Mecool M8S Pro L Review

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Introduction
There are several new TV Boxes from MECOOL brand on the market equipped with Android TV OS and Voice Remote Control. One such TV Boxes is MECOOL M8S PRO L with Voice Remote, so today we want to introduce you to MECOOL M8S PRO L TV Box with Voice Remote.

Android box

The design and build
The MECOOL M8S PRO L is made of plastic and on the top we have a striped decoration, on the front we have a status LED and an IR receiver hidden behind the slots of the box.
In one of its sides we have a microSD card reader with self-extracting mechanism and two USB 2.0 ports. In the perimeter we have a series of ventilation slots but in the upper part we miss more ventilation slots to improve the thermals.
At the back we have all the other ports, DC connector, HDMI 2.0 connector that allows 4K@60fps, also a 10/100 Ethernet port and AV video / audio jack.

Android box
In the lower part of the MECOOL M8S PRO L we have four rubber feet, the sticker that identify the model and several ventilation slots that allow air to enter.

Hardware, Software and Performance
The Android box MECOOL M8S PRO L includes 16 GB of eMMc storage memory, from this storage memory we have actually available about 11 GB, a figure enough to install a good number of apps. As a device with AMLogic SoC this has a single partition in the storage memory which facilitates the management of our files.

Android box
As we have check we also have 3 GB of DDR3 RAM and 1.9 GB that are free after a long navigation through the system, so it allows us to correctly open several tabs in a browser.
The default system in the MECOOL M8S PRO L is the Android TV 7.1.1, a fairly modern system today.
The performance of the MECOOL M8S PRO L TV-Box is correct thanks to the powerful Amlogic S912 Octa Core processor that moves the system well thanks to its 3 GB of RAM that allows you to load quite a few apps or navigation tabs. If we leave the home button of the remote control pressed, we can change the active app without problems. At a thermal level in normal use we have no loss of performance, only a certain drop in performance is noticed if we start playing powerful games in 3D.

Connectivity
We connect the MECOOL M8S PRO L adapter to the power supply and it starts up directly, the first thing we find is a wizard that guides us to connect the Bluetooth remote by pressing the – and OK key at the same time. The rest of the steps are the classics of Android TV to enter our Google account and connect to Wifi.

Remote control
The MECOOL M8S PRO L can be purchased with a Bluetooth remote that also integrates an IR transmitter to use it in a conventional way if we do not pair it. In the upper area we have the microphone and the Google Assistant button, a status LED that indicates when we perform some action, crosshead, OK button, back, home, menu and volume controls. We can synchronize the remote by pressing the Volume – and OK keys at the same time.

Android box
Within the settings menus we also have the possibility to activate HDMI CEC to be able to use the control of our TV with the TV-Box itself, a system that gives varied results depending on our TV models.

Pros
Good price
BT remote control with microphone
Custom firmwares
3GB of RAM

Cons
Hot box

Conclusion
The Mecool M8S Pro L is an excellent device for everyone that needs to have the best of Android TV but also the positives of the Pure Android OS as on a normal Android TV Box. Visit Banggood.com today to purchase one for the you and the family. Participate in the ongoing 0.01 lucky draw and stand a chance to acquire one for free.

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