Chromecast with Google TV has been launched and brings a bunch of modifications 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 solid media in your TV. It was launched throughout Google’s ‘Launch Night In’ occasion right this moment, alongside the Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, and a Nest sensible speaker. The Chromecast with Google TV comes with a correct menu system and a distant as nicely.
Chromecast with Google TV worth
The Chromecast with Google TV is priced at $49.99 (roughly Rs. 3,700) within the US and can go on sale beginning right this moment. Availability in different international locations could be anticipated by the top of the yr, 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 identical 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 gadget.
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, other than 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 function which implies the amount of the TV could be managed with the distant. There isn’t 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 may also select to avoid wasting 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 totally 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 out there) on the brand new platform will present limitless DVR options. Another Google TV function is Ambient Mode, which works as a digital digital photograph body, and may even tie in with Nest cameras and doorbells.
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