Google announces Home Max and Home Mini speakers

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Google's October 4 launch event may have seen most of the attention focused on the new Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, but the search giant had a boatload of other new devices to announced, with the Google Home Mini being the cheapest of the pack.

Google on Wednesday announced a smaller Google Home device, called Google Home Mini, and a bigger Apple HomePod or Sonos-like speaker, called Google Home Max.

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Both the 6-inch Pixel XL and the 5-inch Pixel will also do away with the headphone jack, something Apple did with the iPhone 7 previous year.

For instance, users can attach separate Google accounts to the Assistant and have Google Home recite different calendar appointments depending on the voice it hears. "It's durable and soft, but also transparent enough to let through light and sound".

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The Home Max will go on sale in December - just as Apple has said of its competing HomePod - and it will cost $399, a little more than the $349 Apple smart speaker, which is powered by Siri. Voice calling is present as well, and you can use your phone number once verified. And the fabric surrounding the speaker makes it attractive and easy to integrate into any decor. Available in three colours (Chalk, Charcoal and Coral), this fabric covered Home is a smart little helper. It includes the same features featured in a cylindrical speaker that Google rolled out past year in response to Amazon's Echo. This is called Smart Sound, and it evolves over time and based on where you move the speaker, using built-in machine learning. The good news is that you can hook up other devices like a turntable; they're not just limited to what you can stream.

While the Home Mini is not meant to play back music like its larger sibling, it can be paired with any Chromecast speaker to provide the tunes you need. Google is indeed stepping up their game when it comes to smart speakers.

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The Home Max, which comes in chocolate and charcoal colors, is available in the USA at launch and will come to more countries in 2018. It's both voice- and touch-enabled, similar to the larger Google Home. The new family features will roll out later this month.

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