Google Home and Google Home Mini Launched in India Starting at ₹4,499

Google has officially launched Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers in India at an event held in New Delhi. Both speakers are powered by the Google Assistant and respond to your queries with ‘OK Google’ command. The Google Home Mini is the miniature version Google Home and has almost same functionalities. The major difference between both speakers is the Size. The Google Home comes with a bigger speaker with a passive radiator wherein the Home Mini has a smaller speaker with a 40mm driver. You can use this device to get information about weather, sports or setting Alarm etc. It will also allow you to Play music from YouTube, Stream movies, TV shows onto your TV when paired with the Chromecast device. There are four LED lights placed at the top of the device let you know that you are interacting with the device. In both devices, the top surface is touch-enabled and allows you to Play/Pause the music, Adjust the volume etc.

Google Home and Google Home Mini India

As per Google, Google Home understands Indian accents and will respond to you with uniquely Indian contexts. Even you will receive the latest stories from sources such as Times of India, NDTV, Dainik Bhaskar, India Today, Aaj Tak etc. Google also confirmed that the Hindi support is coming to both devices later this year.

Google Home / Home Mini Highlights

  • Custom engineered fabric
  • Powered by Google Assistant
  • Chromecast and Chromecast Audio Built-in
  • Get answers from Google such as weather, news, sports etc
  • Set an Alarm, Get information such as schedule, commute, travel etc
  • Play, pause, and rewind music
  • Control your smart home devices such as lights, thermostats etc
  • Personalized responses for everyone at home with voice recognition
  • Dedicated switch to turn off the microphone
  • Touch-enabled top surface to control the music

The Google Home is offered in Chalk color and priced at ₹9,999. The Google Home Mini comes in three hues – Chalk, Coral, & Charcoal (Coming Soon) and is priced at ₹4,499. These devices will be available for purchase online exclusively on Flipkart, and in over 750 retail stores across India including Reliance Digital, Croma, Bajaj Electronics, Vijay Sales, Sangeetha, and Poorvika.

Google Home / Mini Launch Offers

  • Buy Google Home or Google Home Mini on Flipkart and get a free JioFi router along with special offers on exchange and streaming music subscriptions
  • Buy a Google Home at Reliance Digital or MyJio stores you get a free JioFi router with 100GB of high-speed 4G data worth ₹2,499
  • Buy a Philips Hue + Google Home Mini in select Philips Hue and Croma outlets for a special bundled price
  • ACT Fibernet retail customers subscribing to 12-month advance rental plans of 90MBPS and above, will receive a Google Home Mini
  • Get 10% cashback when purchasing these devices using HDFC Bank credit cards
  • Purchase Google Home Mini or Home Mini on Flipkart product before 30th April and avail 18-month subscription on Gaana Plus for just ₹1 and also get 1-year subscription on Saavn Pro for just ₹1

Google Home and Home Mini Specifications

 Google HomeGoogle Home Mini
LED IndicatorsYesYes
WiFib/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz)b/g/n/ac(2.4/5GHz)
BluetoothNoYes (BT 4.1)
Speaker Driver2-inch40mm
Passive RadiatorYes (2-inch) No
Power16.5V/2A 5V/2A
OS RequiredAndroid 4.1, iOS 9.1Android 4.1, iOS 9.1
Power PortDC Power JackMicro USB
Mute ButtonYesYes
Dimensions96.4 x 142.8 mm98 x 43 mm
Weight477 g173 g

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