Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

Google Has Sold A Home Speaker Every Second After Its Release

Google hardware products are displayed during a launch event in San Francisco California Google hardware products are displayed during a launch event in San Francisco California
Lori Graves | 09 January, 2018, 02:11

Meanwhile Amazon, Google's main rival in the smart speaker space has not revealed exactly how many Echo smart speakers it has sold but it pegged the number of its competing Echo Dot sales in the millions, according to Businessinsider.com. However, the Google Home Mini which is priced at just $49 in the U.S. must have sold in millions. With all these choices, you've connected millions of new smart home devices to Google Home every month. Google now has three Home products- Google Home, Google Home Mini, and the Google Home Max. Home Max was launched in mid-December at $399 -- so it's clear that it makes up a small portion f those million of sales.

High tech companies are now pouring millions of pounds into developing voice-controlled smart speakers, such as Amazon Echo and Google Home, in the belief that the limited two-way conversations that they can hold will soon become more complex and life-like. It is also revealed that there are more than 1,500 compatible smart home devices from over 225 brands at the moment.

Looking to 2018, Google promises that it has "more things in store for the Assistant" at CES.

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With smartphone features, many of these home devices extend the convenience of a virtual assistant. Alexa and Google lead the market at the moment, but Apple, Sonos, LG and even Facebook will soon have something more to say about that. In India though, we get limited features, and it's also disappointing that the company is yet to announce a Google Home product in the Indian market. Now with their ability to sync with other smart home devices, the benefits are clear. Recently, it was reported Google is selling the Home Mini in losses as the overall cost of making a single Home Mini is more than $35.

When the Amazon Echo entered the market in 2015, it kicked off a new wave of demand for voice-activated smart speakers.

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