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Here are the 10 best Android TV boxes you can buy under $150?

Not only is the Android operating system running in smartphones and tablets, but Google’s mobile platform has also made its way to smart TVs, and Android TV boxes that deliver the same refined experience as users face on their mobile devices. Today, we will be looking at the 10 best Android TV boxes that you can purchase under $100, because a terrific price/performance ratio from a product is what we all desire.

PIPO X9

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Only recently, PIPO X9 was announced, with its greatest selling point being that it can run both Android and Windows (separately that is) due to the fact that it is running Intel’s quad-core processor. It also has four fully fleshed USB 2.0 ports that will deliver even more flexibility as compared to microUSB ports. The only drawback to using this product is that it does not feature a battery pack, so you will have to keep it wired all. Regardless of this one limitation, PIPO X9 is a great product to have. Given below are the hardware specifications.

  • Windows 10 and Android 4.4 dual OS
  • 9 inch screen with 1920 x 1200 resolution
  • Intel Z3736F Quad-Core up to 1.83GHz
  • 2GB DDR3L RAM + 32GB ROM
  • Bluetooth 4.0 port
  • 11b/g/n wireless adapter, LAN and HDMI port
  • Storage can be expanded up to 32GB (32GB is already present in it)

Price: $134

Beelink R68

Here comes an extremely product that is not only powerful, but it also features a very affordable price and it is thoroughly compact. Beelink R68 also comes with three fully functional USB 2.0 ports, along with a single microUSB port for OTG connectivity purposes. Additionally, an SD card reader is also present so that you never have to worry about recognizing different forms of storage. Moving on, a RK3368 chipset is present inside that features an octa-core Cortex-A53 processor, along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The remaining hardware specifications have been listed below:

  • Android Lollipop 5.1
  • 11 n Wi-Fi adapter and LAN port
  • HDMI 2.0 port that executes 4K and 2K video playback at 60 FPS
  • External storage can be increased up to 64GB
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Infrared remote control

Price: $101.64

Beelink GTQ

Another compact, and affordable Android TV box happens to be Beelink GTQ. Featuring a quad-core Cortex-A9 processor (running at 2.0GHz) present inside Amlogic S812, and 2GB of RAM, you will effortlessly be able to view 4K and 2K videos without your Android TV box slowing down at any moment. That is not all; there are several other connectivity ports that will present a whole level of flexibility for the user. These range from a SD card slot that expands your storage up to 32GB, along with running the latest Android update, which is Lollipop 5.1. Just like most products, the Android TV box is going to have to remain plugged in to the power source otherwise it will not be able to function. The remaining specifications have been listed below.

  • Two USB 2.0 ports
  • One microUSB OTG port for connectivity purposes
  • 8GB internal memory
  • One Ethernet port
  • One HDMI 1.4 port
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 11 n Wi-Fi adapter

Price: $84.99

Emish X800

If you wanted something even more compact and even more affordable, then Emish X800 is the answer to all of your problems. Featuring an octa-core processor running inside a Rockchip SoC called RK3368 (currently, the clock speed of the processor has not been written by the manufacturer), the device has several connectivity features that you can take advantage of. An Ethernet port, and a Wi-Fi adapter are both present. Thanks to the PowerVR G6110 GPU, users will be able to experience 2K and 4K video playback smoothly, which is something all of you desire at the end of the day. The remaining specifications have been listed below.

  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage (can be expanded to 16GB)
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • HDMI port
  • Two USB 2.0 ports

Price: $69

UGOOS UT2

UGOOS UT2 might be slightly more expensive than Emish X800, but this is also because this Android TV box is incorporated with impressive hardware and connectivity features. Starting off, the chipset running inside the product is a RK3188, and inside it, we have a quad-core Cortex-A9 processor running at a clock speed of 1.6GHz. The only disappointing aspect of UGOOS UT2 is that it is running an obsolete Android platform, which is Jelly 4.2. Apart from that, there is 2GB of RAM present, along with 32GB of internal memory. Just like all the other Android TV boxes that we have seen so far, this one does not have a battery installed and will be required to be hard wired in order to function. The remainder of the specifications have been listed below.

