Download latest Android Lollipop 5.1.1 stock firmware for Egreat A5 TV Box

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This firmware is for Egreat A5 TV Box with HiSilicon HI3798CV20 as CPU. BTW, you can now buy Egreat A5 TV Box from for only $205 with free shipping world wide.

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Download latest Android Lollipop 5.1.1 stock firmware v1.2.3.0 for Egreat A5 TV Box from here, here or here. Download previous firmware from here.

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Firmware details
Archive: A5BD_EN_Firmware_20170825_v1.2.3.9
Model: Egreat A5 TV Box
Image file size: 606 MB
Platform: HiSilicon HI3798CV20
Image name:
Build number: Hi3798CV200-eng 5.1.1 LMY48W eng.root.20170811.141241 test-keys
Inside archive: firmware + bootargs.bin + fastboot.bin +recovery.img
Firmware version:
Desktop & Player version: 2.3.0

Firmware upgrade instructions
This version firmware has three ways to update, user data won’t be wiped. Settings –> About –> OTA Update
1. OTA Update. The device will upgrade to newest firmware after you connect internet.
2. USB Update.
3. Forced refresh/recovery system.

The instructions to force to recovery the firmware
1. Please download the forced recovery firmware, the forced recovery firmware contains the following 4 files:, fastboot.bin, recovery.img, bootargs.bin
Please do not modify the file names and copy these four files to the root directory of the U-disk of FAT32 disk format.
2. Cut off the power supply of this machine, inset the U-disk into the USB2.0 interface of this machine, with a slender hard object (something like the clip after expansion) to insert into the RST small round hole, keep holding down the RST key in RST round hole not loosened, turn on the machine power after holding down the RST button.
3. Keep the posture, release the RST button until the TV screen appears the prompt (the green android small robot animation icon) of being forced refresh/recovery system, the system will automatically complete the forced refresh/recovery system process.
4. Please be patient, after the forced refresh/recovery system is completed, this machine will automatically restart, after restart, the player can be normally put into use.

– Please do not turn off or cut off the power of this machine during the progress of upgrading, otherwise it may cause this machine can’t boot.
– The file name of the forced recovery system is very important, do not modify the file name (including capital and lower-case).
– If you failed in a check, it is likely that the file has not been downloaded successfully or the file has been corrupted, please download again.

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Change log

Poster: Adding AUTO add local path
Poster:Fix can’t find poster serve when the OS time is Jan 1st, 1970
Poster: Change system language, ‘Data cleansing’ ,the poster language will be reloaded
Poster: Fix wrong sort by file date
Poster: Optimize partial display
All file: Fix over 2G file copy crash issue
Setting: Fix connection Wifi without password failed
Setting: Adding Display-solution-1080P 24Hz
Setting: Fix deep color changes issue when the deep color is 4K60Hz YCBCR420 8bit and Adjust Display Frequency on
Setting:Fix customized theme not recognized ‘Autologo’ folder in HDD
Playback: Adding Menu-info-file path when playback
Playback: Optimize display effect Menu-Subtitle-Open file
Playback: Fix showing volume bar when passthrough output playback mode
Playback: Fix some special WMV format playback black screen
Playback: Fix “Repeat mode” and “Ratio” setting no memory function in playback menu
System: Fix can’t use virtual keyboard under some OSD system language
System: Adding ‘Bluetooth’ icon on homepage right corner
System: Adding ‘Dansk’ language,and optimize all OSD system language


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Caution: Please do not update firmware unless you know what you are doing, you really want it or it is absolutely necessary. Firmware updates may occasionally have bad results, like bricking your device, temporarily or permanently. The firmware update process is done entirely at your own risk. Before attempting to update the firmware, back up your data.

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