Is it still Cyber Week? It seems that way. Big retailers are offering such amazing discounts on everything from laptops to Google Home and Google Nest Mini deals that we’d swear Black Friday has come again. Right now at Walmart, you can score a 2nd-gen Google Nest Mini. It’s on sale for $25, down almost 50% from its original price of $49. Those are some Black Friday-level savings.
Leave it to Google to make a smart speaker that’s both tiny and powerful. How small is it? The second-generation Google Nest Mini is 7 inches by 2.5 inches by 5.00 inches and weighs only 6.38 ounces. That’s tiny! Especially considering what it can do. The Nest Mini allows you to Google things using only your voice, make calls, set alarms and act as a control point or your smart home. You can use it to control your home’s lighting or TV, your thermostat, vacuum, and any other smart items that make your life easier.
Our reviewers note that in terms of noise output — playing your favorite music and podcasts — the Google Nest Mini isn’t quite as loud as the Echo Dot. But it makes up for that in many ways, beginning with the environmentally friendly materials with which it’s made. Our reviewers also love how fast it is; it responds to your queries in no time. And it can do another thing the Echo Dot can’t. The Google Nest Mini adjusts the volume of its output based on the background noise it detects in the room.
There are other fun features too. You can use Google Nest Mini to make free phone calls via Google Duo, giving you a version of the home phones we all used to have. On top of this, it can act as an intercom if you’re trying to reach family members or friends in other rooms with smart speakers. There’s also stream transfer: Using only your voice, you can move content (podcasts, TV shows) from one device to another using the Google Nest Mini. You can also teach it to recognize up to six individual voices, adjust its “Hey Google,” sensitivity, and even give you cooking options if you tell it what ingredients you have to work with. Amazing!
If the Google Nest Mini sounds like what you want, but you’re not sure, have a look at these Google Home and Google Nest Mini deals. But right now, at Walmart, you can get one for . It’s only $25, down from its regular price of $49. Those are amazing savings on one of the most versatile and practical smart home devices.
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