Early Prime Day deals keep popping up as we get closer to the two-day shopping event, and this time they’re slashing the Chromecast with Google TV by $10. You can pick up the streaming device for $40 right now, which is a return to its all-time high. Not only does this gadget give you access to services like Netflix, YouTube TV, and others, but it also supports classic streaming from your smartphone and other devices.
The latest Chromecast was released in 2020, but it’s still a great option for those who already rely on the Google Assistant or those who prefer the Android TV ecosystem. Like most streaming devices in this price range, it supports 4K HDR content as well as Dolby Vision and Atmos. It’s just as easy to install as other streaming dongles, but one of the best things about it is its voice remote. This makes it much easier to navigate the Android TV interface and has a voice button you can press when you want to search for content using voice commands.
When you’re not watching your favorite show, you can also use the Chromecast with Google TV to turn your TV into something like a huge smart display (without touch capabilities). Using wizard controls, you can ask the Chromecast to show the preview on your TV, show live feeds from compatible security cameras, and control smart lights and other accessories. We also like that it supports Ambient Mode, which lets you view Google Photos on your TV when you’re not actively using it.
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