Google 'Sabrina' Android TV dongle could arrive soon – and at a tempting price

Google's 'Sabrina' Android TV dongle could cost less than a Chromecast Ultra
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Google's next TV dongle could cost just $50 (approximately £37, AU$70), according to a fresh leak. Codenamed 'Sabrina', the video streaming device is thought to be the follow-up to Google's Chromecast Ultra. Internal listings from various US retailers – seen by 9to5Google – peg the device at between $49 and $59.

That would make it more affordable than the 4K-capable Google Chromecast Ultra it is thought to replace. It would also see it more or less price-match the Roku Streaming Stick Plus and Amazon Fire TV Stick.

One of these listings states the release date is 30th September. They also reveal three colour choices: Rock Candy, Como Blue and Summer Melon.

The device is thought to come with its own remote control, eliminating the need for a dedicated app on your phone. The remote should feature a microphone and a Google Assistant button for voice controls.

Sabrina should launch alongside the Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G phones and the Google Nest wireless speaker at the firm's upcoming Made by Google event. Android TV is also expected to get a refresh, being rebadged as Google TV and with YouTube TV and Nest integration.


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