Google announces new Chromecast Ultra, sold 30 million devices worldwide
Yesterday, Google announced few hardware products including Pixel phones, Chromecast Ultra (Basically, Chromecast 3rd gen), Google Home, Google Wi-Fi and Daydream View VR headset. Let’s talk about Chromecast.
The biggest addition to new Chromecast is, it can now stream 4K content. Youtube, Netflix and Vudu already on board with new functionality while Google Play and Movies will add the support in November. HDR content — both HDR10 and Dolby Vision formats — is also supported by the Ultra.
According to Google, new Chromecast Ultra is the fastest available (Of course) and can load videos 1.8 times faster than its predecessor. The company also includes Ethernet port for those whose Wi-Fi isn’t capable of handling 4K content.
The look and feel of new Chromecast also lie with other Google products. The glossy touch with big G logo on front with compact size. It will be available in the US starting from November for $69. Google plans to release it in other 15 regions by year end.