We thought Google Home had big promise when we reviewed it at launch, despite some issues out of the box. The only real mainstream competitor to Amazon Echo, Home was almost indistinguishable in terms of core functionality and performance, it just lacked quite the selection of abilities that Echo had accrued at the time and, most importantly, was undercut price wise, especially when you factored in the superb Amazon Echo Dot.
For Black Friday 2017, however, both the Google Home and Google Home Mini have been discounted massively, bringing them down to £79 and £34 respectively. The discounted speakers are available now from a wide variety of major outlets, including: Google Store, Currys PC World, John Lewis, Argos, and Maplin.
Speaking on the Black Friday discount, Google said that:
"Powered by the Google Assistant, Home and Home Mini will remain on sale from 15th - 29th November. Both devices can connect up to six people to an account at one time, so everyone can access their own personal playlists, schedule and more. Just start with “Ok Google” and the smart speaker is ready to help you spend less time staring at a screen and more time with your loved ones."
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