Spotify: You get a free Google Home Mini! And you get a free Google Home Mini!

Whether you're a current subscriber to the music service or a new one, there's a smart speaker coming your way.

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Wait, a free Google Home Mini? Even if you're already a Spotify Premium subscriber? Woot!


Talk about an offer that sounds too good to be true: Spotify is giving away a Google Home Mini to both new and current (!) subscribers to Spotify Premium and Spotify Premium Family.

Ready for the catch? No catch. I took advantage of this offer when Spotify ran it last year, and when it was limited to Spotify Family subscribers. I received a free Mini as promised; I'm looking at it this very minute.

One thing to note, however: This will indeed be a Google Home Mini , and not the newer Google Nest Mini . The former is still a perfectly good smart speaker, and still a $49 value.

To get your freebie, you either need to sign up for a Spotify Premium or Spotify Premium Family subscription ($9.99 and $14.99 a month, respectively) or have an existing subscription to either plan. (If you're in the latter category, look below the promo banner for this bit of text: "Already have Premium? Get your Google Home Mini.")

Needless to say, if you already got a free Mini last year, you're not eligible for this offer. (I know because I tried.)

Assuming you're eligible, you'll receive a "claim your Mini" email from Spotify, then head to the Google Store to redeem your promo code. Your final price should then be $0.

This amazingly awesome offer runs through Nov. 15, but it's also "while supplies last."

Read more: Spotify vs. Apple Music: The best streaming music service is...  

Watch this: Watch Google Home Mini's new side touch function in action

Originally published last year. Updated to reflect new availability.

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