X96 MAX is at the moment one of the first TV Boxes which runs on Android 8.1 an update to Oreo that showcases more ways to express yourself, along with a handful of other features and improvements to stability as well as performance.
X96 MAX runs Android Oreo on Amlogic S905X2, an upgrade of its S905X2 predecessor with the same quad-core Cortex A53 cores paired with a ARM Dvalin MP2 GPU but adding VP9 hardware decoding, which is the absolute mainstream decoding formats around the global.
It boasts DDR4 4GB RAM, and eMMC 32GB, advantageous in performance, security and reliability, ascribing to the eMMC memory, ultimately delivering a richer end-user experience.
True 4K Media Player
While your average media box might only accept 1080P video playback, this gadget plays just about any 4K sources you could throw at it. Furthermore, it moves out into reality the fantasy of VP9 hardware decoding alongside the H.265.
Like any Android-based media players, aside from the preinstalled KODI 18.0, it brings full access to Google Play Store apps like Netflix, Vudu, Skype, Picasa, Flicker, Youtube, Facebook etc.