Android OS on Switch Ultimate Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Switch - Exploits, Custom Firmwares & Soft Mods' started by LightyKD, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. guily6669

    guily6669 GbaTemp is my Drug

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    If your talking about me I wasnt exactly saying its the USB port or what outputs and what not... just the bandwidth of it its basically outputting HDMI 1.4 and Switch uses a USB C 3.1 (at least is what Digital Foundry says as I won't even bother looking for its hardware)...

    But on the positive side at least its good for streaming movies and other stuff as almost everything is 30-24 fps so if you could get really a true 4K movie to be played well in it, it will still do the trick.

    Now we need is to see if anyone can actually get the dock+console to really output in 4K 30 FPS ;).

    And I agree with DigitalFoundry that the new Switch refresh needs to output 4K 60 FPS as a must because its better that the console upscale to 4K than having it at 1080P then the TV upscaling it to 4K (depending on the case too since there are actually good fast TV's with low input lag that can actually add a lot of stuff on their processing upscaling). But I guess if its the console upscaling we will all have a more similar result across everyone with 4K tv's.
     
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  3. guily6669

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    HELL YEAH :evil::evil::evil::gun:

    AWESOME JOB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  4. TR_mahmutpek

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    Which android version?
     
  5. guily6669

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    He already said it's based on Android TV but will be easy to switch between.

    I don't even think it matters what android version it is at this moment, as long as they start making progress and making everything work at full performance, then it can probably be moded to any kernel+android version.
     
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  6. ZachyCatGames

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    Hell
    He said he was switching from android tv to regular android a few posts ago ;)
     
  7. guily6669

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    Oh didn't catch that... But I wish he could rip Nvidia Shield TV later with all fancy Nvidia stuff working making it the tablet that Nvidia never released as they never upgraded the Nvidia Shield tablet which is the one I have.
     
  8. XC-3730C

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    Ever since the specs were announced for the Switch, I immediately thought of the Shield TV with it's X1. Having the Switch running Amdroid TV will make it the greatest system ever.

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  9. guily6669

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    Totally agree, it even have war thunder (or at least had, no idea).

    And since I plan to heavily mod my switch in terms of cooling would be nice to actually extract more power for Android stuff and if the joy-cons fully work later, then I would finally play a few games which I can't say I ever played on my Nvidia shield because I will not go outside carrying a DS4 controller 4 it...

    I even bought borderlands 2 for my shield tablet, but can't say I actually played it, just tested a bit...
     
  10. bobdamnit

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    Even AndroidTV has a version. Stock Android is on version Pie, or version 9. AndroidTV is currently on version Nougat, or version 7. Version Oreo (version 8) of AndroidTV is currently still in BETA.
     
  11. bylaws

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    Wrong, please do reasearch before you say stuff.

    Expect android in a month or two
     
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  12. bobdamnit

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    Hmm. It does appear as though AndroidTV has been updated to 9. My bad.

    Could you answer the question though? Which version of Android?
     
  13. XC-3730C

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    I hope if Android TV is a reality, it will be possible to use a remote control/air mouse.

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  14. lembi2001

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    Is there a particular reason you are inquiring about the version? Any version of Android at this point is a win for the community.
     
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  15. bobdamnit

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    I agree. I'm simply curious.
     
  16. lucks

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    It s android 9
     
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