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Google Chromecast 2 (2nd gen, 2015)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9112 reviews of Google Chromecast 2 (2nd gen, 2015). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the software and reliability. The price and size are also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the remote control, and there are some less positive reviews about the video.

usability, size, price, reliability, software


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Google Chromecast 2 (2nd gen, 2015) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : David Katzmaier (

Google Chromecast review: Cheap, tiny streamer continues to innovate


It was the summer of 2013. I had installed the original Chromecast, a finger-sized video player that looks like a USB stick, behind the TV at the house our family rents every year in Virginia Beach. Myself and a few high-school and early college-age...

The Google Chromecast is a dirt-cheap wireless video dongle that streams Netflix, YouTube, Spotify, Pandora, HBO Now and thousands of other apps and games to your TV using an Android or Apple phone or tablet, or a PC, as the controller. Its small size...

The lack of a dedicated remote means you always need a smartphone, tablet or PC nearby to use it. Slightly more expensive boxes and sticks, with their physical remotes, tactile buttons and onscreen displays, are more convenient to use. The only way to...

The innovative Chromecast might be the ultimate living-room accessory for your phone or tablet, but more traditional streaming devices deliver a better streaming experience.

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : Tony Ibrahim (

Google Chromecast 2 review


Plugging in a Google Chromecast is an easy way to upskill a television. The new model, the Chromecast 2, is a dongle the size of a hockey puck, but it'll add some computing smarts and an internet connection to any TV with an HDMI port. Photos, movies...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by : Will Dunn (

Review: Google Chromecast (2015)


With 20 million Chromecasts already sold, there's a fair chance you've already got one. Google's dinky streaming dongle has proved a hugely popular alternative to more expensive set-top boxes like the Apple TV and Amazon's Fire TV.

The new Chromecast is simple, smart, works brilliantly and is cheap. What more could you ask for from a gadget?

Oct, 2015

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