Google announced two new Home smart speakers

All of the the audio controls are in a touchpad on the right earbud

If you care more about getting a smarter AI assistant and a more natural design, go with the Google Home Mini.

Google has announced two new Google Assistant devices, the Google Home Mini and the Google Home Max.

The Google Home Max is a larger, more powerful smart home speaker, which offers twenty times the power of a regular Google Home speaker - making it an audiophile's dream.

Google announced a pair of new smart home speakers on Wednesday in an effort to compete with devices from Amazon and Apple.

Both will happily play tunes, and on our first listen the Home Mini had the slight edge in sound quality. While it's far from a home stereo solution, this straightforward device presents all of the Google Assistant functionality Home is known for in an unobtrusive package.

Another feature here is that there's fabric on top of the Mini to make sure it fits into your living room (or any other room in your house).

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Home Max will be priced at $399 available in two colors - Chalk and Charcoal.

The device costs $49, and is available on October 19 - you can pre-order it starting today.

The original Google Home comes at a price of $129. Google says they took hundreds of tries before they came out with the flawless colors for the device. The Home Mini aims to take on the Amazon Echo while the bigger variant aims to take on the likes of Sonos 3. Under the hood, Home Max features an acoustic brace, two 4.5-inch high-excursion woofers, and 0.7-inch tweeters.

The Google Home Mini will be available in stores starting 19 October for Dollars 49. Smart Sound will also be able to automatically increase or lower the volume of the Home Max based on the ambient sound in the room. Max supports Bluetooth and auxiliary ports.

Let's start with the Google Home Mini. The device is available in Chalk and Charcoal colors. Google has confirmed this feature will be coming to the United Kingdom later this year, but was unable to give an exact launch date here.

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