Android 10 gets Android 10 updates with enhanced Android TV performance and security
Android 10 is now being rolled out for Android TV. Android 10 for Android TV improves security and performance. Google has also launched a new developer-centric Android TV dongle called ADT-3, which is based on Android 10.
Google has started rolling out Android 10 for Android TV. Although the new OS for smartphones was launched in September, it has now been released for Android TV devices. Unlike smartphones, Android 10 for Android TV does not come with any significant interface-level changes. However, the company says that the new OS version comes with security updates as well as API Level 29 and some key performance enhancements that are already available on Android 10 powered smartphones. In addition, Google has launched a new developer-centric Android TV dongle called ADT-3. , Which is based on Android 10.
The latest development comes from Google’s blog post that highlights the new performance and security enhancements that the Android 10 update brings to Android TV. The company also talks about Project Treble, which will bring Android updates to Android TV devices quickly. Google writes, “We are excited to be able to provide more secure storage, including quickly updated and encrypted user data, through Project Treble. By default TLS 1.3 brings better performance benefits and up to date with the TLS standard. Also, Android 10 includes tightening for several security-critical areas of the platform. “
The company has not yet released the rollout schedule. Therefore, it is expected that the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) will bring the Android 10 update to their Android TV devices at their convenience. Also, the latest update does not support Nexus Player. So, users of devices like Nvidia Shield TV will have to wait for the rollout to feel the changes.
Coming to ADT-3, it is a new streaming dongle running the latest Android TV software. It is equipped with a quad-core Cortex-A53 SoC, paired with 2GB of DDR3 RAM. It comes with a 4Kp60 HDR HDMI 2.1 output. It is said to help developers design experiences for newer Android TV versions and test its features before a public rollout on third-party devices.
The company says the ADT-3 dongle will be available to developers for purchase through an unspecified OEM partner “in the coming months.”