When thinking of simple yet powerful streaming hardware, the all-new improved Chromecast Ultra dongle is definitely what comes foremost to mind. The puck-like streaming stick has currently been given an upgrade to give your television viewing a boost with 4K superior clarity and astounding reception never before imagined in other streaming stick devices. So, what’s new with this David of a streaming stick dongle? Read on.
What’s With The Latest Chromecast Ultra?
Classy Design. Priced a little higher than the old one, the Chromecast Ultra streaming dongle retains its original design—circular—but slimmer resembling a planet-like design. Gone are the loud colors of sunshiny yellow and perk-me-up red and, what remains is the midnight black hue to easily adapt it to the television set. This new streaming stick device is slimmer in comparison to the gen-one offerings making it a little bit classier and more enigmatic aesthetical design.
Ethernet-Ready. The new Chromecast Ultra still remains as an attachable device at the back of the TV set. It still connects via an HDMI cable with power emanating from a USB lead duly connected to a power block. The new power block, however offers an exciting development which can change the speed and clarity of streaming. It now houses an optional Ethernet port. Why is this important? It so happens that because of this you can directly connect your streaming puck right into a router for a wired connection. That would mean faster and more stable live streaming for you!
4K Views. If you are one who loves utmost clarity in your television viewing, the 3840×2160 output streaming video is to die for. Yes! Think about ultra high definition or 4K video viewing. Unlike the old Chromecast which only delivers a limited 1920×1080, this new dongle can stream shows from Hulu, Netflix, Putlocker, Amazon, and so on in pixel-perfect clarity.
HDR-Ready. Additionally, the new Chromecast Ultra also supports HDR video or high dynamic range video. What’s with an HDR video? Everything stunning! HDR video provides more pixilated viewing with a wider and more granular color range as well as light output. This, however, is limited to the type of TV you have. If your television is HDR-ready then, be prepared to be in awe of the stunning videos. Take note: it also allows Dolby Support system making it the best streaming stick for cinema-like viewing.
Power Boost. Google has demonstrated in its press forum why the new Chromecast Ultra trumps out the old one. Truth be told, it does load ultra fast when left to dongle via an HDMI cable. It is even much faster and more stable when connected directly to the router via Ethernet cable. Be reminded though of EMI as Wi-Fi router reception is highly sensitive to other devices. To ensure you get the strongest, fastest connection, do make sure to elevate your router from any flat surface to prevent vibrations from disrupting the signal. With an excellent router reception, expect also to have a more reliable and speedier video streaming experience.
Other Notable Features. The Chromecast Ultra holds a lot of secret in its tiny circular frame. It boasts of universal compatibility with both iOS and Android thus, making it work with any smartphone, PC, tablet or laptop when streaming or casting content from one gadget to another. It is also compatible with various streaming services like YouTube 4K, Spotify, Pandora, iPlayer, Google lay, Now TV, and many more.
Though maintaining the same classy circular design, the new Chromecast Ultra trumps out the original one. Think about far more reliable and swifter Wi-Fi connection and astounding performance. With its 4K UHD, HDR, and Dolby Support capabilities as well as compatibility to gadgets running on iOS or Android, you can guarantee a much better viewing experience like no other. Buy it now!