Finally, you can talk to a smart speaker by saying “Hey Google” or “Ok Google”!
Google launched Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers in India. Google Home can play Music, and also answer the queries using Google assistant. The hot word to activate the Google is “Ok Google” and “Hey Google”. Currently, it can play songs through Google Play Music, Saavn and Gaana. It can work with streaming services like YouTube and Netflix in India currently. For NEWS it fetches information from Times of India, NDTV, Dainik Bhaskar, India Today, Aaj Tak and more. It works with Philips Hue and TP-Link for lighting and switches.
Rishi Chandra, VP of Product Management and General Manager of Home Products, Google said;
“We are delighted to bring our best-in-class Home products to India. These products have been customised to match the needs of the Indian consumer and you will see that Google Home is truly ‘desi’. It understands Indian accents, and will respond to you with uniquely Indian contexts. Another unmatched feature of our product is that the Google Assistant can work across all your devices – giving you a personalised Assistant experience in its truest sense.”
The Google Home is launched for Rs. 9,999 and the Google Home Mini is launched for Rs. 4,499 and it will be available on all the leading online and offline dealers. You can also check the unboxing of Google Home and Demo of Philips Hue
Google Home Reliance Jio offer
1. Customer purchases a Google Home device from RRL Store & gets a JioFi FREE with it.
2. Customer is on-boarded on any FRC starting at Rs.149 (+Prime Rs.99) and gets instant additional data benefits 100GB (10GB data add on*10 vouchers) in the MyJio account.
3. Validity of voucher 100GB (10GB*10) would be 1 year from the date of credit.