If you’re in search of a NAS and Android media participant, this combine could go well with you greatest. The machine is the Beelink GS-King X, which has a traditional Android 9.zero participant with four GB of RAM and 64 GB inner reminiscence. However, it additionally has two 3.5-inch bays for exhausting drives, having the ability to add as much as a complete of 32 TB storage. In truth, it could settle for higher-capacity drives, though higher-capacity drives haven’t been examined as a result of there are hardly any available on the market.
Beelink GX-King X: NAS and Android participant multi functional
Its dimensions are 165 x 118 x 106 mm, so it may be positioned compactly subsequent to the TV with out taking over a lot area or attracting consideration. With simply the ability cable and an HDMI we are able to have all our multimedia content material storage solved.
Internally, the «NAS» has a processor Amlogic S922X-H 12 nm, along with together with an HDMI 2.zero port to output 4K as much as 60 Hz. We even have a Gigabit Ethernet port, WiFi 5, 4 USB ports, an optical output, an AV output, 5 hi-fi sound ports, a card reader, and an influence connector. It can decode two 4K indicators at 75 FPS and 1080 at 75 FPS on the identical time, which is good if we’re going to entry its content material from a couple of machine.
We additionally discover clever functionalities resembling voice management with the Google Assistant. In sound it is usually suitable with Hi-Fi due to its audio chips, along with DTS and Dolby.
It might be bought now in China and on Amazon
Regarding its capacities as NAS, we have no idea how the storage can be managed, nor if it helps sizzling swapping or RAID to keep away from information loss. The included energy provide is 57 watts, and figuring out what the followers of those units are like they’re more likely to make some noise. If what you want is full silence, maybe it’s higher to have the participant on TV and have the NAS in a distant space the place it won’t be heard whereas we’re watching films.
The worth of this unusual combine is 249 euros in China, which is what an entry-level NAS prices, and which forces us to purchase a separate Android media participant. Beelink says that later they may launch a mannequin able to enjoying content material in 8K, so it is going to have HDMI 2.1. If you wish to purchase it on Amazon, there are already those that promote it at 369 euros.