Google Chromecast 2015 which is launched on 29 September 2015 has the thermal paste which reduces the heat as the previous version of Chromecast has this issue of overheating.

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In a teardown test, online repairing guide publisher iFixit has revealed that the Chromecast 2015 has not just one or two but three gum-sized “dollops of thermal paste” on each side of the electromagnetic shield casing. This new input is to reduce heat generation and offer an upgraded experience over the previous Chromecast version which was reported to have some overheating issues.

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Apart from the presence of the new thermal compound, the teardown test shows a Marvell Armada 1500 Mini Plus dual-core processor on the Chromecast 2015 dongle along with a 2GB NAND flash storage and Samsung’s 4GB of DDR3L SDRAM. The device also has an integrated Marvell Avastar antenna to offer Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and FM Radio functionality.

Customers who buy the new Chromecast 2015 will hope that the overheating problem of the older model is not present in the latest media streaming device.

Although, The improved version of Chromecast has a price tag of $35, the same as the previous iteration of the device.

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