The Air TV player is a streaming media player that runs Android but boots right into Sling TV. With Sling TV you can access your antenna, Sling TV, and Netflix all from one menu.
Recently the Air TV was updated to bring better over-the-air TV integration. Now it seems that it is getting ready to update the Air TV once again.
@vth0k1efan To clarify on our last response, we ship AirTV with Marshmallow, but an update to Nougat is planned for the future.
— AirTV Help (@AirTVhelp) May 13, 2017
According to a tweet from the official Air TV Twitter help account the Air TV will be upgraded from Android Marshmallow to the Android 7.0 Nougat OS. No date was given, but the update is in the works.
While you won’t likely see any user interface changes with the Nougat update, it will bring many back end improvements. A few of the big improvements will include better multi-tasking, a revamped and more user-friendly settings menu, and support for multiple Google Accounts.
Currently the Mi Box is also testing the Nougat OS from Google, the only other box that supports the directly to Sling TV in the same way the Air TV does. For now the only streaming media player we know of running Android 7.0 Nougat is the Nvidia Shield.
We will keep a close eye on this update and post more when we learn more.
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