Get Started with Chromecast

What's Under the Hood?

What makes Chromecast tick? Here's what's under the hood:
Chromecast Specs:
  • Output: HDMI, CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) compatible
  • Max. Output Video Resolution: 1080p
  • Dimensions: 72(L) x 35(W) x 12(H) mm
  • Weight: 34g
  • Wireless Standards: 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz only)
  • Wireless Security: WEP, WPA/WPA2
  • Power: USB (USB cable and power adapter included)
  • Plugs into TV directly and powered from TVs USB port or wall outlet

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Android 2.3 and higher
  • iOS 6.0 and higher
  • Windows 7 and higher
  • Mac OS 10.7 and higher
  • Chrome OS (on a Chromebook running Chrome 28 & higher)

Over the Air Updates: When available, Chromecast will automatically update to the latest and greatest Chromecast software version.

Open Source Code

Open Source Licenses

Other Licenses

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