Nexus Player gets Android N Developer Preview 2


Android’s upcoming OS version Android N is currently being given to test out for Nexus devices and some devices like Xperia Z3, as Developer Preview. Currently running Android N Developer Preview has now began to get for Big screens on Nexus Players after a short waiting.

Nexus Player gets the Android N Developer preview “fugu” build NPC910, giving more bug fixes and more touch supports. Ian Lake, a Google developer had announced the official arrival of Android N Dev Preview to the big screen of Nexus Player. He also states a disclaimer about the probable issues, which you should see on the Preview build on Nexus Players.

Specific to the Nexus Player:

  • Playback of Netflix HD content may fail on Nexus Player.
  • Any application that relies on dynamic video resolution changes may fail on Nexus Player.
  • Any application that use the VP9 video codec may fail on Nexus Player.
  • Vulkan: SPIR-V shaders may trigger driver asserts.
  • Vulkan: Some pipeline configurations may cause vkCreateGraphicsPipeline() to crash.

Google Developer website has listed the download link and build version number for Andrid N Developer Preview for Nexus Player, and you can flash them on you Nexus Player as per the instruction given by Google itself on the download page.

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