Google just launched its latest smart speaker Nest Audio that successor to the popular Google Home in India along with the Pixel 4a smartphone, as they promised after it was introduced earlier this month. The Google Nest Audio design has changed compared to the Google Home with a slim profile and this time around, the smart speaker has 50 percent stronger bass and is 75 percent louder compared to the original Google Home. It has a 19mm tweeter and a 75mm mid-woofer that’s squeezed inside the enclosure that is made from 70 percent recycled plastic.
As per the company, it has optimized the grill, fabric, and materials for distortion-free audio, and the custom-designed tweeter allows each musical detail to come through. The ‘Media EQ’ feature enables Nest Audio to automatically tune itself to whatever you’re listening to music, podcasts, audiobooks, or even a response from Google Assistant. It comes with 3 far-field microphones with a physical microphone mute switch, just like the original Google Home, there are touch controls for adjusting the volume.
Google Nest Audio Specifications -
|Processor|| 1.8GHz Quad-Core Cortex-A53 processor|
|OS Support||Android and iOS|
|Sensors||Capacitive touch controls (three touch areas), 3 far-field microphones|
|Speakers||75 mm woofer and 19 mm tweeter|
|Connectivity||802.11b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz/5 GHz) Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, Chromecast built-in|
|Features||Two-stage mic mute switch (hardware mute), |
|Dimensions||175 x 124 x 78 mm|
|Weight||1.2 kg (without external power adaptor)|
|Materials||The enclosure is made from 70% recycled plastic.|
Price and Availablity -
The Google Nest Audio comes in Chalk and Charcoal colors, and the price is an MRP of Rs. 7999, but it will be available at a special launch price of Rs. 6999 on October 16th during the Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale. It will also available at retail outlets such as Reliance Retail and Tata Cliq soon.