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Google Chromecast is a digital streaming stick, making all the current services like Prime Video, Netflix, Max streaming service, Disney+, etc. available on any TV or display with an HDMI port. Basically, it makes your simple TV a smart one at a very minimal cost. By Using Chromecast you can cast your smartphone and tablet screen onto the TV display.

google chromecast 1st gen

Moreover, you can cast or mirror any content you are watching on your smaller devices. Chromecast 1st generation can stream content at 1080p@30fps. After the launch of Google Chromecast many applications like Netflixprime video, and more, start the chromecast support. It was launched in 2013 and in a very short span of time, Chromecast 1st becomes very popular. That’s the reason Google has launched 6 more Chromecasts till now.

Specification Chromecast (1st generation)
Release date July 24, 2013
Launch price US$35
System on a chip Marvell Armada 1500 Mini 88DE3005-A1[13]
Memory 512 MB DDR3L
Storage 2 GB
Display 1080p @ 30fps or 720p @ 60fps
Connectivity HDMI, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n @ 2.4 GHz), Ethernet (with Ethernet power adapter)
Power Micro-USB (USB port or power adapter)
Dimensions 72 mm × 35 mm × 12 mm (2.83 in × 1.38 in × 0.47 in)
Weight 34 g (1.20 oz)
Model Number H2G2-42

It’s worth telling you that Google ends the official support for Chromecast 1st generation in April 2023.

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