The H96 Max X3 offers seamless gaming and TV experience with a wide range of ultra-advanced features in the pack. It runs the Android 9.0 OS alongside the Amlogic S905X3 SoC to capture smoother framerate and high-end picture quality and for improvements to stability as well as performance.
It allows you to download massive resources from the Internet, it is large enough to store large numbers of movies and Applications and browse the web, etc. This device works with DStv now, Netflix, showman, and youtube. It can as well play any Android game easily.

H96 Max X3 Android 9.0 Smart TV Box Review

Features H96 Max X3

  • Amlogic S905X3 Quad-core CPU + Mali-G31 GPU: with the high-performance CPU + GPU, making the H96 Max X3 TV box run fast and smoothly with excellent heat-dissipation, never worry about buffering and overheat while you are watching movies or playing games, which improve the running speed and enhances the image processing capability.
  • Android 9.0 OS: Adapted for strong compatibility, it is compatible with more software, games, and applications to improve user experience.
  • HEVC H.264 VP9 AVS2-P2: Various video decoding can save more bandwidth resources, let you watch the 8K movie smoothly.
  • 8K 24FPS and 4K 60fps UHD Resolution: Support multi-video decoder up to 8K 24fps, 4K 60fps,4K x 2K @ 60fps + 1 x 1080P @ 60fps, which provides much more detailed and better-looking image.
  • 4GB RAM + 32GB / 64GB / 128GB ROM storage memory allows you to display HD video smoothly and download massive resources from the Internet, it is large enough to store large numbers of movies and Applications and browse the web, etc.
  • Support Google Assistant( you need to buy a voice control for this function)
  • Ethernet: Support 10/100M/1000M
  • WiFi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n; 2.4G / 5G     
H96 Max X3 Android 9.0 Smart TV Box Review

Design H96 Max X3:

H96 Max X3 8K TV Box looks enjoying the sleek colorful interesting circular design and Standard black in color, the top of the box itself is decorated with the model name and a distinctive, colored print. and a small LED screen.

Moreover, it is a slim and lightweight made of black plastic with lots of physical ports around, It measures only 114×21 mm and weighs 0.4kg.

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This department contains both physical and wireless connectivity options. You can connect the Android TV Box to your TV via Bluetooth and dual-band WIFI 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz. Similarly, multiple ports are there (USB 2.0, USB 3.0, TF, DC, SPDIF, HDMI 2.1, LAN Gigabit Ethernet, and AV) to establish a physical connection and to can transmit higher amounts of data.

With Bluetooth 4.0 functionality, so easily connect H96 Max X3 to your phone or other devices like Bluetooth speakers or gamepad or Mini Keyboard And Touchpad Wireless.

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basic IR remote control is included as standard to start using this Smart TV Box from the first connection.


The TV box runs the Android 9.0 Pie as an OS to raises the bar in performance and usability, compatibility with the latest Android applications, and the apps and runs smoothly without any lagging or freezing. It also comes with some pre-installed apps like browser, YouTube, Google Play and Settings, etc. Users can enjoy multi-screen via DLNA Airplay Miracast technology.

Note: The device is rooted from the factory.

The home screen for this TV box you have your connection info at the top right hand a corner followed by some large and medium shortcuts which cannot be changed furthermore, you have a bottom section which is fully customizable just hit the plus sign select your favorite apps and they will immediately appear at the bottom.

let’s have a look at the complete system apps here are all the apps available on this box as standard I have not installed anything yet and you do have quite a few apps to get your start in including miracast air screen Netflix YouTube Amazon Prime video and of course the full version of the Google Play Store.

Picture Quality & Sound:

Well, While TV box only accepts 1080P video playback for normal TV, But users will enjoy for support multi-video decoder up to 8K video streaming at 24fps and 4K videos at 60fps, and audio capacity up to 8 channels of audio input and output, which provides a much more detailed and better-looking image and sound. bring you a more realistic movie, game, and music experience.

DRM information shows that at H96 max X3 has Google Widevine level three and no HDCP protection this means that premium streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime video will only show in basic 480p quality.

the x3 comes pre-installed with Netflix and can’t install directly of the Google Play Store, the App download using an alternative apk store, however, you can install Amazon Prime Video From Play Store directly, but keep in mind both Netflix and Amazon Prime video plays in basic 480p quality.


let’s now take a look at hardware information for H96 Max X3, He comes with the high-performance chipset the Amlogic S905X3 64-bit quad-core processor besides the G31 MP2 GPU unit.

