74points

Google Home Mini

50points

Google Nest Mini

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Google Home Mini vs Google Nest Mini

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Google Nest Mini
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Google Home Mini
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Google Nest Mini

Why is Google Home Mini better than Google Nest Mini?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 0.24% less body volume
    403.37cm³vs403.368cm³
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • 8g lighter
    173gvs181g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?

Why is Google Nest Mini better than Google Home Mini?

  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
    5vs4.2
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    3vs2

Price comparison

Design

1.driver unit size
?

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

Best

Audio Pro Living LV2e

203mm

40mm

40mm

2.drivers count
?

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

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

1

1

3.control panel placed on a device
?

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
4.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

403.37cm³

403.37cm³

5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
6.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
2.is an active speaker
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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.

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
3.has a subwoofer
?

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

For example

Amazon Echo Studio

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
6.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Amazon Echo Show

8

2

3

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Google Nest Mini

5

4.2

5

2.has an AUX input
?

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.

For example

Sony SRS-XB12

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
4.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
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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.

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

For example

Devialet Phantom Reactor 900

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
2.has a mute function
?

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

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
3.Has voice prompts
?

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.

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
4.has voice commands
?

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

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini
5.Has a radio
?

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

Google Home Mini
Google Nest Mini

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