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Next firmware release after FW007A?

Discussion in 'Official Firmwares' started by Fjodor2000, Jan 6, 2018.

  1. Fjodor2000

    Fjodor2000 Member


    It was about 2.5 months ago since the FW007A firmware was released. So I just wonder if there is any new FW release coming? There are a number of reported bugs, so it would be welcome to have them fixed in a new firmware.

    Can we get a comment from the Mini-X team regarding this?

    Regardless, maybe some users on this forum can comment on what the usual time is between firmware releases, based on past track record?
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  2. Villa

    Villa Administrator Administrator

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    Villa Administrator Administrator

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  4. Cizzz

    Cizzz Active Member

  5. Fjodor2000

    Fjodor2000 Member

    Hmmm..... Nougat is a newer version than Marshmallow, so shouldn't Marshmallow likely have had more time to be bugfixed?

    Also, just wondering - is there any reason for not jumping straight to Oreo if they are going to step up to a newer Android release anyway?
  6. skynet

    skynet Moderator Moderator

    SoC must be Oreo framework compatible for this, not sure it's already the case. Only Amlogic can answer.
  7. Wush14

    Wush14 Member

  8. gryta

    gryta New Member

    Are there any news about new firmware? Will it be Nougat or still a MM version with bugfixes (i.e. playready 3 improvement)?
  9. midnight

    midnight Moderator Moderator

  10. MINIX - Ken

    MINIX - Ken Former MINIX Team Member Administrator

    MINIX team have completed FW008 before Chinese New Year holidays,
    but there were not enough time for testing before release,
    therefore it will be released this month (March 2018).
  11. MINIX - Ken

    MINIX - Ken Former MINIX Team Member Administrator

    As per the last piece of information I got from Amlogic, probably they are skipping N and go for O.
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  12. MINIX - Ken

    MINIX - Ken Former MINIX Team Member Administrator

    FW008 includes a few but important fixes:

    Fixed status bar bug
    Fixed HDR related green screen bug
    Fixed HDR on/off switch bug
    Fixed Google input method bug
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  13. nickhell

    nickhell New Member

    That's nice, Pip is going to be nice in YouTube if the modded apps work

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  14. gryta

    gryta New Member

    So FW008 is still MM or already Nougat? Have you also fixed the playready 3 issue?
  15. nickhell

    nickhell New Member

    Well if you read Ken... It's going to be mm. The nougat thing seems at they have not even started...

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  16. nineteenth

    nineteenth Member

    More than 4(!!!) months of promises and waiting... I do not know what firmware developers can do so much time? I thought it would be at least Nougat, but it's just a few even not tested bugfixes ...not Nougat!
  17. Smartie36

    Smartie36 Active Member

    What about the box crashing to the glowing minix logo, requiring the power being disconnected & reconnected to get the box to boot up successfully, many on the forum have experienced this issue, including me.

    I'm hoping this will be sorted in the new firmware.

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  18. CLT

    CLT New Member


    Amlogic are not skipping any Android versions - 7.1 SDK have been available for S912 SoC since June 2017 - just MINIX cant get their arses together and sort this out anytime soon.

    Vorke has already released Android 7 for s912 SoC
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2018
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