Google Home Mini Review

The Google Home Mini was released October 19, 2017. With pretty much the same capabilities as the original Google Home its small adorable size really packs a punch, and the price makes it even better. Anyways, lets dive a little deeper.

The Key Features

So you may be asking, what can this thing really do? Well say you have multiple smart speakers throughout your house, you can play your music throughout your place with the speakers connected at once. If you have the Chromecast, just simply control your TV with your voice. Got your hands full and need to make a call? Just simply use the Google Home Mini and use hands free calling. Plan your day, check the weather, news, pretty much anything you can imagine.

AffordableLacks high quality sound
Individual voice recognition

The Specs

Dimensions & weight Diameter: 98 mm
Height: 42 mm
Power cable: 1.5 m
Device: 173 g
Colours & Materials Chalk
Durable fabric top
Non-skid silicone base
Supported audio formats HE-AAC, LC-AAC, MP3, Vorbis, WAV (LPCM), Opus, FLAC with support for high-resolution streams (24-bit/96 KHz)
Wireless 802.11b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz/5 Ghz) Wi-Fi
Chromecast and Chromecast Audio built-in
Bluetooth® 4.1 input support
Speaker 360 sound with 40-mm driver
Mics Far-field voice recognition supports hands-free use
Power 5 V, 1.8 A
Ports & Connectors Micro USB port
Supported operating systems Android 5.0 and higher
iOS 9.1 and higher

Purchase Information

Google Home Mini $79.99 CAD


Google Home Mini makes a great compliment with the other Google smart home products. You can often find it on sale for $59.99 CAD making it very affordable. On its own it’s just your typical smart speaker, ask it questions, play music and audiobooks. With for example Chromecast you can control your TV with your voice, watch shows and movies on Netflix, Crave, YouTube etc. Honestly, this is a perfect smart speaker to add to any room.

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