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Google officially announces the Chromecast Ultra

Today was the Made by Google event, where the company announced its new Pixel phones, Google WiFi, Home, and the Chromecast Ultra. The new iteration of the company's streaming device will support 4K video, and in case you're worried about the amount of 4K content out there, Google Play Movies & TV will be offering it.

But Ultra HD content isn't all that's new in the new Chromecast; it will also support HDR and Dolby Vision. The company promises that it's 1.8 times faster than previous model and it has better Wi-Fi. If you're not satisfied with wireless, it even has an Ethernet port for a wired connection.

The device was expected to be announced today, with images leaking a couple weeks ago. In fact, there were no surprises in the event, with Google sticking to what we were expecting.

The Chromecast will go on sale in November, and the company will be selling it for $69, making it one of the least expensive devices to support 4K and HDR, and have an Ethernet port.

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