Behold Lenovo's Android-Based Idea TV

Lenovo's 55-inch first-generation Idea TV will make you wish you lived in China -- because that's the only country that's going to see its smartly designed Android interface for now.

The 1080p HDTV centres around an Android-based home screen, Lenovo is calling the "Sandwich screen". (Get it? Ice Cream Sandwich?) From this point you use a touchpad on the TVs remote to navigate between a standard TV screen, a video on-demand screen and an applications screen. All video-on-demand content is streamed via Lenovo's servers to the the TVs. We didn't get too much hands-on time with the system, but it seems to run really smoothly compared to other remote-based interfaces we've seen for apps.

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