Yesterday Google unveiled their Nexus Player, a media device designed to bring all your favorite multimedia apps as well as Google’s search functionality to your living room TV. This is similar to what the Chromecast but will have much more hardware behind it presumable allowing it to run many more apps and such beyond the few simple ones built into Google’s Chromecast device. The Nexus is designed to handle Google Play Games, offering free multiplayer and its own specially designed controller. As well as achievement syncing between your android devices.
1.8GHz Quad Core, Intel® Atom™
802.11ac 2×2 (MIMO)
Remote with voice search
2 AAA batteries
Warranty, Safety and Regulatory booklet
TV with HDMI input & HDMI cable
Internet connectivity (Wi-Fi only)
I’m not certain what to think of the Nexus Player, it seems interesting but I have to wonder how much of a demand there is to play Android games on the TV. I’m not really a mobile gamer so I can’t really imagine any game you’d want to play on a TV as opposed to your tablet of phone. It seems weird if you consider that most of these sort of games are designed around a touch capability. Let me know in the comments if you have any ideas about this sort of thing.