Google Nest Hub 2nd generation comes to India: Price, color options and what all you can do with it


Google Nest Hub 2nd Generation is now available in India. Google launched the Nest Hub in 2018 and in India for the first time in 2019. Google Nest Hub is the company’s Amazon Echo Show rival, which is a smart speaker with a display. Nest Hub 2 sports a 7-inch display with support for Google Assistant, sleep track functionality and more.
Google claims that Google Nest Hub 2nd Generation comes with a new dedicated on-device machine learning chip which allows the company to transfer some of its Assistant capabilities from its data centers to the device. This helps the device to respond quickly to voice commands. It is said to be based on the same audio technology as Nest Audio. Google also claims that the Nest Hub 2nd Generation has been designed using recycled materials.
Price and availability
Google Nest Hub 2nd Generation is priced at Rs 7,999. It is available online on Flipkart, Reliance Digital and Tata Cliq starting today (January 12). The colour options include Charcoal and Chalk.
As part of the launch offer, customers buying the Nest Hub 2nd Generation will get the Nest Mini at Re 1. This is a limited period offer and is available only till January 26, 2022.
Google Nest Hub 2nd generation features
Google 2nd Generation Nest Hub smart display comes with a new technology which includes a dedicated on-device machine learning chip, a built-in Soli chip for music controls and sleep tracking. Along with this, the smart display also comes with improvements over the first generation Nest Hub.
The new on-device machine learning chip allows Google to transfer some of its Assistant capabilities from their data centers to the device itself. This enables faster responses for common commands.
This new smart display uses the same audio technology as its predecessor. However, the company has made 50% improvement in the bass response. Google has also included its gesture-sharing Soli tech into the new Nest Hub. It also enables users to use air-gestures to perform certain actions of the software.
The Soli technology of the smart display allows an advanced Sleep Sensing feature in the Nest Hub. With this technology, the device can sense movement and breathing and it also analyses the sleep state of the person sleeping closest to the device.





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