Scishion V88 TV Box at first glance makes a very good impression. It is a small, very well and solidly made TV Box, with great attention to details. TV Box looks really nicely. The housing is made of high quality plastic. On the top cover also we find Scishion logo and V88 model number. The front panel has IR receiver; on one side there are 3 full size USB 2.0 ports and SD / MMC card slot. On the rear panel we can find another USB 2.0 port, coaxial SPDIF audio out, AV out, HDMI port, RJ45 Ethernet port and 5V/2A DC jack. Here you can read about the unboxing of Scishion V88 Pro TV Box.
You can now buy Scishion V88 TV Box from Banggood.com for only 35.15 USD with free shipping world wide.
Next, watch the first impressions and the experience on Android Lollipop 5.1.1 stock firmware.
Firmware tested: stock Android Lollipop 5.1.1
Kernel version: 3.10.0
Build number: rk322x_box-userdebug 5.1.1 LMY49F eng.why.20160713.110548 test-keys
Android Security Patch Level: June 1, 2016
Root: Firmware is rooted, with superSu preinstalled - just run it and update binaries.
Oher: The stock firmware is not very smooth and I didn find some problems. During my tests, I experienced som applications force closes and hangups. Google Play and gapps are working without issue. 3rd party apps downloaded and updated without issues.
Storage. Total Capacity: 8 GB of internal Storage, Total space: 5.49 GB, available: 4.23 GB (77%). The device sees with no problem at all my Mixza Tohaoll 128GB SDXC Micro SD Memory Card.
Full photo album here.
The launcher looks nice, with big and nice tiles, like in Windows 8.1 / 10 Metro style. There are a lot of preinstalled applications, including Play Store and Google applications (gapps). This firmware version has root acces.
In Antutu Benchmark 6.2.1 the device achieves a decent score, over 21.000 points.
Internet speed tested on both WiFi & Ethernet gets good values. For 2.4 GHz WiFi the download speed was over 20 Mbps and the upload speed almost 22 Mbps. Wired, on Ethernet connection, the download speed is 47 Mbps and the upload speed is 95 Mbps. The router used in this test is Xiaomi Mi WiFi Router.
Scishion V88 Box is indeed the cheapest TV Box with Android 5.1 powered by Rockchip RK3229, not very impressive overall, but only for a few money you can give it a shot, maybe for you first Android TV Box experience.