New Leaks Reveal Google Chromecast Remote With Dedicated Netflix And YouTube Buttons

As Google gears up to launch new hardware, there have been rumours of the new Google Chromecast in the form of an Android TV dongle in the works. Now, we get a peek as to what the device, codenamed ‘Sabrina’, may look like. The leaks of the renders were first spotted on WinFuture.

The renders reveal and sleek oval-shaped design for the pieces and show dedicated buttons for Netflix and YouTube. The technology used is expected to be similar to that of other Android TV sticks with a four-core AMLogic S905X2 SoC installed together with 2GB RAM and small internal memory.

Other features include buttons at the side for volume adjustment, a D-Pad, other navigation buttons and a Google Assistant button. The new Chromecast will reportedly run Android TV, on an OS is rumoured to be rebranded Google TV.

The price of the Chromecast is reportedly around US$49.99 (S$67.94) and come in at least three colours summer melon (pink), rock candy (grey) and summer blue (via 9to5Google).