Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Pivos XIOS DS Media Play Android Media Player Review

We live in a word where media is at our fingertips, we can instantly stream and watch content with ease. With that many different media players have emerged to make this process much easier, especially in a living room setting. Today we are taking a look at not only a media player, but a full on Android box. Pivos says the XIOS is “The marriage between digital home entertainment and the powerful Android platform” and it really is. You can use it as a media player, you can download games to play on it, you can also use it to be productive. The options are really endless as there are so many applications available for the Android operating system. Read on as we take a look…

Special thanks to Pivos for providing us with the XIOS DS Media Play Android Media Player to review.

Specifications
Supported Video Codecs: MPEG 1/ 2/ 4, H.264, VC-1, WMV, M2TS, TS, RMVB, AVI, MKV, MOV, TS, MPEG, FLV, DivX, Xvid.
Supported File Types:
– Video: AVI/ MKV/ TS/ TP/ TRP/ M2TS/ MPG/ MP4/ MOV/ M4V/ VOB/ IFO/ DAT/ WMV/ ASF/ RM/ RMVB/ FLV/ XVID/ DIVX 3,4,5 for up to 1080p resolution.
– Audio: MP3/ OGG/ WMA/ WAV/ AAC/ FLAC
– Photo: JPEG/ BMP/ GIF/ TIF/ PNG
Supported Audio Codecs: MP2/ 3, OGG Vorbis, WMA, WAV, WMA PRO, PCM LPCM, MS-ADPCM, LC-AAC, HE-AAC, COOK, RA-Lossless, RM/ RMVB 8/ 9/ 10./li>
Connections:
– 1 x HDMI A/V out
– 1 x 10/100 Ethernet
– 1 x 802.11 b/g/n built in wireless
– 3 x USB 2.0 ports
– 1 x MicroSD/SDHC Memory Slot (upto 32GB)
Supported Audio Output: MP2/ 3, OGG Vorbis, WMA, WAV, WMA PRO, PCM LPCM, MS-ADPCM, LC-AAC, HE-AAC, COOK, RA-Lossless, RM/ RMVB 8/ 9/ 10.
Supported Subtitle Types: SRT, SMI, SSA, ASS, IDX/SUB, SUB

Packaging
The XIOS comes in a small attractive box. On the front of the box is a logo and some information. On the back you have an overview of the device and lists of supported file types and formats.

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Opening the box up the unit is nicely protected inside. Getting everything out you have the XIOS unit, remote control, HDMI cable, power cable and user guide.

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For a full unboxing of the XIOS DS Media Play check out our unboxing video below.

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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