Zidoo X6 Pro Android TV Box To Support 4K Videos @ 60 fps, 7.1 Channels Audio Pass-through, and 3D Blu-ray Movies

With their X9 and X1 models, Zidoo selected entry-level hardware, but their latest Zidoo X6 Pro Android TV box, the company went up to mid-range devices with a Rockchip RK3368 octa-core 64-bit processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, Gigabit Ethernet, and 802.11ac WiFi.
Zidoo_X6Zidoo X6 Pro technical specifications:

  • SoC – Rockchip RK3368 octa core Cortex A53 processor @ 1.5GHz (or is it 1.2GHz?) with PowerVR G6110 GPU
  • System Memory- 2GB DDR3
  • Storage – 16GB flash (Meta). micro SD card slot up to 32GB
  • Video Output – HDMI 2.0 up to 4K @ 60Hz with CEC and7.1CH pass-through support, 3.5mm AV jack (Composite shared with stereo audio)
  • Audio Output – HDMI, AV (stereo), optical S/PDIF
  • Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 a/b/g/n + 802.11ac (AP6335 module), Bluetooth 4.0
  • USB – 2x USB 2.0 ports (including one that supports OTG)
  • Misc – Power button, IR receiver
  • Power Supply – 5V/2A
  • Dimensions – 10.8 x 10.8 x 2.1 cm

The TV box will run Android 5.1, and ship with a remote control, an HDMI cable, a power adapter, and a user’s manual.

About_Zidoo_X6_ProOn the hardware front, Zidoo X6 Pro has features very similar to other RK3368 mini PCs, but one selling point of Zidoo boxes is their regular firmware updates. For example, they may have released Zidoo X1 a bit too early, but they were quick to provide a fix for many of the playback issues found in Kodi.

Zidoo X6 Pro firmware should have a single partition to avoid “storage full” issues while installing apps, power should be handled by an MCU for a clean power off, and power on “from the sofa”, while a “custom version of Kodi 15” will handle H.265 hardware decoding, 7.1 audio pass-through, 24Hz automatic frame rate switching, and 3D video (BD 3D MVC) support. Regular firmware updates will also be provided over the air.

Zidoo X6 Pro is now listed for pre-order on Geekbuying for $99 with shipping scheduled to start on September 30, and should soon show up on Amazon US. A few more details can be found on Zidoo X6 Pro product page.

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FatMatt
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Impressive specs, but apparently RK3368 doesn’t support 10bit HEVC (as confirmed on Minix forum). Hopefully Amlogic S905 / S912 can?

Jimmy
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Can it output true 23,976 Hz or only 24 Hz ?

Steve
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Look forward to seeing their code if they are selling a box with a custom Kodi build on it…

Hulk Hogan
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X1 was horrible. Didn’t own a X9 (Mstar really ?). But now they might finally do it right and release a good box.

mirror
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Hi all,good news!!for follow GPL. We will open the source(3D,pass through,HW decodeing via kodi by rockchip 3368 source and the decode library) on github

massimo
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mirror :
Hi all,good news!!for follow GPL. We will open the source(3D,pass through,HW decodeing via kodi by rockchip 3368 source and the decode library) on github

good news … it’s right way

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So sorry to keep you waiting so long. From yesterday on, our zidoo has sent samples to some Review users. Users who pre-ordered from Geekbuying with payment before Sep.20th, will get the X6 Pro box sooner.
Although we really want to make a perfect device and work hard, we spent a lot of time to study the usage habits and concerning functionalities of Europe and the United States users. Before producing, the X6 Pro box has been updated 15 FW versions in-house. We dare not say it’s perfect before it has been really through user test. There will always be some unthinkable.
Therefore, we also hope to imporve our products through hearing the voice from uesrs. Be remember, according to ZIDOO previous regulation, we often update FW version once a month and support OTA update.

Thanks a lot!

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[…] Rockchip RK3368 TV boxes on the market that it’s difficult for products to stand out. But Zidoo X6 Pro might be one of these products bringing a little more, as beside frequent firmware updates, […]

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