An unreleased third-generation Chromecast was accidentally sold to a customer by Best Buy
Alongside this information, an image of the new Chromecast next to the second-generation offering was provided. As can be seen, some drastic design changes have been made. For one, the glossy plastic included on the current one has been swapped out for a much more minimalistic matte finish. Furthermore, Google has removed the large Chrome logo and replaced it with a much smaller “G.” Another thing that is worth noting is the fact that the HDMI connector no longer sticks to the rear of the Chromecast magnetically.
As mentioned above, consumers can expect to see the new Chromecast officially on October 9 alongside the Pixel 3 series. In terms of pricing, it seems the internet giant will be maintaining the current cost of $35. Also, considering Best Buy already has stock available, it’s safe to assume sales will commence immediately.