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Rikomagic MK12 Review

Every month, we see new Android boxes come out and Rikomagic is no exception. Having made waves with a number of their earlier Android devices, Rikomagic have established themselves as one of the leaders in the Android mini PC space.

The Rikomagic MK12 is their new Android mini PC. Powered by the Amlogic S812 chipset,  the MK12 is armed with a quadcore CP and octacore Mali-450 GPU like its Amlogic S802 predecessors. However, it’s also learned some new tricks, bring H.265 video decoding and Gigabit Ethernet to the table.

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Minix Neo X8-H Plus

Minix Unleashes Neo X8-H Plus TV box. Adds H.265 and GB Ethernet

Minix has announced an upgraded version of their Neo X8-H Android player. Called the Neo X8-H Plus, this device leverages the new Amlogic S812 chipset to deliver a comprehensive multimedia experience and potentially fixing some of the deficiencies in the Neo X8-H. By changing to this new chip, the Neo X8-H Plus can now decode H.265 video in addition to receiving gigabit Ethernet capabilities. The wireless card is now also capable of Wireless AC.

The Neo X8-H Plus features a quad-core processor running at 2Ghz, coupled with octo-core Mali-450 Graphics. The box runs on Android KitKat 4.4.2. The box features HDMI, Optical Audio, 2x USB ports, and Gigabit Ethernet. Externally, the box looks identical to its predecessor.

Neo X8-H Plus Specifications

  • CPU: Amlogic S812-H Quad Core Cortex A9r4 Processor
  • GPU: Octa Core Mali-450 GPU
  • DDR3 2G RAM + 16G eMMC ROM
  • Android KitKat 4.4
  • Supports 4K*2K H.265 Hardware Decoding
  • Dual Band AC Wi-Fi / Bluetooth 4.0 / 1000M Ethernet

What’s inside the box?

Minix Neo-X8-H Plus Inside

According to manufacturer images, the inclusions in the box seem to be the same as the Neo X8-H, including a power adapter, OTG cable, power cable, HDMI cable, Wifi Antenna, IR remote and user manual.  The Minix M1 Airmouse is also included in the package.

The Minix Neo 8X-H Plus is available from GearBest, Geekbuying and currently for around $159.

[via CNX-Soft]