The Minix Neo U1 is an Android TV box that comes with topnotch specifications. Minix is a known Chinese brand that has manufactured several TV box devices. It is listed with a price tag of $129 on Gear Best.
The Neo U1 TV box is powered by a 64-bit quad-core processor from the Amlogic S905 chipset. The SoC also includes a penta-core Mali-450 graphics. Coupled with 2 GB of RAM, the chipset delivers stellar performance for using the device along with the HDTV as a mini PC.
The device is equipped with a native storage capacity of 16 GB. On its external storage, users can add up to 64 GB of microSD card.
The device comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS which allows the user to install desired apps like YouTube and Facebook. However, it does not feature Google apps. So, users will have to install the required apps through third-party app stores. Since it supports XBMC, the Neo U1 brings the best dose of entertainment through movies, TV shows and music.
The Neo U1 supports both 4K resolution and 2K resolution playback. It offers a wide range of connectivity options such as 3.5 mm audio jack, HDMI 2.0, USB OTG, microSD card, SPDIF, v4.1 Bluetooth and three USB 2.0 ports.
For streaming content through portable device as well as to connect to the Internet, it comes with a LAN port and 802.11 ac Wi-Fi with dual band support. The two internal and external antennas make sure that the device delivers glitch free performance while streaming content. It also features a user-friendly remote control.
Gear Best has listed the Minix Neo U1 with a price tag of $129.90. It is also providing plug for the U.S., the U.K., Australia and Europe. By using a coupon code of GBMIU1, the price of the device can be slashed to $117.68. Customers across the world can purchase the Neo U1 Android TV box through the Chinese retailer and avail free shipping service.