The Nexus Player‘s existence in shops means it already has one up on its predecessor, the nexus Q – but with the world awash with media players, does it offer up grounds to exist? The answer is both all depends. I did take an instant shine to your Nexus Player when I took it out of its field. The circular black slab design is sleek and unique, and there was minimal hassle in installation. Simply two wires stood in the means of me and my media – an electrical cable and a not-supplied HDMI lead. Once these were attached, the player slowly found life – the minute start-up time did grate, as did typing in my Google address and Wi-Fi password on the accompanying remote.
Once my details had been in, I could actually enjoy Android TV. It’s a great individual software – tiles for Google Play Music, Movies and Games are often accessible, and are portals to your content. Well, they’re in the event that you’ve taken the time to incorporate most of your tunes to Google Play Music and bought movies through Google. When I tried browsing YouTube using the voice-search function regarding the remote, the device failed miserably. It turns out Google does not comprehend me saying ‘Spectre’. I became all ready to view the James Bond trailer, and it mocked me personally with videos on Qatar and Texas. We finally gave in and muttered, “Bond, James Bond” – that is when the trailer appeared. Flipping up to music was great. I’ve currently uploaded my music to Google Play, so that it was ace become granted with my collection in the big screen. Regrettably, Google Play Games wiped all of this goodwill, but I’ll hold back until the following month to tell that sorry story.
Nexus Player Specifications
Storage: 8GB emmC
OS: Android TV
Processor: 1.8GHz quad-core, intel atom Processor
Accessories: remote, Gamepad [sold separately]