The NSZ-GS7 Internet Player with Google TV from Sony might be the perfect little box for those hoping to Internet-enable their TV without actually replacing the TV itself. Google TV uses your existing cable or satellite service so you do not have to switch inputs to use it.
It includes HDMI pass-through, SPDIF, two USB ports, built-in IR blaster, Ethernet and integrated Wi-Fi to provide plenty of connectivity options. The player provides a remote that is Bluetooth and uses standard batteries. It is the touchpad with options like tap-to-click, drag-to-scroll and even pinch-to-zoom that really helps bring the entire player's functionality directly to your living room.
Transform your iPhone, Android phone or tablet into a versatile remote control with a full QWERTY keyboard. Just download the free media remote app if you're looking for one less remote on the coffee table. The app also lets you send Web pages from your phone to your TV to view on the Chrome browser.
Experience your favorite Websites on a grand scale with the built-in Google Chrome browser. With it Flash-based video sites open doors to endless video content and engaging interactivity.
Google TV Built-In
Now the searching power of Google is built right into your TV. Craving some highlights from your team or movies starring your favorite actor? Just type it in and enjoy cross-search results from your cable provider, the Internet, apps and even select Dish DVR. It's all there, instantly. Best of all, Google TV uses your existing cable or satellite service so you do not have to switch inputs to use it
More Apps, More Choices
Download apps directly to your TV from the ever-expanding Google Play Store. Choose from classics like Netflix, Pandora and YouTube or expand your horizons with apps such as Crunchyroll, Redux and Qello. In addition to video and music apps, you can download games, social networking and news apps just like the ones on your smartphone
Remote Control Unlike Any Other
You've never seen a universal remote quite like this. The clickable touchpad works just like the one on your laptop, featuring one-handed operation and multi-touch pinch-and-pull for zoom control. There's also a 3-axis motion sensor for gaming. Flip it over and you'll find a backlit QWERTY keyboard that makes it easy to type at night. And don't worry, it knows which way is facing up so you won't accidentally hit keys on the other side
A Real Web Experience for Your TV
Experience your favorite Websites on a grand scale with the built-in Google Chrome browser that is built for speed, simplicity and efficiency. And because it features a Flash media player, Flash-based video sites open doors to endless video content and engaging interactivity. Auto updates ensure added security
Goodbye Wires, Hello Wi-Fi
No network cables necessary. Maximize your entertainment while reducing cable clutter and wirelessly stream beautiful, HD video straight from the internet or your home network. Or you can use a wired connection if you choose. It's all seamless, and it's all built-in
Technology moves fast, and you want to stay up to date. That's why the Internet player features automatic updates that keep your software current. When new features are added or existing ones are tweaked, you'll get an on-screen notification to get the latest update with one touch
Beyond Sony Entertainment
Welcome to the endless entertainment of the Sony Entertainment Network, where the video and music unlimited services offer thousands of movies and music tracks from every major studio in an instant
Control Your TV with Your Phone
Transform your iPhone, Android phone or tablet into a versatile remote control with a full QWERTY keyboard. Just download the free media remote app if you're looking for one less remote on the coffee table. The app also lets you send web pages from your phone to your TV to view on the Chrome browser
Surf the Web, watch TV, or do both at the same time. Follow your fantasy teams online while you watch the games live, or update your Facebook status while viewing a movie. You can even resize the box and move it to any corner
Webpages Load Quickly
Webpages, videos and apps load quickly with the power of a 1.2GHz dual-core processor
More Space for More Apps
With 8GB of storage, you can download and enjoy more apps. Due to the amount of memory used to run the Google TV system, competitors that offer 4GB of storage leave little space to download and store apps
Dolby Digital Plus bit-stream: Yes
Dolby Digital bit-stream: Yes
Dolby digital to 5.1ch LPCM: Yes
Dolby downmix to 2ch LPCM: Yes
LPCM 2ch out: Yes (Up to 192kHz)
LPCM 6ch out: Yes (Up to 192kHz)
LPCM 8ch out: Yes (Up to 96kHz)