Note: The suggestions in this article can be changed by the time, so surely will update in future.
In the market there are some model MAG boxes with Android Operating System and Powerful Hardware like “MAG 425A”. But most of the IPTV providers do not support these models with Portal System – How to setup IPTV on a MAG device? – and you need to setup them with a M3U file.
How to setup IPTV on MAG 420 with M3U url?
This is the list of MAG boxes which most of IPTV providers do not support with Portal System:
MAG 425A (Android 8.0 – 4K support)
MAG 424Aw3 (Android 7.0 – 4K support)
MAG 420 (Linux 4.4.35 – 4K support)
So if you want to have a MAG box with Portal system features better to forget these models for now.
If you don’t mind to have 4K resolution for the box, they are 2 models in the market with better prices.
All IPTV providers support these models with both Portal System and M3U url:
MAG 322 (Linux 3.3 – 1080p support)
MAG 324 (Linux 3.3 – 1080p support)
In MAG 324w2 you have WIFI interface.
So our suggestion for the most cost effective MAG box is MAG 324w2.
They are 2 models which discontinued by infomir before, MAG351 and MAG 352.
Infomir does not present MAG 351/352 any more but you can still find them in the market.
All IPTV providers support these models with both Portal System and M3U url,
They support 4K stream resolution,
Also with 2G RAM they have one the most Powerful Hardware in MAG boxes.
Due to the support of both M3U and portal address and improved hardware quality, MAG 351 will be the best MAG box manufactured to date. If you are looking to purchase a new setup box, MAG 351 can be the first choice.
As we mentioned the production of this model stopped by infomir but can be find in market yet.
For the second choice you can buy MAG 324w2.
Comparison for MAG boxes
At the end we provide a comparison table for some model of MAG boxes:
|Model||Support Portal System||4K Support||RAM||Wifi interface||Operating System||Price*|
|MAG 322||✔||512 MB||Linux 3.3||€66.25|
|MAG 322w1||✔||512 MB||✔||Linux 3.3||€79.00|
|MAG 324||✔||1 GB||Linux 3.3||€69.90|
|MAG 324w2||✔||1 GB||✔||Linux 3.3||€88.70|
|MAG 351**||✔||✔||2 GB||✔||Linux 4.1||€149.99|
|MAG 420||✔||512 MB||Linux 4.4.35||€71.00|
|MAG 420w1||✔||512 MB||✔||Linux 4.4.35||€74.00|
|MAG 424Aw3||✔||1 GB||✔||Android 7.0||€89.00|
|MAG 425A||✔||2 GB||✔||Android 8.0||€96.25|
* Please note the prices are for Feb 2020
** MAG 351 discontinued by Manufacturer