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This Could be our First Look at the Google Home Hub

This Could be our First Look at the Google Home Hub

It's just plain bad luck that the second company out of the blocks wasn't an easily crushable (or buyable) rival, but rather the moneybag geniuses two states down at Google. The Google Home Mini and Amazon Echo Dot accounted for a combined 38% of global shipments although they contributed just 17% towards the value of the market due to their low price.

The Google Home Hub is also expected to expand smart home capabilities by connecting your home appliances including lights, TVs, home cameras, and more.

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A connected microwave and wall clock, which can also be controlled using Alexa, were also announced. Now it's all screen and it sounds much better. If you were curious to know more about them, you won't have to wait much longer. The screen could be used for watching video content on YouTube and other video streaming services.

Finally, there'll be Drop In support, so you can make quick voice calls to an Echo at home. It is compatible with Wi-Fi cameras that can show you images of a visitor at the door.

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That's right, Amazon is turning your house into its own echo chamber.

The updated Echo Show has a more stylish design, and a larger, 10-in display and an upgraded speaker system with dual, side-firing 2in Neodymium drivers, a passive bass radiator, and real-time Dolby processing. We can take this as the Google's Smart Displays, which too has got a special interface of Google Assistant.

The website MySmartPrice has reported the features along with several leaked images of the Google Home Hub along with the screenshots of product specifications that reveal the main design along with specifications details.

There appears to be a speaker on the rear, covered in what looks to be the same acoustically transparent fabric as on the Google Home Mini and Home Max.

The next big tech event for the year is just around the corner. Unlike many online publications, we don't have a paywall or run banner advertising, because we want to keep our journalism open, without influence or the need to chase traffic. When paired together with an Echo or Echo Plus, the Echo Sub function as a subwoofer would. We've got an Alexa-powered wall clock, microwave, receivers, as well as updated an Echo Dot. Whether this is for privacy or cost-cutting reasons, we're not entirely sure.

Additionally, Google and Amazon offer cheaper alternatives to their main smart speakers, something Apple has yet to do.


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