New Delhi : Google Nest Audio, the company’s latest smart speaker and the successor to the Google Home, will be available for purchase from October 16 onwards on Flipkart.
The speakers have been priced at Rs. 7,999, but they will be available for a special price of Rs 6,999 during the Flipkart’s Big Billion Day Specials Sale.
The speaker will be available only through Flipkart at launch, but the Google Nest Audio will also be available through Reliance offline retail outlets and e-commerce portal Tata Cliq at a later date.
Google Nest Audio price and availability
The Google Home, originally launched in 2016, finally gets a successor in the Google Nest Audio, which was announced recently. Priced at $100 (approximately Rs. 7,300) globally, the launch pricing of Rs. 6,999 makes the smart speaker more affordable in India than abroad, at least at initially. Launch availability is limited to Flipkart, which has been Google’s preferred e-commerce portal for its products in India.
Google Nest Audio specifications and features
The Google Nest Audio is the company’s latest smart speaker, comparable in size and capabilities to the Google Home, which was launched in India in 2018 for Rs. 9,999. The Nest Audio features an improved design which is slimmer for easier placement. Sound output is claimed to be 75 percent louder, and with 50 percent stronger bass than on the original Google Home, with the speaker featuring two drivers — a 19mm tweeter and a 75mm mid-woofer.