It’s a small set-top box and is similar to the size of an Apple TV that runs on Google’s Android operating system, or a re-skinned version of it. It’s a flexible device which allows you to stream content to your TV over the Internet or from local storage on the device.
These Android TV boxes come in various sources but most of them market themselves as Kodi devices. You can find many devices calling themselves Android TV boxes which claiming to come “unlocked” or preloaded with hundreds of channels and free contents and these devices are technically illegal.
The 5 best Android TV boxes
1. Amazon Fire TV
2. Nvidia Shield TV
3. Amazon Fire TV Stick
4. GEM Box
5. Q-Box 4K
Amazon Fire TV
The Amazon Fire TV is always flexible, stable and easily available. Normally, it looks like an Android device but under the Amazon’s custom interface beats the Google’s operating system. Because, it basically runs on Android, you can easily install Kodi on Amazon Fire TV and also load any other apps which you may want to run.
You can also find older, cheaper, models of Amazon Fire TV on eBay or through any other retailers but, if you buy from Amazon, you will get the 2017 model. The difference besides the price is the 4K video output. It can also boasts a speed processor and 2GB of RAM to help keep things running effectively.
Nvidia Shield TV
It is one of the best android TV boxes forever. It was the best dedicated Android TV device among the best Android TV box on the market in terms of flexibility and features. The Nvidia Shield TV has managed to cram in even more while reducing the device’s size and bundling in a remote and overhauling its Bluetooth gaming controller in the process. Onetime, It was the king of the Android TV box has now become the only device worth looking at if you want to play games, streaming and ultimate Android flexibility.
Amazon Fire TV Stick
It looks very tiny but working very well without any issues. It works very similar to Amazon Fire TV but this little HDMI dongle can be loaded up with Kodi and can be plugged into the back of your TV. Now, you can can stream your favorite content without a black box sitting under your display. When we comparing it to the Fire TV, It lacks expandable storage and it comes with only 1GB of RAM.
It looks like a pocked sized Kodi power. It is a perfect choice for those who want to play light Android games on a TV or stream PC titles to the big screen. It is also very pretty in terms of its low cost and compact streaming Android box.
It is so affordable and feature packed Kodi device. This box enables 4K content, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of in-built storage, optical audio out, and also compatible with external storage. The Q-Box 4K comes with preloaded Netflix, You Tube, and Kodi. In this, you can add new kodi builds easily.