Google announces Home Mini and Home Max

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Not to forget, users can pair two Google Home Max speakers for a high-end audio experience, something on the lines of Sonos Play:3 speakers. It runs the same Google Assistant software that the original Google Home and Google Pixel phones use, meaning it personalizes answers to many of your questions.

On the lower end, the Mini will retail for $49 and is a smaller version of the Google Home speaker already on the market.

Google has revealed the Home Max, a new high-end speaker and smart home hub which uses machine learning to automatically retune itself to sound its best, wherever you put it. Its fabric enclosure is durable, yet transparent enough to let through both light and sound. Soon your Assistant will be even more helpful with your daily routines. "To sound great, the speaker needs to adjust to your home". Voice Match is now rolling out in all seven countries where Home is available. "The company says the Max has 20 times the output power of the existing Google Home device's single 2" driver and pair of passive radiators.

First of all, the speaker is blanketed by a piece of fabric, which houses two 4.5-inch woofers. It will also change the volume levels based on the ambient noise. It's powered by Google Assistant, obviously.

There's still a lot we don't know about the device through this listing, such as its audio specifications.

The device will be available in two colors, and reach stores in December for $399. The free and paid versions of the popular streaming service Spotify are both supported and a 12-month subscription to YouTube Red comes included with the purchase of the Max. They come in a pocket-sized charging case, which also charges the earphones.

The Mini will be available for preorder today and start shipping October 19. Google Clips Google Clips is a lightweight, hands-free camera. While iOS users will get a call from Google if their handset is set on silent. The device and the corresponding app has a shutter button for an easy click. "Parents are gonna love this feature", said Google Home lead Rishi Chandra. The app is available on iOS and Android.