Powpro PBox PP-1000 Iron Plus

The Powpro PBox PP-1000 Iron Plus is definitely an interesting looking media player.

Powpro PBox PP-1000 Iron PlusNot only that, but its innards are also nice enough, specially for the RAM: It includes 3gb of RAM, which is quite enough for keeping buffering shortage problems away on any Android TV box.

The casing of the Powpro PBox PP-1000 Iron Plus introduces a new design, bold enough to raise a few eyebrows. The detail of the illuminated pattern is a nice addition.

I wonder if such illuminated star pattern on top of the Powpro PBox PP-1000 Iron Plus may -eventually- bother you in a dark room context. Hopefully not.

The somewhat awkward part of this tv box is it’s (current) price: About USD 130. You can check an up-to-date price by following this link into Amazon Store.

In all cases, the reviews found in the amazon store are encouraging enough: There are plenty of 5 star reviews from verified purchasers of the Powpro PBox PP-1000 Iron Plus which even post their own product photos.

Powpro PBox PP-1000 Iron Plus specs and considerations

The Powpro PBox PP-1000 Iron Plus also accepts being wall-mounted, which is something that most other Android media players do not support (or they do not mention on their brochures, although it is a remarkable spec).

Powpro PBox PP-1000 Iron Plus wall hangingThis wall-hanging feature may be an interesting plus, considering this media player shape and light details: You can count on it being a decorative addition on your room.

Other than that, the Powpro PBox PP-1000 Iron Plus is just another Amlogic S912 chipset based media player, portraying the usual specifications:


  • Operating System: Android 6.0
  • CPU: Amlogic S912 Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53 64-bit @2GHz
  • GPU: ARM Mali-T820MP3 GPU up to 750MHz (DVFS)
  • Wireless:Bluetooth 4.1
  • WiFi: Dual band (2.4GHz/5.8GHz) IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Ethernet : 100/1000M
  • Bluetooth: Support BT4.1
  • Language:Chinese, English, Germany, Thai, French,Russian,Italian,Spanish

Multimedia support

  • VP9-10 Profile-2 up to 4Kx2K@60fps
  • H.265 HEVC MP-10@L5.1 up to 4Kx2K@60fps
  • H.264 AVC HP@L5.1 up to 4Kx2K@30fps
  • H.264 MVC up to 1080P @60fps
  • MPEG-4 ASP@L5 up to 1080P@60fps (ISO-14496)
  • WMV/VC-1 SP/MP/AP up to 1080P@60fps
  • AVS-P16(AVS+) /AVS-P2 JiZhun Profile up to 1080P@60fps
  • MPEG-2 MP/HL up to 1080P@60fps (ISO-13818)
  • MPEG-1 MP/HL up to 1080P@60fps (ISO-11172)
  • Supports *.mkv,*.wmv,*.mpg, *.mpeg, *.dat, *.avi, *.mov, *.iso, *.mp4, *.rm and *.jpg file

Available Apps

  • Apps:Apps download freely form android market、amazon app store etc
  • Medium:Local Media playback, support HDD, U disck ,SD/ MMC card
  • Talk online:Support SKYPE video call, MSN, facebook, twitter, QQ etc

Packaging Includes

  • 1*IRON+ BOX
  • 1*HDMI Cable
  • 1*Remote control
  • 1*Manual
  • 1*Power adapter

Another note worth mentioning is that several reviewers speak highly of the remote control incuded in this media player bundle. This is a nice thing to know, since the RC is the nexus between you and the Powpro PBox PP-1000 Iron Plus.

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