Section 1: Design
Description Consumer Design

(0)

Not 16/7, Seems solid

(1)

16/7 Commercial or 24/7 Limited I/O

(5)

24/7 Commercial AND full set of IO inc. GPIO

(10)

Comments
1. Sustainability & GPIO X       No fan, no GPIO, no serial, no ethernet
Total 0
Section 2: Graphics
Description No Picture

(0)

Many Artifacts

(1)

One or 2 Artefacts

(3)

No Artefacts

(5)

Comments
1. HD Test       X  
2. UHD Test     X   Excessive banding
Total 8
Section 3: Basic Video Quality
Description No Picture

(0)

Many Artifacts

(1)

One or 2 Artefacts

(3)

No Artefacts

(5)

Comments
1. 640/60i (SD)   X     Jerky and no de interlacing
2. 1080/60p (HD)   X     Jerky, and flashing, not viewable
3. 1080/60i (HD) Natural image   X     Jerky and no de-interlacing, not viewable
4. Multi pictures in zone a or b   X     Jumping ticker,┬ánot viewable, video frozen.
Total 4
Section 4: Advanced Video Quality
Description No Picture

(0)

Many Artifacts

(1)

One or 2 Artefacts

(3)

No Artefacts

(5)

Comments
1. 2160/60i H.264   X     Jerky, flashing, and slow
2. 2160/60p H.265 X       No picture
3. (UHD) Natural image H.265 X       No scaling, crashes
4. High bit rate natural "driving" X       Plays 1 sec then crashes
5. Basic HLS X       No picture
6. Adv HLS X       No picture
Total 1
Section 5: HTML Performance
(hover over test descriptions to view score criteria)
Description No Picture

(0)

Low Score

(1)

Medium Score

(3)

High Score

(5)

Comments
1. WebGL

WebGL Score breakdown
low: 1-10 fps
medium: 11-30 fps
High: 30+fps

  X     Score: 5 fps
2. Responsiveness

Responsiveness Score breakdown
low: 1-10 fps
medium: 10-20 fps
High: 20+fps

  X     Score: 13.5 fps
3. Octane

Octane Score breakdown
low: 1k - 3k
medium: 3k - 6k
High: 6k+

    X   Score: 5601
4. Motion Mark

Motion Mark Score breakdown
low: 1-20
medium: 20-40 fps
High: 40+

    X   Score: 23.50
5. Complex Javascript

Complex Javascript Score breakdown
low: Many Artifacts
Medium: One or two Artefacts
High: No artefacts

      X ?
6. General HTML5

General HTML5 Score breakdown
low: 400-450
medium: 450-500
High: 500+

      X Score: 507
Total 18

ChromeCast Ultra - Score: 31

OS: Chrome OS| MSRP: $85.00 | Product Class: Player (stick)
Test resolution: HD | Browser: Chrome 60 | System Memory: 512mb


Pros: 4K Ultra HD[33]
High dynamic range (HDR10, Dolby Vision)

Cons:It's limited to the same online tools as other Chrome OS devices. Minimal onboard storage. A single USB port makes expansion difficult.

Summary: Not a strong contender