Xbox SmartGlass for Android and iPhone early 2013

Microsoft has reported that Xbox SmartGlass for Android and iPhone would be coming in early 2013. SmartGlass was first shown at E3 in June 2012.

Xbox SmartGlass give greater control and integration with the Xbox 360 from your smart device. It will be available for all Microsoft platforms (Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Windows RT) since launching before its availability for other platforms in early 2013.

Xbox SmartGlass for Android and iPhone coming in early 2013

SmartGlass give the user the ability to use the phone as a controller, while on the same network as your console, a feature now available through Xbox Live My companion application on the iPhone.

Although Microsoft has not yet shown SmartGlass on all these platforms, in the images below may be some SmartGlass Xbox screens for Android, iPhone and iPad.

SmartGlass allow controlling movies and music, moving play from one device to another, so you can pause and resume the tablet on Xbox. Also it allow your mobile device to act as a second screen for movies and music, providing information about the actors or artists. This experience extends to second screen compatible games.

Meanwhile, Xbox SmartGlass Windows 8 will be available from October 26 and Windows Phone 8 since 29 October, initially. You need an Xbox Live Gold for some functions SmartGlass work.


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