Google is set to launch a new Chromecast with Google TV, according to developer Mishaal Rahman, a former Senior Editor at XDA Developers. Rahman dug deep into the Android TV 14 Beta code and found that Google is about to launch a new Chromecast with a Google TV device. The Android TV 14 Beta code has revealed a new remote for the Chromecast with Google TV. The new remote is similar to the current remote, but it has some minor changes. Please note that the finding is based on the beta code and there is no official information for now.
Google announced Chromecast with Google TV in September 2020, which is a TV stick device. After users connect it to a TV, they can play high-definition or 4K-resolution video content through the remote control. The HD version of this device is priced at 34.99 pounds and the 4K version is priced at 59.99 pounds.
In this article, we will discuss the details of the new Chromecast with Google TV, as revealed by the Android TV 14 Beta code.
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New Chromecast with Google TV Remote
In the schematic diagram of the new version of the code, there are 4 circular buttons on the left side. There are also two circular buttons on the right side up and down, and an oval button in the middle. There is a new star button on the lower right side of the remote control. Regarding this star button, Google officially named it “Magic Button”. It is a programmable button that users can set to open a specific program, or view and switch device information sources.
The new remote is very similar to the current remote, but it has some minor changes. It has a dedicated button for Google Assistant, which is missing from the current remote. The new remote also has a new button for Live TV. This suggests that Google is planning to add Live TV integration to the Chromecast with Google TV.
The Android TV 14 Beta code has revealed a new remote for the Chromecast. This suggests that a new device is coming. The new remote has a dedicated button for Google Assistant and a new button for Live TV. This new Chromecast should be available in the same markets as the current Chromecasts.