Published On: Wed, May 18th, 2016

Google Partners With Xiamo For Its Android TV, Google Cast

Google announced launch of several new hardware partners for its Android TV and Google Cast at its annual developers conference for watching web content on television screens.

One of the partners newly announced is Chinese electronics Xiaomi, the company that has lately announced a new version of its Mi Box to run on Android TV.

The new version of Mi Box will support 4K content. The earlier version was limited to HD support only and was not shipped to the US.

Google Partners With Xiamo For Its Android TV, Google Cast

The new version will be shipped to the US and to work with a Bluetooth remote control that also to come with voice recognition and built-in Google Cast tech to help user cast content from Android and iOS devices.

Xiaomi has not yet disclosed about the pricing part of the new device and also when it will be made available.

The search engine giant added newer TVs from Sony Bravia and RCA to run on Android TV software.

It is not yet understood whether Google’s approach towards TV is good or else the company is just covering its TV bases.

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