Alfawise A9X Amlogic S905X2 4K TV Box Review

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Alfawise A9X 4K TV Box Review

The Alfawise A9X is another TV box released on the Amlogic S905X2 and the ARM Mali G31, that has all the right hardware settings and benchmarks classifying it as a high-end TV box. However, in this review, you will see that it is always better to take time to get the firmware right in spite of having the best hardware in your box. 

 

 

 

A9X Hardware

  • CPU – Amlogic S905X2 Quad Core ARM Cortex A53 1.8GHz ⚡
  • GPU – ARM Mali G31 750Mhz 🎮
  • RAM – 4GB DDR4 🖥️
  • ROM – 32GB 💽
  • WiFi – Dual Band AC 2.4Ghz + 5.8GHz 📶
  • Bluetooth – 4.2 📡

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IO ports 🔌

  • 1 HDMI 2.1
  • 1 USB 3.0
  • 1 USB 2.0
  • 1 RJ45 LAN 100Mbps
  • 1 Optical Audio SPDIF
  • 1 AV Port
  • 1 Micro SD Card Reader

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OS and features

  • Amazon 9 Pie
  • Not Rooted
  • DRM Google Widevine L3
  • 4K 2160p 60Hz
  • Dolby Vision
  • DTS Audio
  • HDR Display
  • Alternative Launcher capable
  • Keymapping capable
  • Netflix / Amazon Prime STD quality 480p
  • APK / Kodi streaming ready
  • Miracast / Airplay ready
  • OTA Updates

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3G Gaming

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Octopus Gamepad Key-Napping

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Benchmarks

  • Antutu – 61,836
  • Geekbench 4 – 749 Single-Core | 2182 Multicore
  • Ice Storm Extreme – 5,484
  • Sling Shot – 526
  • RAM Copy Speed – 3,607 MB/s
  • ROM Read/Write speed – 123 MB/s  Write NA MB/s
  • WiFi/LAN Speed – Max speed on 5GHz |  2.4GHz 25% below Max | LAN Port 68% below max

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In summary, the Alfawise A9X is a great TV box in reference to its hardware and performance benchmarks, and It has all the best features and it’s priced to suit your pocket. However, the developers messed up by not providing root access and blocking lots of apps on the Play store. You also have to sideload lots of apps as they are not available on the play store. They also messed up the default keyboard and how it works with mouse pointers, an accessing permissions of certain apps, where you have to enable permissions manually.

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