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.

@seanridgeley
Published Thu, Feb 18 2016 9:04 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:01 PM CST

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.

Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter gets major upgrades, lower price | TweakTown.com

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.

NEWS SOURCE:blogs.windows.com

Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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