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56 Engadget Score
It might work in a pinch, but you wouldn't want to use it regularly.
56

It might work in a pinch, but you wouldn't want to use it regularly.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Google's curious little media streamer is a beauty to behold but offers an unfortunate combination of high price and limited functionality.

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Pros
  • Stunning designHigh-quality audio outputPlenty of connectivity options
Cons
  • Limited functionalityCan only access Google Play contentCan only be controlled by Android devices

Reviews

56
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 14
63
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 8
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Audio / video player
Video services
Youtube, Other
Audio services
Other
Video outputs
HDMI
Audio outputs
TOSLINK (optical)
WiFi
Yes
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]

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56 Engadget Score
It might work in a pinch, but you wouldn't want to use it regularly.
56

It might work in a pinch, but you wouldn't want to use it regularly.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

56
 

User Reviews

40
michaelkeating
The Q is a beautifully designed, high-end product for Android users who already...read more
50
romf
The Nexus Q is Google's attempt at providing a "social"-enabled content consumption...read more
60
huyennguyen
it's so so.
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