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Zidoo Z9X 4K UHD Media Player

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● HDMI 2.0 connections support 4K 60Hz input/output

● HDR (HDR10/HLG/HDR10+/Dolby Vision)

● 12Bit, BT2020 wide colour range, YCbCr 4:4:4 colour space

● Supports SATA/USB (3.5/2.5) connections (hard drives up to 14TB)

● Android 9 OS and thousands of apps available to download

● Subtitle support + automatic frame rate & resolution switching

Z9X - 4K UHD Media Player

Z9X is a 4K UHD media player with a powerful graphics engine for stunning home theatre entertainment. This latest-generation media player features significant improvements in audio and video decoding, most notably, support for HDR10+ and Dolby Vision. The Z9X is a high-performance and cost-effective media player for modern entertainment.

Key Features

• New RTD1619DR hexa-core 64-bit high-performance processor
• Android 9.0 operating system for improved system performance and stability
• Built-in VS10 engine for improved image quality
• HDMI 2.0 connections support 4K@60Hz point-to-point output
• Supports the latest picture formats including 3D, HLG,12Bit, BT2020 wide colour range, YCbCr 4:4:4 colour space
• HDR10+ dynamic processing ensures image colour and brightness levels are delivered with lifelike contrast
• Advanced Dolby Vision technology delivers the most suitable brightness levels frame by frame
• Automatic frame rate and resolution switching to ensure smooth video playback
• Dolby Atmos and DTS:X surround audio passthrough and stereo downmixing supported
• Connect external SATA & USB (3.0/2.0) storage drives up to 14TB to access your personal media collection
• HomeTheater3.0 with brand-new UI supports automatic poster scanning, custom classifications and movie trailers
• Upgraded Music Player supports lossless playback and decoding, as well as associated track data matching
• Supports BD/BD3D/UHD full Blu-ray navigation and subtitles for a seamless Blu-Ray experience
• Control the Z9X easily with the iOS and Android ZIDOO Controller app
• Control 4 smart control certification for connecting to your smart home
• An evolution of the popular Zidoo X9S and Z9S

Leader in the 4K Ultimate Evolution

When it comes to high-performance 4K streaming media players, the Z9X is the latest in Zidoo's lineup of cost-effective units. Adding to the formats that were present on the X9S and Z9S models, the Z9X features a new Android OS and the latest HDR processing technologies to offer a seamless entertainment experience.

4K UHD Image Quality

The Z9X image engine can easily decode 4K HDR images encoded with HEVC/H.265 standards. Supporting 3840 x 2160 60Hz output, each pixel appears natural, and images are clear and vivid even on a large screen.

Powerful Chipset

The Z9X is equipped with Realtek 1619 DR Hexa-core 64bit high-performance processor, which has a faster response speed and more efficient computing capability. Benefits also include strong decoding performance which supports accurate UHD decoding and excellent image quality output. This chipset boasts a 50% performance increase when compared to the previous generation model, the Zidoo Z9S. This means accessing your favourite entertainment is faster, and the Z9X is capable of running any application you throw at it.


Large Memory and Internal Storage

The large 2GB DDR4 memory equals fast and smooth navigation and playback. 16GB eMMC internal storage means you can install all your favourite streaming, gaming, and other apps, so everything you need for quality entertainment is only a keypress away.


WiFi and Bluetooth

The Z9X has a built-in 2.4G+5G dual-band 2R2T MIMO WIFI module with a wireless transmission rate of up to 867Mbps. With high-gain antennas. it avoids interference and is able to maintain a stable and high-speed connection even in a harsh network environment.

Equipped with Bluetooth BT 4.2 module, the Z9X enables you to connect wireless Bluetooth devices such as remote controls, keyboards, speakers, headphones, and more.

Chassis Material and Workmanship

The all-metal chassis of the Z9X is both easy on the eyes and functional. As well as looking good enough to sit alongside your other AV equipment, the alloy chassis of the Z9X aids in keeping the media player cool even in heavy use. The dark surface has a high-class feel, and the workmanship that has gone into the design and details is apparent.

Stunning HDR Technology

The new HDR processing engine can process HDR10 images more accurately. Colour contrast is more defined, meaning both highlights and shadows can be displayed better simultaneously. This technology results in images that display like a real scene.

Conversely, the Z9X supports HDR to SDR conversion, meaning you can display HDR movies very well on SDR screens via dynamic correction and colour reproduction.

Higher Level HDR10+

The Zidoo Z9X takes the lead in providing HDR10+ and Dolby Vision technology in a media player/streaming device. HDR10+ technology could not only display peak brightness up to 4000 nits, but also process metadata accurately for each frame. Namely, colours and brightness levels are obtained frame by frame and scene by scene, images could be displayed in details with wide dynamic contrast and richer colours.

Dolby Vision VS10 Technology

Z9X integrates Dolby Vision VS10 image engine, which supports Dolby Vision low latency (LLDV) output. Dolby Vision has adopted advanced dynamic metadata processing technology, so that the most suitable brightness could be output for images and scenes of each frame. Shadows are darker while highlights are brighter. Even in the dark and weak-light environment, it could also display the best visual effect.

Meanwhile, VS10 is a powerful engine, no matter what formats (Dolby Vision, HDR,HLG,SDR etc. ) or displaying devices, whether HDR outputting or SDR converting, all could keep colour accuracy and bring good experience to customers. Even normal TV could experience Dolby Vision technology.



