R-TV BOX S10 in review: a next-generation TV Box with KODI 17.3

Since the appearance of Android TV Boxes multimedia entertainment has taken a giant leap forward. Now we can not only turn our rudimentary television into a Smart TV, but we can also use it as a game console, music player and whatever we can think of. Android on TV. That easy and that great.

R-TV BOX S10 in review: an Android TV Box with a titan body and pre-installed KODI Krypton

In today's review we review the new S10 by R-TV BOX, a TV Box (worth the redundancy) with one of the best hardware of the moment, and something that is not seen so often anymore: the legendary KODI pre-installed in its latest version.

Processor

Today practically any Android TV Box can play local and streaming videos without major problems. Even so, if we are looking for a really optimal performance, especially if we want to reproduce content in 4K quality or are we avid consumers of series and movies online the most advisable thing is to have at least one Amlogic S905 processor. In this case the R-TV BOX S10 equips a superior SoC, the Amlogic S912.

It is a SocOcta Core manufactured in 28nm by TSMC with processorsARM Cortex-A53 64bit. It has support for video playback to4K at 6ofps 10bits, H.265 and AVS +. Supports connectionsHDMI 2.0HDCP2.2 and a wide range of connections. While at the audio level it should be noted that theS912 comes with certificationDolby DTS.

RAM memory and storage

In terms of RAM, the S10 has several versions to choose from:

  • 3GB of RAM + 32GB of internal storage.
  • 2GB of RAM + 16GB of internal storage.
  • 3GB of RAM + 16GB of internal storage.

Depending on the pair of RAM + ROM that we choose, the price will vary accordingly, although taking into account that the pack of 3GB RAM and the 32GB of storage It is quite adjusted in price, it would be the option to choose in case of opting for one of these devices.

Software and operating system

Although we can install it by hand ourselves, the inclusion of KODI - in its most recent version, by the way - in the catalog of pre-installed applications. On the other hand, it has also been chosen to offer an Android experience as up-to-date as possible, with the inclusion of Android 7.1.

Ports and connectivity

The R-TV BOX S10 dispose of one HDMI output, 2 USB ports, 1 microSD card reader and a LAN port. Regarding connectivity, we find WiFi connection for 802.11a / b / g / n / ac and 2.4G / 5G networks, Bluetooth 4.1 and 100M / 1000M Ethernet.

By the way, the device also includes a remote control.

Price and availability

The price of this Android TV Box varies depending on the RAM and storage pack that we choose. To give us an idea, we can get the version of 32GB RAM + 32GB ROM for 58.69 euros, or the lighter version of 16GB RAM + 16GB ROM for 44.65 euros.

Currently the R-TV BOX S1 is in promotion on Geekbuying, so we can also use the following coupon to get a significant discount of 13 euros:

Coupon code: AVZRAJRX

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