X3 Android TV Box Runs Remix OS and VidOn XBMC

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The X3 is a new Android TV Box powered by the Allwinner H3. Spec-wise, it’s nothing exciting. It features 1Gb of RAM, 8Gb of internal storage, b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and fast Ethernet.

Where it starts to get interesting is that it can run Remix OS, a Windows-like flavor of Android that features a taskbar and windowed applications.

It also comes pre-installed with VidOn XBMC rather than vanilla Kodi. As mentioned in my VidOn Box review, VidOn XBMC is based on Kodi 14.2 Helix and offers a number of paywalled features such as Bluray Menu navigation and HD audio passthrough.

X3 Technical Specifications

  • Operating System: Android KitKat 4.4
  • Chipset: Allwinner H3
  • CPU: ARM Quad-core A7 up to 1.5 GHz
  • GPU: MALI400MP2 @600MHz
  • Memory: 1GB DDR3
  • Internal Storage: 8GB NAND + MicroSD card slot
  • Connectivity: 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio/Video Output: HDMI 1.4, Composite Video Out
  • Interfaces: 2 x USB 2.0

Inside the box, you’ll get the X3 Android TV box, IR remote control, HDMI cable, power adapter and a user manual.

Getting One

The X3 Android TV box can be purchased from GeekBuying for under $60.

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