Google has just launched a new television accessory in India. The company has unveiled a new Chromecast called the Chromecast with Google TV (HD). This affordable streaming stick has been in the news for a few months now. The look and design of the HD version is similar to the 4K version.
Google was expected to launch the new Chromecast alongside the Google Pixel 7 series and Pixel Watch on October 6th. But, Google has managed to surprise a lot of folks with this announcement today and the bigger surprise is that the all-new Chromecast with Google TV (HD) is available in India right now for purchase. For context, Google took over a year to bring the Chromecast with Google TV 4K version to India and it was only launched in July 2022.
Chromecast with Google TV (HD): Price in India and Availability
The all-new Chromecast with Google TV (HD) is priced at Rs 4,499 in India. However, during the ongoing Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale, the streaming device will be available for Rs 4,199. The product is available right now for purchase via Flipkart. It is available in Classic Snow colour option.
Chromecast with Google TV (HD): Features and Specifications
Like many other smart TV sticks available in the market, the Chromecast with Google TV (HD) is also a plug-and-play device. The device comes with an HDMI port which goes behind the screen. The new affordable Chromecast supports up to Full HD 1080p HDR streaming. It supports HDR10, HDR10+, HLG video formats and Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, and Dolby Atmos via HDMI passthrough audio.
The streaming stick comes with a companion voice remote with shortcuts to apps like YouTube and Netflix. There is also a hotkey for Google Assistant and the volume controls are on the side of the device 一 resembling a smartphone.
With Google Assistant, you can get all the latest shows and movie recommendations and also search for any movie or show on your own. Apart from that the assistant also allows you to check the weather, control smart home devices, play music, and more.
Once you connect the stick to any TV, it will run on Android TV OS with the Google TV interface. Google TV UI brings four main tabs on the top 一 Search, Home, Apps, and Library. In addition, you also get access to Google Play Store with 10,000+ apps and games. You can also install popular apps like
In case you are looking for the 4K version, the Chromecast with Google TV 4K is available for Rs 5,999 on Flipkart, which is Rs 400 cheaper than the regular price. Another alternative can be the Realme Stick 4K with Google TV from 2021.
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