Google's one of the most innovative product Chromecast which allows the users to stream the content from their hand-held devices to the HD TV has been super popular. The device's multiple mobile platform support also is one reason why it has got great reviews and feedbacks.
Now the very device has finally arrived in India via third party e-commerce sites. The small 2.83 inches big dongle is currently selling at the price of Rs. 3,099 on Amazon India and on eBay the device is being sold for higher price of Rs. 4,599.
If you are not aware of the device, Chromecast dongle actually plugs into a television's HDMI port, while the power is supplied by connecting the device's micro-USB port to an external power supply or a USB port. Users need to plug in the dongle to their high-definition (HD) TV and it allows them to use their phone, tablet or laptop to 'cast' online content to their TV screens.
The device need a Wi-Fi connection to function. It works in two ways, both of which stream content to a television. The first employs mobile apps and Web apps. The second, called "tab casting", can mirror almost any content displayed by the web browser Google Chrome is running on a personal computer.
With Chromecast you can use your phone, tablet or laptop to browse and cast content to your TV, play and pause, control the volume.
As said earlier the Chromecast works with multiple mobile platforms, which include Android tablets and smartphones, iPhones, iPads, Chrome for Mac and Windows.
But it should be noted that Google has not officially released the device in the Indian market as of now.