Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Logitech Revue drops to $199, will get Android 3.1 extras

updated 10:30 pm EDT, Fri May 13, 2011

Logitech Revue cut to 199 at Amazon as 3.1 comes

Logitech hoped to move its current-generation Google TV hardware Friday by dropping the price of the Revue to $199 at Amazon. The $100 price drop is likely to help clear a path for future hardware based on Android 3.1 but also makes it the least expensive Google TV hardware to date. It may also be an admission of much lower than expected sales an an attempt to pump sales for the next several weeks.

The Revue should be upgradeable to Android 3.1. Accordingly, Logitech's Azmat Ali said this week that he expected many of the new OS updates to have a significant impact on his company's Google TV hardware. The support for extra USB hardware could lead to support for gamepads, mice, new keyboards, and other peripherals beyond the stock input.

Bluetooth mice will also work, Ali said.

He didn't promise for certain that the existing Revue will be upgraded, though via Engadget]



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Asus Chromebook C300

When Chromebooks hit the market back in 2011, consumers didn't know what to do with them. The low-cost laptops, powered by Google's Ch ...

Plantronics BackBeat Pro Bluetooth headphones

Looking for a pair of headphones that can do everything a user requires is a task that can take some study. Trying to decide on in-ear ...

Lemur BlueDriver

"Oh no, the check engine light is on…again! What one of the hundreds of reasons could it be this time? Probably going to cost a fort ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News