Google launched the Chromecast with Google TV (HD) in India on Thursday. This affordable offering is currently available at a special discounted price during the Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale 2022. The new Chromecast is cheaper than the Chromecast with Google TV (4K) launched sometime back.
The new one offers 1080p video streaming support and costs only Rs 4,199. This is the introductory price and will be there for a limited time, later, the device will cost Rs 4,499. Despite the lower cost, Google offers a remote, meaning you don’t have to use your smartphone all the time. There’s HDR support, multiple streaming apps, and more.
It features an HDMI connector and supports full-HD (1080p) streaming with HDR. The voice remote that comes with this new Chromecast can be used to access the Google Assistant. Through this virtual assistant, users can access various streaming apps and even control other connected smart home devices. There are also dedicated buttons for YouTube and Netflix.
Chromecast with Google TV (HD) specifications, features
The device supports multiple streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Youtube, Apple TV+, and others. It also has Google Play Store support, which means you can download apps and games directly from the PlayStore.
It has 8GB of storage capacity and has support for Google Assistant. With Google Assistant, you can ask for movie recommendations from any of the aforesaid platforms. The Google TV interface allows users to set up their profiles for personalized recommendations on streaming content. Furthermore, parents can set up a secure place for their kids to only have access to family-friendly content.
The Chromecast with Google TV (HD) also offers features like phone casting. Users can share their Google photos through the Chromecast to the TV and even cast their Google Meet video calls.
It also works with Nest speakers offering multi-room playback. This means you can play music from several Nest speakers at your home. Screen mirroring is also possible with Android and iOS apps. It supports Dolby Digital and Dolby Atmos for audio.
Pricing of Chromecast with Google TV
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 some time now. With the HD model out, that too for a lower price of Rs 4,199, the Amazon FireTV stick surely has a competitor in town.
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