Google Home and Home Mini are now available in India

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Tech giant Google on Tuesday launched the much-anticipated Google Home and Home Mini voice-activated speakers for Indian users.

The company further stated that Google Assistant on Google Home has been created to help get more stuff done with simple voice commands.

Coupled with Google's Chromecast, the Google Home and Mini will play content from Netflix and YouTube on a television. You will need a Wi-Fi Network and a phone or tablet with the Google Home app on it to get underway (it is available on both iOS and Android - anything running Android KitKat and iOS 9.1 and above will support it). Google has partnered with NDTV, TOI, Aaj Tak and Dainik Bhaskar in India for live news content. Google, for its part, says that Hindi compatibility is coming sometime later this year. The offer is applicable on Google Home Mini as well. Amazon Echo Plus is priced at Rs 14,999, Echo at Rs 9,999 and Echo Dot at Rs 4,499.

With Google Home or Home Mini, users can control smart devices around the house.

The speakers have been already listed on Flipkart revealing that both the speakers will be made exclusively available on the e-commerce platform. The customer on-board on any FRC starting at Rs.149 (+Prime Rs.99) will instantly get an additional data of 100GB (10GB data add on 10 vouchers) in the MyJio account. And purchase before 30 April and get 18 months subscription to Gaana plus and Saavn Pro just for Re 1.

ACT Fibernet customers subscribing to 12-month advance rental plans of 90MBPS and above, will receive a Google Home Mini. Lastly, users get 10 percent cashback when purchasing using HDFC Bank credit cards. A long press can also trigger Google Assistant and swiping in a circular direction clockwise can increase the volume of the audio being played while swiping in the opposite direction will decrease the volume.

Google launched Home and Home Mini in India today.

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As per Rishi Chandra, Vice President of Product Management, Google Home, the device understands Indian accents, and will respond to with uniquely Indian contexts. Now, as far as the Google Home and Google Home Mini are concerned, they are powered by Google Assistant which is also available in all the Android smartphones around the world. It also allows users to interact with the device by setting it up via voice recognition technology.

Whereas its mic mute button and power status light are situated at the back. On the hardware front, the speaker comprises of two 2-inch driver and dual 2-inch passive radiators. The replacable base covers are not available in the market right now. It comes equipped with 802.11 b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi. You can use it by connecting the AC power adapter to a wall socket.

And on the subject of features, Google will roll out Hindi compatibility sometime later this year.

Google Assistant on Google Home and Home Mini can also be used to read out news, set alarms, order food, and more.

This will be also working with over 1,000 smart home devices from over 150 brands.

It weighs a mere 173 grams and is 42 mm in height. Just ask, "Hey Google, what is traffic like on my way to work?" and you will get your answer while you get ready to leave for work. It sports a non-skid silicone base also.

This can be required to be powered by the wall socket, that can arrive with an AC power adapter. However, Google Home won't leave you disappointed in the way smart speakers work.

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