Google Chromecast, have become the most popular streaming device and finally beaten Apple in the first three months according to a new report.
Google launched the first generation of Chromecast in July 2013 and it has attracted large number of people by the idea of casting content on TV screens that too at an affordable price. Google chromecast setup is available on Google store and Apple store. After that company launched its second-gen-chromecast in September 2015 and with this it gave strong competition to its rivals.
In first quarter Google shipped 3.2 million Chromecast in the first quarter as compared to Apple 1.7 million Apple TV devices. According to market analytics firm IHS, whose latest report claims that there is a visible price difference between the two which contributes to its huge sale. Chromecast retails for $35 while Apple TV starts at $149.
HIS report claims that this is the first time Chromecast has surpassed Apple whereas, previous reports state that Chromecast has been the top seller since the third quarter of year 2015.
There has been a contradiction in the two reports. A report from Industry analyst Strategy Analytics from November said Google claimed 35% of the market share when it comes to digital media streamers, while a reports from the market research firm Park associate from late 2014 said that Roku accounted for 46% streaming media players that were purchased in the U.S. that particular year. For the proper functioning of the chromecasts , Chromecast help comes handy.
You will require a Chromecast Extension Download for introducing the cast augmentation on your PC. Download the Google Cast application on your cellular telephone, tablet or PC.