12Bit Colour Depth

Z9X new image engine not only supports 10 Bit (approximately 1.07 billion colours) decoding and outputting at the resolution of 4K 60Hz, but also supports higher colour depth 12 bit (approximately 68 billion colours); 12 bit has vibrant colours and natural colour transition.

Wider Colour Range

Z9X supports BT.2020 wide colour range which could display 75% nature colours and closer to what human eyes could see, while traditional BT.709 could only display 35% nature colours. It has bright and eye-catching colours, rich and full images, and a better sense of space, three dimension and layering.

Accurate Frame Rate Switching

Z9X supports switching original resolution and frame rate automatically and accurately (23.976,59.94,25,30,50 and 60). The new automatic switching algorithm allows completing the film frame rate switching in advance to ensure smooth and integral film playback.

Android 9.0

Based on deep development of Android 9.0, the system performance of Z9X has greatly improved with better stability and compatibility. Masses of apps could be installed. DRM widevine L1 is also supported.

Video Formats and Extensible Storage

Z9X has built in a powerful player, supporting BD/UHD Blu-ray (BDMV/ISO), 3DMVC (Blu-ray, MKV), MKV, M2TS, MTS, TS, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MPG, MPEG, VOB, FLV, 3GP, TP etc. What's more, it could connect with drives and hard disks (up to 14TB). NFS and SMB serves could be read in the same LAN.

Smooth Blu-ray Seamless Branching Playback

Z9X optimizes the video playback engine, which improves the Blu-ray seamless branching playback and says goodbye to stuttering and messy playback issues. BD and UHD Blu-ray navigation are played just like enjoying movies in a cinema.

Poster Wall

Z9X comes with new movie posters management system. It has concise navigation, personalized category, record viewing and custom collection etc. It makes movie collection more convenient and fully improves the efficiency of mass movies management.

Powerful Subtitle Features

Z9X can automatically search and match subtitles for movies on the Internet. PGS,ASS, SSA, SUP, SUB and SRT subtitle formats are supported. Subtitle font, colour, special effect, location could be customized. MKV and Blu-ray forced subtitles are also supported.

Lossless Music Playback

Support master-level DSD (SACD ISO,DFF,DSF,DSD etc.), regular lossless formats (FLAC, WAV, APE, DTS etc.), CUE track and CD-ROM playback (CD-ROM is not included).

Music Library Management

Music resources from network drives and local hard drives could be added and managed to generate exclusive music library. Music could be collected and managed in a brand-new way.

Music Streaming

Z9X is perfectly compatible with Roon Ready and Spotify. Support network streaming like high-end music streamer.

ZIDOO Controller APP

ZDIOO Controller APP could control media players seamlessly in LAN. Home Theatre and Music Player could be set on cell phone without suspending audio and video playback. Music could be played without turning on displaying device. And media players could be powered on/off without remote control.

Wireless Casting

Z9X supports DLNA network protocol, videos could be cast from cell phone or tablet to a large screen, while audios could be played synchronously on display devices from cell phone music APP (third-party video casting APP and music streaming APP are needed to install manually).

Network Sharing Protocols

Z9X supports Gigabit network transmission, it could work with NFS, SMB v1/v2/v3, UPnP, FTP network protocols. It will automatically scan all available network drives in the LAN and read data quickly and reliably. NAS, PC and other servers are supported.

Smart Control System

Apart from ZIDOO Controller cell phone APP, ZIDOO also supports HTTP (standard WOL are supported), RS232,HDMI CEC, Bluetooth and IR control methods for smart control system.

Modern Interfaces

The Z9X features all the modern connections on the rear and sides, including HDMI input/output, SATA3.0 USB 3.0, USB 2.0, AV out, Optical, RS232, Gigabit LAN, etc. No matter what your entertainment system looks like, the Z9X features the right connections to give you the best picture and sound available.


More Information
Model Number Z9X
RRP 399.00

Model: Z9X
Shell Material: Aluminium alloy
Size (WxDxH): 189 x 129 x 26 mm
Power Supply: DC 12V 2A

Front Display: LED
OS: Android 9.0
CPU: Realtek RTD1619DR ARM Cortex-A55 Hexa-core
GPU: ARM Mali-G51 MP3
Internal Storage: 16GB eMMC

Video Decode: 4K@60Hz HEVC/H.265 12 Bit HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby vision
Audio Decode: Support HD audio passthrough and support 2 channel PCM decode
Intelligent Control: APP control, HTTP control

Bluetooth: BT 4.2
WiFi: 2.4G+5G dual-band WiFi, 802.11 a/b/g/n/AC 2R2T MIMO 867Mbps

Ethernet: RJ-45 Ethernet jack (10/100/1000Mbps)
HDMI Input: HDMI 2.0, support 4K@60Hz, 48khz PCM audio
HDMI Output: HDMI 2.0a, supports up to 4K@60Hz, HDR, 12Bit, YCbCr 4:4:4 colour range, supports audio passthrough
SATA: SATA 3.0 x1

USB 3.0 x2
USB 2.0 x2

Other Interfaces:
3.5mm AV output
SPDIF optical output (5.1ch)
3.5mm RS232
High-gain antenna

Remote control
Power adapter
SATA cable
User manual

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