Chromecast with Google TV (HD) is here to bring old screens to life

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New Chromecast looks with Google TV (HD)… just like the old Chromecast with Google TV (4K).
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We’ve all done it: Try to evade paying a ton for new hardware by buying something smaller and less expensive. Google’s new Chromecast with Google TV (HD) is for people who can’t help but try to breathe new life into old devices. It is advantageous that it costs no more than $ 30.

The Chromecast with Google TV (HD) is a spin-off of its predecessor, the Chromecast with Google TV (4K), which will stay at its $50 price point. But it looks almost the same, the only difference is the “HD” etched on the back of the device. Other than that, it plugs into any TV or computer monitor with an available HDMI port and even uses the same Google remote control with programmable buttons.

as such rumorChromecast with Google TV (HD) works with a different processor than the first generation processor. It is compatible with up to 1080p HDR and supports the AV1 codec, which is an open source video format like Google the shopping about the industry. The AV1 codec is a relatively new addition to the Chromecast ecosystem, which is why it was not included in the first generation Chromecast with Google TV (4K). It does not support the HD Dolby Atmos dongle.

The company expects most people to buy Chromecast with Google TV (HD) to upgrade an old TV or computer monitor to a smart TV. At its price point, it is a direct competitor to devices like Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite and Roku Express, both of which are for streaming creators on a budget. Google is hoping for the Google Assistant-enabled voice remote control, as well as the dispatch ecosystem, It will be enough to convince you to choose the cheapest option. It would be interesting to see how it stacks up compared to third-party Google TV dongles, such as squirting stickwhich offers similar features, including a remote control.

Chromecast with Google TV (HD) is available now for $30 in the Google Store. It’s available in 19 countries, with more regions on the way. The device is only available in Snow White Colors Way from Google.