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Know the difference between Chromecast 2 and Roku Express

Here’s the difference between Chromecast 2 and Roku Express, read it out and know the difference between both devices.

What’s going on Roku and Chromecast users? As we know both are the popular streaming device, which let you cast your favorite shows and movies through popular online streaming services. Now, what’s the difference between these two streaming devices? Go through the below content to know the major and genuine difference between both.


If we differentiate these devices on the basis of design, the one side we have Chromecast 2 a small round shaped device (51.9 x 51.9 x 13. 49mm with weight 39.1g). Whereas if we talk about Roku Express then it comes with the rectangular device (35.6 x 83.8 x 17.8mm with weight 36.9g), Roku express is larger than Chromecast 2 as well. Roku is available in one color and i.e. Black whereas Chromecast 2 holds three different colors- Black, Lemonade, and Coral. Those who are new to Chromecast can go to Www ChromeCast com Setup, to know the accurate procedure.


Both devices hold the good functionality and features, plus smart technology into a little package. Both devices offer 1080p content, if we talk about Roku Express then it grasps Dolby Audio whereas Chromecast 2 supports Dolby Digital+, if you have the accurate A/V equipment. Both streamers provide 802.11 b/g/n/ac with WEP and WPA/WPA2 security if we talk about Wi-Fi connectivity.


You can use both streaming device through their respective mobile apps. The Roku Mobile App provides voice control feature, so you can easily search your favorite content. If we talk about Chromecast then its supports a wide range of apps and grasps the ability to cast tabs via Google Chrome. In Chromecast you can also enjoy the functionality called ‘guest mode’, through this functionality the nearby friends and family in your home can cast content via suitable apps (no need Wi-Fi). If you’re already using Chromecast device then you can freely ask for any ChromeCast Support, in case you face any obstacle in your device.


Well, Google provides more than 200,000 TV shows and motion pictures, 30 million songs, sport, games, and radio etc. Whereas Roku holds 350,000 plus content from well-liked providers such as Netflix, Hulu Pls, Amazon Instant Video, Sling, HBO Go, Google Play Move, History and Google Play Movie. Chromecast 2 offer you an access to regular free trials such as NOW TV, Google Play Music, and Disney Life.

Which should you buy?

If we talk about price and functionality the Roku Express the good price plus remote control and on-screen interface whereas Chromecast 2 is a neater device, plus it also flexible in terms of the devices, apps and casting it supports. We can’t say this device is best or that device is best because both holds the good functionality. For more updates stay tuned to officials sites of both.