Official Release X5 Kitkat 250 ( february 8th 2016 )

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Big Owl
Finally after a long wait we are proud to release the new release of Kitkat ready for the x5 Series (Version 250)

This release was made by the developers team of the official minixforum :
- Gufone
- HardwareGuru

The firmware is built through the MINIX guidelines and thus provided as Official firmware.
- Approved by MINIX.

Changelog (2.5.0) ( Current release )
- Audio/video player fixes
- Audio drop issues
- network fixes (wifi/ethernet MAC fix)
- Microphone fix.
- spdif adjustments
- Powermenu (layout)
- Security fixes
- and more...

Changelog (2.4.0)
- USB fixes ( X5 series )
- Sleep working (X5 series)
- Camera fixes
- Full redesign of the media framework ( more video apps should work now by default HLS 0 ! )
- fixed permission issues.
- disabled multi user for now, till we find a remote friendly lock-screen.
- Rendering a new layer for video.
- X5 series have full 1080p now ( screen scale works )
- updated pre-installed apps
- New OTA methods
- After fw update also preinstalled updates will reinstall.
- new bigger mouse pointer.
- Google play music added to pre-installed apps.
- Updated the pre-installed apps.
- Google play music, Hulu Plus, Youtube live are working !
- No missing bitmaps any more during recovery.
- and lots of things you wont even notice

Changelog (2.3.0) ( Previous release )
- Added: HLS configuration menu
- Added: Preparation for Delta OTA (smaller update packages)
- Added: Frameswitch working for SPMC
- Fixed: remove not supported 1080i (X5 series)
- Fixed: camera support
- Removed: HD Filemanager
- Updated: better branche managment (sources)
- Updated: OTA update service ( complete revision )
- Some other stuff...

(You need to use RK flashtool, do not try to flash it like an OTA !)

People with Community edition firmware (2.1.0+) will receive an OTA update online.
Please pay attention that we will not distribute to all the devices at the same time.
Please be patient and wait an open slot for your device.

Full OTA:
To be used for a Fresh install or pre CE210 versions, or for people that have online OTA errors when system was tampered with.
Drivers and Flashtool included. Rename to "" and copy it to your internal flash.
You cannot install this update over an already updated device (already in 250).

Download links and MD5 Checksums:
501762c4c745ff92de07517566701f61 x5-rk3066-250.rar Link active

Rooted devices may have issues with the OTA, if that happens you have to reflash your device!
Changed system files can cause the OTA to abort! you can use the Full OTA above.

Available Updates: The old root/unroot updates are not compatible anymore with this release !
Kitkat CE - root update Link active
Kitkat CE - unroot update Link active

To install the available updates (this is not for the Firmware!) rename the downloaded file to and place at the internal flash drive root, android will find the update and request you to install.


Download Link 1 [MINIX Forum Server]:

Firmware installation instructions are attached to this post.


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