Category: Set-top-boxes

$69 Sunchip Wintel Box CX-W8 on Intel Windows/Android Dual-boot

Posted by – July 10, 2015

Sunchip releases their first Intel based Wintel box the CX-W8, running Intel x86 Z3735F with 2GB RAM and 32GB Flash, selling starting at $69 for 1 thousand pieces without the $25 Windows 8.1 Licence.

You can contact Sunchip here:
Shenzhen Sunchip Technology Co., Ltd
Kobe Chen, Sales Manager
kobe@sunchip-tech.com
Mobile: +86 13751103656
Phone: +86 755 26733959
Skype: Kobechen6132
QQ: 1191324838
http://www.sunchip-tech.com

$29 S805 Plug TV Box Sunchip CX-S500

Posted by – July 10, 2015

TV Box Power Plug based on the AmLogic S805, ships at only $29 for 1 thousand pieces with 512MB RAM, 1GB RAM costs $3.5 more, other RAM and Flash configurations possible.

You can contact Sunchip here:
Shenzhen Sunchip Technology Co., Ltd
Kobe Chen, Sales Manager
kobe@sunchip-tech.com
Mobile: +86 13751103656
Phone: +86 755 26733959
Skype: Kobechen6132
QQ: 1191324838
http://www.sunchip-tech.com

$53 3G-enabled RK3168 Android TV Box Unuiga U49-2R

Posted by – July 9, 2015

Unuiga shows their new 3G WCDMA Android TV box, based on Dual-core Rockchip RK3168 ARM Cortex-A9 running at up to 1.5GHz. It is a 28nm HKMG low power process with GPU PowerVR SGX54X up to 600MHz. With the 3G WCDMA SIM card slot, you can even make a phone call on the Unuiga 3G Box directly and stream videos through 3G data. Connectors include USB, LAN, WIFI, Bluetooth, SD card reader, HDMI up to 1080P. It runs Android 4.2 at the moment (Lollipop upgrade maybe possible). Best price is at $53 from 1K order. Add $1 for Bluetooth 4, a $3 built-in webcam and built-in 2.5" Hard Drive options are also possible.

You can contact Unuiga here:
Steven Ching
Managing Director
Mobile: +8618038133940 (works with WhatsApp)
Phone: +86-755-86110143
Skype: stevenching1976
steven@unuiga.com
http://www.unuiga.com http://www.unuiga.com.cn

$69 Unuiga S812 4K Android 5.1 TV Box 2G/16G, gbit Ethernet, 2T2R dual band WiFi, DRM

Posted by – June 26, 2015

Unuiga S812 Box using Amlogic S812 Quad Core ARM Cortex A9, Mali 450 GPU, 2G DDR 3/16G Flash. Based on Android 5.1 lollipop, 2T2R 802.11 a/c/b/g/n dual band WiFi, 1000M Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.1. It supports 4K H.265 decoding and hardware 3D graphics acceleration, supports HDMI CEC and DRM such as Verimatrix, Widewine. They can make a DVB-T2/DVB-S2 and HDMI-IN version also. With 2 different new private tooling, mass production i ready from this month.

You can order it at $69 each for 1K, you can contact Unuiga here:
Steven Ching
Managing Director
Skype: stevenching1976
Tel/Fax: +86-755-86110143
Mobile/WhatsApp: +8618038133940
steven@unuiga.com
http://www.unuiga.com http://www.unuiga.com.cn

Pipo X7 and Pipo X8 Intel Windows TV Box Desktops

Posted by – June 7, 2015

Pipo is selling a lot of Windows Intel Boxes to the Chinese and Worldwide markets, they have dual-OS running also Android on them. The second Pipo X86 box is the Pipo X8 with a built-in 7" touchscreen LCD. Next Pipo will also do an Intel HDMI Stick. The retail price for the Pipo X8 is about $100 in China, it's a bit more when exported to Europe which has VAT import tax and etc.

Distributors can contact Ben Lai CEO of Pipo at:
Ben.lai@pipo.com.cn (please only contact if you're a distributor for large quantities)

Nvidia Tegra X1 Shield Android TV Box

Posted by – June 4, 2015

Nvidia has launched their Nvidia Tegra X1 Octa-core ARM Cortex-A57/53 big.LITTLE based Nvidia Shield Android TV Home Console Set-top-box with their 256-core Maxwell GPU for and impressive 4K gaming experience. Right now due to Android limitations the gaming is limited at 30 frames per second, but this could be pushed to 60 frames per second through a firmware update if Android TV will support it soon enough, the Maxwell 256-core GPU should support it. Advanced Android games look quite good, it plays back 4K video.

The first ARM processor in the world with Sophie Wilson (Part 2)

Posted by – May 10, 2015

In 1986, Acorn shipped the ARM Development System, the world's first ARM development board to ever be sold with an ARM Processor in it, a Tube-linked second processor for the BBC Master which allowed developers to write programs for ARM! Sophie Wilson, original ARM designer at Acorn Computers, talks about the History of ARM, with the devices that used ARM1, ARM2, ARM3, ARM610 in the Apple Newton and talking about how ARM was spun out of Acorn, how the ARM business model made ARM such a huge worldwide success.

You can also watch Part 1 of my interview with Sophie Wilson here (and check back for Part 3!) this is being filmed at the Center for Computing History in Cambridge

$25 HDMI Stick and $29 Set-top-box on RK3128 quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 from Unuiga

Posted by – May 7, 2015

Unuiga shows their new ultra low cost Rockchip RK3128 quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 with Mali-400MP4 Set-top-box selling for only $29 (1K bulk) with 1GB RAM and 8GB Flash. Supports H265 FHD playback. Unuiga can even deliver the RK3128 HDMI Stick configuration for only $25 when ordering 1000 pieces in bulk. Android 5 Android TV should be supported next month.

You can see my previous videos with Unuiga here: http://armdevices.net/category/companies/unuiga/

You can contact Unuiga here (please only contact if you're a distributor):
Steven Ching
Marketing Director
Company Name: Great Harmony Electronics Industrial Limited
Factory Name: Shenzhen Ulike Technology Co.,Ltd.
Factory Address: 5F, E Building, Dakan Technology Park, Xili Town, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China
Tel: +86 755 86110143
Fax: +86 755 86330445
Cell: +86 18038133940
Web : http://www.unuiga.com
E-mail: steven@unuiga.com
MSN: stevenching@live.cn
Skype: stevenching1976

Rockchip 64bit RK3368 Octa-core ARM Cortex-A53

Posted by – April 30, 2015

Rockchip shows RK3368, their first 64bit ARM Cortex-A53 Octa-core processor, it can support H265 4K at 60fps decoding with HDMI 2.0 4K output. It already runs Android 5.1 thus Android TV works on it. Himedia already has a TV Box with it running inside and Pipo shows their Pipo P9 version running the RK3368 Octa-core 64bit processor.

Allwinner H64 Set-top-box development board

Posted by – April 30, 2015

Allwinner H64 OTT box development board is a 64bit Quad core ARM Cortex-A53 with H.265 4K decoding, 4K HDMI output, smart color display with Android 5 Lollipop support.