Android Boxes in Kenya


With the introduction of Android boxes in the Kenyan Market, one can access the online applications on your digital television. Back in the day, there wasn’t a way of turning your digital television into a smart television. You just had to buy a smart television to stream online applications. The thought of buying another television when you have one is a bit painful, especially when you think about the amount of money you will spend, therefore investing in an Android box could save you tons of money, as you won’t need to buy another television to browse online application on your digital television. In this article, we will dive deeper and learn more about Android boxes, factors to consider when choosing an Android box for your digital television, the best Android boxes that we have on our website, and the FAQs about Android boxes.

Android Boxes

This is an output smart device that connects to a digital television via an HDMI port and runs on the Android operating system. It can be used to watch on-demand videos and play games. Android TV boxes are pre-installed with the Google Play Store, which gives you access to millions of apps like YouTube, Netflix, and Facebook.

Factors to Consider When Choosing an Android Box

With so many different brands and models of Android boxes in the Kenyan Market, it can be confusing to know which Android box is best for your digital television. When choosing an Android box here are some factors you should consider:

1. Budget

Knowing the amount of money you are willing to spend is a basic factor when buying anything. Knowing which price range is best suited for you will help you focus on the android boxes that are within that range

2. Operation System

There are different television boxes in the Kenyan market, each has its own operation systems. These operation systems include Android, OS, and Linux. Android boxes have Android operation systems. The system supports media and games apps from Google Play, although not all Google Play apps are compatible with all Android TV boxes. Each operation system has its strengths and weaknesses therefore it is important to know which operation system is best for your digital television. You should also consider an Operation system that can be updated.

3. Processing power

The processor determines how well the TV box can handle multiple apps and content formats. Choose an Android box with a more powerful processor to avoid a lot of buffering and delaying issues during streaming.

4. Connectivity

You should consider the box’s connectivity options, such as HDMI, USB, and Ethernet ports. This is because for instance if you want to connect an external storage device, to play music you can use a USB port. If you want to connect the box to other devices, you can use an SD card slot or ethernet port.

5. Compatibility

When it comes to buying an android box you should ensure you buy one that is compatible with your digital television. 

6. Features

An Android box should include features such as:

  • RAM storage

When choosing an Android box considering the RAM and storage is important as it will ensure the Android box runs smoothly while streaming. The best Android box is the one with at least 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. There are more options if you want one with higher storage space.

  • Resolution

If your digital TV has 4k Ultra HD television, you should therefore choose a TV box that supports 4k resolution to get the best picture quality.

  • Bluetooth

Not all tv boxes support Bluetooth features. Bluetooth is important if you want to transfer files from your phone to the TV box or connect peripherals that are supported by Bluetooth.

Best Android Box Television

1. XIAOMI Mi TV Stick 

You can also consider other Television sticks such as Amazon fire sticks.

  1. RAM: 1GB ROM: 8GB
  2. System: Android TV 9.0
  3. Networks: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5G
  4. Output Resolution: 2K FHD + HDR
  5. Supports Dolby and DTS surround sound
  6. Built-in Google Assistant
  7. Pre-installed and quick access button to Netflix
  8. Comes with a Bluetooth voice remote controller

2. XIAOMI Mi Box 

Xiaomi Mi Box is fully satified by Google and one can download apps.

XIAOMI Mi Box S 2GB DDR3 RAM 8GB - Black
  1. Global version, English as the default language. Can change into other language in settings
  2. Support 5.1 surround sound output
  3. Support HD Netflix
  4. Comes with Bluetooth voice remote control
  5. Bluetooth: 4.2
  6. OS: Android 8.1
  7. ROM: 8G RAM: 2G DDR3
  8. GPU: Mali-450

3. H96 MAX Plus

  1. Internal Storage: 64GB, Memory: 4G DDR3
  2. Bluetooth: Yes
  3. Video Output: HDMI 2.0-compatible
  4. GPU: Penta-core Mali-450
  6. GOOGLE Cast: Yes
  7. System Upgrade: Yes
  8. Remote Control: Included

4. X96 Mini Amlogic

X96 mini has good processing power.

  1. CPU Amlogic S905W Quad-core GPU Penta-core Mali-450MP  @ 750MHz+
  2. RAM 1GB, ROM 8GB
  3. SD (Memory) Card up to 128GB
  4. OS Android 7.1.2
  5. Internet Ethernet RJ-45 or Wifi
  6. High-quality and beautiful case design

5. Mxq Pro

Get Mxq Pro for streaming purposes and normal functions.

Mxq Pro Smart Tv Box 4K Android 10.1 2G+16Gb
  1. Android 10.1
  2. 2GB RAM
  3. 16GB Memory
  4. 64 Bit Quad-core processor
  5. 4K decoding support
  6. 5 Core Mali-450 GPU
  7. WIFI support
  8. HDMI, USB, and Ethernet ports

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