If the leaked worth is correct, it will make extra sense to purchase the 4K model


Current rumors point out the launch of Google’s cheaper new Chromecast is across the nook. The streaming stick will seemingly be bought beneath the “Chromecast with Google TV (HD)” branding, with a reported price ticket of €40 in Europe—the identical because the 2018 Chromecast. Based mostly on the leaked European pricing, the system is predicted to value $30 within the US. A brand new leak, nonetheless, means that the Chromecast HD could possibly be costlier within the US than beforehand thought.

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Leaker SnoopyTech claims the brand new 1080p Chromecast might value $40 within the US. If true, that may make the finances streaming system simply $10 cheaper than the 4K model of the stick, which retails for $50. Chromecast HD will reportedly include a weaker AMlogic S805X2 chipset and 1.5GB RAM—as an alternative of 2GB on the 4K mannequin. If there’s solely a $10 distinction between the 2 fashions, it’ll make sense to spring for the extra highly effective mannequin, even for those who do not essentially want 4K streaming. The sooner CPU and extra RAM would assist with efficiency.

One other leak courtesy of WinFuture offers us a take a look at the official advertising photos of the “Chromecast with Google TV (HD).” The streaming stick appears much like its 4K sibling within the images. The dongle will come bundled with a Voice distant that includes devoted shortcut keys for YouTube and Netflix, two AAA batteries, an influence brick, and a USB-C to USB-A cable.

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These leaked advertising photos additional verify the upcoming launch of the Chromecast HD. Whereas Google has scheduled a Pixel and Nest occasion on October sixth, the corporate might go forward and announce its streaming stick earlier than that, particularly since shares are already making their technique to retailers.