Razer Android TV

Razer Android TV micro console to run Google's living-room software

David Katzmaier

Count Razer among the cutting-edge hardware partners to get a slice of Android TV , Google's latest stab at living-room software, announced Wednesday at Google I/O.

The Razer device comes in the form of a set-top "micro console." Details on the as-yet-unnamed box, coming this fall along with similar devices from other partners, are still scarce, but here's what we know.

Like other Android TV devices, it will stream content for living-room entertainment, competing against products like the Roku, Apple TV, and Kindle Fire, not to mention Google's own Chromecast. Razer says it "will be affordable and target a wide range of consumers, with a focus on gaming." It will be navigable via a dedicated Android tablet and phone app.

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