iMito QX1 is a quad-core Android TV stick with an external WiFi antenna

One of the biggest drawbacks to many of the Android-powered TV sticks currently on the market is poor Wi-Fi performance.

$229 Pipo M8Pro is a 9.4-inch, quad-core Android tablet

Chinese gadget maker Pipo has debuted a 9.4-inch tablet dubbed the M8pro. The device features a 9.4-inch screen set at a resolution of 1280 x 800.

$89 MK809 III quad-core Android TV stick hits pre-order

If you're in the market for a new Android-powered TV stick, the MK809 III, which features a quad-core Rockchip RK3188 processor, is now available for pre-order.

UB4 Android TV stick packs quad-core power

The Measy U4B is fitted with both a quad-core processor and $100 price tag.

Freelander tablets go quad-core with RK3188 SoC

We've seen quite a few tablets powered by Rockchip's RK3188 quad-core processor turn up in recent weeks.

Rockchip's RK3188 SoC powers this 8-inch Android Yuandao N80 tablet

The Rockchip RK3188 quad-core processor is shaping up to be one of the most common chips found in Android tablets, PCs-on-a-stick and set-top boxes.

The quad-core march of Android PCs-on-a-stick

At first there were only a few Android PCs-on-a-stick powered by the impressive quad-core Rockchip RK3188 processor.

Android TV sticks go quad-core with Rockchip RK3188 SoCs

There is certainly no shortage of Android-powered TV sticks on the market today. Most of them boast very similar hardware, while the only real difference between them is the OS variants (Jelly Bean, Ice Cream Sandwich) and cost.