Google Chromecast is one of the most scucessful streaming devices launched by the company. It offers an affordable and reliable way for people to stream content directly to their TVs without the need to purchase a smart TV. And now, if we consider a latest report, Google might finally change up the way we use the Chromecast.
A new report from 9to5Google listed a trusted source familiar with a new Chromecast device which is said to be the next generation of Chromecast Ultra which is codenamed as “sabrina.” The new chromecast will support will support 4K HDR content, as well as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. However, the most notable change from the earlier version of chromecast is, the new chromecast ultra will run Android TV which can be controlled by a Bluetooth remote.
As per the tweet embedded below, the remote is already passed through the FCC today which looks like a Daydream VR remote, supports Google Assistant with a built-in microphone, and it is said to be programmable to control the TV’s power and volume.
As per the report, the new Chromcast will have a similar look like that of the first generation Chromcast Ultra, however, there will be change in the design of the device that will be based on the Google’s latest aesthetic.
As of now, Google Chromecast Ultra costs $69, so, we can expect to see the price of upcoming Chromecast around this price range which will be coming with a Bluetooth Remote. Currently, it is assumed that Google may announce this new device at Google I/O this year, but it could also launch with the Google Pixel 4a.
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