Google’s ADT-3 Streaming Dongle
Google brought Android 10 to Android TV and announced a “developer-focused streaming media device” for app testing. ADT-3 streaming dongle with Android TV is now available to buy from an OEM partner.first version of the ADT-3 Developer Kit, an Android TV streaming media player device made with plans from Google by Askey.The ADT-3’s SOC is an Amlogic S905Y2 with quad-core 1.8 GHz CPU and ARM Mali-G31 MP2 GPU that supports 4K 60FPS HDR HDMI 2.1 output. There’s 2GB of DDR3 RAM with 8GB of internal storage.
The ADT-3 Developer Kit is an Android TV streaming media player. It connects to the internet and outputs media through an HDMI cord, like a gaming console (Xbox, PlayStation), a Blu-ray DVD player, or a desktop computer. This device is made specifically for developers to “validate their applications on the latest version of the OS.” the ADT-3 Developer Kit will be available for purchase on the Askey website for $79.
Key specs, the ADT-3 has 2GB RAM, 8GB storage, quad-core processor, Bluetooth 4.2, a single HDMI 2.1 port, microUSB port, LED light, and is the size of a Chromecast dongle that should tuck nicely behind a TV. It also comes with a remote that features power, menu, back, home, Assistant, and volume buttons, along with a circular d-pad.
Google/ ASKEY ADT-3 Streaming Media Player Specs:
ADT-3 Remote Control Specs:
ADT-3 with Android TV is now available to buy from an OEM partner.
Note: box is “not intended for consumer use and should only be used by developers.” Don’t count on Prime Video and Netflix support. It is not a hardware reference design, but represents a stable, certified example of an Android TV device for 3rd party application developers.