PROBOX2 AVA Android 6.0 TV Box – First impressions & Quick Review

Posted in Aug 17, 2017 in Reviews, no comment

PROBOX2 AVA Android 6.0 TV Box is indeed an amazing device for the money, you can try it out without any hesitations for a great experience on an Android TV Box.

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Meet PROBOX2 AVA Android 6.0 TV Box & HD Recorder
The latest product from Probox2,  AVA TV Box, is a Realtek 1295 Android Media Mlayer with HDMI-in and recording function. Probox2 AVA comes with an Octa Core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU, main frequency up to 2Ghz, 2GB DDR4 RAM, 16GB eMMC flash memory, 1Gbps Ethernet and HDMI In with recording function. This is on of the only few players in the market with HDMI-in function HDMI certified, PIP (Picture-In-Picture) function and recording to 2.5″ SATA HDD / USB Storage / SD Card.By default, the box ships with a power adapter, an IR remote control, a HDMI cable, and a user guide. The optional PROBOX2 Remote+ air mouse can be used as a game controller, an audio input for voice control, and of course an air mouse over a 2.4 GHz connection.
Next, watch the first impressions and the experience on Android Marshmallow 6.0 stock firmware.
Model: AVA
Firmware tested: Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 stock
Firmware version: PROBOX2_AVA_20170605_20170605_1136
Board: kylin
Build number: PROBOX2_AVA_20170605
Kernel version: 4.1.17-ge602b33-dirty
Root: Firmware is rooted, you only have to install SuperSu or Super User, free from Google Play Store and update binaries.
Oher: The stock firmware runs very smooth and I didn’t find any problems. During my tests, I didn’t experienced any applications force closes and hangups. Google Play Store and gapps are working just fine. 3rd party apps downloaded and updated without issues.
Storage. Total Capacity: 16 GB. Internal Storage without OS: 9.70 GB,  Space available: 8.04 GB (82%). The device sees with no problem at all my Mixza Tohaoll 128GB SDXC Micro SD Memory Card and my Netac K330 1TB External HDD USB 3.0. I did also install  an internal SATA 2.5” 160GB HDD, with 2 partitions, and everything worked just perfect.
The launcher looks nice,with big and nice tiles, like in Windows 8.1 / 10 Metro style. There are a lot of good and useful preinstalled applications (Kodi, AirDroid, Netflix, HappyCast, Miracast) including also Play Store and Google applications (gapps). This firmware version has root acces.

In Antutu Benchmark 6.2.7 the device achieves a good score, over 35.800 points.

Gigabit speed for real – In real life the Ethernet speed is indeed a gigabit speed, with 887 Mbps in download and over 300 Mbps in upload, PROBOX2 AVA is one of the fastest Android TV Boxes out there on the market now days.

Wifi Internet speed tested gets also pretty good values: in 2.4G  – over 43 Mbps in download and the upload speed was also almost 40 Mbps, in 5.8G  – over 91 Mbps in download and the upload speed was also over 96 Mbps. The router used in this test is Xiaomi Mi WiFi Router, mounted in another room.

PROBOX2 AVA Pros
– Powerful & fast processor: Realtek RTD1295DD Quad Core
– Powerful GPU: Mali-T820
– 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM
– Dual Band Wifi 2.4/5 GHz
– Real Gigabit Ethernet speed 10M/100M/1000M
– Pre-rooted Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 stock firmware
– Micro SD card slot up to 128 GB tested
– External HDD up to 1GB tested
– Internal 2.5″inch SATA Hard disk tray (160GB tested, with 2 partitions)
– HDMI INPUT
– Superb 4K2K video playback
– Supports Dolby / DTS and S/SPDIF (5.1CH, 7.1CH)
– Recording Function
– PIP (Picture-In-Picture)
– Great launcher, the original UI design offers a better experience for users
– OTA wireless firmware updates
– HDMI 2.0 connector
– Bluetooth 4.0
– Beautiful Air Mouse remote
– USB 3.0 Full size port

You can now buy PROBOX2 AVA with Remote+ Air Mouse from:
USA: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B07414HN2J
Canada: http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07414HN2J
United Kindom: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07414HN2J
Germany: http://www.amazon.de/dp/B07435HZ3F
France: http://www.amazon.fr/dp/B07435HZ3F
Italy: http://www.amazon.it/dp/B07435HZ3F
Spain: http://www.amazon.es/dp/B07435HZ3F
Japan: http://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B07414HN2J
Worldwide: http://w2comp.com/probox2-ava-remote

You can now buy PROBOX2 AVA from:
USA: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0741ZLMQB
Canada: http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0741ZLMQB
United Kindom: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0741ZLMQB
Germany: http://www.amazon.de/dp/B0743928HX
France: http://www.amazon.fr/dp/B0743928HX
Italy: http://www.amazon.it/dp/B0743928HX
Spain: http://www.amazon.es/dp/B0743928HX
Worldwide: http://w2comp.com/probox2-ava 

Full photo album here. Unboxing PROBOX2 AVA Android 6.0 TV Box here. Official Webpage here.

 

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About Probox2 Our address: Flat B, 2/F, Wah Hing Industrial Building, 2-6 Ma Kok Street, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, Tel: 852-9474-7389. Welcome to contact us anytime.

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