Himedia Q30 Android 7.0 TV Box – First impressions & Quick Review

Posted in Jul 31, 2017 in Reviews, TV Boxes, no comment

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Himedia Q30

Meet Himedia Q30 Android 7.0 TV Box
The housing like most TV Box from HiMedia is made of aluminum, in black color. The case and the TV Box are doing a very good impression. TV Box is a really high quality.  In front we have the Power button, LED panel & IR receiver. The left side carries a full size USB 2.0 port alongside with SD/MMC card reader, while two full size USB 3.0 & USB 2.0 ports are located on the right side. The external WiFi antenna, optical S/PDIF out, composite video output (RCA), HDMI port, RJ45 Ethernet 10/100 Mbps port, reset hole & DC power port are located on the back. At the center of the top cover we find the HiMedia logo. At the bottom of the device there are rubber pads to prevent shifting, and serial number and MAC address.

It supports a wide range of video and audio codecs, allowing you to enjoy most of your media. Ethernet, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth ensures you never get short of connectivity options. Android Nougat 7.0 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, as you wish.

Next, watch the first impressions and the experience on Android Nougat 7.0 stock firmware.
Model: Q30
Firmware tested: Android Nougat 7.0 stock
Board: bigfish
Build number: HiSTBAndroidV6/Hi3798MV200/Hi3798MV200:7.0/HMD-2.0.4/2017-05-17.095242:eng/dev-keys
Build ID: HMD-2.0.4
Root: Firmware is not rooted.
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: 8 GB. Internal Storage without OS: 4.06 GB,  Space available: 2.86 GB (70%). 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. Unboxing Himedia Q30 Android 7.0 TV Box here. Official Webpage here. You can download Android Nougat 7.0 stock firmware for Himedia Q30 TV Box from here.

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 hasn’t root acces.

In Antutu Video Tester 3.0 Himedia Q30 Android 7.0 TV Box scores 909 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, over 35.100 points.

Wifi Internet speed tested gets also pretty good values: over 46 Mbps in download and the upload speed was also over 43 Mbps. The router used in this test is Xiaomi Mi WiFi Router, mounted in another room.

Himedia Q30 Android 7.0 TV Box  is indeed a very good device for the money, you can try it out for a great experience on an Android TV Box.


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About Himedia. HiMedia Technology Limited is a High-Tech Company that was found in 2005 by CEOs with rich experience in HD Player and Entertainment Industry in High-Tech Zone, Shenzhen, China, specializing in HD media player, Android TV Box, IPTV set top box, OTT box, and hybrid box since 2005. Nearly decades of experience of HiMedia’s 63 English-speaking R&D team enable us to provide quality-oriented products and service to customer worldwide and be committed to pushing the boundaries and be the best in the eyes of our customers. With products and service that exceed our customers expectation, We reaching every sweet home and accompany you to joy, to share, and to explore this wonderful entertainment world.

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