New Delhi: Google on Tuesday launched the Home and Home Mini smart speaker in India at an event in New Delhi. The Google Home smart speaker has been priced at Rs 9,999.
The Home speakers will be exclusively available online via Flipkart. The home speakers will support Google Play Music, YouTube, Netflix, Saavn, and Gaana.
Google last year rolled out a multitasking feature in its smart home speaker that makes it possible for the device to accomplish two different tasks at the same time.
Routines feature will fix this issue by allowing users to group multiple commands together under a custom phrase. This addition will essentially let the user bundle two requests into the same sentence instead of having to say one command at a time. However, the new two-command functionality has not been extended to the Google’s AI assistant that accompanies Android smartphones.
Google smart home speakers will rival Amazon’s cloud-based voice service “Alexa” in India.
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