Chromecast With Google TV Featuring 4K HDR Support, Remote Launched

Chromecast with Google TV has been launched and brings a bunch of adjustments 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 power to forged media in your TV. It was launched throughout Google’s ‘Launch Evening In’ occasion as we speak, 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 value

The Chromecast with Google TV is priced at $49.99 within the US and can go on sale beginning as we speak. Availability in different nations might be anticipated by the tip of the 12 months, the corporate mentioned. 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 gadget.

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.

Chromecast with Google TV encompasses a voice distant


The distant for the Chromecast with Google TV comes with shortcuts for YouTube and Netflix, together with a mute button, residence 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 might be managed with the distant. There is no such thing as a 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 can too select to save lots of a lot of streaming providers to your Google account from the Chromecast with Google TV so as to get higher suggestions throughout Google.

Being an Android TV dongle, it comes with assist for Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Spotify, Disney+, Hulu, HBO Max, and extra, out of the field. By way of aesthetics, the brand new Chromecast with Google TV has a extra elongated design in comparison with the round form of the earlier era Chromecast.

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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 Listing to which you’ll be able to add films and reveals from anyplace in your telephone or laptop computer through Google Search.

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Google TV Watchlist characteristic seen in motion


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 picture body, and may even tie in with Nest cameras and doorbells. 

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