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Google Home Hub

Google Home Hub
alaAverage 4.5

67 reviews

Oct, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews of Google Home Hub. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 95/100 and experts rate this product 85/100.

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Expert review by (engadget.com)

Google Home Hub review: A more personal smart display

 

Google's Home Hub is unlike most other smart displays on the market. With its small size and soft fabric exterior, the Home Hub is well-suited for nearly every room in your house. The notable absence of a camera helps alleviate privacy concerns, which...

No camera ; Beautiful display ; Simple minimalist design ; Affordable compared to the competition

Might be too small for some ; Sound quality is just OK

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Rick Broida (cnet.com)

The Google Home Hub hits $58.99

 

Another week brings another price drop -- but will it go even lower?

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Will Greenwald (pcmag.com)

Google Nest Hub

 

The small, affordable Google Assistant-powered Nest Hub smart display is functional and convenient, but won't impress anyone with its sound quality.

Relatively inexpensive. Small footprint. Useful touch screen.

Weak audio. No camera for video calls.

Bottom Line: The small, affordable Google Assistant-powered Nest Hub smart display is functional and convenient, but won't impress anyone with its sound quality.

Jun, 2019

Expert review by : Andrew Gebhart (cnet.com)

Google Home Hub listens longer with Continued Conversation

 

You'll no longer have to say the wake word every time when talking with your smart display.

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Alina Bradford (cnet.com)

5 Google Home Hub features you should be using

 

They're easy to miss, but very handy.

Feb, 2019

Expert review by : Brian Bennett (cnet.com)

The first 9 things to do with a Google Home Hub

 

Set it up the right way and you'll wonder how you ever lived without it.

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Andrew Gebhart (cnet.com)

Google Home Hub review: Google Assistant helps this tiny screen feel powerful

 

Google's smart display is dwarfed by the Amazon Echo Show in size, but not in features.

The Google Home Hub's touchscreen is responsive and works well in combination with Google Assistant, whether you ask for help on a recipe or to check what's on your calendar. Pictures and videos look particularly crisp thanks to an ambient light sensor...

The sound quality is fine for background music, but nowhere near the level of other smart displays like the Amazon Echo Show or the JBL Link View. It's more on par with the diminutive Google Home Mini. The integration with the Nest Hello Video Doorbell...

The cameraless, petite Google Home Hub will blend into any room in your home. It's affordable, and quite useful as a digital assistant (especially in the kitchen), a photo frame and a smart home control panel.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Dan Seifert (theverge.com)

Google Home Hub review: the best digital photo frame

 

Google's latest Home device is the perfect digital photo frame for your Google Photos library.

Gorgeous display with automatic dimming and color adjustment ; Compact size that can be comfortably placed in many spots throughout the home ; Comprehensive smart home controls that can be accessed via voice or touch ; Google Photos integration makes...

Small display size might be a deterrent ; Speaker quality is weak ; Can’t stream Netflix ; Have to say “Google” every time you want to talk to the thing

That alone is enough to make the Home Hub a permanent fixture in my home and probably in the homes of many other parents and grandparents.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

Google Home Hub Review: A friendlier smart display

 

The Google Home Hub is a big idea in a compact package. Bucking the trend of larger and larger smart displays, this latest container for the varied talents of the Google Assistant occupies a smaller footprint than most of its rivals demand. The size -...

Cute style makes for a less-threatening smart display ; Google Assistant is as capable as ever ; Smart home controls are easily laid-out and convenient ; Aggressively priced ; No camera should please privacy fans

Speaker isn't the best for music playback ; Absence of a camera may frustrate some

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Martyn Williams Adam Patrick Murray (techhive.com)

Google Home Hub review: The least-expensive smart display is one of the best

 

Google definitely got the price right, even if the Google Home Hub can't make video calls.

Offers a visual interface to the Google Assistant ; Works as a single control panel for all Google-compatible smart home devices ; Step-by-step cooking instructions make it useful in the kitchen

It's another screen to distract you in your home ; The small size means some compromise on fullness of audio ; It can't be used as a base for video calls

If you're trying to cut down on screen time and the amount of time you spend on the Internet, beware of what the Google Home Hub might do to those goals. I found the photo frame mode constantly drawing my attention when I walked into a room and my eyes...

Oct, 2018

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