Google Nest Audio Smart Speaker - Charcoal

Model Number: GA01586-CA
Web Code: 14898781

Google Nest Audio Smart Speaker - Charcoal

Overview

Fill the room with gorgeous sound featuring crisp highs and rich bass on the Google Nest Audio speaker. With built-in Google Assistant, voice controls make it easy to play songs from streaming services, get help around the house, and more. Plus, Nest Audio adapts to your environment so whatever you're listening to instantly sounds better, whether it's music or podcasts.
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Overview

Fill the room with gorgeous sound featuring crisp highs and rich bass on the Google Nest Audio speaker. With built-in Google Assistant, voice controls make it easy to play songs from streaming services, get help around the house, and more. Plus, Nest Audio adapts to your environment so whatever you're listening to instantly sounds better, whether it's music or podcasts.

All about the sound

  • Woofer, tweeter, and tuning software deliver powerful audio to fill the room with crisp vocals and powerful bass
  • 75% louder than the original Google Home, with 50% stronger bass
  • With adaptive sound, Nest Audio adapts to your environment so that whatever you're listening to sounds richer and clearer
  • Play your favourite music, podcasts, and audiobooks from the streaming services you use most
  • Say "Hey Google" to access a world of content, as well as play, pause, skip tracks, and adjust the volume
  • Create a whole-home audio system with additional Nest speakers and displays, Chromecast-enabled devices, or other compatible speakers (all sold separately)
  • Control it all with your voice, the Google Home app, or your Nest displays

Your smart home assistant

  • With built-in Google Assistant, get useful information about the weather, the news, the latest sports scores, and much more
  • Turn on the lights, turn up the heat, and control other useful things around your smart home with your voice (compatible smart devices required; sold separately)
  • Make calls with Google Duo (note: both you and the person you're calling must have a Google Duo account)

Even more features

  • Privacy controls let you delete your Google Assistant history with ease or turn off the mic via a switch on the back
  • Family-friendly features include parental controls, filters, and Downtime mode, which helps your family disconnect from technology during dinner, bedtime, or special moments
  • Enclosure is thoughtfully designed with 70% recycled plastic
  • With a Nest Aware subscription (sold separately), Nest Audio can detect unusual sounds (like glass breaking or your smoke alarm going off) and send you alerts while you're away

Note: Nest Audio requires Wi-Fi, a nearby electrical outlet, a Google Account, and a compatible mobile device

Type
Smart Speaker
Colour
Charcoal
Voice Control
Yes
Voice Assistant Built-In
Google Assistant
Apps
Google Home

Compatibility

Works with Google Assistant
Yes
Device Compatibility
Android; iOS

Connectivity

Wi-Fi
Yes
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 5.0

Audio Features

Speaker
Yes

Power

Eco-friendly
Yes

Dimension

Width
12.4 cm
Height
7.8 cm
Depth
17.5 cm
Weight
1200 g

Warranty

Manufacturer's Warranty - Parts
1 Year
Manufacturer's Warranty - Labour
1 Year
  • Google Nest Audio
  • Power Adapter And Cable
  • Documentation Bundle

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Reviewer Recommendation

78%

Of the 187 reviewers who responded, 146 would recommend this product.

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  • It's ok, but...
    Reviewed by 2muchmark - October 26, 2020

    These have surprisingly good sound quality for their pint-size footprint, but if you want to use them for TV audio, you are out of luck. For some reason, Google Chromecast with Google TV will not play TV sound through Google Nest Audio speakers. A dumb workaround is to pair your TV with Google Nest speakers via Bluetooth, but Bluetooth latency adds about 1-2 second delay making audio out of sync with the video. Even after compensating by maxing-out the delay on my TV to 120ms, the audio was still lagging behind the video. Too bad!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

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  • Not a Home Max...
    Reviewed by Anonymous reviewer - March 12, 2021

    But, I really love this new rendition of intelligent audio from Google/Nest. Officially since decommissioning the Home Max, Google suggests "pairing two together for an immersive sound experience"; however, IMO these speakers are not quite as powerful as my Home Max. I also miss the capability to to have the Aux-In for external audio sources. With that said, these speakers are more than capable of holding their own, amongst your current audio setup! I have mine paired together with other Nest speakers and they add a richness and immersion that indulges my audiophilia (©)_(©)Get them, pair them, group them and then "Hey Google, turn it up!"Cheers, Abe

    Review originally posted on Google LLC

    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

  • Great for a main room
    Reviewed by Cassandra - July 10, 2021

    I bought two of these so I could pair them up and have pseudo-surround sound music play in my living room; the sound quality is quite nice for the price and they integrate perfectly with the rest of my Google smarthome products. I also love how they look! The design fits subtly into my decor. If I had a bigger place, I'd probably pick up a few more.The one flaw I have noticed is that these seem to be a little quieter than Google's other speakers; volume 50 on my Nest sounds quieter than volume 50 on my Mini. I think this may have something to do with the increased bass/better sound balancing, and they do still get nice and loud when turned up, but it's worth noting.

    Review originally posted on Google LLC

    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.


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Product Category
Smart home products
Return/Exchange Period
30 days
Condition
Opened