Google’s Android TV Dongle could be Surprisingly Affordable


Following its recent look in an FCC filing, Google’s long-rumored Android TV dongle, is now nearer than ever to an official reveal because of an inventory discovered inside US retailer Home Depot’s inner techniques. And, if the listing’s pricing is to be believed, it will be surprisingly inexpensive.

As reported by 9to5Google, the Android TV-powered Chromecast Ultra successor will probably be priced at $49.99 (around £37 / AU$68), insert it right in the identical ballpark as the Amazon TV Hearth Stick 4K and the Roku Streaming Stick.

According to Home Depot’s listing, which may nonetheless be considered because of Google Cache, the streaming system will be referred to as Sabrina as per earlier rumors.

That mentioned it is value noting that each the picture and outline included in Home Depot’s now-removed Sabrina itemizing was that of the present Chromecast Ultra, and never of the anticipated Android TV-powered dongle with remote – this suggests the itemizing is extra of a placeholder than anything concrete.

Google Sabrina on Home Depot's system

In fact, there is some new information to be discovered inside Home Depot’s system, together with the names of not less than three expected colors for the system: Rock Candy, Como Blue and Summer season Melon.

While Como Blue suggests the same colour to the Nest Mini’s Sky variant, the opposite two colour choices might be absolutely anything. We can’t know for sure until Google officially unveils its new streaming system, which should be sooner rather than later.