During the Made By Google event, the company’s brand new Chromecast is not named, but the product is now available in the Netherlands.
Google Chromecast 2018 officially unveiled
After three years, it is time for a new Chromecast. This will replace the second generation and is in addition to the Chromecast Ultra and Chromecast Audio sold.
The new Chromecast looks almost exactly the same as its predecessor, with a circular device that, via a short HDMI cable directly to your tv.
What the appearance is concerned, the shiny casing is replaced by a matte black (or white) material that is somewhat less striking. In the middle is the well-known Google logo visible. In terms of format, is the third generation of the same, but a bit thicker. In terms of performance is there someting changed. The new Chromecast is 15 percent faster than its predecessor and streams video in 1080p with 60 frames per second.
Faster internet connection
The Chromecast still has a micro-usb connection and the magnetic connection on the HDMI plug is gone. In addition to the subtle custom appearance is the wireless internet speed improved.
That makes for better coverage, and faster loading of movies and series. The new Chromecast replaces the second generation and has the same price of 39 euros, and is to order directly from the Google Store.