Google and ASUS are announcing their Nexus Player, which just so happens to be the first Android TV device, is now available for sale on the Play Store.
The Nexus Player retails for $99 and comes with a remote control that has voice controls as well as be used to play casual games. Users will also be able to pair their Android phone, tablet, or Android Wear device to be used as a remote through the use of a downloadable remote app. The Nexus Player can also be paired with a gamepad to allow for Android gaming on the users’ HDTV, although it costs and extra $39.
The Nexus Player is completely Google Cast-ready and already has support of a number of applications, which include YouTube, Food Network, Hulu Plus, Netflix, PBS Kids and more.
As for its specs, the Nexus Player features a 1.8GHz Intel Atom processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of eMMC storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth low energy (BLE), a micro-USB port and 1080p HDMI output.
Now that the Nexus Player is available for purchase, how many of you are seriously considering picking it up, especially after seeing what Android TV can do?