REVIEW: Alfawise H96 mini a TV-Box with the new Amlogic T962E SoC and HDMI IN

Today thanks to the collaboration of the store gearbest we present the analysis of the TV-Box Alfawise H96 mini, this is the first model we reviewed with the new SoC Amlogic T962E Quad core focused on the Smart TV sector that we now see in a TV-Box. In this model we have 2GB of DDR3 RAM, 16 GB of internal storage, Wifi aC, BT 4.1, Ethernet 10/100 and as a novelty HDMI input that allows us to connect an external device and see it on the screen. This model supports decoding of all types of H.265 and VP9 files with support for HDR up to 4K60fps. Let’s see if we are facing an interesting or mediocre product in our usual review.

  • The TV-Box Alfawise H96 mini can be purchased at from €57 ($69) shipping costs included.


Model Alfawise H96 mini
CPUs Amlogic T962E Cortex-A53 Quad Core 2.0GHz
GPU Mali-450MP
Operating system Android 7.1 (32bit)
Storage 16GB eMMc
Wifi Wi-Fi AC 2.4/5GHz
Bluetooth 4.1
ports 2x USB2.0
microSD card reader
AV Jack
Ethernet 10/100
Others Recovery button (Inside the AV)
Content IR remote control
5V 2A charger
HDMI cable
Measurements: 10 x 10 x 2 cm
Weight: 0.25Kg


Package content

The model Alfawise H96 mini It arrives in a cardboard box without any type of logo, inside the box we find the TV-Box in an upper compartment, the rest of the accessories are in a lower area, we have an IR control as standard, HDMI cable, manual in English and a small 5V/2A adapter.

unboxing video

In the following video you can see all the content of the two products in detail, you have more unboxing videos available in our Youtube channel of

Product Details

The little box Alfawise H96 mini It is made of plastic and has a transparent glass frame that cuts a little, on the front we have a blue led strip and an IR receiver hidden behind the black plastic.

On one of the sides we have a microSD card reader with a self-extracting mechanism, an AV jack with an internal reset button and two USB 2.0 ports, the first being the one used to carry out updates from a PC.

In the back we find the rest of the ports, DC connector, optical audio output, connector HDMI 2.0 input and output that support [email protected] resolutions and a 10/100 Ethernet port.

In the lower area of Alfawise H96 mini we have the sticker that identifies the model and a few ventilation slots.

In order to update the firmware you have to make a short between these two small metal points with this firmware.