Investing in a TV box is an easy way to cut a few costs around the house in the long term, for example subscriptions, smart TVs, remotes, controllers and other accessories. With a Mini PC or TV Box, you can easily turn any HDTV with an HDMI slot into a smart TV in a matter of seconds. There are many TV boxes out there, some with entire OSs, some equipped only for streaming, others with their own operating systems. Today, we’ve come across another cheap and powerful option, the Beelink R68 Android 5.1 TV Box.
Finding an Android 5.1 TV box is not that easy, as mainstream manufacturers don’t really bother making such small versatile devices. Nonetheless, we’ve found the Beelink R68, which costs only $99 if you use coupon code GBR68 at the check out on GearBest. This Android 5.1 TV box is an all-in-one device that is geared towards the living room and office space. Boasting a complete Android 5.1 OS, and KODI on top, the TV box can easily replace your previous home entertainment system.
The Android 5.1 TV box comes with a sleek, minimalistic design mostly made up of black painted metal and a whole array of convenient ports on the sides. This small gadget can fit into your pocket, but it can also look quite fashionable on your TV stand. You can use a number of ports to make connections, with HDMI 2.0 for the TV, 3 separate USB 2.0 ports for keyboards, flash storage, mice or other accessories, an Ethernet port for easy access to internet, an OTG microUSB cable for charging your smartphone or connecting it to storage, a microSD card slot for extra expansion up to 64 GB and an SPDIF jack for transferring audio.
As it’s an Android 5.1 TV box, the Beelink R68 offers easy access to Play Store apps and games, as well as streaming services and KODI adds a good amount of extra apps and services that you can also use. With Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 also on board, alongside the infrared sensor and remote control, the Beelink R68 is a rather comprehensive and well-balanced little gadget. It can definitely make your living room more fun, for an affordable price.