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Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player

by Google
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,488 customer reviews)
Price: £30.00 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
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  • Stream online video and music to your TV using your smartphone, tablet, or laptop
  • Supports Netflix, YouTube and Google Play Movies & Music
  • Works with Android, iOS , Windows, Mac and Chromebooks
  • Easy setup: plug into any HDTV and connect to your home Wifi Network
  • Everything you love, now on your TV
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Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player + iZKA® - Hi-Speed Micro USB Sync Supply Charge Cable For Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player + iZKA® - Premium Micro USB UK Mains Charger Power Supply For Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player - (AC 1A / 1000mAh)
Price For All Three: £36.98

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Product Information

Technical Details
Item Weight249 g
Product Dimensions13.8 x 13 x 6.2 cm
Item model numberGA3A00030A23
Additional Information
Best Sellers Rank 2 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight249 g
Date First Available18 Mar 2014

Product Description

Product Description

Everything you love, now on your TV.

Chromecast is the easy way to enjoy online video and music on your TV. It's a thumb-sized media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV. Set it up with a simple mobile app, then send your favourite online shows, films, music and more to your TV using your smartphone, tablet or laptop.

Supported Operating Systems:
  • Android 2.3 and higher
  • iOS 6 and higher
  • Mac OS 10.7 and higher
  • Windows 7 and higher
  • Chrome OS (Chromebook Pixel, Acer C720 Chromebook, Acer C720P Chromebook, HP Chromebook 14 and Toshiba Chromebook)
Sit back, watch together

With Chromecast, you can easily enjoy your favourite online content on your HDTV – movies, TV programmes, music, photos and more from BBC iPlayer, Netflix, YouTube, Google Play Movies and TV, Google Play Music and Chrome. No more huddling around small screens and tiny speakers. Chromecast automatically updates to work with a growing number of apps. Certain applications are optimised for Chromecast. Streaming quality for other content may vary.

Remote-free: Chromecast works with Android tablets and smartphones, iPhone and iPad devices, Chrome for Windows, Chrome for Mac, and Chromebooks. Browse for what to watch, control playback and adjust volume using your device. You won't have to learn anything new.

Plug in and play

Get started in three easy steps: Plug Chromecast into any HDTV, connect it to Wi-Fi, then send videos and more from your smartphone, tablet or laptop to your TV with the press of a button.

It's for everyone in your house: Friends and family can use your Chromecast with their smartphone, tablet or laptop without any additional setup.

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BEST VALUE ON ANYWHERE! OUR PRICE CANNOT BE BEATEN! Please note that Google Chromecast obtains its power via its USB connector from your TV set, and therefore does not come with a UK charger. Shipping to Ireland is £6.95

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
1,306 of 1,358 people found the following review helpful
There's some strange reviews on this gadget. Many start with "I assumed...".

Please. I know it's only £30, but READING THE TIN IS STILL WORTHWHILE :-)

If you want to learn what it will do, as opposed to what you assume it will do, please read this review. Thank you.

Update18: Mirroring means I can now play my Amazon mp3's via chromecast. Can't try it on Prime video as we use stock android.

Update17: Google starting official android mirroring. My N4 got it 09/07. Can now mirror ITV Player. Looks OK, but not HD.

Update16: Stevie app for android/iOS adds support for casting Facebook, Twitter, and more.

Update15: Tubecast app allows YouTube casting from Windows Phone.

Update14: Spoticast app removed from GP due to name confusion with Spotify :-(

Update13: Improved functionality in 2014 announced in Google I/O, including official android casting.

Update12: Google now list supported apps here google.co.uk/intl/en_uk/chrome/devices/chromecast/apps.html

Update11: Blinkbox (Tesco) announce chromecast support coming. Rent/buy movies and TV shows.

Update10: Spoticast app support added. Cast your Spotify music directly to your Chromecast from android.

Update 9: The reference to a £4.99 GP credit is back in the listing.

Update 8: Cast your Google+ photos and videos from June 3rd.

Update 7: FilmOn.tv adds support from May 26th. Watch a "live" TV stream without an aerial.

Update 6: Wuaki.tv app added from May 21st. Buy/rent movies & TV shows (HBO etc), or subscribe.

Update 5: Add browser and local content casting from your android/iOS device with the EZCast app.
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583 of 617 people found the following review helpful
I have shortened this review in order to leave space for other reviewers to voice their opinion.

