Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX 2017

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

6K capable TV boxes are still rare to find on the market. But if there are any, these are usually quite expensive, here would be the Amazon Fire TV over $100 on 4K still the cheapest option.

Now the Beelink GS1 has caught my attention on review.

This TV box is advertised as 6K capable and at a price of around $60 (from China)?!

Beelink GS1 6K TV Box

Price: $59.99 with coupon: GBGS1 / 30 OCT - 06 NOV

4K at 60fps or 6K x 4K at 30fps, RAM: 2GB, ROM: 16GB, Android 7.1, Allwinner H6 Quad Core ARM Cortex-A53

Beelink GS1 6K TV Box

Price: $59.99 with coupon: GBGS1 / 30 OCT - 06 NOV

4K at 60fps or 6K x 4K at 30fps, RAM: 2GB, ROM: 16GB, Android 7.1, Allwinner H6 Quad Core ARM Cortex-A53

Can it really be that this little box creates the 6K video? Let’s find out about it in the test for the Beelink GS1!

Beelink GS1: Packaging

Let’s start where from you get this box. On the one hand, offers a dealer at GearBest this for about $60, I suspect this sends the Beelink GS1 but also from China.

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

On the other hand, the Beelink GS1 TV Box can be found on AliExpress. I have mine from Gearbest though. Although this is about $5 more expensive than at various AliExpress dealers, you can take the “Europe Express” in Gearbest.

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

As we are above a value of less than $60, the Beelink GS1 6K TV Box will incur customs and the associated costs. Gearbest, as one of a few dealers, offers the possibility to have its products cleared before. In this case, you have no extra charge to pay and the Beelink GS1 TV Box comes directly to you without you have to report to Customs.

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

This massively reduces the problems with orders from Asia!

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

Pay attention to the order on the European plug! Otherwise, you have to order an adapter.

The scope of supply of the Beelink GS1 TV box falls out as expected. A 5v power supply, the TV box itself, a remote control and an HDMI cable.

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

By the way, batteries for the remote control are missing.

Beelink GS1: Design and Appearance

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

The optical appearance of the Beelink GS1 TV Box is rather inconspicuous. It is a small black box with a lot of connections.

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

A total of USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, a LAN port and various analog outputs, as well as an SD card reader, DC in Port, DPDIF Port on the Beelink GS1 space.

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

Of course, there is also the 5V power supply connection. If you want to tinker a bit, you can certainly build an adapter, so that you can supply the Beelink via USB with power (5V 2A).

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

In general, the design of the Beelink GS1 in analisis is well executed and I would like to cancel that there are no ventilation holes in the device.

Beelink GS1: Hardware and Performance

Let’s start with the performance on a Full HD TV. Here was the Beelink GS1 TV box play everything that I have set before her. This applies to playback via KODI or via the regular media player. In general, the user interface is sufficiently fluid. KODI made e.g. not the impression to run at the limit.

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

Positive is also the fast network connection noted. The GS1 has both GBit LAN and 5GHz WLAN.

In short, at Full HD there is nothing to complain about the performance.

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

At 6K, however, this looks a bit different. On the positive side, the Beelink GS1 TV Box can also display the user interface in 6K. Many 6K-capable devices cannot do this and only switch to the higher resolution when a video is detected.

The problem, however, is videos. Youtube in 6K certificate not possible, at least not on the Youtube app. Even filmed material jerky and the same applies to previously downloaded on Youtube videos.

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

Then the TV box is useless at 6K? No, not quite it seems here very much on the video format. If the H.265 codec is used (in this case in the MKV container) the Beelink GS1TV Box will also play 6K video smoothly.

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

However, it will be hard to get content in this particular format. Therefore, I would tend to recommend the Beelink GS1 more for 4K video. Perhaps the thing is interesting for users of a 6K TV, that the UI is displayed in 6K. Most videos are anyway in 4K, so 6K UI + 4K video function easily.

Beelink GS1: Software

The Beelink GS1 TV uses a heavily modified version of Android 7.1. This version has been optimized for use on a TV.

In addition to the usual features such as the playback of local media, it is also possible to stream videos over the Internet or to download apps from the Play Store.

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

Yes, the Google Play Store is pre-installed with several other Google Apps, such as Youtube. Unfortunately, there is already the first disappointment, most apps cannot be installed on the GS1 6K TV Box in our review.

To the apps which can not be installed is unfortunately also Netflix. However, KODI is already preinstalled and works pretty smoothly.

Beelink GS1: Video Review and Test

Beelink GS1: Conclusions and Reviews

Some things are just too good to be true. This also applies to a low price for the first 6K TV box. Although the Beelink GS1 quite 6K, but you have to pay attention to the video material used here.

And 6K video is not that easy to get on the TV box. The Mobile Youtube app does not seem to support 6k and Netflix, for example, cannot be installed.

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

What works well is e.g. KODI. Although 6K video brings the box quickly to its limits, 4K video is not a problem.

In the end, I would recommend the Beelink GS1 TV Box primarily to “hobbyists” and users who are familiar with KODI and appreciate it. The average user is safe with an Amazon Fire TV, although much more expensive, better served.

Beelink GS1: Price and Where to buy cheaper?

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX with Low Price 2017

Now you can buy a Beelink GS1 at a low price using the coupon: GBGS1 then the price will be only $ 59.99 from 30 OCT to 6 NOV.

Beelink GS1 6K TV Box

Price: $59.99 with coupon: GBGS1 / 30 OCT - 06 NOV

4K at 60fps or 6K x 4K at 30fps, RAM: 2GB, ROM: 16GB, Android 7.1, Allwinner H6 Quad Core ARM Cortex-A53

Beelink GS1 6K TV Box

Price: $59.99 with coupon: GBGS1 / 30 OCT - 06 NOV

4K at 60fps or 6K x 4K at 30fps, RAM: 2GB, ROM: 16GB, Android 7.1, Allwinner H6 Quad Core ARM Cortex-A53

Beelink GS1 Review: New genaration 6K TV BOX 2017 was last modified: November 2nd, 2017 by Boby Sanburn