Sunvell T95Z Plus … New TV Box Amlogic S912 Octa Core … A magic hexagon at a price "rondo"
No doubt, as already widely discussed (in various articles), AmLogic lately due to the excellent compatibility, performance, was among the producers of SoCs for TV boxes/Android mini PC one of the most appreciated by users. In fact, lately we had often to analyze TV boxes based on the Chipset of the famous Asian.
Asian House after the great success of SoC AmLogic S905, upgrading (great) AmLogic S905X, launched for a few month the new AmLogic S912.
Amlogic S912 that promises to be for the time being the true market reference. In fact, we remind users the success and longevity of Smart (also used for the now famous MiniX Neo X 8-H), the first chipset to offer decode at 4 k, great speed and very high compatibility.
That said, today we want to present a new TV Box based on this new House chipset AmLogic:
Sunvell T95Z Plus … the hexagonal box!!!
Cute and definitely innovative shape, comes with an unusual hexagonal shape, with a front and a back-lit LED display Led Strip and coloured at the top of the cover. After countless square or rectangular box. But not only aesthetic with a box fresh and new, but also many excellent technical characteristics, with the new Amlogic S912, 2 GB RAM and 16 GB eMMC storage, Dual-band Wi-Fi and more.
In fact, with the new AmLogic S912, introduces a number of new features all linked to Video decoding and image quality. These updates "architecture" (Octa-Core CPU) do make a real leap forward video playback quality and performance.
So, a great box, among other things based on the new Android OS 6.0 Marshmallow.
But we see in detail all the features of this Box:
- OS: Android 6 Marshmallow
- CPU: Amlogic S912 octa-core ARM Cortex A53 up to 2 GHz
- GPU: ARM Mali-820MP3 @ up to 750MHz
- RAM: 2 GB DDR3
- HDD: 16 GB eMMC flash et port microSD
- HDMI: 2.0 a, AV
- Other Audio: S/PDIF (optical digital)
- Other: Jack AV (stereo)
- Network: RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet (1000 Mbps)
- Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n/ac 2.4 G + 5.8 G Dual-Band
- Bluetooth: Version 4.0
- USB: 2 x USB 2.0
Technical Note: The embedded MMC is a mass storage memory whose latest release is 5.0 released in February 2015 and competitor solid state drives (SSD). Learn more with Wikipedia
The packages and the accessories shown are the classic ones, we see in detail the contents of the package (Box and accessories):
- Tv Box Sunvell T95Z Plus
- IR Controller (remote control)
- Hdmi (Cable)
- Power Adapter (5V, 2A)
- English manual
Last very important note is that relating to the compatibility with KODI (XBMC), which is preinstalled and (as stated by the manufacturer) works great. We believe that, given the experiences with the full compatibility and now AmLogic Kodi Asian home CPUs.
Conclusions and price
Ultimately one of the best TV box, (for instance the same features (Beelink GT1). In detail, we have good blocking CPU-GPU-RAM. The qualities of the new CPU AmLogic S912 are undisputed and for us a guarantee, either for playing movies (also in 4 k and H265/HEV-C) and for use in other areas (apps, games etc). Also we should have a very good compatibility with Kodi, guaranteed by the Platform Builder who preinstalls onto your box in version 17.
The Networking industry is of a high standard with RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet and Dual Band 802.11 WiFi ac.
Perhaps the only "in" (where in you can talk) to this box are: the lack of a USB 3.0 and an external antenna for Wi-FI. Outdoor antenna that even if he cannot pleasure aesthetically, can offer better benefits in ensuring signal reception.
Last positive note is the price, in fact, this box is sold (market price) of 80/90 Euro (but we report an offer at about 52 Euros).
As already mentioned in other articles we can, through a partnership with Gearbest, offer for users of XBMC-Italy information about promotions and discounts currently anticipated.
In particular, this box is a Discount Coupon that allows you to get a further discount (upon a starting price already very good). For those interested, on Gearbest is an active promotion on a limited quantity at a great price (57.19 Euros) and with the Coupon: ST95ZP; This price is further reduced to 52.77 euros.
So if you are looking for your new Tv Box Android, here is a link to the product:
We conclude the article by saying that, as always, to be able to give a definitive judgement we should carry out a full review, assessing the stability and the real performance of box, even under stress.
Hoping to introduce soon a full review, we salute you and we hope you enjoy.