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Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter gets major upgrades, lower price

Microsoft's Miracast-powered Wireless Display Adapter drops in price, shrinks in size, launching next month
By: Sean Ridgeley | Peripherals News | Posted: Feb 19, 2016 3:04 am

Microsoft's take on Chromecast, the Miracast-powered and generically-named Wireless Display Adapter, launched in 2014. Two years later, a new version is about to hit shelves.




The second generation of the Wireless Display Adapter boasts reduced latency, a smaller size, and a reduced price: $49.95 ($10 less than its predecessor, but still $10 more than Chromecast).


Pre-orders are available in the US and Canada through the Microsoft Store, Best Buy, and Amazon, with other markets to come soon. The device will launch March 1.


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