Google Nest Hub tipped to launch in India next week for Rs 8,999
Google rebranded its Google Home smart device bringing them under its Nest brand transforming the Google Home Hub, which was launched in the US last year, into Google Nest Hub. And now, nearly a year after introducing the Google Nest Hub, the tech giant is all set to launch the smart speaker in India.
According to a report by tipster Ishan Agarwal in colloboration with Price Baba, the Mountain View, California based tech giant could launch the Google Nest Hub in India as early as next week at a price of Rs 8,999.
It is worth noting that Google, apart from launching the Google Home Hub Max for $229 (Rs 16,300 approx), reduced the price of the newly rebranded Google Nest Hub to $129 (Rs 9,177 approx). In India, however, the company is planning to launch the Nest Hub at a price that is lower than its US price. If the report is indeed true, at a price point of Rs 8,999, the Google Nest Hub would stand as a direct competitor to the Amazon Echo Show 5, a smart speaker with a 5.5-inch display that was launched in India earlier this year for Rs 8,999.
As far as the specifications and other details are concerned, the Google Nest Hub and the Google Nest Hub Max are quite similar. While the Nest Hub Max comes with a large 10-inch display, the Nest Hub comes with a smaller 7-inch display. Both the devices are powered by Google’s artificial intelligence based virtual assistant, Google Assistant and they can be used for a variety of purposes such as watching videos on YouTube, looking at photos via Google Photos, setting alarms and checking your schedule among other things.
SOURCE – INDIA TODAY