Tanix TX92 TV Box Review
In today’s review of the Tanix TX92 Amlogic S912 octa core Android 7.1 4K TV box, we got some positives and negatives. This is by far one of Tanix’s high-end TV boxes that places it self to rank among the top S912 TV boxes. But can it really score well with the big guns in its class? It this review we’ll find out.
Tanix TX92 Hardware thoughts
My thoughts on the hardware are that are that we have seen so many Amlogic S912 CPU TV boxes, and yet still we have not seen any TV box make any leaps and bounds. Tanix in this installation tried to do something a little different by including 64GB of internal storage, DDR4 RAM. It uses Bluetooth 4.1 and below are list of the hardware specs.
The Tanix TX92 hardware includes:
- Amlogic S912 Octa Core CPU 1.5GHz
- ARM Mali T820 MP3 Tri-core GPU 750MHz
- 3GB DDR4 RAM
- 64GB of eMMc ROM internal storage
- 802.11ac Dual Band 2.4GHz + 5.8GHz WiFi
- Bluetooth 4.1
IO Ports include:
- 1 HDMI 2.0
- 2 USB 1.0
- 1 RJ45
- 1 SPDIF AV
- 1 SD Card Slot
Tanix TX92 Benchmark scores
- Antutu – 41107
- GeekBench4 – 484 single-core, 2363 multi-core
- Ice Storm Extreme – 5402
- RAM Copy – 2711 MB/s
- Internal Storage speed – read 110 MB/s, write 108 MB/s
- SD Card slot – Read 20 MB/s, write 11 MB/s
- WiFi Speed – low – average
- Rooted – Yes
- 4K Video playback – 7 out of 10
- Gaming – excellent
Well I thought that seeing that the box ran on DDR4 RAM and it had so much internal storage, I was expecting to see much higher scores. Well the internal read and write were really good but the other benchmark scores were similar to other boxes in it class.
The Tanix TX92, is one of their best boxes to date. The box is rooted, comes with 3GB DDR4 RAM and 64GB of internal storage with a max extended capacity of up to 128GB. It runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat, streaming is really good, and gameplay is also really good.
I expected the benchmarks to be higher. Some of the 4K video samples had some difficulty playing, and the WiFi reception is not the best, you get better Internet speed via Ethernet connection. The stock remote works well, but the mini touch-pad keyboard had more features.
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10 thoughts on “Tanix TX92 Amlogic S912 64GB Android 7.1 4K TV Box Review and Benchmarks”
Can wait forever and no update firmware till now. Issue no.1: Hdmi port on first boot sometimes has issue with fuzzy display on first boot then disappear. Kodi or TV media Centre has issue that log me out several times. Try search youtube on resolving issue. Tanix TX92 should disable auto updating of apps in playstore as a sudden change in account password on the pc when the mediabox is updating can cause app error that Playstore can’t fix.
Hi there, I’ll have to check to see if there are any firmware releases for you.
Thanks for the reminder, on the official Tanix firmware downloads page there are no updates for the TX92 as yet, see for yourself – www.tanix-box.com/downloads/
Crazily there is a firmware now on www.tanix-box.com/downloads/ but the website is not giving you any firmware.img file for the Tanix 3GB Ram / 32/64 Rom firmware. There is something wrong with these site for these brand.
I saved you the hassle.
TANIX TX92 img – mega.nz/#!GNV3lTqZ!YWXJwmnqTq1mt582YBLkqKA6h-cHAC_4b3Xt7uzl-lw
SD Card method – mega.nz/#!fF0XhRDZ!BEt0hRkxSWl7ZhXGBvbq94AIn7RlOGe6Im__wXU_A2g
The downloads are working just fine, you receive them via email, enter your email address and first name, them confirm the registration in your inbox, then click receive firmware, then the download links will be emailed to you. Two forms .img and and OTA package installer.
How is the process of updating this device?
Would you help me?
The process of updating this device is the same using the USB burn tool and an image firmware file using a PC, or via a SD Card flash process. I have not performed an update thus far, but there are firmware available. Use this page to download new firmware – www.tanix-box.com/download-view/tanix-tx92-firmware-3gb-16gb-32gb-s912-image-update/