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Sony is working a Chromecast-like TV dongle, FCC confirms

FCC documents, which saw their confidentiality request expire on August 29, reveal Sony is working on a Chromecast-like USB device and bring some of its specs.

The dongle is dubbed Sony NSZ-GU1 Internet Player and features a Marvell DE3108 chipset, 1GB or RAM and 8GB of internal storage.

The purported player has lots of connectivity options – Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, HDMI-in and MHL TV-out ports, plus an IR blaster. Naturally, the dongle is powered by the TV’s USB port so it doesn’t require an external power supply.

Sony NSZ-GU1 Internet Player

Since the confidentiality request expired just before the IFA kicks off, there’s a chance the device will go official at the IFA expo days.

Thanks, gmfady, for the tip!

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