Finally, the X98 Plus S905W2 Android 11 TV Box is available for purchase. The first information about the new X98 Plus Android 11 TV Box appeared at the beginning of September 2021. In addition to the X98 Plus TV Box, we got to know the X98 mini TV Box in parallel, also based on the S905W2 chipset. Amlogic S905W2 is a Quad Core 64bit Cortex-A35 processor with Mali-G31 MP2 that support AV1 decoding.
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There are also versions with additional accessories, such as a Bluetooth backlit keyboard with a touchpad.
X98 Plus S905W2 Android TV Box Overview Features
The X98 Plus is the richer version of the X98 mini. There is a digital-led display on the front panel. And of course, the housing and the top cover received a different design. According to some, it is certainly less flashy.
When it comes to specifications, it’s hard to find any differences compared to the X98 mini. Onboard the X98 Plus we find the well-known S905W2 SoC chipset, supporting 4K HDR (HDR 10+) and AV1 decoding (AV1 MP-10@L5.1 up to 4Kx2K@60fps). Of course, the device also supports earlier decoding up to 4K (VP9 Profile-2, H.265 HEVC MP-10@L5.1, H.264 AVC HP@L5.1).
Android TV Box can be equipped with 2GB-4GB RAM and up to 64GB eMMC storage. In addition, the device supports Dual-Band Wifi 802.11ac, Fast Ethernet (10/100Mbps) and Bluetooth. This small size (measures 9 x 9 x 1.9cm) TV Box runs on Android 11 OS.
Among the I/O ports, we find:
- HDMI 2.1 (up to 4K @75Hz)
- 3.5mm AV jack,
- RJ45 port (10/100Mbps)
- 2x USB 2.0
- TF card slot,
- DC jack (5V/2A)
If you are looking for Android TV Boxes powered by Amlogic S905W2 SoC, you can find them on our blog.