More and more S905W2 Android TV Boxes are appearing on the android streaming devices market. The T96W2 is another and at the same time budget Android 11 TV Box powered by the Amlogic S905W2 SoC. We are not surprised by the use of the S905W2 SoC as this low cost chipset supports 4K AV1 decoding.
Availability and price
New T96W2 S905W2 Android 11 TV Box now is available on Aliexpress for $34.29 (2GB/16GB) and up. However, during the 11.11 shopping festival, the Android TV Box will be available from $33.60.
Considering its features, it seems to be a worthwhile choice. However, it is difficult to say at the moment whether it will receive regular updates. Nevertheless, its budget price is an incentive to buy.
Android TV Box is shipped typically with HDMI cable, Power adapte, IR remote control and User manual. It will certainly also be available with Voice remote control.
T96W2 S905W2 Android 11 TV Box Overview Features
First of all, its white housing is immediately noticeable. It reminds us a bit of XBOX One / One S gaming console. However, the T96W2 Android TV Box is not the only white-colored streaming device. Recently, you could see the MECOOL KM2 Certified Streaming device in such an unusual color for a set-top box.
Apart from its interesting design, its main feature is support for AV1 decoding. Currently, most of the major streaming devices on the market support the AV1 codec.
Several Android TV Boxes supporting AV1 decoding:
Coming back to the T96 W2 TV Box. Besides to the aforementioned S905W2 SoC supporting 4K AV1 decoding (AV1 MP-10 L5.1 up to 4K @60fps), inside we find from 2GB-4GB RAM and 16GB-64GB eMMC storage. The TV Box runs on Android 11 OS, and also supports Dual Band WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0 and Fast Ethernet. You can find more in the specification.
T96W2 S905W2 Android TV Box Specification:
- CPU – Amlogic Quad-core S905W2 ARM Cortex-A53 @ up to 1.8GHz
- GPU – Mali-G31 MP2
- OS – Android 11.0
- Memory – 2GB-4GB DDR3
- Storage – 16GB-64GB eMMC flash + micro SD card slot (up to 32GB)
- Video Output – HDMI 2.1 up to 4K @ 60 fps, AV port
- Audio – HDMI, optical S/PDIF, AV port (stereo audio)
- Video Codecs – AV1,H.265, MPEG1/2/4, H.264, HD AVC/VC-1, RM/RMVB, Xvid/DivX3/4/5/6 , RealVideo8/9/10
- Video Formats – [email protected] AV1, H.265,VP9, H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DIVD/DIVX, Real8/9/10, RM,RMVB, PMP, FLV, MP4, M4V, VOB, WMV, 3GP, MKV
- Connectivity – 10/100M Ethernet, 2.4GHz and 2.4 / 5GHz Dual Band 802.11 b/g/ac + Bluetooth 5.0 (K255B) or 802.11n (SV6256P)
- USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports
- Misc – IR receiver
- Power Supply – DC 5V/2A
- Dimensions – 105 x105 x 22mm
- Weight – 122g
As you can see, this small TV Box (measures 105 x105 x 22mm) has a large number of I / O ports. More information about the T96W2 TV Box powered by the S905W2 SoC (AV1) you can find in the offer.