Wed. Nov 25th, 2020
Chromecast With Google TV Featuring 4K HDR Support, Dedicated Remote Launched

Chromecast with Google Television has been launched and brings a bunch of modifications and enhancements – which include a remote – more than the former generation Chromecast. The new Chromecast is a lot more akin to Amazon Fire Television or Roku as it brings an Android Television interface and not just the means to cast media on your Television. It was launched through Google’s ‘Launch Evening In’ occasion these days, alongside the Pixel five, Pixel 4a 5G, and a Nest intelligent speaker. The Chromecast with Google Television comes with a good menu program and a remote as properly.

Chromecast with Google Television price tag

The Chromecast with Google Television is priced at $49.99 (approximately Rs. three,700) in the US and will go on sale starting up these days. Availability in other nations can be anticipated by the finish of the yr, the firm mentioned. The dongle comes with a touch and voice-handle remote. As of now, Google has not shared India availability or pricing for the new Chromecast. It comes in Sky, Snow, and Sunrise colour solutions. The firm launched the Google Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel five at the similar occasion.

Chromecast with Google Television specs, functions

The Chromecast with Google Television runs on the new Google Television platform – which is the new branding for the Android Television platform and must not be baffled with the unique Google Television gadget.

There is a USB Sort-C energy adapter on the dongle and the remote will take two AAA batteries. It supports 4K HDR at up to 60fps, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Vision, DTSX, HDR10+, and h.265 streams. The Chromecast with Google Television has dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac connectivity, apart from Bluetooth. It weighs fifty five grams, when the remote – that functions an accelerometer and microphone – weighs 63 grams.

Chromecast with Google Television functions a voice remote

 

The remote for the Chromecast with Google Television comes with shortcuts for YouTube and Netflix, along with a mute button, household button, back button, Google Assistant button, and a four-way d-pad for navigation. It has CEC characteristic which usually means the volume of the Television can be managed with the remote. There is no IR transmitter in the remote. You can do a voice search by holding down the Google Assistant button and the universal search exhibits benefits from all important streaming solutions.

You can also select to conserve a amount of streaming solutions to your Google account from the Chromecast with Google Television so that you can get improved suggestions across Google.

Currently being an Android Television dongle, it comes with help for Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Spotify, Disney+, Hulu, HBO Max, and a lot more, out of the box. In terms of aesthetics, the new Chromecast with Google Television has a a lot more elongated style and design in contrast to the circular form of the former generation Chromecast.

Google Television

Google Television debuts on the new Chromecast, and is an improve on the company’s Android Television interface. Google is touting functions like personalised For You suggestions from across diverse subscriptions, as properly as the means to make a View Checklist to which you can include videos and exhibits from anyplace on your cell phone or laptop by means of Google Search.

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Google Television Watchlist characteristic viewed in action

 

Google also notes YouTube Television (wherever obtainable) on the new platform will present limitless DVR functions. Yet another Google Television characteristic is Ambient Mode, which operates as a digital digital photograph frame, and can even tie in with Nest cameras and doorbells. 


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