After receiving highly critical reviews Google has pulled the media streaming Nexus Q off the market for redesign.
Those who preordered Nexus Q were informed that they are receiving a free "preview" device.
Some the problems found with the Nexus Q by reviewers were:
- It relied on a connection to at least one other Android device to be of use.
- It didn't have a 3.5mm jack or usable USB connection.
- It cost $299.99 much higher than similar products from m Apple, Roku and Sonos.
- The Nexus Q supported, Google Play Music, Google Play Movies and TV, and YouTube only.
Specs included dual core processor, 1GB RAM, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and near-field communications (NFC). It was sort of a tablet in a ball shape without the ability to load software or view it without a connection to another device.
In an email to customers, stated, "We also heard initial feedback from users that they want Nexus Q to do even more than it does today. In response, we have decided to postpone the consumer launch of Nexus Q while we work on making it even better."
Spheres shapped media speaker with connections was make in the U.S.A, making it cost $299.99 much higher than similar products from m Apple, Roku and Sonos.
Google did not have much success with Nexus One its first Android smartphone that it claimed an sentience.
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