New RK3566 SoC from Rockchip, appeared on the market in the new H96 MAX TV Box. In addition, the H96 MAX runs on Android 11 and comes with up to 8GB of RAM.
Availability and price
H96 MAX RK3566 TV Box now is available at Banggood store for:
TV Box is shipped with Bluetooth Voice Remote Control with a gyroscope, Power Adaptor, HDMI Cable, and User Manual.
About Rockchip RK3566 SoC
The RK3566 SoC is a successor to the Rockchip RK3288 SoC and outperforms it significantly, with quad-core Arm A55 CPUs (4x Cortex-A55 @ up to 2.0GHz) and an Arm Mali G52 GPU. Besides, it’s a mid-range SoC targeting AIoT applications. Unfortunately, despite the marking on the TV Box – H96 Max “8K UltraHD” you should not expect 8K video playback. SoC support 4Kp60 H.264/H.265/VP9 and other formats HD decoding.
H96 MAX RK3566 TV Box Overview Features
In addition to the aforementioned Rockchip’s chipset, the TV Box comes with 4GB – 8GB RAM, and 32GB – 64GB eMMC. That’s right, it’s probably the first Android TV Box to come with 8GB RAM (DDR3). The new H96 MAX runs on Android 11 OS and supports Dual-Band 802.11ac, Gigabit Ethernet, and Bluetooth 4.0.
As we mentioned, the manufacturer is misleading with the information about 8K and you should not be influenced by it. However, in the specification in the offer, the H96 MAX is to support H.265 decoding up to 4096 x 2304 @ 60fps and VP9 up to 4096 x 2304 @ 60fps.
H96 Max RK3566 TV box specifications:
- SoC – Rockchip RK3566 quad-core Cortex-A55 processor
- GPU – Arm Mali G52-2EE
- Memory & Storage:
- 4GB DDR3, 32GB eMMC flash, and MicroSD card
- 8GB DDR3, 64GB eMMC flash, and MicroSD card
- Video Output – HDMI 2.0a up to 4Kp60 with 3D support,
- Video decoding
- 4Kp60 H.264/H.265/VP9
- VC1 up to 1920 x 1080 @ 60fps
- MPEG-4 up to 1920 x 1080 @ 60fps
- HDR10 and HLG modes
- Audio – Optical S/PDIF output, digital audio output via HDMI,
- Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet, Dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi 5, and Bluetooth 4.0
- USB – 1x USB 3.0 port, 1x USB 2.0 port
- Misc – Power/standby LED,
- Power Supply – DC 5V/2A
It is worth noting that the H96 MAX TV Box will come with a Bluetooth Voice remote control with a gyroscope, with simple games support, Tik Tok support, and a dedicated Youtube button.