Android TV units from Philips, Sharp and Sony are coming this spring

Android TV sets from Philips, Sharp and Sony are coming this spring

Google’s years-lengthy effort to get a foothold in the lounge is lastly paying off. The search pioneer has introduced that TVs from Sharp, Sony and TP Imaginative and prescient (aka Philips) will all run Android TV once they arrive this spring. Each Sharp and Sony may have a number of 4K fashions utilizing the web-savvy software program, and each single Philips set will ship with Google’s know-how onboard. You may also anticipate to see the working system on Razer’s Forge TV recreation console this February, and Huawei is constructing an Android TV media participant that arrives later this yr.

The parents in Mountain View aren’t about to declare victory. Main manufacturers like LG, Panasonic and Samsung have all conspicuously shied away from Android TV in favor of different platforms, so Eric Schmidt’s lofty imaginative and prescient of a Google-dominated TV panorama nonetheless is not coming true. Nevertheless, Android-based mostly units are not the novelty they was — in a couple of months’ time, you’ll be able to stroll into your native electronics store and look forward to finding at the least a couple of of those sensible screens on sale.

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