H96 Max+ RK3328 4GB/32GB Android 8.1 TV Box – First impressions & Quick Review

Posted in Nov 13, 2018 in Reviews, 2 comments

H96 Max+ Android 8.1 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. You can buy H96 Max+ RK3328 4GB/32GB Android 8.1 TV Box from Geekbuying.com for only $49.99 with free shipping. Hurry up, limited time offer!

Meet H96 Max+ RK3328 4GB/32GB Android 8.1 TV Box
H96 Max+ TV Box at first glance makes a very good impression. The box design that looks professional and gives the product a nice premium look. It is a very small and very well and solidly made TV Box, with great attention to details. The TV Box looks really nicely, I like it a lot. The housing is made of high quality plastic. On the top cover also we find H96 Max+ logo. The front panel has IR receiver; on one right side we found the micro SD / TF card port & a full size  USB 2.0 port & a full size  USB 3.0 port. On the rear panel we can find AV output port, HDMI port, RJ45 Ethernet port and DC power jack. This specific model accompanies a square molded configuration, and it’s light in weight.The device runs Android 8.1 out of the box and ships with an IR remote control, an HDMI cable, a power adapter and a user’s manual in English. The H96 Max+ Android 8.1 TV Box comes with a great quality IR remote control. We are generally used to seeing cheap remote controls packaged with Android TV boxes. The Remote control works via Infra-Red and is a nice size that fits your very hand comfortable. It supports a wide range of video and audio codecs, allowing you to enjoy most of your media. Ethernet, Dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth ensures you never get short of connectivity options. Android Oreo operating system allows you to install apps and enjoy unlimited stream of movies, sports events, music, TV shows and much more, both paid and free. Here you can read about the unboxing of this great Android TV Box.

Next, watch the first impressions and the experience on Android Oreo 8.1 stock firmware
Model: H96 Max+
Firmware tested: Android Oreo 8.1.0 stock
Board: rk30sdk
Build number: rk3328-userdebug 8.1.0 OPM6.171019.030.B1 224804 test-keys
Kernel version: 4.4.120
Root: Firmware is rooted,with SuperUser preinstalled, which is great.
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: 32 GB. Internal Storage without OS: 26.55 GB, Space available: 23.40 GB (88%). 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 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 (RKMC, Netflix, Youtube, Prime Video, Mobdro, AirPin Pro, DLNA, etc) including also Play Store and Google applications (gapps). This firmware version has root acces.

Wifi Internet speed tested gets also pretty good values: over 35 Mbps in download and the upload speed was also almost 27 Mbps. The router used in this test is Xiaomi Mi WiFi Router, mounted in another room.

In Antutu Video Tester 3.0 H96 Max+ TV Box scores 714 points, a very good score in this test ranking. It played smoothly almost all video file types; this firmware version fully supports 16 video & audio format files, it partially supports 10 video & audio format files and it didn’t support only 4 files.

H96 Max+ Pros
– Powerful & fast processor: Rockchip RK3328 CPU Quad Core
– Powerful GPU: Arm Mali-450 MP penta core
– 32GB ROM
– Pre-rooted stock firmware with SuperUser preinstalled
– Micro SD card slot up to 128 GB tested
– External HDD up to 1GB tested
– Superb 4K2K video playback
– Great launcher, the original UI design offers a better experience for users
– HDMI 2.0 connector
– Bluetooth 4.0
– Beautiful IR remote controller included
– USB 3.0 Full size port
– Support H.265 decoding
– Support HDR 4K image

Full photo album here. Unboxing H96 Max+ RK3328 4GB/32GB Android 8.1 TV Box here.

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  1. 1 Hian Ng said:

    May I know why does my TV and monitor screen has pink and green flickers or pixels or screen tearing when I play YouTube and Netflix videos?(It happens even thought the video quality is 720.) Thanks!

  2. 1 jousef said:

    Modèle: H96 Max + 4/64
    Build: rk3328_box-user 8.1.0 OPM6.171019.030.B1 235543 release-keys
    Version: 8.1.0
    Correctif de sécurité Android niveau 5 juillet 2018
    Version du noyau 4.4.120 (gcc version 6.3.1 20170404 de gcc
    (Linaro GCC 6.3.-2017.05)
    user @ Ubuntu # 1
    sun. 17 feb 23:53:53 CST 2018

    I want to update the device because it is turned off at the red light
    I did not find the update this device

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