Google ChromeCast vs Fire Stick: Which is better?


Sometimes we need to disconnect and relax to watch our favorite movies, series, or channels from the comfort of our home. Sometimes, if we don’t have a smart TV, we use the computer or the laptop; But fortunately, there are some very popular gadgets today that make your life easier. Amazon’s Fire TV Stick Lite and Google ChromeCast are two media player devices created to turn your television into a smart TV.

Check out these two devices in Amazon Mexico so that you can choose the one that best suits you.

Fire TV Stick Lite

This Amazon multimedia player connects via HDMI to any television, after connecting it to a Wi-Fi network, to access streaming platforms. The device includes a remote control that incorporates a microphone to communicate with the Amazon Alexa assistant and easily plays programs in multiple applications. The contents are transmitted in Full HD resolution (1920x1080p).

Use its shortcuts on the guide button to access your favorite series and movie content on Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, Disney +, Apple TV +, etc. In addition, it offers access to music applications, such as Spotify, Deezer, Amazon Music, or TuneIn.

This Fire TV Stick Lite incorporates a more powerful processor than the previous generation and has an internal storage of 8GB. Bluetooth 5.0 allows synchronization with the smartphone.

To set it up, connect the Fire TV to the TV’s HDMI port and plug the adapter into an electrical outlet. Then use the USB cable to connect the power adapter and the Fire TV. Turn on the television and switch to the indicated HDMI input.

It accumulates more than 18,000 opinions and reaches an average note of 4.8 out of 5 stars. “I made the purchase of the device while it was in pre-sale. It came in an excellent presentation. Its configuration and speed are wonderful. I recommend it, especially for people with a screen other than smart TV, because its power exceeds expectations. The Alexa voice control is very good, the image quality is great and the working speed is optimal,” says an Amazon user.

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Google Chromecast 3rd gen

This small device, compatible with the Google Home app and with a 30% discount, has micro USB outputs, on the bottom, and HDMI on the front. Its resolution is 1080p at 60 fps and it connects via Wi-Fi, 2.4 GHz, and 5 GHz networks. It links from your smartphone –Android and iOS, computer or tablet, directly to the television screen to play content without interruptions.

To use the Google Chrome TV, simply go to any compatible app and press the button to cast or use your voice to play. Cast, set volume, rewind, and more using Chromecast and Google Home.

Unlike the Fire TV Stick Lite from Amazon, this one does not offer the Bluetooth connection and remote control because, in this case, Google opts for the control through the cell phone or smart device.

It has an average score of 4.9 out of 5 stars and more than 12,000 opinions, such as that of Raúl Esquivel: “It is a very practical product to make your television smart. It is very easy to install on the TV: it is only necessary to connect the HDMI input and USB. It is very easy to use from the cell phone: anyone connected to the same WiFi network can manipulate the content that is being projected on the Chromecast.

It plays with good image quality. It also has support for some games from the Play Store. The product arrived at the agreed time and completely packaged. The box includes Chromecast, USB A / Micro USB cable, power supply, instructions, and one-year warranty “, a user says.

Google Chromecast you can buy it from 799 pesos on Amazon.

Source: AS

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