t428 Archive

Quad-core Android Mini PC Buying Guide

I wrote a guide on buying Android Mini PCs a few months back. Back then, the only devices available were either the single-core or dual-core variety. Time flies and technology moves at a breakneck pace. The market is currently flooded with the new quad-core Android mini PC. There are also many new players on the […]

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Ubuntu on RK3188 Devices

Rockchip RK3188 device owners who are also Linux fans can rejoice. You can now run Ubuntu on RK3188 devices like the Tronsmart T428, Rikomagic MK802 IV and QC802. However, you may need to tone down the enthusiasm a bit since this is still at a very early stage. A lot of hardware features are still […]

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Tronsmart T428 Finless ROM 1.5 Available Now

Bob over at FreakTab Forum seems to be churning out Finless ROMs at a faster rate than I can post it. I missed this when it was originally posted by if you don’t know it yet, you can now download and install the Tronsmart T428 Finless ROM 1.5 if you are a Tronsmart T428 owner. […]

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Quad Core RK3188 T428 and MK908 Available on Amazon

Quad core RK3188 based Android Mini PCs like the Tronsmart T428 and MK908 are being sold by online vendors at AliExpress and other China based online retailers for the past couple of months. However, if you have a lack of trust for such retailers and prefer buying from a more established online vendor like Amazon, […]

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Tronsmart MK908 Quad Core RK3188 TV Stick

The Tronsmart MK908 seems to be yet another quad core RK3188 Android mini PC from Tronsmart. It was just less than 2 weeks ago when the Tronsmart T428 started shipping after a couple of delays. The T428 is also based on the Rockchip RK3188 SoC so that is why it seems strange that the MK908 […]

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Tronsmart T428 Review and Final Look

It looks like Geekbuying did managed to get stock of the Tronsmart T428 Android mini PC on time and have started shipping them to those who placed pre-orders. They even have a Tronsmart T428 review up on their blog. Also of interest is that they have replaced the photo of the T428’s bare board with […]

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Tronsmart T428 expected to ship today

For those of you who ordered a Tronsmart T428 Android mini PC from Geekbuying’s pre-order, the units are expected to be shipped out today on April 17. This was updated by Geekbuying on April 12. The shipment was originally delayed earlier on due to a bug that was discovered. Strangely though, there is still no […]

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Tronsmart T428 Quad Core RK3188 Android Mini PC Coming Soon

The new Tronsmart T428 quad core Rockchip RK3188 Cortex A9 Android Mini PC is about to be released soon. Tronsmart is of course the manufacturer of the Tronsmart Prometheus, the Amlogic CPU based Android set top box that is shaped like a futuristic space ship. The RK3188 is the next generation Cortex A9 chip from […]

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