Chromecast Cheaper Than Apple TV and Roku 3, But Has Less Channels

January 21, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

The chromecast device is cheaper than Apple TV and Roku 3 but has less channels.

Chromecast is a small device similar in size and shape to a USB key. It plugs into a television and enables you to stream content from your computer to your TV.

It costs $35.

With the HDMI extender, the Chromecast will plug into both USB and HDMI ports. 

Chennels include Netflix, YouTube, and Google Play Movies and TV.

In comparison, Roku 3 is $99 and streams over 1,000 channels. Apple TV is also $99.

 

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