What is Chromecast?
Chromecast is a media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV. It receives and displays on your TV a wide range of Videos, Movies, Music, Games and Apps from your Smart Phones, Tablets, and Desktop PCs wirelessly via Dual Band Wi-Fi 802.11 ac.
Simply use your Mobile Smart Device or Computer and the TV you already own to cast your favourite TV shows, films, music, sport, games and more. It is easy to use and easy to share with friends on your Big Screen TV.
Chromecast Compatible Hardware
Of course Chromecast works with Android Smart Phones and Tablets as well as other popular Smart Devices like the iPhone® and iPad®.
You can also chromecast from your Mac® and Windows® Desktop PCs and Laptops via Wi-Fi directly or through your existing wireless router anywhere in your home.
- STREAM SUPER-FAST
Chromecast streams content from the cloud, you get the highest quality 1080p HD video and surround sound. With 2.4 / 5 GHz Wi-Fi support and an adaptive antenna system, it keeps video resolution high and buffering low
- DISCOVER NEW ENTERTAINMENT
The Google Cast app is your one-stop shop for exploring what you can do. Easily browse featured content across your apps and search for where you can watch your favourite films and TV shows. Plus, it's your central place for finding the latest on new apps, offers and features added to your Chromecast.
- TURN YOUR TV SCREEN INTO A PICTURE FRAME
When you're not casting, you can turn your TV screen into a beautiful backdrop of images. Customise your TV screen with Google Photos, Facebook, Flickr, famous works of art, headline news and more.
- MIRROR YOUR ANDROID SCREEN
Cast exactly what you see on your Android phone or tablet screen to the TV. Your holiday photos and videos, favourite social media sites, presentations and more; now bigger than ever.
- MIRROR ANY WEBSITE
If you can find it online, you can see it on your TV. See whatever's on your laptop's Chrome browser on the big screen.
- GAME ON, GAME BIG
Turn your TV screen into a game board, racetrack, dance floor or trivia quiz. With Chromecast, everyone can play games using their phone as their personal controller, while watching the action live on the big screen.
An Easy Way to Get Video, Music, Web Pages & Games On HDTVs
Your phone is a simple, powerful remote. Open the mobile apps that you already know and love to quickly access things like your TV shows, your playlists, your queues. No new logins or downloads required.
Simple Click Interface
Simply tap the Cast button to see your favourite content on the big screen. By using your phone, it's easy to browse, queue and control the TV from anywhere in the home. And you can still keep using your phone for other things without disrupting what's playing or draining your battery.
Unlimited Entertainment on Your Schedule
With Chromecast, you're in command. Choose from over 200,000 TV shows & films, 30 million songs, plus radio, sport, games and more. Discover a range of Free, Subscription Based or Paid Content from hundreds of apps available on trusted sources like Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, Watch ABC, Comedy Central, Crackle, and yes, Google Play.
Like the Wallpaper on your computer screen, Chromecast Backdrop lets you use your TV as a large canvas for Art, Photos and even News Headlines:
- Many Content Sources
In addition to famous works of art, geo images and news headlines, you can now customize your backdrop with more 3rd party content sources, including Getty and 500PX
- Improved Personalized Customization
Customize what you see on your TV screen with your own personal photos from Facebook, Google Photos, and Flickr
- HDTV with an HDMI port
- Wi-FI Router
- Compatible Wi-Fi enabled Computer, Tablet or Mobile Device
- Computers and Laptops send to the Chromecast by a Wireless Router
- Supported OS and devices:
- Android 4.1+
- iOS 7.0+
- Mac OS X 10.7+
- Windows 7+
Availability and performance of certain features, services and applications are device and network dependent and may not be available in all areas; paid subscription(s) may be required, and additional terms, conditions and / or charges may apply depending on usage.
|Make and Model||Google Chromecast (Gen 2)|
|Wi-Fi||Dual Band 802.11 ac|
|Display||Outputs up to 1080p to your HDTV / Monitor|
|I/O Ports||1x HDMI 1.4a port
1x USB Power port
|Power||AC Adapter (included)
Output: 5Vdc @ 1A, 5W
|Dimensions||52 x 52 x 13.5mm|
- Google Chromecast, Black
- AC Power Adaptor
- USB Power Cable