Japanese consumers will be the first outside of the US and Canada to receive the Android TV-powered device.
Internet Penetration Rate90.6%
Japan, is an island nation in East Asia. Japan is a developed country and has the world’s third-largest economy by nominal GDP and the world’s fourth-largest economy by purchasing power parity. Japan ranks high in metrics of prosperity such as the Human Development Index, with the Japanese population enjoying the highest life expectancy of any country in the world and the third lowest infant mortality rate.
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
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