Nexus Player is a media streaming device that runs Android 5.0 Lollipop. Released in October 2014, it is the successor to the Nexus Q. It connects to an HDTV or home theater system to to essentially convert your current TV into a smart TV. The Nexus Player is powered by an Intel Atom 1.8Ghz quad-core processor, has 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage. As well as playing video and audio, it also allows you to play Android games on the big screen, and even has an optional game controller available for an improved gaming experience.
Nexus Player runs on Android 5.1.1. If you are bored of the stock ROM and want some additional features on Nexus Player, you can install CM 12.1 ROM which runs on Android 5.1.1. Besides, CM ROMs are known to improve the performance of the device. Follow the guide below.