Google Home And Google Home Mini Launched In India: Features, Price, And Everything You Need To Know
Google has announced the launch of Google Home and Google home Mini Bluetooth speakers. The speakers are powered by Google Assistant and be made available via Flipkart online, and across 750 retail stores offline from April 10th to it’s customers.
Google Home And Google Home Mini Price
Since Google Home and Google Home Mini are to compete with Amazon Echo the price of both Amazon Echo and Google Home is same i.e Rs.9,999 and Google home Mini will be provided at the cost of Rs. 4,999.
Google Home And Google Home Mini Features
The Google Assistant AI powers Google Home and Home Mini. The AI can deliver anything from daily news updates to checking your emails and telling your schedule. It can also make calls for you and even control home devices such as Philips Hue, Nest, Honeywell and more.
If we are to talk about specifications, Google Home supports 802.11b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5Ghz) Wi-Fi dual-band connectivity and is compatible with both Android and iOS platforms. The Home speaker has a 2-inch driver along with dual 2-inch passive radiators. It also supports a range of audio formats including HE-AAC, LC-AAC+, MP3, Vorbis, WAV (LPCM) and FLAC.
What Else Are We Getting?
Google Home and Home Mini can be activated by saying ‘Ok Google’. Google Home works with Android TVs as well and can be used to control Netflix. Google Home and Home Mini ship with six months of ad-free music experience by Saavn and Gaana. Users can ask Home things like how long will it take to reach a place, horoscope, weather, and more. Google has partnered with NDTV, Times of India, Aaj Tak and Dainik Bhaskar in India for news content. One can also connect their Google Home to the Google Chromecast. Google Home also works with YouTube.
Google Home And Google Home Mini Looks
The Home Mini is a puck-shaped speaker that has the same functions as the Google Home. It supports the same set of audio formats, has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity along with Chromecast and Chromecast Audio built-in. There is a 40mm driver fit inside the device with a single micro-USB port.
With Giants like Google and Amazon bringing these speakers to the Indian markets we are sure to witness upward shift in the popularity of these devices, we are yet to see what other companies launch such devices and if they will survive in the market or not.