  • One HDMI port
  • One LAN port
  • Two USB host ports (for connecting a keyboard and a mouse)
  • One USB port (for connecting a storage peripheral)
  • One SD card reader
  • One microUSB port
  • 11n Wi-Fi adapter

Price: $83.62

M8S+

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M8S+ is the answer to all of your problems if you ever want to purchase an Android TV box that costs less than $70. Featuring a quad-core processor running inside an Amlogic SoC (currently, the clock speed of the processor has not been written by the manufacturer), the device has several connectivity features that you can take advantage of. First of all, there is an Ethernet port, and a Wi-Fi adapter. Thanks to a Mali-450 GPU, users will be able to experience 2K and 4K video playback smoothly, which is something all of you desire at the end of the day. The disappointing thing about this product is that it is running Android 4.4.2, when it should have been running Android 5.0 as a bare minimum. The remaining specifications have been listed below.

  • 2GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage (can be expanded to 32GB)
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • HDMI port
  • Two USB 2.0 ports
  • One LAN port
  • One 802.11 a Wi-Fi adapter

 

Price: $68.40

PIPO X8

Another PIPO product has appeared in our round-off and while it is cheaper compared to PIPO X9, it is every bit as powerful and is loaded with amazing features like its successor. Just like PIPO X9, PIPO X8’s selling point is that it can run both Windows and Android thanks to Intel’s Z3736F quad-core processor. Apart from the quad-core processor, there is a 7 inch LCD running on a slanted display (resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels), along with 64GB of internal storage. There is also an SD card storage slot that will allow you to expand your storage up to 64GB. The remaining hardware specifications have been listed.

  • Four USB 2.0 ports
  • One HDMI port
  • One LAN port
  • 11n Wi-Fi adapter
  • Operating system: Windows 10 or Android KitKat 4.4
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • One microUSB port
  • Able to play 4K and 2K videos without stuttering or lagging

Price: $119.89

VOYO V2

For the very first time in our round-off, we have the first ever Android TV box that features a battery, which means that you will easily be able to carry this device with you wherever you go and start running it without worrying about non-functionality. Coming to the hardware specs, VOYO V2 features an Intel Z3735F chipset that is running a quad-core processor and 2GB of DDR3 RAM. You can also extend its maximum capacity up to 64GB. The device is able to playback videos that feature a resolution of 1080p and 4K. Given below are the remaining hardware specifications.

  • One LAN port
  • One microUSB port (for adding a microUSB storage peripheral)
  • One USB 2.0 port
  • One HDMI port
  • One 3.5mm audio jack
  • Windows 8.1 operating system (can be upgraded to Windows 10)
  • In-built 8,000mAh battery

Price: $116.69

Beelink i68

Another sub-$100 Android TV box is Beelink i68. Here comes an extremely product that is not only powerful, but it also features a very affordable price and it is thoroughly compact. Beelink i68 also comes with three fully functional USB 2.0 ports, along with a single microUSB port for OTG connectivity purposes. Additionally, an SD card reader is also present so that you never have to worry about recognizing different forms of storage. Moving on, a RK3368 chipset is present inside that features an octa-core processor, along with 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. The remaining hardware specifications have been listed below:

  • Android Lollipop 5.1
  • 11 n Wi-Fi adapter and LAN port
  • HDMI 2.0 port that executes 4K and 2K video playback at 60 FPS
  • External storage can be increased up to 64GB
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Infrared remote control

Price: $80.86

Cenovo Mini PC

Last but certainly not least, we have Cenovo Mini PC, an Android TV box that is capable of running both Android and Microsoft’s Windows. This has been made possible that to an Intel Z3735F chipset that is running a quad-core processor. There is also 2GB of RAM, along with 32GB of ROM. Users have additional storage flexibility by expanding their storage up to 64GB. Unfortunately, there is no battery present inside the device, which only means that you will have to keep it plugged in at all times. There is an SD card slot allowing users to expand their storage up to the aforementioned value. The remaining hardware specifications have been listed below.

  • Two USB ports
  • One HDMI port
  • One LAN port
  • One microUSB port
  • One 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Operating system: Windows 8.1 (upgradable to Windows 10) and Android KitKat 4.4

Price: $90.29

All Android TV boxes listed above are below $150, making them extremely affordable, powerful and loaded with a ton of connectivity options for you to choose from. If you ever wanted to experience 4K (or 2K video playback) videos at an extremely cheap price, then you can choose any product from the list above.

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