Google has just unveiled Google Nexus Q during the Google I/O 2012 at San Francisco. This is the first living-room hardware device that was manufactured by Google.
There are a lot of people who are curious and intrigued by Google Nexus Q and here are some of the commonly asked questions about Google Nexus Q.
FAQs About Google Nexus Q
What is Google Nexus Q?
Google Nexus Q is described by Joe Britt, the engineering director from Google as a "a cloud connected jukebox where everyone brings their own music to the party." It has a spherical design with glowing LEDs.
What can Google Nexus Q Do?
Google Nexus Q can stream content likes movies, music, and more. Google Nexus Q can also be controlled using an Android phone or tablet. Aside from that, Google Nexus Q also has a built-in 25-watt amp that can be utilized to power speakers.
What are the technical specifications of Google Nexus Q?
The Google Nexus Q has 16GB of onboard flash memory and dual-core processor with 1GB RAM.
What are the Connectivity Features of Google Nexus Q?
The Google Nexus Q has a dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, Micro-HDMI output, an optical audio port, an Ethernet jack, and a Micro-USB port for "general hackability."
Where can I stream content for Gooogle Nexus Q?
Google Nexus Q can stream content from Google Play Music, Google Play TV & Movies, and You Tube.
Can I stream content elsewhere?
No, streaming is only limited to Google-based sites and products. Other non-Google services like Netflix, Pandora, Spotify, MLB.TV, or Amazon Instant cannot be streamed through Google Nexus Q.
How much is the selling price for Google Nexus Q?
Google Nexus Q has a selling price of US$300 and could be purchased through Google Play online store.
When and where would be Google Nexus Q be released?
Google Nexus Q would be released by mid-July and would only have a limited release in the United States. Google has not yet announced if they have plans of making it available in other countries.
A Brief Review
Google Nexus Q has a very interesting design which makes it interesting to customers. As mentioned, this is Google's first attempt in making a living-room hardware device and the specifications included are really up to par with other devices. One of the drawbacks for Google Nexus Q is its inability to stream content from other services that are not Google-based. This could be a problem for users who already have content from these services. Aside from that, there is also the high selling price which can be a problem to customers. Google might find it hard to market Google Nexus Q because of these limitations in streaming and price issues.
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