Your browser is not Javascript enable or you have turn it off. We recommend you to activate for better security reasonAndroid TV now comes on a stick - FlatpanelsHD

Android TV now comes on a stick

29 Jan 2018 | Rasmus Larsen |

Amazon and Roku already offer their respective TV operating system on a stick. Google’s Android TV platform now also runs on the stick form factor (via Android Police).

But only in Japan

The good news is that the Android TV stick seems quite capable. The bad news is that it is only available in Japan for the time being. It has been released as the ’CCC Air Stick TV’.

Despite the small format, the stick is capable of outputting 4K and HDR10 video. It has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which is comparable to the hardware built into far more expensive Android TV displays.

Android TV stick


Amazon and Roku have already seen some success with similar approaches. Amazon’s Fire TV and Roku’s RokuOS both started their respective career inside a box but were later adapted to fit on a stick. They connect to the TV via HDMI and draw power with a separate cable.

As we all know, Google already offers a stick in the form of the Chromecast but it is a fairly simple and ”dumb” receiver. Android TV is more advanced and has a full user interface. It also includes Chromecast functionality.

Fingers crossed that Android TV sticks will make it to the US and Europe at some point in the near future. In Japan, the stick costs approximately 100 dollars.

- Source: Android Police



Latest news

Warner Bros 2021 movies

Warner Bros to debut all 2021 movies simultaneously on HBO Max in 4K HDR

04 Dec 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
HDR formats

HDR Ecosystem Tracker fall 2020 update

03 Dec 2020 | Yoeri Geutskens |
Xbox Series X video settings

Guide: How to set up Xbox Series X for 4K, 120Hz, HDMI 2.1, VRR & HDR

03 Dec 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Lord of the Rings

'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy now available in 4K Dolby Vision & Atmos

02 Dec 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Wonder Woman 1984

'Wonder Woman 1984' will be the first movie in 4K HDR & Atmos on HBO Max

02 Dec 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Beovision Eclipse mk2

New OLED TVs from B&O: 'Sound/design is what we do best'

30 Nov 2020 | Per Fanefjord Laursen |
Apple TV app on Sony TV

Sony starts rolling out Apple TV app on 2020, 2019 & select 2018 TVs

27 Nov 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Sony Z9G ZG9 4K120

Sony ZG9 (Z9G) now supports HDMI 2.1 4K120 for PlayStation 5

27 Nov 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |