21st November 2014 - MINIX today introduced NEO X8-H Plus, our most powerful media hub for Android ever. NEO X8-H Plus is an amazing device packed with innovative technologies, which truly unlock the full potential of Android OS on your TV. Powered by Amlogic¡¯s latest 4K chipset, Amlogic S812-H, NEO X8-H Plus delivers new levels of performance and connectivity. NEO X8-H Plus is the biggest advancement in MINIX¡¯s history, combining the best hardware and firmware to offer an outstanding user experience.
NEO X8-H Plus delivers faster connectivity with next-generation Dual-Band Wi-Fi 802.11ac technology that is up to 6 times the Wi-Fi performance of previous MINIX models at data rates up to 433Mbps. NEO X8-H Plus also comes fully equipped with Gigabit Ethernet providing the capability to stream any online content. This incredibly compact device truly is the perfect solution for even the most avid online streamer.
NEO X8-H Plus supports 4K H.265/HEVC Hardware Decoding. H.265/HEVC is the future video compression standard that provides double the compression ratio of its predessor, H.264. Delivering improved video streaming quality even for those users on a narrower bandwidth.
NEO X8-H Plus comes with Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS containing six months worth of improvements based upon previous NEO X8-H firmwares. This genuinely is MINIX¡¯s most mature and advanced firmware yet. NEO X8-H Plus users also have access to the complete Google Play Store, which offers more than 1.3 million apps. NEO X8-H Plus is still one of the world¡¯s most energy efficient media hubs for Android, consuming as few as 3 watts of power at idle.