Design Bocce ball Innovative design breaking out sharp-angled dimensions of devices Flattened, well-weighted bottom The black orb, with a soft, matte finish Bisected diagonally by a thin ring of LEDs
Setup Easy to Setup Controlled by a Nexus Q App. Android 2.3 Gingerbread or later The app connects automatically to the orb over Bluetooth Wi-Fi password, designating the room Setup less than 2 minutes
Nexus Q App First Launching App – forces to connects to the new hardware. The app automatically picks up the running Nexus Q hardware in a room Established a link by having user log in to their Google account. This app can control multiple Qs on the same network The app by default sets My Home
Communicate with Device Your Android phone or tablet controls Nexus Qs via local Wi-Fi network Ethernet to stream music and videos stream directly from Google Play Nexus Q requires Bluetooth, during setup only Ensure device in range or bluetooth/WiFi turned ON
LED COLORSRotating Blue Single Color – Solid Color Pulsing Slowly Flashing Yellow Flashing Red Rotating Purple Rainbow Colors Blue of Varying Black Stripes intensity
Remote & Direct controls Use the volume button on your phone or tablet. Turn the upper half of the Nexus Q clockwise or Anti-clockwise The LED turns blue while volume is being adjusted, glowing more intensely as it gets louder. To mute or un mute your Nexus Q. touch the LED on its top.
Streaming Can set up one or more Nexus Qs, Use the Google Play Music app to play music through them One Nexus Q Multiple Nexus Qs Each Nexus Q has its own music queue Combine many Nexus Qs at the same time
Play YouTube videos you can stream videos using the YouTube app You can still play YouTube videos on your phone or tablet in the usual way Must connected to a TV with an HDMI cable, and the TV is on Its not possible to stream more than one Nexus Q at a time.
Invite Friends You can allow your friends play their own music through your Nexus Qs Settings open to guests On Touch Invite guests. Enter your Friends Email Address Give them the name and password for the Wi-Fi network Turn off guests
Sound and Light Show Play Music and tapped a streaming media icon on the top of the screen In HDTV pretty dancing visuals on the screen LEDs on the edges of the Qs dome also pulsed in color and in time to the music. Dozen themes (e.g. warm, cold, blue), make it brighter or dimmer
User Reviews It doesnt allow users to stream content already stored in smartphone or Tablet costlier compared to Apple TV which costs only $99 Android dependent Less functionality and usability