Unifi Plus Box: TV Box Unifi Review

unifi plus box review

Unifi Plus box is the official TV box/Android box for users who subscribe to Unifi TV Streaming Services. The service enables customers to watch various TV shows over the internet, also known as IPTV service.

The first generation Unifi Plus box was launched in 2020. Starting from 1st May 2022, new customers will receive Unifi Plus Box (2nd Gen), which runs on Android TV 10 and has better hardware specifications.


Unifi Plus Box 2022 Specifications

The updated Unifi Plus Box 2nd gen’s specifications are shown below:

  • Processor: Quad-core Cortex-A53 chip
  • GPU: OpenGL ES 2.0
  • RAM: 2GB DDR4
  • Storage: 16GB eMMC
  • WiFi: 2.4 and 5.0Ghz
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.2, HDMI 2.1
  • System: Android TV 10
  • Digital Right Management: Widevine L1, Microsoft PlayReady 3000

The new Unifi TV Box can stream online video with 4K resolution at 60 fps. It supports H.265 HEVC and VP9 video codec. It also supports Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG as well as Dolby Atmos.


Unifi TV Box Price

To get the new Unifi Plus Box, users will have to subscribe to Unifi Home Broadband with Unifi TV. This package includes an Ultimate pack subscription that has more than 70 premium channels. 

Please note that Unifi TV incurs a monthly fee. Depending on the broadband speed package, the price of Unifi TV varies. 

Please refer to the table below for a detailed Unifi TV Box Price:

Broadband SpeedUnifi Broadband  and Unifi TVUnifi Broadband onlyCost of Unifi TV Box, per month
800MbpsRM349RM299RM50
500MbpsRM249RM209RM40
300MbpsRM199RM159RM40
100MbpsRM189RM129RM60
30MbpsRM149RM89RM60

 Source: https://unifi.com.my/anytimeanywhere

With only RM10 more per month than the 100Mbps package, the 300Mbps package is the best Unifi Broadband Plan if you wish to subscribe to Unifi TV. So, choose your subscription plan wisely.


Unifi TV Channel List

unifi plus box channel list

Unifi TV plan comes with an Ultimate Pack subscription that has more than 70+ premium channels. Video on Demand and radio are also available.

And in 2022, the Unifi Plus Box support 8 more additional streaming apps too. Unfortunately, there’s still no official support for Netflix.

The complete Unifi channel list is shown below:

  1. Boomerang HD
  2. CBeebies HD
  3. DreamWorks HD
  4. Nick Jr. HD
  5. Nickelodeon HD
  6. Sony YAY!
  7. Animax HD
  8. Arirang TV HD
  9. AXN HD
  10. CCTV-4 HD
  11. GEM HD
  12. HITS HD
  13. K-Plus HD
  14. ROCK Entertainment HD
  15. ROCK Extreme HD
  16. tvN HD
  17. Warner TV HD
  18. CCM
  19. Celestial Movies HD
  20. Cinema World HD
  21. Colors Cineplex
  22. Dunia Sinema HD
  23. HITS MOVIES HD
  24. Paramount Network HD
  25. tvN Movies HD
  26. ZEE Thirai
  27. beIN SPORTS 1 HD
  28. beIN SPORTS 3 HD
  29. beIN SPORTS 4 HD
  30. SPOTV HD
  31. SPOTV2 HD
  32. unifi Sports 1 HD
  33. unifi Sports 2 HD
  34. unifi Sports 3 HD
  35. unifi Sports 4 HD
  36. ABC Australia HD
  37. Al Jazeera HD
  38. BBC World News HD
  39. Bernama TV
  40. CNA HD
  41. CGTN HD
  42. DW English HD
  43. Euronews
  44. France 24 HD
  45. NHK WORLD – JAPAN HD
  46. Parlimen Malaysia
  47. WION
  48. BBC Earth HD
  49. BBC Lifestyle HD
  50. Love Nature HD
  51. LUXE.TV HD
  52. MTV Live HD
  53. Travel Channel HD
  54. TechStorm HD
  55. DEGUP HD
  56. Inspirasi HD
  57. Sensasi HD
  58. SIAR HD
  59. LAKU Mall HD
  60. Pesona HD
  61. Salam HD
  62. TV AlHijrah HD
  63. Colors Tamil HD
  64. now Jelli HD
  65. SETI
  66. TV1
  67. TV2
  68. TV3
  69. DidikTV KPM
  70. 8TV
  71. TV9

