Google sends out another April update for the Chromecast with Google TV that dispatched a year ago. It’s a genuinely enormous update for a streaming gadget — adding up to 166MB on my Chromecast — however, incorporates various upgrades.
Chromecast gets new update and features
Whenever you’ve introduced the new programming and restarted your Chromecast, you’ll have the option to delve somewhat more profound into video settings than was beforehand conceivable. In the new “progressed video controls” space of settings, you’re presently enabled to pick your favored unique reach design. Choices incorporate Dolby Vision, HDR, or even SDR on the off chance that you need to keep it there. You can likewise physically change to a huge load of goals at different refresh rates from this menu:
- 4K (60Hz/50Hz/30Hz/25Hz/24Hz/smpte)
- 1080p (60Hz/50Hz/24Hz)
- 720p (60Hz/50Hz)
- 1080i (60Hz/50Hz)
- 576p (50Hz)
- 480p (60Hz)
Except if you have a valid justification to roll out an improvement, I’d keep it at whatever Chromecast chooses as the default: that was 4K 60Hz for my situation. Google believes this update likewise improves the Chromecast with Google TV’s Wi-Fi execution on 5GHz organizations and lattice frameworks. For the full rundown of upgrades, see underneath. I’m actually trusting that a way will clear the “keep watching” column, where shows and films can now and then stall out — even after you’ve got done with streaming them. Progressed Video Controls setting for granular HDR designs, goal/refresh rate, and shading designs
- HDMI hotplug upgrades assisting your Chromecast with recognizing the best TV Settings accessible
- Wi-Fi Improvements for 5Ghz and Mesh organizations
- Bluetooth Audio stammering upgrades in some Apps
- HDMI-CEC would now be able to be arranged to turn on/off just the TV in settings
- Security update: Android security fix level to April 2021
Separate from this product update, the Chromecast with Google TV additionally as of late got confirmation for HDR10+. So in the event that you go over the content on Amazon Prime Video that transfers in that arrangement of HDR, it ought to before long be upheld on Google’s streaming contraption.
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