Posted in Nov 22, 2016 in Reviews
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Best Price Alert! You can now buy the new Scishion V99 Magic Android 6.0 TV Box from Chinavasion.com for only $59.99.
Scishion V99 Magic TV Box at first glance makes a very good impression. Scishion V99 Magic is a perfect fully equipped Mini PC with Android Marshmallow 6.0 as operating system. The device is robust but slim, is made of high quality material and gives you the feeling of a premium device. In the rear you can find 3 full size USB ports, HDMI 2.0 out, Ethernet LAN RJ45 port, Optical audio out & DC5V Power port and on the right you’ll find the TF / Micro SD card slot. The overall impression is very good, the device looks to be constructed with big care to details. Scishion V99 Magic is superior to Amlogic S912 octa-core which can reach speeds of up to 2.0GHz. It equips with Android 6.0 OS and brings 4K ultimate HD video visual and 3D movie experience to users.The Scishion V99 Magic TV Box is a great way to boost your TVs functions and turn it into a home media hub. Powered by the latest Amlogic S912 Octa-Core CPU with Mali T820 and 2GB or RAM it can deliver 4K video and supports the latest codec’s such as H.265.
Next, watch the first impressions and the experience on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 stock firmware.
Firmware tested: Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 stock
Kernel version: 3.14.29
Build number: q201-userdebug 6.0.1 MHC19J 20160924.143351 test-keys
Android Security Patch Level: August 1, 2016
Root: Firmware is not rooted.
Oher: The stock firmware is not 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 of internal Storage, Total space: 11.89 GB, available: 9.39 GB (79%). 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
Full photo album here. Here you can read about the unboxing of Scishion V99 Magic Android TV Box.
The launcher looks nice,with big and nice tiles, like in Windows 8.1 / 10 Metro style. There are a lot of preinstalled applications, including Play Store and Google applications (gapps). This firmware version has not root acces.
In Antutu Video Tester 3.0 Scishion V99 Magic TV Box scores 854 points, a very good score in this test ranking. It played smoothly almost all video file types; this firmware version fully supports 27 video & audio format files and it partially supports only 3 video & audio format files.
In Antutu Benchmark 6.2.7 the device achieves a good score, almost 39.000 points.
Internet speed tested on both WiFi & Ethernet gets good values. In WiFi, the download speed was over 41 Mbps and the upload speed over 52 Mbps. The router used in this test is Xiaomi Mi WiFi Router
Scishion V99 Magic TV Box is indeed a very good device, you can try it out for a great experience on an Android TV Box.
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