We have good news, there is a new firmware for ZIDOO X9S TV Box (v1.2.7 release). ZIDOO team is not idle and releases a new firmware v1.2.7 for new ZIDOO X9S. Recently, we received X9S for review (unboxing of ZIDOO X9S here), and already ZIDOO company has prepared a firmware update (nice!). The update is available as a file OTA update (.zip file). The ZIDOO company cares about good relations with users and tries to provide good support their devices. It is a very big plus and if you plan topurchase TV Box heed necessarily on the frequency and vendor support. If someone has not yetdecided or are planning to buy, ZIDOO X9S is available on Geekbuying for $129.99 + free shipping and also on Amazon (UK) or other Amazon stores.
For those who have not yet had an opportunity to look at the ZIDOO X9S we remind its specification:
- CPU – Realtek RTD1295 ARM Cortex-A53 Quad-Core with floating-point unit and NEON SIMD engine embedded
- GPU – ARM T820 MP3(3-core)
- OS – Android 6.0 + OpenWRT(NAS) dual system run simultaneously
- Memory – 2GB DDR3
- Internal Storage – 16GB eMMC
- Wifi Connectivity – IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n, 802.11AC,4.900 GHz ~ 5.845 GHz (5.0 GHz ISM Band) RTK8821 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), support 23.976 and 29.94
- HDMI In – HDMI2.0 input, support PIP, HDMI IN stream recode 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 Redesigned Native player,Blu-ray better compatibility，Powerful subtitles ，Support MVC ISO,MVC MKV. Built in ZDMC(Base on kodi 16.0)
- USB – 1x USB3.0, 2x USB2.0
- Power – 12V/3A
- Other interface – TF card reader SD card interface (Support 1GB/2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB), IR receiver, Composite video and audio port (Cvbs output), S/SPDIF (2CH, 5.1CH), SATA3.0, VFD display
- Shell – Aviation Aluminum alloy case in smoke-colored
- Dimensions – 187x127x27mm
- Weight – n/a
- A download tool aria2 added in OpenWrt system.
- The brightness of VFD can be adjusted now in the setting of system.VFD stands for vacuum fluorescent display which is in the front panel.
- 3D library of skia been improved,subsequently scores of Antutu exceed 40000.
- Green screen appears occasionally when play 3D movie, this issue has been fixed.
- RAW out of sync when play some TrueHD and DTSHD HRA movies, this issue has been fixed.
- After HDR playback exit,HDR status don’t back to normal status, this issue has been fixed.
- The setting of Force downmix audio can’t be saved after restart the box,this issue has been fixed.
- Optimized audio option.If the settings is RAW and playing AAC audio,The audio output will be temporarily auto changed to PCM
- Enable the statusbar
- More tips added in the desktop interface.
- The mouse cursor style changed into a better one.
- The offset of subtitle will only valid for once.
- AutoFrameswitch added 30fps and 60fps.
- If the movie is paused,press the menu key will not resume the playback.
- When searching the subtitles,the system will make it a priority to search the subtitles in default subtitle language setted in system advanced settings.The lower priority is system language.The lowest is English.
- Removed Force SD audio setting.
- Removed the auto-identify of MKV’s MVC.(We now rewriting this part)
- Bookmarking function is open as default.
- Press OK to play from the beginning when resuming playback from bookmark.
- 3D playback tips added.
- Immediately sync after copy or delete.
- A button to return to top added.
- A wrong error report when add&remove the directory in Russian language fixed.
How upgrade ZIDOO X9S here.
Source: ZIDOO forum