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Hey there! If you‘re considering the Matricom G-Box Q3 Android TV box, you‘re in the right place. I‘ve tested this streaming and gaming box extensively for over two weeks now. In this detailed review, I‘ll tell you everything you need to know about the Matricom G-Box Q3 before hitting that Buy button.

Let‘s start with a quick overview of the key specs:

Matricom G-Box Q3 Specs:

  • CPU: Amlogic S905X Quad Core 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 1.5GHz
  • GPU: Mali-450 MP2 900MHz
  • RAM: 2GB DDR3
  • Storage: 16GB eMMC (plus microSD card slot up to 32GB)
  • Networking: 10/100 Ethernet, Dual Band 802.11n WiFi
  • Video Out: HDMI 2.0a with HDCP 2.2, HDR and 4K 60fps support
  • Audio Out: Optical S/PDIF
  • Ports: 2x USB 2.0, microSD card slot, AV jack
  • OS: Android 7.1 Nougat
  • HEVC and VP9 4K decoding
  • Dimensions: 5" x 5" x 1"

As you can see, the Matricom G-Box Q3 is built around the capable Amlogic S905X quad core ARM processor with a Mali-450 GPU for graphics. This gives it solid performance for streaming, gaming, and media playback thanks to four 1.5GHz cores and 2GB of RAM.

How does this compare against other popular streaming boxes? Here‘s a quick specs comparison:

As you can see, the Matricom G-Box Q3 holds its own against pricier competitors like the Nvidia Shield TV and Apple TV 4K in key areas like CPU cores, speed, RAM, and storage. You get solid performance hardware for much less money.

So how does all that tech translate into real-world streaming performance? Excellent overall based on my experience…

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