Android TV Box - Prime and Non-Prime same price £29.99 Sold by BQEEL Direct UK and Fulfilled by Amazon
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Android TV Box - Prime and Non-Prime same price £29.99 Sold by BQEEL Direct UK and Fulfilled by Amazon

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Found 13th Dec 2017
Still delivering in time for Christmas and cheaper than other alternatives! I am not an expert on these boxes, as I have a chromecast that normally fills my needs, but snapped this up! Only seems to have been available a few days as no camelcamelcamel data available, but seems cheaper than alternatives so I thought I would give it a go for £30! Just be weary of reviews as it has only been on the site since 6th December
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2gb ram 16gb storage. - decent
Android 6.0 - bad
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vassy11 m ago

2gb ram 16gb storage. - decent Android 6.0 - bad You don't get any …2gb ram 16gb storage. - decent Android 6.0 - bad You don't get any updates.


Yeah it was the storage that got me, and I read reviews about 6.0 and it seems like this is enough to do the job?
Think you mean wary op!
Simply no. S905x is old generation SoC. You need S912 or RK3399. Also 2GB of DDR3 are replaced by 3-4GB DDR4 boxes. Android 7.1 and not 6.0. This box was ok 1 year ago. Storage does not matter, as Android 6+ are allowing any microSD card to be used as internal storage, and they are cheap as hell.
Edited by: "Kosmonaut" 13th Dec 2017
Firestick is same price at tesco with a coupon code.
leypb9 m ago

Yeah it was the storage that got me, and I read reviews about 6.0 and it …Yeah it was the storage that got me, and I read reviews about 6.0 and it seems like this is enough to do the job?


I'm using one similar. Ideal for my usage. I use it for kodi, bt sport and movie box.
vassy134 m ago

I'm using one similar. Ideal for my usage. I use it for kodi, bt sport and …I'm using one similar. Ideal for my usage. I use it for kodi, bt sport and movie box.


Kodi seems pretty dead for me at the moment. All the builds just have add ons that have expired with links not working on most these days
chrisredmayne45 s ago

Kodi seems pretty dead for me at the moment. All the builds just have add …Kodi seems pretty dead for me at the moment. All the builds just have add ons that have expired with links not working on most these days


???? Mines at the best its ever been with films tv and sports
kane799038 m ago

Firestick is same price at tesco with a coupon code.


link?
chrisredmayne4 m ago

Kodi seems pretty dead for me at the moment. All the builds just have add …Kodi seems pretty dead for me at the moment. All the builds just have add ons that have expired with links not working on most these days


Very true. I'm still having a working exodus link.. touchwood
fattyuk4 m ago

???? Mines at the best its ever been with films tv and sports


What build/addons u using?
This exact box is shit and keeps crashing/freezing. Have two of them.
lucyferror23 m ago

This exact box is shit and keeps crashing/freezing. Have two of them.


Same here.One from Gearbest for £20, that i'm stuck with. Ordered another from Amazon,but is clearly the same box just rebadged but twice as expensive ,but it will be going back!. Both unuseable. The amount of times these things just freeze is unreal.Can't even manage to open a media player to play a file.Crashes,reboot,freeze.They are junk.
I'm still on the lookout for something decent if anyone has any suggestions? Basically something to play HD files from a hardrive.with no issues,stuttering etc..I'm not interested in Kodi,Netflix or other apps tbh.
CosminD831 h, 28 m ago

Simply no. S905x is old generation SoC. You need S912 or RK3399. Also 2GB …Simply no. S905x is old generation SoC. You need S912 or RK3399. Also 2GB of DDR3 are replaced by 3-4GB DDR4 boxes. Android 7.1 and not 6.0. This box was ok 1 year ago. Storage does not matter, as Android 6+ are allowing any microSD card to be used as internal storage, and they are cheap as hell.


I wasn't aware Amlogic had released a successor to the S905 series? They (S912) are cortex A53 parts from 2016. Not sure why a year ago S905 was ok but not now?
If streaming media it was ok last year and is still ok today. If you needed a more powerful GPU (which is the main advantage of the S912) then last year or this the S905 wouldn't cut it.

If all you plan on is using it as a streaming box then spending twice as much on a S912 3/4gb is a waste of money. If gaming is going to be a daily usage then you would be better off spending the extra on a shield TV box.

The challenge always is finding a box with good firmware. Irrespective of the box specs if the firmware is garbage then your user experience will be rubbish.
koppyking25 m ago

Same here.One from Gearbest for £20, that i'm stuck with. Ordered another …Same here.One from Gearbest for £20, that i'm stuck with. Ordered another from Amazon,but is clearly the same box just rebadged but twice as expensive ,but it will be going back!. Both unuseable. The amount of times these things just freeze is unreal.Can't even manage to open a media player to play a file.Crashes,reboot,freeze.They are junk.I'm still on the lookout for something decent if anyone has any suggestions? Basically something to play HD files from a hardrive.with no issues,stuttering etc..I'm not interested in Kodi,Netflix or other apps tbh.


