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Chromecast VS Apple TV

Compare Chromecast VS Apple TV and see what are their differences

Google's thumb-sized media streaming device

New Apple TV running tvOS
Chromecast Landing Page
Chromecast Landing Page
Apple TV Landing Page
Apple TV Landing Page

Chromecast details

Watch Movies Online Video Streaming Movies

Apple TV details

Watch Movies Online Video Streaming Video & Movies

Chromecast videos

Chromecast Review | Can A $35 Device Be That Good?

More videos:

  • - Google Chromecast 2018 Review
  • - 5 reasons to still buy the Chromecast

Apple TV videos

Apple TV 4K 32GB, Still WORTH IT!? - Review

More videos:

  • - Apple TV 4K review
  • - Apple TV 2019: Everything to know

Category Popularity

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Social recommendations and mentions

Based on our record, Chromecast seems to be more popular. It has been mentiond 5 times since March 2021. We are tracking product recommendations and mentions on Reddit, HackerNews and some other platforms. They can help you identify which product is more popular and what people think of it.

Chromecast mentions (5)

  • Need some advice on how to utilize my TV as a monitor
    The problem is the desktop is too far away from the TV. If I wanted to connect them through an HDMI cable, it would have to be at least 7-8 meters long and the HDMI 2.1 cables (which supports [email protected]) that I found online are mostly 3 meters long max. I have seen people suggest the Chromecast solution where I would run the Steam Link app but I am not sure where I would land performance-wise. Budget-wise I am a bit... - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Question regarding moving from Android TV with built-in chromecast to chrome cast dongle
    Just so were' clear, you mean the $50 Chromecast with Google TV, not the $30 Chromecast, correct? If so, then you will have the newest interface. I have two of them, one paired with a Sony Bravia. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Prime Video issue
    Https:// Iā€™m partial to the charcoal but the chalk look cool too. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Google Store's Chromecast is very slow in Firefox.
    I basically started the capture, went to, waited about 30 seconds, then hit back so I can regain my Firefox, stopped capturing, and uploaded. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Google Store's Chromecast is very slow in Firefox.
    Https:// is very slow in my 64-bit Firefox v86 web browser in my over decade old, updated 64-bit W7 HPE SP1 PC. is fast though. Is anyone else noticing this too? - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago

Apple TV mentions (0)

We have not tracked any mentions of Apple TV yet. Tracking of Apple TV recommendations started around Mar 2021.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Chromecast and Apple TV, you can also consider the following products

NVIDIA Shield TV - Streaming box with Google Assistant and Google Cast.

Mi Box - 4K Ultra HD streaming and gaming box powered by Android TV

Roku - Roku is a streaming player manufactured by Roku Inc.

Mi Box S - A 4K UHD media player with Google Assistant built-in for $60

Fire TV Stick - Streaming media HDMI stick

Netflix - See what's next. Watch anywhere. Cancel anytime.

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