for the success of the Star Cloud brand) feels strongly on this market and creates a great TV Boxes and Mini PC. The company introduces another TV Box to its rich portfolio called MeLE V9 (now for $149.25).
TV Box certainly will please all fans home entertainment who need multi-media player with multi useful features and access to a large number of files. MeLE V9 has everything that will allow you to build a home entertainment center. V9 TV Box is equipped with a well-known Realtek RTD1295 chipset. You could see it in ZIDOO X9S and more. Also V9 TV Box has most of the features that could be seen in X9S (including HDMI IN), but MeLE V9 also has a 3.5″ SATA HDD bay up to 3TB and fan. If you have a not to be remembered, we remember all of these feature have recently announced ZIDOO X10. As you can see people who are determined to purchase this type of Android TV Box will have to choose MeLE V9 or ZIDOO X10, or, of course, look for other available alternatives. Let’s focus on MeLE V9 TV Box . MeLE team thought about the a friendly and well-designed UI – MeUI 2.0, allows you access to the most important characteristics.
MeLE V9 support HDMI IN with the Picture i Picture (PIP) function, record function and stream to UDP. A RTC battery is inside, made it the best solution for Digital Signage. V9 also support 3.5″ 3TB HDD. TV Box runs on Android 6.0.1 (no information about the OpenWRT). More details can be found in the specification.
MeLE V9 Android TV Box technical specifications:
- CPU – Realtek RTD1295 ARM Cortex-A53 Quad-Core
- GPU – Mali-T820 MP3
- OS – Android 6.0.1
- Memory – 2GB DDR3
- Internal Storage – 16GB eMMC + 3.5″ SATA HDD bay
- Storage Expansion – MIcro SD card up to 512GB, support 2.5″ external HDD (up to 2TB) and 3.5″ external HDD with power supply of 12V DC-IN
- Wifi Connectivity – 802.11a/b/g/n/ac dual-band WIFI
- Ethernet – RJ-45 Ethernet Jack (10/100/1000Mbps)
- Bluetooth – BT4.0
- HDMI Out – HDMI2.0a output, Support 4K@60fps Support HD Audio(7.1CH)
- HDMI In – HDMI2.0 input, support PIP, HDMI IN stream recorde and stream output via UDP etc…
- Video decode – HDR, 10-bit HEVC/H.265 up to 4K @ 60fps, VP9 up to 4K @ 60 fps, H.264 up to 4K @ 24 fps, automatic frame rate switching
- Audio decode – Support HD audio(7.1ch) decode and passthrough
- USB – Type C – USB3.0 (Host/Device), 3x USB2.0
- Power – 12V/2A
- Misc – IR receiver, Digital LED display, Power button, Built-in fan
- Other interfaces – Micro SD card interface (up to 512GB), AV Output (3.5mm to 3RCA), Optical Audio Output, HDMI Input, HDMI Output, RJ45 Gigabit LAN, USB Type C (USB 3.0 Host/Device), 1.6″ FAN, Dual external WiFi antennas, DC IN jack
- Dimensions & Weight – n/a
For all interested in a new MeLE V9 is a very good news. The device is available in the official MeLE store on Aliexpress.com at a promotional price for $149.25 + free shipping (nice!).