Review: Beelink 6K GS1 Android TV Box

By | November 30, 2017

Review Beelink 6K GS1 Android TV Box
The Beelink 6K GS1 is an Android TV box built to play HD videos and play games.
It is a budget unit that fall in the mid-range of Android TV Boxes available.
This unit was sent to me to review which I ran it through some test to see how well it handled videos and game play.
CPU: ARM Cortex-A53
OS: Android 7.1
WiFi: Dual Band 802.11AC
Bluetooth 4.1
Review Beelink 6K GS1 Android TV Box Specs
The package comes with the Beelink 6K GS1 unit, power supply, HDMI cable, operation guide, and remote control.
Review Beelink 6K GS1 Android TV Box All
The side has a USB 3.0 port and a SD-Card Slot.
Review Beelink 6K GS1 Android TV Box Side
The back has the power plug, USB, HDMI, Ethernet, and SPDIF port.
Review Beelink 6K GS1 Android TV Box Back
Powering on the unit it comes up to a nice Launcher with easy navigation.
Review Beelink 6K GS1 Android TV Box Luancher
Kodi does not come installed but is easy to install from the Play Store or Kodi download page.
Review Beelink 6K GS1 Android TV Box Kodi
Kodi 17.6 and popular add-ons run very good on the box.
It also will be able to stream from Netflix, YouTube, and most other online sources.
Testing game play I loaded and ran Real Racing 3 which worked OK but was not the best.
Review Beelink 6K GS1 Android TV Box Game PLAY
It works much better playing older games with newer games best left to faster boxes.
For the price range this was expected and did well for a mid-range budget box.
Testing the video resolution I played a few HD videos from 1080p, to 4K Ultra HD @ 60FPS.
Review Beelink 6K GS1 Android TV Box Video Resolution
It had no problems running 4K HD @ 60 FPS with clear video.
Running AnTuTU Benchmark it gave a score of 44054 which is good for a mid-range Android TV box.
Review Beelink 6K GS1 Android TV Box AnTUTU
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The Beelink 6K GS1 is a good budget android TV box that will be a good fit as a home entertainment system.
It played HD 1080p and 4K videos very nicely as well as very good WiFi streaming speeds.
This makes it ideal to stream movies and TV shows from online sources such as Netflix, YouTube, or Kodi.
It also played older games well but is not realy built to play the new releases.
This was to be expected as playing new games takes fast more expensive hardware.
I am still testing it out so far with good results and will update if anything changes.
As always be sure to read the reviews in forums, here, or elsewhere to be sure a unit is a good fit for you.

2 thoughts on “Review: Beelink 6K GS1 Android TV Box

  1. Larry Toulch

    Hello ,
    Im interested in this Beelink box, and Like to know
    if the Firmware updates automatically and whats the
    speed of the processor ?

    Thank You

  2. Joe

    Just wanted to know if I can add STB emulator
    For my IPTV rather than just buy an iptv box?


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