Next, watch the first impressions and the experience on Android Lollipop 5.1 stock firmware.
Firmware tested: stock Android Lollipop 5.1
MIUI TV version: 1.4.6 (Stable)
Model number: MiBOX3_PRO / kungfupanda
Kernel version: 3.10.61+
Build number: 22.214.171.1244
CPU: Mediatek MT8693 / MT8173
GPU: Imagination Technologies PowerVR Rogue GX6250
Root: Good News. The firmware is not rooted, but it easy to root.
Languages: Only English + Simplified & Traditional Chinese. After rooting you can install Locale2 or Morelangs from Google Play Store to be able to change the system language in your language.
Storage. Total Capacity: 8 GB of internal Storage, Total space: 5.37 GB, available: 2.45 GB. Good News again. The device sees with no problem at all my Netac K330 1TB External HDD USB 3.0. There is no micro SD card slot.
Sensors on board: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Gravity, Linear Acceleration, Rotation vector & Game Rotation Vector (all provided by Bosch Sensortec). The best in town, I never saw before a TV box with so many sensors!
Oher: The stock firmware is very smooth and I didn't find any problem so far. Transitions, animations, apps switching and general OS fluidity is just great, I really like it a lot. During my tests, I experienced zero force closes, hangups or stability issues. After rooting I manage to easily install Google Play and gapps. Google Play Services updated without any problems. 3rd party apps downloaded and updated without issues.
Highlights: 4K Video output, Dolby and DTS Sound, Bluetooth remote control, Dual Band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1 BLE + EDR, Wireless Display - Intel Widi & Miracast, Cast screen, Radio FM, Online TV, 6 sensors on board & more.
Full photo album here.
Internet speed tested on both WiFi Dual Bands gets good values too. For 5G WiFi connection, the download speed was 53 Mbps and the upload speed was 49 Mbps; in the 2.4 Ghz connection we had also 54 Mbps in download 39 Mbps in upload. The router used in this test is Xiaomi Mi WiFi Router.