Google has annouced a new supercharged version of its Chromecast streaming player, which offers higher video quality and a corresponding price bump.
The new "Chromecast Ultra" comes with support for 4K resolution video, HDR, and Dolby Vision, and costs $69 – an additional $35 over the regular Chromecast that streams in 1080p.
In late September, Chromecast's main competitor Roku announced its new lineup of media streaming devices.
Google launched its new Chromecast Ultra, available for $69 soon with 4K and HDR support.
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Google's plug-in streaming device will support higher definition 4K video plus wider resolution HDR.