Amlogic S905X3 64-bit SoC has Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55 CPU manufactured in 12nm that reaches up to 1.9 GHz speed, In the graphic section, we have an important leap in the GPU since now a Mali-G31 MP2 manufactured at 28nm is integrated with a refresh rate of only 30 Hertz and OpenGL ES version 3.2 which is really good for gaming.

So, the box runs fast and smoothly with excellent heat-dissipation, never worry about buffering and overheat while you are watching movies or playing games, which improve the running speed and enhances the image processing capability.

Apart from the sole 4GB DDR3 RAM slot, the H96 Max X3 TV box provides three internal eMMC storage choices – 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB, allowed to store your favorite data and files locally. and you can be expanded from the microSD card reader up to 64GB.

The games work really well the graphics were up high quality and came up in absolute without issues, It does not work at the highest settings but it is not bad, in summary, h96 finally delivered a TV box that deserves a seat at the table and I’m really impressed with his modest performance especially in 4k video playback and 3d gaming.

H96 Max X3 Android 9.0 Smart TV Box Review


H96 Max X3 TV Box the perfect choice and great way for making your simple TV to Smart TV, With high-tech chipset, astounding storage space, and the Android platform to meet your TV and gaming needs.

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H96 Max X3 Price and Availability:

The H96 Max X3 is currently available on Banggood and Gearbest and Aliexpress store starts for just US$38.99 on 4GB RAM 32GB ROM. This is a very good price So, don’t miss out on this great deal. And to view its price or buy it, you can access the offer by clicking on the store icon.

There are Three versions for H96 MAX X3 on Banggood:

Package Included

  • H96 Max X3 Smart TV Box
  • Remote Control
  • Power Supply
  • HD Cable
  • English User Manual
H96 Max X3 Android 9.0 Smart TV Box Review

FAQ About H96 Max X3:

Why is the screen blurry on startup?

Check the HDMI connection, also you can change a new HDMI cable.

Why does the box stay on the splash screen and cannot get into the system?

This is mainly caused by incorrect power cut when the box is still operating, try to reset your box.

Why can't i download some Apps?

Ensure the system supports the Apps you download, upgrade the firmware if necessary.

Does the box support 3D movies?

Unfortunately, it does not support.

Specifications H96 Max X3

GeneralCPU: Amlogic S905X3 64-bit Quad-Core
GPU: Mali-G31 ™ MP2 GPU processor
System: Android 9.0
ROM: 32GB / 64GB / 128GB ROM
Max. Extended Capacity: TF card up to 64GB (not included)
Media SupportedDecoder Format: H.263, H.264, H.265, HD MPEG4
Audio format: AAC, AAC, FLAC, AVE, MP3, OGG, RM, WMA, WMV
Video format: VP9 Profile-2 up to 4Kx2K @ 60fps H.265 HEVC MP-10@L5.1 up to 4Kx2K @ 60fps AVS2-P2 Profile up to 4Kx2K @ 60fps H.264 AVC HP@L5.1 up to 4Kx2K @ 30fps
Photo Format: JPG, JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG, JFIF … etc photo format
Support 5.1
Surround Sound Output: Yes
Product Details5G WiFi: Yes
WIFI: 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth: Bluetooth4.0
Power Supply: Charge Adapter
Interface: AV,DC 5V,HDMI,LAN,SPDIF,TF card,USB2.0,USB3.0
Language: Multilanguage
HDMI Version: 2.1
Other Functions: DLNA, Miracast, Others
HDMI Function: HDCP
Power Consumption.: 5W
RJ45 Port Speed: 1000Mbps
Power RequirementPower Type: External Power Adapter Mode
—— Input Vol: 5V
Power Adapter Input: 100-240V / 50-60Hz
Battery InformationRemote Controller Battery: 2 x AAA Battery ( not included )
Dimensions and WeightProduct weight: 0.2300 kg
Product size (L x W x H): 11.40 x 11.40 x 2.10 cm / 4.49 x 4.49 x 0.83 inches


  1. Hiya could you please tell me if this box plays 3D films? My current box doesn’t even load them as it’s not supported for 3D movies so was thinking about getting one of these boxes. Thank you

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