Probably 1080p Chromecast HD with Google TV noticed on FCC

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Probably 1080p Chromecast HD with Google TV noticed on FCC
Probably 1080p Chromecast HD with Google TV noticed on FCC

The Chromecast with Google TV is among the finest Android streaming dongles available on the market — fairly spectacular for a tool that’s practically two years at this stage. The subsequent logical step for Google could be to observe up with a extra highly effective and succesful model. However that’s apparently not taking place anytime quickly. As an alternative, Google appears to be readying a less expensive Chromecast.

We first discovered about Google growing a watered-down model of the Chromecast with Google TV in January this 12 months through an APK teardown. A report from Protocol adopted shortly and revealed further details about the machine’s {hardware} and options. Now a Google-branded “Wi-fi System” (G454V) has been noticed on FCC. Whereas the submitting doesn’t explicitly point out it being a streaming dongle or Chromecast machine, the under diagram linked within the FCC doc makes issues fairly clear.



Likely 1080p Chromecast HD with Google TV spotted on FCC - Probably 1080p Chromecast HD with Google TV noticed on FCC

The EUT (Gear Beneath Check) within the diagram refers back to the machine in query and we are able to see it’s linked to the ability socket through a USB energy cable. We are able to additionally see there’s a distant controller.

The FCC paperwork additionally reveal that the machine in query helps 1080p video streaming at 60Hz, which is in step with earlier rumors and guidelines out the potential for this being a Nest speaker. The itemizing additionally mentions dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz and 5GHz) assist and Bluetooth LE assist.

As per earlier reviews, the Chromecast HD with Google TV shall be powered by an Amlogic S805X2 CPU with Mali-G31 GPU. It may additionally assist {hardware} decoding for the AV1 video codec, which is lacking on the present Chromecast. The FCC look usually means the machine is nearer to launch; nonetheless, we have now but to listen to something in regards to the machine from Google but.

Google lately expanded the prevailing 4K Chromecast with Google TV to 12 new markets, together with Europe. It’s additionally coming to India and some different Asian markets.


Supply: FCC
Through: Android Police

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