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Alexa Skills Projects by Madhur Bhargava

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Google Home

Introduced in late 2016, Google Home was launched to directly compete against Amazon Echo, with the Google Assistant being Alexa's counterpart. The Google Home devices have a slightly narrower range as compared to the Echo series of devices:

  • Google Home Mini: Smallest, most affordable, and priced similarly to Echo Dot.
  • Google Home: Original Google flagship smart speaker. Has better sound quality than Google Home Mini.
  • Google Home Max: Largest, best sound quality, and most expensive of the three.

All three are powered by the Google Assistant, and so the differentiating points come down to form factors, voice quality, and pricing between the Home Mini, Home, and Home Max:

Figure 7.5: Google Home, Mini, and Max (Source: speakerfanatic.com ...

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