Formuler Z8 Pro Android 4K IPTV set-top box review – how to setup?

Formuler Z8 Pro Android 4K IPTV set-top box review
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Who should buy Formuler Z8 Pro Android 4K IPTV set-top box? It is a great choice for an Android device being used in conjunction with an IPTV streaming service. Many great features including the excellent MY TV Online 2 EPG, internal storage, and the USB 3 port for recording. Find details in Formuler Z8 Pro Android 4K IPTV set-top box review.

Pros & Cons- Formuler Z8 Pro Android 4K IPTV set-top box

Pros

  • Fast navigation
  • Great fit for UHD and HDR
  • External antenna for stronger signal
  • 16GB of internal storage
  • Lots of third party apps for games and videos.
  • Customised Remote.
  • Mytv Online2 is Superb.
  • Comes with a free USB charging cable

Cons

  • While playing 4K HDR Video it was lagging and freeze
  • You cannot customise VOD Thumbnail.
  • Glow in the dark remote control is useless and potentially distracting
  • Need external USB storage for DVR
  • While Playing games it was lagging.

Specs – Formuler Z8 Pro Android 4K IPTV set-top box

  • Processor: Quad Core 2.0Ghz
  • Image decoder: JPG, BMP, GIF, PNG
  • 4K resolution picture
  • Connectivity RJ45 et Gigabit et WiFi
  • Video format: TS, MKV, FLV, MOV, AVI, RM, MP4
  • Audio format: MPEG-1 Layer 1,2, AAC-LC, HE AAC V1 / V2
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • SPDIF optical
  • 2Go DDR4 RAM
  • 16Go flash memory
  • OS: Android 8 Oréo
  • Extension: hard drive or USB or micro SD key
  • Video / audio output
  • HDMI
    Port: USB 2.0 et 3.0
  • Video decoder: 4K @ 60fps), VP9, H.265 (HEVC), AVS, H.264 (AVC, MVC), Real, MPEG1 / 2/4, VC-
  • weight 570g

Formuler Z8 Pro Android 4K IPTV set-top box review

Design

Its dimension is 105 mm * 105 mm * 22 mm. It’s a square IPTV-Box. A dual band antenna is located on the back of the box. When the antenna is deployed, the 22mm will reach 121mm. 

Dimensions

  • Length : 105mm
  • Width : 105mm
  • Thinkness : 22mm (Install Antenna 121mm)

Ports

When unpacking, you will have the IPTV-Box Formuler Z8, a remote control, two batteries for the remote control, an HDMI cable, a power cord, an antenna, a remote control extension, and a user guide.

WiFi Antenna

The two Wifi antennas give great stability to the connection, all this combined with a high-speed IPTV subscription is fantastic. With WiFi antenna and LAN connectivity, streaming and live video, even in 4K, are perfect.

4K UHD

Crystal clear image and pairs excellently with my 4K tv! The 4k decoding gives stunning images, even the smallest objects are visible in a natural way. With the MyTVOnline 2 software, it’s like a cheaper cable subscription. You can record live, schedule events.

Game

The resolution of the image is in high definition and allows playback in 4K HDR at 60 fps. It will be great for gamers and fans of content streaming

Recording with USB

The DVR function begins at the press of a button and accessing your stored clips or videos is very fast. Unfortunately, you do need an external USB storage device to actually use the DVR function. It’s puzzling that the 16GB HDD is inaccessible for this function but perhaps Formuler already filled it to the brim with data.

Remote

With the remote control, you can easily navigate through the main interface and through the different applications. The Z8 is under Android Oreo, which is version 8 of the operating system.

The new upgraded IR remote that comes with the unit is incredibly responsive. The in hand feel is amazing and it’s very sleek! They do have a BT remote which eliminates the need for the IR extender and also allows voice control. The Pro does not come with the BT. 

Some buttons include EPG, Favorite, Group, Live, VOD, VFormat, Resolution, Playlist, and sleep.  There are instructions on the back of the remote that explain how to program the TV and Source keys.

Faster processor

With quad-core CPU inside of the Formuler Z8, it is certainly getting faster speed. Browsing through menus and channels is just as fast as with the Z7+. The navigation is also smooth. Regardless of that, the Formuler Z8 is most certainly a very speedy device.

TV OS – Formuler Z8 Pro Android 4K IPTV set-top box

Android OS

Android Operating System: Oréo. This 8th version makes navigation very fluid. And if you have a good connection speed, it’s even better.

The main interface is easy to read. They really thought about the most complete user interface and the best user experience. The resolution of the image is in high definition and allows playback in 4K HDR at 60 fps.

MyTVOnline 2

What really sets Formuler apart from the competition is their software MyTVOnline 2. This is a native IPTV app that allows you to use IPTV service providing live TV and video on demand content. Their app is fully integrated into the TV box operating system and provides the cleanest TV experience, including a fantastic EPG, we have ever seen.

Formuler Z8 Pro Android 4K IPTV set-top Setup

Setuo is straightforward. By following the instructions, you will correctly have no problem in making a correct installation. In terms of its functionality, this IPTV-Box offers you the classics and novelties.

With the remote control, you can easily navigate through the main interface and through the different applications. The Z8 Pro is under Android Oreo, which is version 8 of the operating system.

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