Posted in Sep 30, 2015 in Reviews
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As I told you in this article, Rikomagic Company send me a few days ago a new Rockchip RK3368 octa core Android TV Box: RKM MK68. Here you’ll find a photo gallery and a video with the unboxing of this nice device.
The TV box has a black matte plastic exterior case, it is compact and very well organized, with and all the connectors located in the rear & left sides. In the front side it has only the IR receiver & power LED. The overall impression is pretty nice, the device looks to be constructed with care to details.
Rikomagic MK68 is a perfect fully equipped Mini PC with Android Lollipop 5.1 as operating system. Here you’ll find the full list of tech specifications.
Next, watch the first impressions and the experience on Android Lollipop 5.1.1 stock firmware.
Firmware tested: stock Android Lollipop 5.1.1
Kernel version: 3.10.0
Build number: RKM MK68_ANDROID5.1.1-SDK-v1.00.00-20150824.1104. You can download this firmware version from here.
Root: Firmware is rooted, with SuperSu application preinstalled. Just run it once and update the binaries.
Full photo album here.
The launcher is awesome and is made by Rikomagic, with big and nice tiles, like in Windows 8.1 Metro style (RKM_launcher_lollipop).
There are a lot of preinstalled applications, including Play Store and Google applications (gapps). This firmware version has root acces. Rikomagic MK68 also supports Cast Screen, Dual band Wifi 2.4 GHz /5 GHz, Wifi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, USB Host, DLNA and Miracast functions.
In Antutu Video Tester 3.0 Rikomagic MK68 TV Box scores 576 points, a good score in this test ranking. It played smoothly almost all video file types; this firmware version fully supports 24 video & audio format files, it partially supports 2 video & audio format files and doesn’t manage to play 2 files.
In Antutu Benchmark 5.7.1 the device achieves also an amazing score, about 35.800 points.
As you can see, Rikomagic MK68 TV Box is the perfect multimedia player giving you the power to transform your living room into a real 4k Home Theater.
Internet speed tested on both WiFi & Ethernet gets incredible values. For 2.4 GHz WiFi, the download speed was 41 Mbps and the upload speed is 48 Mbps. For 5 GHz WiFi, the download speed was 88 Mbps and the upload speed is 94 Mbps. Wired, on Ethernet connection, the download speed is 92 Mbps and the upload speed is 94 Mbps.
About Rikomagic We were pioneers of the Android Mini PC concept and were the first Android Mini PC provider. Based in Shenzhen, China, Rikomagic aims to revolutionize the digital media player market. Our Research and Development team has extensive expertise in consumer electronics products and the development of network media players. Our core strength remains focussed around Android PCs and Android Mini PCs, where we have a great deal of experience. Rikomagic has been at the forefront of the development of multimedia, internet connected devices which truly transform TVs into home entertainment centers. The combination of our forward-looking market research, proven technological expertise and acumen, innovation, and our mature and efficient development process has given us industry-wide recognition. We differentiate ourselves by the quality, value and sophistication of our products. Our customers trust the RKM brand to enhance their entertainment experience, and we always strive to exceed their expectations.
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