Rikomagic has launched a new TV stick/Mini-PC named V5 for $107. This device has a Cortex A17 RK288 Rockchip quad-core 1.8 GHz processor and a Mali 3D T764 GPU. It supports OpenCL and OpenGL v1.1+ technologies. Hence, V5 can play all types of 3D animations.
It can also run all types of Android app and games. This TV stick features 2 GB of DDR3 RAM and it can store data 8 GB of data. It is fitted with a 2.5A/5 volt battery and a MicroSD card slot. Rikomagic V5 is preloaded with v 4.4 of the Android OS (Kit Kat).
Rikomagic has changed the look and feel of the default Android UI. If you don’t like the modified looks, you can install an Android theme. This device comes with the support for LAN 100/1000M network connectivity. Thus, you can connect V5 to computer networks.
This Rikomagic machine also comes with a dual band 5 GHz/2.4 GHz WiFi b/g/n/a/c module. If there’s no WiFi connection available at your place, you can connect a 3G dongle to get access to the Internet.
V5 can work with the XBMC remote app. It is enabled with the latest technologies like DLNA and Miracast. It can play 2K or 4K resolution video files. Thus, you don’t need to buy a BLU-RAY player to play ultra high-definition media content.
This machine includes HDMI, USB (with OTG support), RJ-45 Gigabit port and headphone jack. Visit Rikomagic for more details on the V5.
If you want to buy a device just to stream videos, then consider getting the Google Chromecast. Chromecast is a cheap gadget and it is now available in all major markets for a price below $50. This device packs with 2GB of storage memory and 512MB of RAM. It has 23.9 grams weight and a USB/HDMI port.