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Beta Release X6 Lollipop beta firmware (July 2017)

Discussion in 'Beta Firmwares' started by MINIX - Ken, Jul 16, 2017.

  1. Sracimir

    Sracimir New Member

    Hi Andy,

    Yes, it is quite annoying that no one from Minix is commenting. It would be enough to simply state if they are working on the firmware at all or not. Because this is delaying my decision if I should purchase a new box. I was actually intending to buy a U9-H or a U1, but now I am not so certain.

    Still my questions remain open for any Minix representative if they miraculously decide to step in.

    Will this beta release become an official one? Can you, please, provide some details? Are you working on the bugs that were reported by the users in this thread so far?

    Or is this box abandoned?

    Cheers!
  2. weebelly

    weebelly New Member

    hi guys since i update my firmware my neo 6 is freezung and really slow
  3. Andy 4

    Andy 4 New Member

    Hello again my friend. Well it must be clear by now that Minix don't care much about their customers. I'd say yes, the X6 is abandoned whatever anyone says. They've had our money and the relationship now is over like every other box maker.

    Would I buy another Minix? Probably not to be honest. The hardware is generally better but not in a way that offers any real advantage over a well chosen alternative. Put it this way, I could have bought a box for half the price of my X6 and used the change to buy another box today. I doubt the user experience would have been worse!

    Have a good day my friend :)
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2018
  4. Andy 4

    Andy 4 New Member

    Mine too my friend. Unfortunately, Minix aren't interested. I've tried lots of things before and after this beta, but the truth is the X6 is a buggy P.O.S and Minix will never fix it. What's worse is that Minix don't even have the basic human courtesy to monitor their own forums and reply. I mean, we could talk about sex and porn on here and nobody at Minix would notice!

    If you ask me there's barely a trace of honor in these guys. They should have fixed the X6 or refunded owners long ago if its a design problem. There are way too many of us that have found it to be buggy as hell from day 1. We can't all be wrong!

    My advice, save up for another box if you can't live with the broken X6. There are quite a few good options out there my friend from other manufacturers at half the cost of a Minix. Google around for guidance on what to go for, and best of luck. :)

    p.s. wouldn't be surprised if Minix woke up and started deleting these posts. The last thing they want future customers to know is the truth!
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2018
  5. Nuno Craveiro

    Nuno Craveiro New Member

    Latest Kodi 18 Leia alpha is working well on this beta firmware. It looks promising and video is playing smoothly. No stuttering. Too bad that this beta firmware was dropped by Minix. Time to start looking for another option.
  6. owen420

    owen420 New Member

    found my OTG cable and reinstalled the beta firmware using the usb burning tool instead of just updating from USB....

    still having the wifi issue... can't connect to my network says the passkey is incorrect but its not... its WPA2 without any special characters (one letter, two words and a number)

    even tried to hotspot my phone, wouldn't connect

    tried several times I give up.... went back to kitkat so i can maybe use this for streaming music in the kitchen

    this box had a OK run for me.... but it did have it's issues..... the hardware itself has lasted for years and I deff got my money's worth it still works today... put KitKat back on and Netflix works (480p and some leg here and there but ok for a secondary tv)... Plex and Spotify work I got no complaints I am just not sure why they got are hopes up with this beta firmware then disowned it... it was faster for me except for the no wifi problem.

    why even have these forums if nobody from your staff is going to answer any questions? just make a download link page and call it a day.
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2018
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