amazon Minix Neo U1 reviews
Minix Neo cans of genuine U1 similar Minix Neo X6 model, but itself Minix Neo U1 is designed similar to the X5 line Minix, Minix X7, X8-H Plus MINIX was released previously, navigate to simplicity, in harmony with the traditional design of the brand Minix. Minix Neo on their containers U1 printed some information indicating the processors use 64-bit 4’s, 5’s GPU Mali-450, 2G DDR3 RAM and 16GB of internal memory EMC. In addition, the device supports HDMI 2.0 standard, can decode H.265 video format HEVC, handling 10-bit 4K video at 60 frames per second. These are some pretty impressive compared to the price of Minix Neo U1.
Inside the box a lot of accessories attached: 1 HDMI 2.0, 1 controller with basic functionality without the keyboard letters / numbers, 1 charger adapter, 1 OTG connection wire, 1 micro USB cable and instruction manual use and genuine warranty card, printed on the warranty card.
Android box from Minix has designed an eye-catching black and gray tones. Equipment square but curved board edge, creating a soft feel. The relatively light box by the entire lid are made of plastic. Plastic material is handled quite well, hard to scratch, little dirt.
Do Neo U1 using 2-band Wi-Fi, support should be more standardized AC 1 antenna to enhance collection and reception. On the box itself is available to the user connector antenna assembly, in addition to the antenna can be adjusted easily to rotate multicast better reception.
The right side, next to the power button will be a hub of connectivity peripherals with 3 USB 2.0 ports. Unfortunately, Neo U1 does not have USB 3.0 ports, a big minus point for the enhanced data transfer speeds. It also includes support TF card slot for microSD cards and micro USB port supports OTG cable and Kensington lock slot. So, can connect up to 4 USB devices simultaneously on this box.
The back side of the Neo U1 side as sources familiar ports, HDMI, LAN also has 2 SDPIF and 3.5mm port to connect speakers, headphones and microphone for voice recording, karaoke or Skype calls, video calls possible if you connect the webcam to the box.
The front side with an infrared eye and lamp status messages, beneath the surface there are 4 rubber feet to prevent scratching or rubbing slippery when placed on a flat surface and create space for drainage and heat dissipation when operating box.
Overall, Minix Neo U1 brings neat appearance, the design details of perfection has good connections with relatively diversified.
METRO MINIX user interface customization from core U1 Neo’s Android TV not only normally on the mobile Android. Machines running Android version 5.1.1. Installation directory is quite similar to the Android TV line SONY. The interface is optimized for control with large icons, flat design quite intuitive and easy to use.
Default applications relatively few but can access the Play Store to download additional warehouses. Strange spot in the Play Store when it was not the same as the Android TV on your phone, which can thus download more diverse variety of applications due to the dedicated app for Android TV PlayStore not many warehouses.
Practical experience some movie apps, videos, music online like Youtube for Android TV, Minix Neo U1 shown quite smooth. When the video click to select continuous phenomenon no freeze or slow response.
Overall in the software to watch movies, play video games pretty good experience, just that you have a stable Internet connection is about 8Mps upwards can use smoother.
MINIX uses its chips for Neo Amlogic U1, a major chip maker specializing in producing chips for the Android TV Box. Processor machine code with the Amlogic S905, one of the newest chip Amlogic at the present time. With 4 core 2GHz and 2GB of RAM’s speed for better and for responding quickly without experiencing the symptoms shock, lag with basic applications. However, in several recent reviews of the player community S905 Android Box shows only the midrange chips and really good movies do not play Blu-ray DTS offline.
Plug in an external portable hard drive via USB to watch movies offline Full HD Bluray DTS, try to watch film Transformers 3 have capacity 42,5GB . M2TS video file format Bluray Remux the 7.1 DTS audio, Blu-ray is almost original. When watching movies very smooth, fast rewind back and forth and almost no latency. With Blu-ray ISO files as well as on the results. A plus point for that is when Neo U1 USB connection or portable hard drive is the main display screen 1 button to turn off safety the device, not the direct heat withdrawal, affect the longevity of external drives .
Experiment 60 fps download 4K video from YouTube on Kodi 16, the video game is also very smooth, however when suddenly there fringed phenomenon back one bit delayed. Thus, we can conclude that Amlogic S905 chip completely satisfy the demands of Full HD Blu-ray movies or 4K.
Continue with the gaming experience on Minix NEO U1, namely Asphalt 8, no image lag phenomenon, shock occurs very smooth even at the highest graphics. However, due to the Mali GPU chip integrated together Amlogic S905 is not optimized for 3D graphics processor, the image will be slightly jagged and sharp up close.
Experience working office on Minix NEO U1 basic as answering emails, text documents, spreadsheets also quite comfortable to fly mouse control through integrated keyboard. NEO U1 is more peripheral connectors fitted to the mouse, keyboard, webcam to work very easily. Wi-Fi device for reliable transmission speed, wide-range transceivers, and especially bandwidth AC 5GHz for streaming Miracast capabilities from the device to the TV screen is very smooth. In addition, a convenient point is that U1 will also support automatic firmware update via OTA.
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With NEO U1, Minix has taken advantage of the ability to entertain themselves. This product is easy to use interface, sound quality when watch movies and photos are good, there are many custom. Machine run smoother Blu-ray movies with tens of GB capacity, supporting all the audio standards and common images.
In terms of online entertainment, computer support content rich repository of services that can meet the needs of most watch movies, listen to music by the user.
– Supports 4K @ 60fps video, audio decoding Dolby-DTS
– Use the new operating system Android 5.1 Lollipop
– Chip processing S905 Amlogic apply new technology for better speed, quick response
– Multiple peripheral connections
– Support new Firmware update via OTA automatic
– Mali GPU chip integrated together Amlogic S905 is not optimized for 3D graphics processor
– No USB 3.0