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Today in a press event, Google India announced the launch of Google Home devices in India. This is the first time; Google Home devices are debuting in India. The company initially brought Google Home and Home Mini devices only. For some reasons, they didn’t include the Max variant of the Google Home in the Indian product catalogue. These two models will be available exclusively at Flipkart.
The company followed the same tactics of Amazon Echo series in India. It reflects in the pricing too. Google India announced the Google Home for INR 9999 ($153) and the smaller Google Home Mini at INR 4999 ($69), which is nearly similar to the Amazon Echo devices. The devices will be Flipkart exclusive in India and will be available through some offline retailers as well. It includes Croma stores, Bajaj Electronics and Reliance Digital shops. You can also grab one from Google exclusive outlets.
Google announced a handful of freebies and discounts with the devices. It includes a complimentary six-month Google Play Music subscription, and Flipkart customers will get a free JioFi Wireless Data Card, 10% cashback on HDFC Bank cards and 5% Cashback on Axis Bank Buzz cards. Google is throwing away great offers and freebies to the Google Home devices. It will surely help them win the game with Amazon Echo. However, it is a good deal to grab your new Google Home device through Flipkart.
Google Home is an assistant of your voice commands. The device is powered by Google Assistant. This Voice recognition system will help you with attending your calls hand-free, delivering information for your wishes, or any other entertainments. From the words “OK Google”, Google Home will start its pioneer and even can control the smart devices in your home.