The Home and Home Mini counterparts were heavily discounted during the Black Friday sales week, but those seeking top notch audio will be holding out for the Home Max.
It’s the largest Home speaker to date and looks a little like the Sonos Play:3. There’s a white polycarbonate casing and a custom “acoustically transparent” fabric speaker grille that’s available in Chalk or CharcoalIn terms of the audio, there are two 4.5-inch woofers, 0.7-inch tweeters, an acoustic brace and a range of far-field microphones
Unfortunately, the $399 speaker is going to be a US-exclusive initially. We’ve had no word on when a UK release might be forthcoming.
The pre-Christmas release is Google’s chance to steal a march on Apple’s delayed HomePod speaker.
Cupertino says its Siri-powered alternative won’t be released until early 2018, because it needs more time to perfect it.