After numerous unsuccessful attempts to penetrate the HDMI dongle streaming market, Google finally nailed it ..... and the competition for that matter.
The fact that the Chromecast has taken Europe by storm, becoming a best seller in under a month speaks for itself!

Many folks simply cannot afford or justify upgrading to a new Smart TV. Others might be fed up with wires associated with set top boxes and just want to view online media. This £30 dongle will do the job in style. And the good news does not end there.... It is very cheap, sticks to the back of your TV and can be controlled via a myriad of devices.

Very true, the market is flooded with HDMI dongles, yet the Chromecast is the clear winner and a best seller thanks to "Heavy weight" Online Media companies embracing it into their apps. Since releasing the SDK (Software Development Kit) in February 2014, many app developers are hopping aboard the Chromecast wagon, in the hopes of getting a slice of the market. Terrific news for the Chromecast owners!

○ Does what it promises on the tin ...
○ Converts your conventional TV to a Smart TV
○ Package comes bundled with everything you could possibly need to get you up and running in no time
○ *Automatically switches on your TV and tunes to the CC channel when media is routed to it.
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157 of 167 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy Peasy TV upgrade 8 April 2014
By Simon M
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So easy to set up!
Open box, remove dongle and power cable (there's a flexible HDMI adaptor in there too if you need the dongle to sit flush with the TV, if you're TV is wall mounted for example) plug dongle into HDMI inlet, power cable into USB port (or plug into mains adaptor if you don't have a USB on your TV - also supplied) connect power lead to dongle, then open your Chromecast app (I'm using the iOS version) It then locates your device, you confirm your network password and bosh!
That's it! Good to go...
You get a wonderful crisp 1080p picture, (I have experienced no buffering issues so far either - and that's on a measly 3 Mbps connection, so much better than is the norm on my YouView box :-$)
You've got UK support for YouTube, Netflix, BBC iPlayer, BT Sport (!) Vevo and some others too, which will work from their native apps on your phone/tablet similar to AirPlay.
In addition, if you use Chrome as your browser on your PC/laptop then unsurprisingly there is a free browser extension available from which you can beam your browser screen to your TV screen, which effectively gives you access to all of the other players available or pretty much anything else you wish to view.
Purchased as a cheap alternative to the AppleTV on our main TV, this works just as well on a technical level and the browser extension gives me potentially just as much content.
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371 of 409 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant but... 23 Mar 2014
Superb device, and so cheap. Works brilliantly. An absolute must buy. But... Pathetic Amazon won't allow the tab browsing function of desktop Chrome to sream Lovefilm videos to Chromecast. Absolutely fed up with Amazon and their petty refusal to work with Google, especially as the whole Kindle operating system is a knocked down version of Google's own Android OS. As well as refusing to allow me to access my Lovefilm account on any Android device, this latest petty stance from Amazon makes me mad. Closing Lovefilm account and getting rid of any Kindle software and devices. Had enough. Sort your politics out!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Google has done it again...MUST BUY CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT!!!
Published 1 hour ago by Sebastian
5.0 out of 5 stars Best media slave device there is
Best media slave device there is
Published 5 hours ago by Alexander Houston
5.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says it does very well
Great item. Shame about the inability to cast chrome browser from Android, but it works well for what it says on the box. Setup was not complicated and connectivity is excellent. Read more
Published 5 hours ago by R
4.0 out of 5 stars share you tablet and phone screen on some apps
Simple to use works fine more enabled apps requied though great for youtube qnd will be trying netflix soon
Published 8 hours ago by M. Mccormack
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Excellent, very simple to use with a Chromebook, now have three of them.
Published 9 hours ago by charlie.blackett
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Nice small gadget
Published 9 hours ago by MKS
4.0 out of 5 stars Limited.
Doesn't work with Amazon Prime video. Perfect with NetFlix.
Published 10 hours ago by Therion Ware
2.0 out of 5 stars Great Idea but
Limited use in the Uk, thought this would get me away from running cable but BBC Iplayer was the only TV I could stream
Published 19 hours ago by Ian A. O'Connor
5.0 out of 5 stars Handy gadget!
Great product, ideal if you can't stream on your existing set up, so easy to use and set up.
Published 1 day ago by Kate Cox
5.0 out of 5 stars work's great with BBC i player
Fabulous control your television from a phone or tablet BBC YouTube vivo not ITV or 4 yet
Published 1 day ago by joso
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