Android TV Box Reviews and Ratings

android tv box reviews

Android TV Box Reviews and Ratings

Android tv box reviews and rating: An Android TV box, also known as a Streaming box or a Kodi box is a TV box that enables you to stream via the media center Kodi, streaming apps and add-ons. With an Android TV box, you are not limited to offline content and once hooked into your TV it can allow you to access great stuff with different types of formats all from the comfort of your couch.

When looking to buy an Android TV box, you should look for one that has great and the latest features such as 5.1 Audio Passthrough, Android 5.1 and higher, H.265 Hardware Decoding, OTA Firmware Updates, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0, Dynamic Refresh Rate Switching, 1080p, Dual-band, Wi-Fi or Gigabit Ethernet or both and one that can support the latest version of Kodi. Hence, your Android TV box of choice should compare competitively in terms of Wi-Fi strength, processor speed, pre-installed apps, add-ons and firmware, reliability, appearance, support and price. Based on these criteria, with a rating given on a scale of 1 to 10, here are some of the best Android TV boxes:

Matricom G-Box

One of the most popular TV boxes, the Matricom G-Box has a great processing speed. With the rolling out of the Octo-core, the speed is set to make searching through Kodi a breeze and hence this TV box is worth its price and achieves a cool rating of 8.

Xiaomi Mi Box

A great box to purchase if you want a lower price of about $69, the Xiami Mi box is a great choice incorporating 4K HDR streaming and video playback, access to Google Play and with great gaming as well as connectivity options. It, however, misses some streaming services and apps. Rating: 7.

NVIDIA Shield

If you are interested in gaming then this TV box is the best. With a powerful processor, micro SD expandability,  great graphics, game controller design,  a wide selection of native and streaming selection of games, it has a Tegra X1 CPU, 3GB RAM and 256-core graphic processor allows you to gain more in terms of power and storage. It is however, a bit on the pricey side. Rating: 9.

Amazon Fire TV

If you have an Amazon Prime account, this box is perfect for your needs. With a 4K Ultra HD video display, streaming in 1080p, 2GB RAM, 8GB ROM and micro SD expandability of up to 200GB. It is also relatively inexpensive and easy to integrate with other services. However, its shadow updates can interfere with the smooth operation of apps such as Kodi. Rating: 8.

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