Google announces YouTube TV service is now available on select Android tablets

Google announces YouTube TV service is now available on select Android tablets
YouTube TV service has been expanding in many US cities in the last couple of months. However, the Google's service was not available on Android tablets until recently.

Today, the Mountain View company announced YouTube TV comes to bigger Android screens. Unfortunately, Google doesn't mention which are the Android tablets that now support YouTube TV, but we do know for sure that in order for the mobile app to work it requires Android 5.0 Lollipop or higher.

YouTube TV service costs $35 per month but comes with up to 6 accounts per household. It allows subscribers to simultaneously record live sports, popular shows, series, news, events, movies and TV episodes without DVR storage limits. However, keep in mind that each recording will only be stored for 9 months.

More importantly, Google's streaming service can be tried for free and those who subscribe can cancel anytime if they change their minds. Make sure you check the list of US cities where Google has already enabled YouTube TV service before trying to subscribe.

source: YouTube TV

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6 Comments

1. ph00ny

Posts: 2031; Member since: May 26, 2011

Holy crap. They added support for Nexus 10. I sent google support an inquiry as to why Nexus10 wasn't compaitble and now it's available!!! Nexus10 gets second breath of life

2. Tziggy14

Posts: 624; Member since: Sep 02, 2014

Android tablets? Is there even a market for those anymore besides Fire tablets?

3. Huh101

Posts: 20; Member since: Feb 10, 2017

Samsung is still peddling off their Android tablets. Every carrier seems to have a deal in place to add one on top of your phone service.

4. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1557; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

Samsung, LG, Lenovo, Asus, Haewei, and probably a few other name brands still make them. It seems Google, Moto, Sony, HTC, Dell, HP, and many others gave up on the market. I still find them useful, just little reason to upgrade or get a new one.

6. TheOracle1

Posts: 2259; Member since: May 04, 2015

Probably not but I use mine more than my laptop and I'm typing this with it right now.

5. razmahtaz001

Posts: 501; Member since: May 11, 2013

tablet with a tablet sim is a no go...tablet with a phone sim is sweet, especially on an 8 inch tablet ;o)

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