Google is trying to crack TV, again.
This time it’s introducing the “Nexus Player” which looks like an Apple TV.
It seems really similar to Amazon’s Fire TV. It has a remote that works with voice input, and there is an optional video game controller.
It goes on preorder October 17, but Google doesn’t list a price.
Google has tried many times to crack TV. It did Android TV years ago, but that flopped. Most recently it did the $US35 Chromecast which was a dongle that went right into a TV. That seemed to have a little traction.
Now, it looks like it’s trying something that’s more powerful. We’ll see if Google has finally gotten it right.
Here’s the specs: