With the recent launch of new TCL Google TV models as well as the latest Google Chromecast with Google TV, there's no question the Google TV is here in a big way. As a successor to Android TV, the new Google TV platform is more than just a new name. It's a slicker, more intuitive, more capable operating system for your smart TV, bringing more capability to TVs and seating smart TVs more firmly at the center of the Google ecosystem.
With both Google TV models and Android TV devices on the market this year, it's worth asking, what's the difference? Google TV brings with it a number of new features and capabilities, so let's run down the specifics.