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The new ROMs to Download for GeekBox Open Source Cross TV BOX (RK3368)

At the end of November we showed you new and interesting TV Box called GeekBox. Currently, the company has prepared for download three ROMs: Light Biz OS, Android & Ubuntu dual boot image, Android 5.1 image. Why GeekBox, because this TV Box is an open platform which allows you to program the device according to your preferences and projects. If you have even a little programming is GeekBox is for you.

geekboxGeekBox also has an a unique specification, more powerful than you could see on TV boxes based on Rockchip RK3368. For those who have not yet got to know the specifications we recall.

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GeekBox open source TV Box specifications:

  • SoC – Rockchip RK3368 octa core Cortex A53 processor @ 1.2 GHz with PowerVR G6110 GPU
  • System Memory – 2GB [email protected]
  • Storage – 16GB Samsung eMMC v5.0 flash + micro SD slot
  • Video Output / Display I/F
    • HDMI 2.0 up to 4K @ 60Hz with CEC support
    • Display + touchscreen headers
  • Audio Output – HDMI
  • Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 a/b/g/n + 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO @ 867 Mbps (AP6354 module), Bluetooth 4.1
  • USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports, 1x micro USB OTG port
  • Debugging – 3-pin header for serial console
  • Security – HW security system, support popular DRM (no details though), and HDCP 1.4/2.x
  • Misc – Power, reboot and update buttons, IR receiver, fan header, RTC battery header, 2x LEDs
  • Power Supply – 5V/2A
  • Dimensions – 90 x 69 x 21 mm

The company has now uploaded the Android 5.1 SDK, including Linux 3.10.79 kernel, on github. GeekBox team also released three firmware image including Rockchip’s Light Biz OS desktop operating system based on Lollipop:

Now GeekBox is available for $109.99 on GeekBuying

Source: CNXSoft and GeekBox

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