Video on Demand list:

  1. BBC First HD
  2. Catch Up On Demand

Radio list:

  1. 988 FM
  2. Suria FM

Unifi TV Video Compatible Streaming Apps:

  1. Disney+ Hotstar
  2. beIN Sports Connect
  3. SPOTV NOW
  4. BBC Player
  5. LIONSGATE PLAY
  6. VIU
  7. iQIYI
  8. playTV unifi

How to Set Up Unifi Plus Box

During broadband installation, Unifi installers or technicians will help you set up everything properly. So, there’s no need to worry about setting up the Unifi Plus Box on your own.

In case you really have to DIY to set up the Unifi Plus Box, please refer to the video below:

Here is the step-by-step guide to set up Unifi Plus Box:

  1. Connect HDMI cable to Unifi Plus Box (UPB) and TV
  2. Turn on the box by pressing the power button at the back of the box.
  3. LED indicator turns blue means it has finished booting up.
  4. On the TV, it will prompt Android TV First Time Installation Wizard
  5. Follow the steps and connect the TV Box to your current WiFi network
  6. Alternatively, connect the ethernet cable to port 4 of Unifi Router
  7. Then, log in to your Google account.
  8. Finally, log in to Unifi TV app with your Unifi PlayTV ID and password
  9. Everything is set and you’re ready to watch all your favourite programme

Unifi Plus Box FAQ

Can the Unifi Plus box connect using WiFi or Ethernet Cable?

The Unifi Plus Box supports both WiFi and Ethernet cable connections.

Is the price of Unifi Plus Box 2nd Gen same as before?

Yes, there are no changes to Unifi TV’s subscription price.

Can I use the Unifi Plus box without a Google account?

Yes, you can skip the configuration of Google account. But it is recommended to log in to Google account to enjoy a better user experience because apps like YouTube require Google account to keep a record of your viewing history.

How do I watch Unifi TV on Unifi Plus Box?

Find the Unifi TV app and launch it. Then, log in using Unifi PlayTV ID and password.

Can I watch Astro Go on Unifi Plus Box?

No, Astro Go is not supported on Unifi Plus Box.

Can I watch Netflix on Unifi Plus Box?

No, Netflix is not supported on Unifi Plus Box.

Can I watch HBO Go or HBO MAX on Unifi Plus Box?

No,both HBO Go and HBO MAX are not supported on Unifi Plus Box.

Can I watch YouTube on Unifi Plus Box?

Yes, you can stream 4K videos on Youtube with the Unifi Plus Box.

How do I reset my Unifi plus box?

Go to Settings, select App, and then select Info. relaunch the app. (press OK). Then, relaunch the app and log back in

What is included in unifi TV?

Unifi TV includes Ultimate Pack with 70+ channels, radio, and 8 video streaming apps. Detailed channel list is as shown above in the article.

Who can I contact if I need assistance with Unifi TV service issue?

You can reach Unifi Customer Support at  unifi.com.my/chat or myUnifi app, tweet to @helpmeunifi, message at facebook.com/weareunifi or walk-in to any nearest TMpoint.

Can I sideload apps on Unifi Plus Box?

No, users are not allowed to sideload apps or install 3rd party apps on Unifi Plus Box

Souce: lowyat.net, unifi.com.my/plus-box

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Kai is a tech enthusiast staying in Kuala Lumpur. Techrakyat.com is where he reviews on the best gadgets, apps, life hacks, tips for save money and make money.
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