S905X vs RK3229, Which is faster and better?

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S905X is a cost effective model based on S905, the greatest spotlight is that S905X supports VP9 decoding while S905 not.

But, Rockchip RK3229 specifications:

  • CPU- Quad Core ARM Cortex A7 @ 1.5 GHz
  • GPU – ARM Mali-400MP2
  • Memory I/F – DDR3-1866/LPDDR3-1333
  • Video Output – HDMI 2.0 with HDCP 1.4/2.2 + CVBS
  • Video Codec – 4K2K 10-bit H.265 @ 60 fps (Up to 200 Mbps),  4K 10-bit H.264 @ 30 fps (Up to 250 Mbps) and 4K 8-bit VP9 @ 30 fps (Up to 200 Mbps)
  • Video Encoder – 1080p H.264 and VP8
  • Ethernet – 100Mbps (PHY)
  • Audio Codec – Yes
  • DRM – Widewine Level 1, PlayReady, Verimatrix

To be simple, we conclude it in a chart:

905 905x 3229

Amlogic S905X is hot at the moment, and it is said to be released in a few weeks.

(Both of them support H.265, Click to see H.265 vs VP9, which one is better for 4K video)

Another one is the price. As a newer model, S905X has better performance, however, the price is same or a little lower.

in one word. We prefer to S905X.

Check for more about S905X, S912, RK3229, RK3328, RK3399:

 

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