Google is rolling an replace for the Android TV that brings a brand new consumer interface (UI) akin to the UI on the Google Chromecast with Google TV. The brand new Android TV interface has three new tabs on the prime of the display whereas the principle House tab has ‘favorite apps’ shortcut that appears much like favorite app bar on the Google TV and the brand new Amazon Hearth TV UI. Alongside the House tab, customers also can entry the Uncover and Apps tabs. In distinction, the Google TV that debuted with the newest Chromecast in September 2020 has six tabs — For You, Reside, Motion pictures, Reveals, Apps, and Library. The newest growth was shared by Google in weblog publish.
Beginning with the House tab on the brand new Android TV, customers can entry sub-sections reminiscent of Favorite Apps, Play Subsequent, YouTube, and extra. That is normal to most good TV UI just like the Amazon Hearth TV, Xiaomi PatchWall, Google TV and extra. As anticipated, the App tab that comprises all of the downloaded app on your good TV mannequin. The App tab, not like its Google TV counterpart, doesn’t present advisable apps from the Google Play Retailer, as identified by XDA Builders.
The brand new Uncover tab is the key improve on the brand new Android TV interface, and it options personalised content material suggestions primarily based on your exercise together with trending content material from Google. It additionally consists of ‘Prime picks for you’ that reveals personalised suggestions, a ‘Trending TV Reveals’ sub-section, and a ‘New films and reveals’ part. The Uncover tab seems to be a extra detailed House tab with out app shortcuts.
At present, the brand new Android TV replace is rolling out in choose markets just like the US and is predicted to achieve customers in Australia, Canada, Germany, and France by subsequent week. Google is but to share extra particulars over its mass availability. You’ll be able to test the supply of the replace manually by heading to Assist > Choose System software program replace > Choose Software program replace.