Here we’re telling the difference between Chromecast 2 and Roku Express. Read about the different functionality and features of these two devices.

If you’re thinking to buy Roku Express or Chromecast 2, then here we’re telling the difference between these two streaming devices. We all heard the names of these names plus both earned the popularity among people.

Design: Let’s talk about the designs of both devices, if we talk about Chromecast 2, then its small round shaped device and it grasps a weight of 39.1g, 51.9 x 51.9 x 13. 49mm) and Roku Express holds the weight of 36.9g and this device is larger than Chromecast 2, (35.6 x 83.8 x 17.8mm) and it will be available in rectangular shape. If we talk about coloring then Chromecast 2 holds three colors- Black, Lemonade, and Coral, whereas Roku holds only black color. If you’re new to Roku, then you can get the guideline regarding Roku account setup or simply get in touch with professionals.

Hardware: As we know the functionality of both devices.


roku-express-hardware-2Both devices grasp the good functionality and features, plus you will get the smart technology into a small package. Both devices give 1080p content, if we talk about Roku Express then it holds Dolby Audio whereas Chromecast 2 supports Dolby Digital+, if you have the suitable A/V equipment. If we talk about connectivity then both streamers have 802.11 b/g/n/ac with WEP and WPA/WPA2 security.



Users can use these streaming device via their respective mobile apps. The Roku Mobile App offers the feature of voice control, so you can easily search your favorable entertainment. If we talk about Chromecast then its supports an extensive range of apps and grips the ability to cast tabs from Google Chrome. In Chromecast enjoys the functionality called ‘guest mode’, this functionality helps the nearby friends and family in your home can cast content via suitable apps (without need Wi-Fi).


Well, Google provides 200,000+ TV shows and films, 30 million songs, sport, games, and radio etc. Whereas Roku grips 350,000 and content from popular providers like  Netflix, Hulu Pls, Amazon Instant Video, Sling, HBO Go, Google Play Move, History and Google Play Movie. Chromecast 2 provides you an access to 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 grips the good price tag with remote control and on-screen interface whereas Chromecast 2 is a clean 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. Both devices are bests at their place, it doesn’t matter whether you go for Chromecast 2 or Roku Express. More any Roku support you can navigate to Roku Com, stay tuned to Roku’s offical site.

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