Best Android TV box

**Updated on April 14 2015**

Transforming your TV into a SMART TV has gotten so much easier and cheaper now with all the Media Players and TV boxes available today. Android smartphones have improved leaps and bounds since they were first introduced and you are sure to witness those improvements in Android TV boxes.

Quad Core processing and 1080P or even 4K is some of the standards you can expect today. With so many manufacturers and models competing with each other we present this table and TOP PICKS of today’s Android TV boxes.

 ProcessorStorageAmazon ScorePrice

Google Chromecast Media Player


Single-Core2GB 4 Stars
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$29.99

Google Nexus Android TV Box


Quad-Core8GB 3.7 Stars
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$94.90

M8 Amlogic S802 Android TV Box


Quad-Core8GB 3.5 Stars
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$83.95

Matricom G-Box Q Android TV Box

Quad-Core/Octo-Core(GPU)16GB 4.1 Stars
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$109.00

Minix X8-H Plus Android TV Box


Quad-Core/Octo-Core(GPU)16GB 4.7 Stars
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$154.99

Probox2 EX Android TV Box


Quad-Core/Octo-Core(GPU)16GB 4.1 Stars
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$139.99

Tronsmart CX-919 RK3188 Android TV Stick


Quad-Core8GB 3.4 Stars
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$64.90

Tronsmart MK908 Mini Android TV Stick


Quad-Core8GB 3.8 Stars
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$89.95

TOP PICKS:

Google Chromecast Media Player: “Easiest way to stream media to your TV “

Pros:

    • Bang for your buck – Enjoy HBO GO, Netflix , Youtube, ESPN and more just for under $30. Apps, that range in Movies, Music and Games have really increased since the earlier days of the Chromecast.
    • Super Compact – at only 2-inches it will tuck away behind your TV out of sight and will fit in your pocket so you can take it to you anywhere.
    • Dead simple to setup – Due to it’s tiny form factor, all you need to do is plug it into your HDMI port, plug in it’s power source (USB) complete the online setup and you’re good to go.

Cons:

  • Limited to the cloud – The device is a streaming media player so don’t expect to be able to store and playback movies and music.

 

>> Click Here to Check Out the Google Chromecast on Amazon <<

 

Minix X8-H Plus Android TV Box: “The Best Android TV Box”

Pros:

  • Amazing processing Power – The Quad-Core CPU ensures stablity and speed. Coupled with an Octo-Core GPU gaming and video playback has no issues.
  • 4K XBMC on Android – Minix has put more effort into XBMC/Kodi and has developed their own prject Gotham with delivers 4K XBMC on this android TV box
  • Excellent Support – Minix is a company that is known for their reliable customer support and a vast community support

Cons:

  • Infrared Remote Control – The remote control included with the Minix X8-H Plus is quite basic and will get you around the the user interface fine, however when diving into some apps it can get quite tricky.

 

>> Click Here to Check Out the Minix X8-H Plus on Amazon <<