What is Chromecast?
Chromecast is a media streaming device
that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV. Simply use your mobile device
and the TV you already own to cast your favorite TV shows, movies,
music, sports, games and more. Chromecast works with iPhone®, iPad®,
Android phone and tablet, Mac® and Windows® laptop, and Chromebook.
A better way to get video, music, and games to your TV
> Your phone is a simple, powerful
remote. Open the mobile apps you already know and love to quickly access
things like your TV shows, your playlists, your queues. No new log-ins
or downloads required. > Simply tap the Cast button to see your favorite content on the big screen. >
By using your phone, it’s easy to search, browse, queue and control the
TV from anywhere in the home. And you can still keep using your phone
for other thing
The Chromecast 2 displays content in Full HD 1080p resolution – that’s 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. Regardless of whether you have a Full HD or 4K TV, you’ll still only be able to watch 1080p footage. And if you have a 720p HD TV, the content will be downscaled to 1,280 x 720 pixels.
Here’s a quick run-down of the Google Chromecast 2 specs:
Chip: Marvell Armada 1500 Mini Plus
Connectivity: HDMI, Wi-Fi, Ethernet
Power: Micro USB
Dimensions: 51.9 x 51.9 x 13.49mm