Recently, there is a new X98 S500 firmware, update 20220823. X98 S500 is a TV Stick powered by S905Y4 SoC and runs on Android 11 OS. The update is available as a .img file for PC flash firmware.
Availability and price
X98 S500 S905Y4 TV Stick is available on Aliexpress for $40.97 (2GB / 16GB) and up. Besides, this Android 11 TV Stick can find it with 4GB RAM and 32GB eMMC storage for $48.46 and up. Streaming Stick is shipped with HDMI extended lead, Power adapter, User Manual, USB Type-C cable, IR remote control, and IR cable.
X98 S500 Mini TV Stick Overview Features
The X98 S500 Android TV Stick comes with well-known Amlogic S905Y4 SoC (Quad-core 64-bit Arm Cortex-A35 processor with Mali-G31 MP2 GPU) that supports 4K @60fps AV1, H.265, VP9 decoding. Besides, the device supports HDR10, HDR10+, and HLG technology. The device runs on Android 11 and also comes with 2GB-4GB RAM and 16-32GB eMMC storage. Besides, supports Dual-Band 802.11ac, and Bluetooth 4.2. Despite its small size, the device has a USB 2.0 port, USB Type-C IN (5V / 2A power supply), as well as a 3.5mm IR input for an IR receiver (included in the set).
Firmware X98 S500 TV Box with Amlogic S905Y4 SoC
As we said at the beginning, the firmware is available as a PC upgrade / .img file version (you must do a flash method to update the firmware, use the Amlogic Flash tool (22.214.171.124), or v3.2.0. New firmware for X98 S500 TV Stick with Amlogic S905Y4 SoC, firmware update 20220823 can be downloaded here.
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