Google today at an event in Delhi launched the Google Chromecast 2 for 3,399 and the Google Chromecast Audio for ₹3,399. Chromecast 2 is a HDMI streaming device and the Chromecast Audio streams audio from other devices.
Google Chromecast 2 has got a new look – when compared with its predecessor the Chromecast, it’s circular, smaller in size and comes with a clip that one can easily attach to the HDMI cable. There is a single HDMI port on the Chromecast, connect the HDMI cable to the port and then connect the Cable to the HDMI port on your TV.
This device will convert your ordinary TV into a smart TV. With Chromecast 2 attached users will be able to stream data from other devices connected on the same network on to the big TV screen. This new Chromecast comes with built in dual band WiFi (2.4Ghz and 5GHz).
Chromecast Audio also works in the similar way, you need to connect this device to the AUX input port on your Audio system. Once connected you will be able to cast audio say for example from your smartphone, laptop, desktop or tablet on to your home audio system. Chromecast Audio also makes use of WiFi (dual band – 2.4GHz / 5GHz).