Bluetimes Qplus Android TV Box Review

Qplus android tv box
Qplus Android TV Box

Company introduction

Shenzhen Bluetimes Technology Co., Ltd. was founded in 1999. The company is a reputed OEM and ODM manufacturer in Multimedia players, HDD enclosures and power bank products. Their current focus is mostly on power banks, including Android TV Box product lines based on Rockchip, Amlogic, Allwinner solutions.

In past years the company has cooperated with many famous international brands. Their factory has 6 high-speed SMT Lines, 3 wave soldering lines, 4 productions including assembly lines for power bank products. implementing ISO900 1:2008 quality control inspections with full compliance with CE/FCC/UL requirements. Bluetimes_technology_team_photo. Jpg

The product review will be focusing on the followings:

  1. Company introduction.
  2. Products intro. & Specifications.
  3. Package.
  4. Unpacking.
  5. Items included in the package.
  6. Accessories.
  7. Design & Quality.
  8. System & UI.
  9. Performance.
  10. Benchmarks & Hardware info.
  11. Conclusions.

Products info & Specifications :

  • Model: 3584-RK3288 Qplus.
  • Brand: Bluetimes.


     Main Features :

  • OS: Android 4.4 KitKat 
  • RAM: 2GB DDR3 RAM.
  • ROM: 8GB Nand Flash.
  • Support Micro SD (TF), Up to 32GB
  • Preloaded with XBMC with add-ons.
  • CPU : Rockchip RK3288 quad core Cortex A17 1.8GHz
  • GPU : with Mali-T764 GPU, OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0/3.0,and OpenCL 1.1



  • 1x USB OTG.
  • 1x S/PDIF audio.
  • 1x Built-in microphone.
  • 2x USB 2.0 host.
  • HDMI 2.0: Support 4Kx2K & Full HD1080P @ 60FPS video output.
  • DTS and Dolby Digital Decoding and Pass-through Support for 5.1 channel DTS.


Networking & Connectivity :

  • 1x Bluetooth 4.0 Module.
  • Support 2.4 GHz WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, support LAN 100M/1000M Base-T.


Items in Package :

  • 1x AC Adapter (100~240V, 50/60Hz 0.5A, 5V/2.5A)
  • 1x Bluetimes Qplus Android TV Box.
  • 1x Remote Control.
  • 1x USB OTG Cable.
  • 1x User Manual.

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Items Unpacked :

  • 1x Bluetimes Qplus TV Box.
  • 1x User Manual.
  • 1x Remote Control.
  • 1x USB Cable (OTG / For Firmware Updating).
  • 1x AC Adapter (100~240V, 50/60Hz 0.5A, 5V/2.5A).
  • 1x HDMI Cable (Type: Male-Male).

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   Accessories :

  • 1x Power Supply Unit (5V / 2.5A ).
  • 1x IR Remote Control.
  • 1x HDMI Cable (Type: Male-Male).
  • 1x USB Cable (OTG / For Firmware Updating).

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IR Remote Control

The remote control is basic and very easy to operate. It has all standard functions such as navigation keys, home, volume, back buttons, power OFF/ON button including a basic Fly Mouse mode that is operational through remote navigation keys.


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The Qplus casing is composed of three elements: Main body, made from a metal profile with two plastic enclosures on both sides, one in front and another on the back for all standard ports. The Box is equipped with an external (non-detachable) antenna, From my checks antenna housing plastic joint seems to be a bit lose, what shouldn’t happen hoping it’s a one-time problem. As for general quality is good and I didn’t find additional problems.


In terms efficiency casing is well designed and doesn’t heat much, indicating that most of the heat isn’t discharged through the housing envelope and PCB inside gets proper cooling.

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The Qplus Box runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS with Kernel Version 3.10.0.Latest Build number as of February 2015 is 20150207.  In case you don’t have the latest one, you can download it directly from Here.

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 Rooting Steps :

1- Downloading & Installing TowelRoot App from Here.

2 – Installing SuperSU App.

3 – Uninstalling TowelRoot App.



The CPU runs at clock speeds between 126 MHz in the idle state up to 1.80 GHz (peak speed).


    Storage Space

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   UI  (User Interface)

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General performance is very good. Antutu benchmark software scored ranked 35153, a very similar result to Rikomagic V5 Mini PC (TV Stick) I have previously tested That’s also based on Rockchip RK3288 hardware.

Video Playback ( XBMC )

The box came pre-loaded with XBMC 14.0 Helix Alpha-4 including many popular add-ons. From the first impression, XBMC Loads fast in just 1-2 seconds and performed well as expected from a Rockhip device.


1080P playback was excellent. On my tests, I didn’t see any visual lags or sudden picture freezes when playing ISO or MKV video files up to 30GB in size from my personal Video sample collection.

2K x 4K

Rockchip support with XBMC is still not perfect. Similar to Rikmagic V5 Mini PC device I previously tested some of my video samples played smoothly and well without any frame drops. On more higher bitrate samples movements between movie scenes were choppy or with minor freezes.

Benchmarks & Hardware info

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Conclusions :

Nice product. Price is also pretty attractive for a box almost completely made of metal material. The Qplus Box sales at the official AliExpress company store at $99.99 retail price (Including shipping fee – depending on carrier).



  • Relative low price.
  • Excellent cooling (Metal Casing).
  • Comes pre-loaded with XBMC 14.0 Kodi Including add-ons.
  • Firm Design: Main body is composed of one single closed unit (Metal Profile).



  • Partial XBMC Support in playing 2k & 4k videos.


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