Google launched new Chromecast and Chromecast Audio in India. The Chromecast is an update version of last version which comes in new circular design and built-in HDMI cable. It lets the user to cast content from mobile apps, PCs, Macs, Chromebook or laptops from Chrome browser to TV at 1080p resolution.
he Chromecast Audio turns the speakers in home to wireless speakers. It lets to connect with loudspeaker’s AUX cable and cast audio from Android to iOS devices, Chromebook, Mac and Windows laptops to the speakers. User need to press cast button in music for casting. Google said that it works with Wynk, Saavn and they will try to bring casting in more apps. Both these have a power button a microUSB port for charging and also come with charger in the box.
The Google Chromecast 2 and Chromecast Audio are available for Rs. 3,399 each and will go on sale through online players like Flipkart, Snapdeal, Paytm as well as offline retailers like Reliance and Croma. The Google Chromecast 2 comes with 6 month of Subscription free on Saavn pro and HOOQ respectively.
Mickey Kim, Head of APAC Chromecast Partnerships, said,
The new Chromecast brings your favorite entertainment from your mobile devices to the big screen with ease. With improved connectivity, a new design and an updated app, friends and family can share the fun of streaming movies, music, games and shows. Chromecast Audio, our newest addition, lets you enjoy your favorite music, podcasts and radio from anywhere. The future of entertainment is streaming and Chromecast brings it all to you in a simple, affordable device.