Chromecast with Google TV has been launched and brings a bunch of modifications and enhancements – together with a distant – over the earlier era Chromecast. The brand new Chromecast is extra akin to Amazon Hearth TV or Roku because it brings an Android TV interface and never simply the flexibility to forged media in your TV. It was launched throughout Google’s ‘Launch Evening In’ occasion at present, 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 properly.
Chromecast with Google TV value
The Chromecast with Google TV is priced at $49.99 (roughly Rs. 3,700) 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 Dawn color choices. The corporate 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 machine.
There’s a USB Sort-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 Imaginative and prescient, 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, house button, again button, Google Assistant button, and a 4-way d-pad for navigation. It has CEC characteristic which suggests the quantity of the TV will be managed with the distant. There isn’t any IR transmitter within the distant. You are able to do a voice search by holding down the Google Assistant button and the common search reveals outcomes from all main streaming providers.
You may also select to save lots of a variety of streaming providers to your Google account from the Chromecast with Google TV so that you could 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. When it comes to aesthetics, the brand new Chromecast with Google TV has a extra elongated design in comparison with the round form of the earlier era 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 flexibility to create a Watch Checklist to which you’ll add motion pictures and reveals from anyplace in your cellphone or laptop computer through Google Search.
Google additionally notes YouTube TV (the place out there) on the brand new platform will present limitless DVR options. One other Google TV characteristic is Ambient Mode, which works as a digital digital photograph body, and might even tie in with Nest cameras and doorbells.
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