The China Tanix brand also points to the range of low-priced Boxes equipped with the Rockchip RK3318 basic range SoC with its Tanix TX8 TV box. A Box that as usual is moved by Android 9.0 and reuses a plastic box with LED front that we have already seen to the full in this brand. Novelties with respect to the competition none and it is that the majority of these Smart Box of cheap range seem like drops of water internally.
We can see the performance of the Tanix TX8 in the review of a similar Smart TV Box with almost the same hardware. This Android TV-Box that can be used as a basic 4K media player with KODI or IPTV and in it we can also run simple games . Remember that these economic Boxes do not usually have support for updates and do not have DRM certificates, so we can only watch Netflix in the most basic image quality. If you are interested in watching paid streaming in HD or 4K quality you can see our TV-Box list with DRM certificates compatible with these streaming services
As we have already mentioned, the Smart TV Box Tanix TX8 has the Rockchip RK3318 SoC that integrates four ARM Cortex-A53 processors capable of reaching 1.5Ghz and a Mali-450mp5 GPU that includes native H.265 video decoding and VP9 up to 4K @60fps resolutions with support for HDR . It has versions with 4 GB of DDR3 RAM and 32 / 64GB of eMMc storage memory that we can expand by adding a memory card in the included microSD card reader.
At the level of wireless connections the Tanix TX8 has Dual Band WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. On the sides of the box we find a USB 3.0 port , another USB 2.0, 10/100 network connector, SPDIF digital audio output and an HDMI 2.0a port that allows you to output up to 4K @60fps video resolutions . The classic IR remote control and an HDMI cable are included.