Google has said, however, that it will continue to offer assistance for Chromecast Audio devices.
The new Chromecast comes with a SoC that is 15% faster when compared to the chip on the 2015 model.
At the Google I/O 2017, an annual developer festival held in California in May, the company announced Bluetooth streaming will be available on Home.
iFixit’s product teardowns are now a rite of passage for any new device that hits the market. In its latest teardown, iFixit took its plethora of skills and tools to the Google Home speaker
Google seems to have effectively sounded the death knell for Amazon’s Echo (and Alexa) in just one night.
Starting from the Chrome build 51, the Google Cast functionality is baked into the browser itself, with no need for the plug-in to be installed.
Google launches the New Chromecast and the Chromecast Audio in India, both devices are available in offline and online stores for Rs 3399.
Google announced a brand new Chromecast for TV along with an audio-oriented Chromecast Audio at the Nexus launch event in San Francisco today. Both these devices will be priced at $35 (approx Rs 2,400) which was also the price of the original Chromecast (launched in 2013), and will start selling in around 17 countries soon.
Apart from the proposed Huawei and LG made Nexus devices, another product is also expected to release - the second generation Chromecast.