Today Google has confirmed the launch of the Chromecast device in India. This streaming device will be released midnight with the advent of Google Online Shopping Festival (GOSF) 2014. Priced at Rs. 2,999, it will be exclusively available on Snapdeal.
Google Chromecast is an HDMI media streaming device which plays audio/video content in high definition directly streaming it via wireless connection or local network.
Initially, the software giant launched Chromecast during last July 2014, when it was confined only to the US market only for $35 (Rs 2,200 approx.) compatible with NetFlix, Youtube, GooglePlay Movies and TV.
In India, Google has partnered with India's leading telecom company Airtel and Eros Now for the Chromecast. However, Airtel users will get 20GB of free data for first three months, while Eros Now will provide two month premium subscription for the Chromecast users.
What is Chromecast? How to Use it?
Chromecast, is a dongle that plugs into the HDMI port of TV or monitor with Wi-Fi support. Basically, the media can be streamed using the cast button on the controlling device. Users can select the media to play using mobile apps and web apps which also support Google cast technology.
Google Chromecast is a thumb-drive like device that has a size of 2.83-inch with WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and HDMI out support to connect your device. It is simple to use, no learning curve required and can work at background. All you need is Wi-Fi enabled device, HD-TV and Internet connection with Wi-Fi.
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