Today we start with the good news. And more precisely, we want to inform you that on Geekbuying is available new TV Box called ZIDOO X8. This is another TV Box comes with a new Realtek RTD1295. First time about ZIDOO X8 we wrote in mid June. Then we also showed you a new ZIDOO X9S. One thing is certain, you can not pass by TV Boxes from ZIDOO, the same statement applies to the next X8 model. Which is characterized by: high craftsmanship and aesthetic design, features, and most importantly – firmware with numerous features supported by ZIDOO team.
As mentioned, ZIDOO X8 Android TV Box is available on Geekbuying for $109 + free shipping, and Amazon US, Amazon UK (£89) and also other Amazon stores. X8 TV Box compared to ZIDOO X9S has a plastic cover, and so X9S TV Box has dual HDMI – HDMI IN (supports HDMI-IN with the Picture in Picture(PIP) function,record function.stream to UDP function) and HDMI Out. Also runs on Android 6.0 and support OpenWRT(NAS). More details in the specification.
ZIDOO X8 4K UHD Android TV Box Specifications:
- 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 – 8GB eMMC + TF card reader SD card interface
- 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 [email protected] 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), VFD display
- Dimensions &mWeight – n/a
In the package you will find X8 TV Box, Romote control, HDMI cable, Power adapter, User manual. ZIDOO X8 comes built in with the powerful ZIDOO media player, which supports 3D MVC frame packing (Blue Ray, MKV), 3D subtitle (PGS, external), 3D depth of field (DOF), specifying playback time period, selection of multiple slide lights and versions, adjustment of subtitles (colour, time-delay, location, coded format) and real 23.976 fps.(The original movie frame-rate is 23.976Hz,not 24Hz. As ZIDOO X8 provides the original movie frame-rate,23.976,so it retains all the natural picture quality of the original movie without unnecessary frame insertion) X8 adopt the standard OMX decode method so as to be compatible with KODI better, the users can smoothly enjoy abundant Add-ons.
ZIDOO X8 comes with (as always) ZIUI launcher. It is ZIDOO OS and has the following features:
- ZIUI With ZIDOO’scustom ZIUI user interface, applications and workflow has been simplified to make for and easy, but rich user experience making the most advanced operations a simple, easy operation allowing for greater user setup and operation speed.
- Setup wizard – Convenient settings, one time complete,Practical and Quickly
- Launcher – Simplicity but not mediocrity,Strong but not cumbersome.
- ZIDOO Threater – Poster acquisition and coordinate, achieve your real home theater
- ZIDOO weather – Easily find video music pictures file and no need exchange from different APP
- Media player – Hardware decoding ，HEVC 10Bit UHD video, HDR technology,3D view, online subtitles, Meet all needs of the majority video enthusiasts
- Music – Cool interface，HD audio，support variety of formats and background play
- Shortcut key – Convenient shortcut，more faster working with remote together
- APP installer – Installing what you want，whatching what you want
- ZIDOO RC – How to do without a remote? Zidoo RC help you start operation mode immediately
- Helper – Address your opertion difficulties right now
- OTA – Continuously update, make the box more and more perfect
- Clean up – Simplify your box,Say good bye to slowly,
- Power manager – Pretty interface，especially have standby, shutdown, timing off for selection.
As we mentioned new ZIDOO X8 is available for $109. More information is available on ZIDOO X8 product page.
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