Monday, June 6, 2016

HIMEDIA Q5 Pro Review: Android TV Box powered by HiSilicon

Product introduction

HIMEDIA Q5 Pro is an Android TV Box equipped with the latest Hisilicon Hi3798c chip and Dolby Vision 4K technology, bringing a new level of image quality and colors. Q5 Pro Case has a Durable Design, made from aluminum material, enabling high efficient heat dissipation. Also Q5 Dolby Pro integrates sharing abilities trough wireless connection, such as Miracast latest, Airplay, DLNA screen makes sharing from your phone, tablet to your TV screen, projector.

In the hardware arena, The HIMEDIA Q5 Pro is equipped Cortex A9 Quad Core chip Hisilicon. A Powerful quad core CPU, graphics processor, with an eight core Octa core GPU which provides superior performance with low energy consumption. Thus, you will get a different quality picture when playing 3D and 4K films. This model doesn’t come with an internal hard drive bay as in the Q10 Pro model, but it’s more cost effective and can connect with external hard disk via USB interface.
That said, additional specifications of the Q5 include: 2GB DDR3 RAM, x1 USB 3.0 port, x2 USB 2.0 ports, 8GB eMMC ROM memory. Providing speed and storage capacity optimization during operation. So Q5 Pro is capable of  playing most 3D games, HD quality movies,  3D and 4K videos very well.

HIMEDIA Q5 Pro Specifications:

  1. CPU: Quad Core 64bit V200 Hi3798C Hisilicon Cortex A53 (64-bit)
  2. GPU: Mail-720
  3. RAM: 2GB DDR3 + ROM: 8GB eMMC
  4. System: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  5. External WiFi Antenna.
  6. Metal Made Case (Aluminum).
  7. Bluetooth Version 4.0
  8. Ports: 1 x USB 3.0 host, 1 x USB 3.0 slave, 2 X USB 2.0
  9. Interfaces and ports:
  • 1x HDMI 2.0a
  • 1x Composite AV
  • 1x S/PDIF optical audio
  • 1xUSB 3.0
  • 2xUSB 2.0
  • 1x Micro SD

Product Features:
  • Dolby TrueHD 7.1 Support
  • Comes Pre-installed With Kodi/XBMC
  • Sharing data via Samba, UPnP and NFS
  • 3D Blu-ray and Blu-ray ISO Playback.
  • Airplay feature, Miracast, Hicontrol and HiShare.
  • HiVXE 2.0 Video decoding engine.
  • Graphics and Display Processing Imprex 2.0 Processing Engine.
  • Connectivity: Dual-Band WiFi (2.4Ghz/5Ghz 802.11AC) ,  1x Gigabit LAN.
  • Capable of playing: Ultra HD  4K@60fps, 3D Blu-ray ISO.
  • Video formats:  Blu-ray ISO , and 3D Blu-ray BD-ISO,   3D BD-ISO with subtitles.

  • Audio formats: Dolby True-HD, 7.1 HD -audio, Dolby True-HD ATMOS, DTS: X, DTS-HD MA 5.1 / 7.1 LPCM, DTS, Dolby Digital AC3 all can be down mixed and bit streamed (pass-through) using the built-in applications HIMEDIA video player, or any version of Kodi with HIMEDIA wrapper (External Player).