Google launched a new Chromecast cheaper than the Chromecast with Google TV (4K) launched some time ago. The new one offers 1080p video streaming support and costs just Rs 4,199. This is the introductory price and will be there for a limited time, later the device will cost Rs 4,499. Also Read – Google Launches Chromecast with TV in India: Check Price, Specs and Availability
Despite the lower cost, Google offers a remote control, which means you don’t have to use your smartphone all the time. There’s HDR support, multiple streaming apps, and more. We’ll take a look. Also Read – Google Finally Brings Chromecast with TV to India: Here’s How Much It Costs
Specifications and features of Chromecast with Google TV (HD)
The Google Chromecast with Google TV (HD) comes with 1080p resolution and HDR support. The device has the same design as the Chromecast with Google TV (4K). The remote it comes with also has the same design, with a white paint job. Also Read – A Google Chromecast with 1080p streaming may be launching soon
The device supports several streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Youtube, Apple TV+ and others. It also supports Google Play Store, which means you can download apps and games directly from the PlayStore.
It has a storage capacity of 8 GB and supports Google Assistant. With Google Assistant, you can request movie recommendations from any of the aforementioned platforms.
It also works with Nest speakers offering multi-room playback. This means you can listen to music from multiple Nest speakers in your home. Screen mirroring is also possible with Android and iOS apps. It supports Dolby Digital and Dolby Atmos for audio.
As for ports, it has a USB Type-C port. It also comes with an HDMI port, power adapter, remote control, and AAA alkaline batteries.
The HD model of the Chromecast with Google TV costs Rs 2,200 less than the 4K model. The Google Chromecast with Google TV (4K) costs Rs 6,399 in India and has been selling for quite some time. With the HD model released, that too for a lower price of Rs 4,199, the Amazon FireTV Stick surely has a competitor in town.
Are you interested in the new Chromecast HD? If you are looking to buy one, it will be available on Flipkart in the Flipkart Big Billion Days sale.