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Mobile World Congress 2019

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Chromecast with xperia sp

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Chromecast with xperia sp

Hey friends i want to buy chromecast for xperia sp will it support our device?? Can we use screen mirroring?? Also will i be able to see video on my tv without any lag??
Please help....
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Emperor
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Re: Chromecast with xperia sp

Chromecast require Android 4.4.2 and above

 

https://support.google.com/chromecast/answer/6059461?hl=en

 

as for lag, it's directly proportional to your wifi intenert speed. 




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Emperor
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Re: Chromecast with xperia sp

http://support.sonymobile.com/global-en/xperiasp/software/

 

Latest available software

You may already have the latest software, depending on the date of purchase. Software updates are released at different times depending on operator and/or country. Therefore, we cannot give you an exact date for when a specific update will be available for your device.

Android version: Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)

Latest available software: 12.1.A.1.205

Release started: 2014-06-10




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Re: Chromecast with xperia sp

Is it necessary for my wifi to be connected to internet??...
I mean will chromecast even i am not connected to internet and just connected to local network?
Thanks for the reply..,,
Emperor
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Re: Chromecast with xperia sp

You need an active internet connection for Chromecast to work 




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Re: Chromecast with xperia sp

Okay....
One last question...
Can i view my mobile video with subtitles through chromecast?
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Re: Chromecast with xperia sp

I have had no success mirroring screen to a smart tv (I guess it's equivalent to Chromecast). It may work for a minute. Then disconnets. Same with wifi direct. Throw doesn't work at all. But 3rd partu apps like BubbleUpNP work nice with any media files on your phone.
Emperor
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Re: Chromecast with xperia sp

Let me test it, but keep in mind that your Xperia SP won't work 




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Emperor
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Re: Chromecast with xperia sp

CC works just fine with youtube 




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Re: Chromecast with xperia sp

Okay.... :-(