On Wednesday search giant Google thrilled the world with its launch of Google Home, Google Home Max, Google Pixelbook, Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL and it also announced major updates for Google VR headset Daydream. Google Home, Google Home Mini, Google Home Max have been competitively priced to compete with existing heavy weights like Apple and Amazon. While the Mini has been priced at $49 and will be available on October 9 in store, the Max which is bigger and better version of existing Google Home has been priced at $399 and will be available in December.
Google Home Mini
Google introduced Google Mini, the newest member of Google family. Google Mini is sleek and can be placed anywhere in the home. It is made out of fabric. It has four L.E.D light. One can adjust volume and can use it to talk to Assistance. It offer 360 degree sound. It will retail for $49. The online order could be placed from today and it will be available on October 9 in store.
Google and Nest have partnered on Google Home for Smart home. Nest says that it combine machine learning and gadgets to make people life easier. “With Google Chromecast, Nest and Google Home things will become easier. Nest Hello along with Google Home would be able to automate door management for homes, security and many other home affairs,” said Nest.
Google Rishi Chandra who takes care of Google Home business says that Google Home is aimed at helping people manage their home works easily. Google is offering Google family account for kids with less than 13 years of age. Their parents can create account and entire family can use Google home not only for family works but also for teaching and engaging kids.
Google Home Max
Rishi says the way Pixel reimagine smartphone, similar way Google Max will do for smart home. Google Max sound is 20 time powerful than Google Home. Google Max is powered by smart sound based on AI technology. The key features of Google Max is that it will automatically adjust to the ambience sound. Google Max support all free and paid music services. Google Max has Google Assistant built in it. This will be available in December 2017 for $399 and will be available in two colours. Max features two 4.5-inch woofers alongside tweeters covered by a fabric speaker grille. The company is also giving away 12 months of YouTube.
Company informed that Google Home will be launched in Japan next week. Google Home can be used in USA and Canada for making call on any number. This service will be extended to UK.