Google is reportedly working on a new bite-sized smart speaker, called the Google Nest Mini, in what could be the next generation of the Google Home Mini.
According to 9to5Google, the Google Nest Mini will come with better sound than its predecessor, as well as a built-in wall mount.
If the rumored name of the new smart speaker has you confused, allow us to explain; the recent (re)absorption of smart home device manufacturer Nest by Google in 2018 resulted in the rebranding of Google’s smart speakers, starting with the awkwardly named Google Nest Hub Max.
Until now, we hadn’t heard of any new speakers in the Google Nest range, and reports are so far unconfirmed by the tech giant – nevertheless, here’s everything we know so far about the Google Nest Mini.
[Update: Google has just been awarded an FCC certification in the US for a new "media streaming device”, according to My Smart Price. The documents reveal that the Google Home Mini-like speaker will be wall mountable and will feature a 3.5mm jack input.]
Cut to the chase
What is it? The Google Nest Hub Mini – or, the second generation of the Google Home …read more