CHUWI HeroBox become the new choice of HTPC

 

CHUWI launched a new product HeroBox recently. Equipped with the Intel N4100 processor, 8GB RAM and 180GB SSD combination, various interface and so on, it’s a new mini PC with great configuration.

According to the information, It has a variety of applications, such as serving as an HTPC, connecting the display to become an all-in-one machine, configuring the NAS server, and so on.

Powerful GPU, decode 4K video smoothly

With the ninth-generation Intel UHD Graphics 600 GPU, HeroBox can decode 4K VP9 10bit video smoothly. Arrange Herobox in the living room, connect HDTV via HDMI or VGA interface to watch high 4K video with high frame rate, experience delicate and wonderful HD images.

As it can be seen from the software DXVAChecker, HeroBox can hard decode 4K resolutions and supports up to 8K.

Play media smoothly

Herobox can be used for watching videos on media platforms such as Netflix and YouTube. According to the actual experience, It can work smoothly and show abundant details when watching videos on Netflix, YouTube, HULU and other platforms in 4K images quality.

TB level expansion, store a large number of images and videos

HeroBox supports SATA hard disk expansion. Up to 2TB of storage can be expanded in simple steps, which can store a large number of images and videos.

Hard disk capacity expansion operating instruction

Unscrew the back of the fuselage, open the back cover and install the 2.5-inch hard disk to the reserved installation position, use 2 supports and 4 screws come with machine to fix the hard disk, install the back cover in place finally.

Summary

Herobox features abundant configurations, mini metal body, the Intel N4100 processor as well as 8GB RAM and 180GB SSD combination. Powerful GPU graphics processing ability brings smooth experience in watching videos and playing media. Meanwhile, the ability to support storage expansion makes it more practical as an HTPC. In summary, HeroBox can be a good choice to be an HTPC.