MINIX NEO U9-H: Design
The Minix Neo U9-H is an Android TV box that is equipped with 2GB RAM and an S912 CPU, which is one of the reasons behind the large fan following of this device. It has a huge antenna that makes wireless connectivity a breeze along with 1 micro USB slot and 3 USB ports. The rear side of the device has a headphone jack, an HDMI port, Ethernet port, optical out and a power supply slot.
You are likely to see a pleasant user interface on starting the device. You can also change the default launcher easily because it comes with many customization options. The device is capable of playing 4K or HD 1080 pixels videos on Kodi or Netflix with ease. The Minix Neo is suitable for larger screens, especially when you sit away from your television. The larger mouse cursor makes it all the more convenient for navigating your options even when you are sitting a few meters away.
The “Settings” of this device has a nice interface, offering visually attractive menus like the Android TV. You can integrate these menus seamlessly with the flat design of Android. The Firmware Over the Air (FOTA) update system eliminates the need to manually update the device. Pre-installed applications on this device have been kept at a low number because you can access Google Play and download the apps you need. It’s a clean android platform with no useless bloatware. The WiFi and Ethernet of this device is actually good for downloading files, but upload speed could have been a little better.
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If you are looking for a TV box that streams your favorite movies and TV shows and comes with pre-installed Kodi, then the Minix Neo U9-H would a good choice.
- Responsive and stable functionality
- Excellent Kodi support
- Energy efficient
- DTS and Dolby license makes these audio formats work in all applications
- WiFi performance not so good
- There could be buffering issues with some videos
- Chronological instead of alphabetical sequence of application list
- Certain video player apps do not allow stereo audio.