Google has revealed a fresh and official image of the new Nest Smart Speaker, which is expected to be the successor to the Google Home series. The range is in great need of updates, with Google launching the original Google Home globally in late 2016. The new product is in line with Google’s new Nest branding of its smart home products, as the company advances its product. Portfolio to take on Amazon’s Echo range of smart speakers.
The image, shared by Google with various technical publications, including Engadget, shows a fair amount of detail on the new Google Nest speaker. The device is shown standing upright and has an outwardly indicator lights with fabric on the front. A cable can be seen ejecting from the back for power, but the back of the smart speaker itself cannot be seen.
No other details have been revealed so far, including when the new Google Nest will be launched, how much it will cost and if it will also be called Google Nest. We can speculate that it will be similar in size and features to the Google Home smart speaker. The styling and appearance are similar to the Google Nest Mini, which was launched in late 2019 as the successor to the Google Home Mini. The company also launched the Google Nest Hub late last year, priced at Rs. India has 9,999, and has a 7-inch touch screen. Apparently, the device will use Google Assistant for voice assistant features.
Google wants to take over the Amazon Echo series, and this new Google Nest device seems to compete exclusively with the recently launched Amazon Echo (3G General). It is likely that the new device will launch later this year, although there is no official word for the timing of the launch. Since Google is selling Nest Mini and Nest Hub in India, the new Nest speaker will also be launched in the country.