Together with the as-expected Nexus 6, Nexus 9 as well as Android Lollipop 5.0, Google has additionally showcased Nexus Gamer, a new, and initially, Android TV powered set-top box that increases up as a console permitting gamers to obtain their video game on with the hundreds of countless titles offered over at the Play Store.
If you could imagine a round variation of Apple TV, then that’s basically exactly what you’re solving here. The tablet-like style – – as in paracetamol in contrast to iPad – – is certainly attractive, however it’s the large range of benefits that truly obtain us delighted at the prospect of the Nexus Player.
For instance, it includes voice search using the provided remote command, and by touching the mic button and uttering a few words, you can locate the content you want without the tedious rigmarole of unlimited browsing.
The user interface is extremely clean and to-the-point, and also works a little bit like some launchers on Android, in that it mixes your material to ensure that your favorite/ most-accessed things is where you require it to be. Tailored suggestions likewise appear on your home screen as a concern of method, so in result, you should constantly be able to locate something to watch with little to no effort on your part.
Nexus Gamer is likewise Google Cast-ready, so you could beam your preferred amusement apps from a number of different devices as well as platforms.
Nexus Gamer additionally includes a very Handoff-esque “Beginning here, surface there” attribute. As Google explains in the product’s getting web page, customers will have the ability to, for instance, start viewing a movie on Nexus Player prior to advancing a tablet computer if they’re dozing to rest, as well as it’s the sort of capability that once accustomed, would relatively be difficult to live without.
The Nexus Player does provide a gaming controller, which is offered independently, although the remote (as well as batteries) are included as requirement. Video gaming followers can enjoy online multiplayer, achievements, and also all of the other rewards found on normal Android, so essentially, it’s a larger-scale, traditional take on mobile video gaming.
For you numbers fanatics, the Nexus Gamer is powered by a 1.8 GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor chip, and will link wirelessly to your residence’s Wi-Fi hotspot. The Nexus Gamer attaches to your TV via HDMI, although the wire is not supplied, so you will have to choose one up if you do not have a spare one lying around.
The complete set of tech. specs of the Nexus Player are as adheres to:
The Nexus Gamer will be offered for pre-order starting October 17th, as well as will certainly go on sale November 3rd.
The Nexus Gamer will cost simply $ 99, and also considering just what it needs to offer, we’re betting that it could merely provide Apple TV a bumpy ride.
Just what are your impressions of Nexus Gamer?
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