Android boxes are becoming a household phenomenon and it’s easy to understand why. These TV boxes are fitted with a familiar Android OS with access to thousands of channels from around the world. If that isn’t enough, these media players can expand to gaming consoles as well!
So, if you’ve been planning to own one of these Android boxes for gaming, we’ve listed some of the best ones in the market!
Supports NVIDIA's GeForce Now game streaming
The controller is reportedly comfortable to use
Pricier than other Android TV Boxes
Want a 4K HRD home theatre that’s also a premium game console? NVIDIA, known for their superior GPUs, launched their Shield TV that’s also an Android box fitted with Google and Amazon ecosystems. Now aside from watching movies, you can also call Google Assistant or Alexa for help! It’s even ‘Smart Home Ready’ to control smart home devices.
Missing the good ol’ days? Well, Nexbox A95X MAX’s got enough power at 4GB RAM as well as an Amlogic S905W processor for modern and retro games. What’s more, it has up to 16GB worth of ROM for those looking to start their retro game collection. If that isn’t enough, you can even add an external HDD to expand your storage space. Plus, it has support for ISO files.
Old version of Kodi; needs to be updated manually
Worried about lags during your gaming session? The A95X MAX comes with the latest Amlogic S905X2 quad-core processor and 4GB RAM for a seamless gaming experience. Besides that, it’s also updated to Android 8.1 which grants better app performance.
For those who love hoarding, it also supports SATA 2.5 so you can insert external HDDs!
Need something small but powerful? The MeCool KM3 is physically light (0.13kg) and runs at 4GB RAM. Powered by a quad-core Amlogic S905X2 CPU, this enables support for resource-heavy games. Currently, the MeCool KM3 is one of the few with the latest Android 9.0 installed. We also love how its Google-certified!
The MX10 PRO is a deal-breaker for those on a budget! This one performs as well as its pricier competitors. Moreover, it’s up-to-date with the latest Android 8.1 and supports HDR 4K videos. Gamers will be able to experience smooth gaming with the RK 3328 quad-core CPU which is supported together with the box’s 4GB RAM.
Android boxes with Bluetooth compatibility lets you connect external devices such as gamepads, air mouse, or keyboards to it. As such, you can then push gaming on the T95Z Plus to a more exciting level. This octa-core Android box runs at 3GB RAM which plays a considerable number of intense games in the market. It’s quite affordable too!
If you want to stream yourself gaming, the TVPRO Android Box, being the first one to integrate a 5MP webcam in its system, is for you. This box’s webcam has an easily adjustable viewing angle and captures FHD videos at 1080p. Its quad-core Allwinner A31s CPU also supports casual games.
Prepare to be floored by Himedia Q10. It plays [email protected] with its Imprex 2.0 Processor for smooth, HDR graphics. The box will integrate a home theatre experience by including the Dolby Atmos 7.1 for a premium gaming experience.
Moreover, it runs on 2GB of RAM which should be sufficient in running your games. In short, this box is definitely great for a high-resolution audio-visual gaming adventure!
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