Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers go on sale in India

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Google’s two smart speaker merchandise — the Google Home and Google Home Mini — and its Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones are now available in India following a launch occasion in the nation.

The gadgets are priced at Rs 9,999 ($154), and Rs 4,499 ($69), respectively, and Google confirmed that they're accessible for buy online by way of Flipkart and offline via over 750 retailer shops, together with Reliance Digital, Croma and Bajaj Electronics.

The Google smart speakers don’t cater to India’s multitude of native languages at this level, however the U.S. firm mentioned that they do perceive “distinctly” India voices and “will reply to you with uniquely Indian contexts,” reminiscent of answering questions on native sport, cooking or TV exhibits.

For a restricted time, Google is incentivizing early prospects who will get six months of Google Play Music alongside gives for native streaming companies Saavn and Gaana once they purchase the Home or Home Mini.

Google Home and Home Mini have been first announced at Google I/O in 2016. The corporate mentioned lately that it has bought “tens of thousands and thousands” of speakers, with more than seven million sales between October 2017 and January 18.

Nonetheless, it’s been a very long time coming to India, which has allowed others to get into the market first. Amazon, which is pouring appreciable assets into its India-based enterprise to battle Flipkart, brought its rival Echo smart devices to India last October.

Source : TechCrunch