Before Google switched its smart speaker branding to Nest Audio, there was the Google Home Max -- a product that's, by the way, despite it being several years old. It's a big fella, one that competes with the likes of the ($299) and ($199).
It originally sold for $399 and still runs for about $300 at most stores. That's what makes this deal so surprising: For a limited time, and while supplies last, A4C has thewith promo code SLICK25. That's the lowest price I can recall seeing.
Weirdly, Google was reportedly, with closeout pricing of $179 and full focus on the Nest Audio lineup. But as noted above, Google proper still sells the speaker, and it's available at lots of other stores as well.
Even if it had been discontinued, this would be a deal worth considering. "By itself the Google Home Max is an excellent speaker, especially if you're already invested in Google's system and want it to anchor a multiroom setup," said CNET's Ty Pendlebury in his. That's from 2017 (with an update in 2018) and based on the original $399 price tag.
Right now, I'd say the closest competitor isbut will almost certainly be discounted on . But, of course, that's an Alexa-powered product; if you're a Google Assistant fan, this is definitely the way to go.
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