The tech giant Google is leaving no stone unturned to expand its portfolio of hardware in India. The company recently unveiled two smart speakers in India – Google Home and Google Home Mini.
Both the speakers are powered by Google Assistant. They both wake up to ‘Hey Google’ or ‘Ok Google’. Speakers can provide information about commands like directions, weather, alarm set-up, play music and so on. Google home is priced at Rs 9,999 and Google mini has a price tag of Rs 4,499.
Google Smart Speakers, Google Home & Google Mini Launched In India
Talking about the speakers “Google Home is a powerful speaker and voice Assistant. Play your music. Call your friends. Ask it questions. Control your home. It’s your own Google, always ready to help.” Reads the official website of Google Store.
Both the speakers will be available online for sale on Flipkart and many offline modes like Croma, Bajaj electronics, and Reliance digital.
“We are delighted to bring our best-in-class Home products to India. These products have been customized to match the needs of the Indian consumer and you will see that Google Home is truly ‘desi’. It understands Indian accents and will respond to you with uniquely work across all your devices – giving you a personalized Assistant experience in its truest sense.” Says Rishi Chandra, VP of Product Management and General Manager of Home Products, Google.
Both the speakers will give tough competition to other smart speakers that are available in the market right now. The Google Home is competing with Amazon Echo, which is also priced at Rs 9,999. Whereas, Google Home Mini has a competition with Amazon Echo Dot.