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Google Home Max

Google Home Max
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Google Home Max review: specs and price

Google Home Max
Google Home Max
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Why is Google Home Max better than the average?

  • Driver unit size
    114mmvs53.94mm
  • Volume
    9598.77cm³vs31559.1cm³
  • Bluetooth version
    4.2vs3.21
  • Number of microphones
    2vs0.57

Top specs and features

Design

1.driver unit size

114mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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2.drivers count

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

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3.volume

9598.77cm³

Best

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58.75cm³

4.Weather sealed
Google Home Max

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Anker SoundCore 2

5.has a detachable cable
Google Home Max

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

6.height

187.9mm

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19mm

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Google Home Max

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.is an active speaker
Google Home Max

An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Google Home Max

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

4.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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5.has a magnetic shielding
Google Home Max

A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Google Home Max

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Google Home Max

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.2

Best

Amazon Echo Plus 2

5

2.has an AUX input
Google Home Max

An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.

3.Has WiFi
Google Home Max

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Google Home Max

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Google Home Max

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Google Home Max

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Google Home Max

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Anker SoundCore 2

2.has a mute function
Google Home Max

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

3.Has voice prompts
Google Home Max

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

4.Has a radio
Google Home Max

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

5.has voice commands
Google Home Max

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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