Chromecast with Google TV has been launched and brings a bunch of adjustments and enhancements – together with a distant – over the earlier technology Chromecast. The new Chromecast is extra akin to Amazon Fire TV or Roku because it brings an Android TV interface and never simply the power to forged media in your TV. It was launched throughout Google’s ‘Launch Night In’ occasion at present, alongside the Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, and a Nest good speaker. The Chromecast with Google TV comes with a correct menu system and a distant as effectively.
Chromecast with Google TV value
The Chromecast with Google TV is priced at $49.99 within the US and can go on sale beginning at present. Availability in different international locations will be anticipated by the tip of the 12 months, the corporate stated. The dongle comes with a contact and voice-control distant. As of now, Google has not shared India availability or pricing for the brand new Chromecast. It is available in Sky, Snow, and Sunrise color choices. The firm launched the Google Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 on the similar occasion.
Chromecast with Google TV specs, options
The Chromecast with Google TV runs on the brand new Google TV platform – which is the brand new branding for the Android TV platform and shouldn’t be confused with the unique Google TV system.
There is a USB Type-C energy adapter on the dongle and the distant takes two AAA batteries. It helps 4K HDR at as much as 60fps, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Vision, DTSX, HDR10+, and h.265 streams. The Chromecast with Google TV has dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac connectivity, aside from Bluetooth. It weighs 55 grams, whereas the distant – that options an accelerometer and microphone – weighs 63 grams.
The distant for the Chromecast with Google TV comes with shortcuts for YouTube and Netflix, together with a mute button, dwelling button, again button, Google Assistant button, and a 4-way d-pad for navigation. It has CEC characteristic which suggests the amount of the TV will be managed with the distant. There is not any IR transmitter within the distant. You can do a voice search by holding down the Google Assistant button and the common search exhibits outcomes from all main streaming providers.
You can even select to save lots of quite a few streaming providers to your Google account from the Chromecast with Google TV so to get higher suggestions throughout Google.
Being an Android TV dongle, it comes with help for Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Spotify, Disney+, Hulu, HBO Max, and extra, out of the field. In phrases of aesthetics, the brand new Chromecast with Google TV has a extra elongated design in comparison with the round form of the earlier technology Chromecast.
Google TV debuts on the brand new Chromecast, and is an improve on the corporate’s Android TV interface. Google is touting options like personalised For You suggestions from throughout completely different subscriptions, in addition to the power to create a Watch List to which you’ll be able to add films and exhibits from wherever in your telephone or laptop computer by way of Google Search.
Google additionally notes YouTube TV (the place accessible) on the brand new platform will present limitless DVR options. Another Google TV characteristic is Ambient Mode, which works as a digital digital picture body, and might even tie in with Nest cameras and doorbells.
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