Mine is running my Broadlink and Alexa devices but second unit in bedroom have nothing on it and it's exactly same.
SweeneyUK53 m ago

What build/addons u using?


Covenent for films and tv and adryanslist for sports, obviously with acestream aswell.

I am using an nvidia shield tv.
GAVINLEWISHUKD12 m ago

I wasn't aware Amlogic had released a successor to the S905 series? They …I wasn't aware Amlogic had released a successor to the S905 series? They (S912) are cortex A53 parts from 2016. Not sure why a year ago S905 was ok but not now? If streaming media it was ok last year and is still ok today. If you needed a more powerful GPU (which is the main advantage of the S912) then last year or this the S905 wouldn't cut it.If all you plan on is using it as a streaming box then spending twice as much on a S912 3/4gb is a waste of money. If gaming is going to be a daily usage then you would be better off spending the extra on a shield TV box.The challenge always is finding a box with good firmware. Irrespective of the box specs if the firmware is garbage then your user experience will be rubbish.



Nvidia shield tv, yes its expensive compared to these cheap boxes, but you get what you pay for!
vassy12 h, 0 m ago

Very true. I'm still having a working exodus link.. touchwood


Only use it for ufc nowadays. Better than staying up for It! Think exodus is still okay for old stuff but the newer ones don't get as much updates now
fattyuk2 h, 4 m ago

???? Mines at the best its ever been with films tv and sports


What add ons do you recommend?
chrisredmayne24 m ago

What add ons do you recommend?


Covenet is the new exodus and adryanslist with acestream for sports
Edited by: "fattyuk" 13th Dec 2017
fattyuk4 m ago

Covenet is the new exodus and adryanslist with acestream for sports


Even when using a VPN, I get very few working links through Covenant.
Voted hot BTW.
This hardware spec if perfectly fine for streaming.
Bestard18 m ago

Even when using a VPN, I get very few working links through Covenant.


Really? I cant remember the last time i had a problem finding what i wsntdd
fattyuk5 h, 42 m ago

Really? I cant remember the last time i had a problem finding what i wsntdd


What VPN are you using
Bestard4 m ago

What VPN are you using


none oO
kane799014 h, 31 m ago

Firestick is same price at tesco with a coupon code.


Amazon firestick is (possibly) the most overhyped and crap TV streaming device.
GAVINLEWISHUKD13 h, 12 m ago

I wasn't aware Amlogic had released a successor to the S905 series? They …I wasn't aware Amlogic had released a successor to the S905 series? They (S912) are cortex A53 parts from 2016. Not sure why a year ago S905 was ok but not now? If streaming media it was ok last year and is still ok today. If you needed a more powerful GPU (which is the main advantage of the S912) then last year or this the S905 wouldn't cut it.If all you plan on is using it as a streaming box then spending twice as much on a S912 3/4gb is a waste of money. If gaming is going to be a daily usage then you would be better off spending the extra on a shield TV box.The challenge always is finding a box with good firmware. Irrespective of the box specs if the firmware is garbage then your user experience will be rubbish.


DDR4 and Android 7.1.2 are coming together only on those boxes mentioned by me, as far as I know. Btw, if you plan to stream TV only, any cheap piece of shit iis good. I am talking about streaming, downloading, playing games, streaming games from your PC, social media, overall PC like experience on a TV box. 99% of people have no idea what Android TV boxes can do.
Can't understand why this is cold? I have a 3gb box I bought from gearbest for Kodi. Will I see much difference with this? I am thinking of buying it as a christmas present...
GGMI5 h, 28 m ago

Can't understand why this is cold? I have a 3gb box I bought from gearbest …Can't understand why this is cold? I have a 3gb box I bought from gearbest for Kodi. Will I see much difference with this? I am thinking of buying it as a christmas present...


It's cold because is old and expensive. This box should be like 10 pounds by now. Would you buy an older generation smartphone/tablet/console/laptop for the same price it was selling when launched? Why would you buy an old model anyway? I mean yes, if you bought it in 2016 is fine, it does the job, but no reason for a new client to buy it now.

I bought the exact box in spring 2016 for 30 pounds. It still works fine, but is on Android 6. I would not recommended it now end of 2017 though.
Edited by: "Kosmonaut" 14th Dec 2017
CosminD839 m ago

It's cold because is old and expensive. This box should be like 10 pounds …It's cold because is old and expensive. This box should be like 10 pounds by now. Would you buy an older generation smartphone/tablet/console/laptop for the same price it was selling when launched? Why would you buy an old model anyway? I mean yes, if you bought it in 2016 is fine, it does the job, but no reason for a new client to buy it now.I bought the exact box in spring 2016 for 30 pounds. It still works fine, but is on Android 6. I would not recommended it now end of 2017 though.


What difference is that for streaming Kodi, whether it is android 6 or 7 whatever it is now?
GGMI14th Dec

What difference is that for streaming Kodi, whether it is android 6 or 7 …What difference is that for streaming Kodi, whether it is android 6 or 7 whatever it is now?


What difference is between Windows 10 and windows 7? Your question baffles me.
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