The brand new Chromecast with Google TV. It is available in colours. [credit:
Alongside the launch of the Pixel 5, right now Google is making main modifications to its TV technique and merging its merchandise, Chromecast and Android TV, right into a single system. Oh, it is also altering the title of Android TV. Meet the redundantly named “Google Chromecast with Google TV,” a $50 Chromecast that, as an alternative of being only a streaming endpoint you management with a cellphone, runs Android and comes with a distant.
The brand new HDMI dongle is $49.99, and it seems to be like a alternative for the Chromecast Extremely, because it helps 4K and HDR10. Google did not formally launch specs but, however since that is already on the market in some shops, we all know the specs. It is powered by an Amlogic S905X2 SoC, which has 4 1.8GHz Cortez A53 cores and a Mali-G31MP2 GPU. There’s additionally 2GB of RAM, a measly 4.4GB of consumer storage (there may be in all probability 8GB whole), 802.11ac, and Bluetooth 4.1.
Since this can be a low-power streaming system with nearly no storage, you’d suppose enjoying video games on Google Stadia could be a serious a part of the gross sales pitch, however Google did not point out the streaming service as soon as through the dwell occasion. The Stadia Twitter account tweeted that assist could be coming within the first half of 2021.Learn Four remaining paragraphs | Feedback