The most interesting device announced at Google I/O event is a spherical device called Nexus Q. Nexus Q is a media player device that allows you to stream media from cloud service, Google account, Play Store, and Youtube to Home Stereo or HDTV in your home. You can control Nexus Q with your Android smartphone or tablet.
In addition, Nexus Q can be functioned as an amplifer, allows user to connect external speaker to receive power from 25-watt Nexus Q amplifier. Joe Britt said that developers that designing amplifier on Nexus Q are real experts in amplifier. He added that there will be many people surprised with the output voice produced by Nexus Q amplifier when connecting a set of speakers.
Google Nexus Q is powered by OMAP 4460 processor (like the on Galaxy Nexus) and 1 GB of RAM. In terms of connectivity, the device is equipped with NFC, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and microHDMI port. This is the first electronic device developed and produced directly by Google. The development and production is done at a factory which is located about 15 mintues from Google headquarters in California. Nexus Q will be available in mid-July, priced at $299.
See how Nexus Q works here.