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Google Sold More Than One Google Home Device Every Second Since October

Google Sold More Than One Google Home Device Every Second Since October

It is now available on 400 million devices, "including speakers like Google Home, Android phones and tablets, iPhones, headphones, TVs, watches and more".

Isabelle Olsson, lead designer for home hardware for Google, Inc., introduces the new Google Home Mini at a product launch event, October 4, 2017, at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco, California. In a blog post, Google announced that it has sold "more than one Google Home device every second since Google Home Mini started shipping in October". As much exciting the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices were, the Home Mini and the Home Max really caught people's attention.

Google's statement implies that from October 19 to January 5, it sold at least 6.73 million Home speakers.

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"When you need to round up the family in the morning, just say 'Ok Google, broadcast it's time for school!' and your message will broadcast to all Google Assistant-enabled speakers in your home", Alex Duong, Product Manager, Google Home, said in a blog post.

The tech giant now offers three Home devices - the original Home, the Home Max and the Home Mini.

Amazon and Google are now vying to produce the best smart speakers and assistants in the hopg of dominating the booming market. The Home Mini was launched at a price of USA $49 (Rs. 3,100 approx.) and came down to as low as U.S. $20 during the holiday season. It is also priced at U.S. $399 (Rs. 25,000 approx.) which is definitely pricey for a smart speaker. In fact, there will be a "Google Assistant Playground" to show off "new integrations, devices, and the newest ways you can use your Assistant".


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