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Google Home Hub takes on the Amazon Echo Show

Meet Google's smart display, a Google Assistant speaker with a built-in screen.

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Like the Google Home Mini, the Google Home Hub is a Google Assistant speaker. 

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It certainly reminds us of the Google Home Mini in terms of design.

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But the Google Home Hub has a built-in screen so you can watch videos, browse the internet and more. 

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The hub will be available for purchase starting Oct. 22.

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It costs $150 and will be sold in the US, the UK and Australia. (That converts to about £115 or AU$210.)

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It comes in four colors.

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Sand, aqua, chalk and charcoal.

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It has a 7-inch display. 

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That's pretty small, considering the $230 Amazon Echo Show has a 10-inch screen.

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That said, the $150 Google Home Hub is more affordable. 

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The Google Home Hub doesn't come with an integrated camera.

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Instead, it's equipped with a light sensor.

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The light sensor enables a feature called Ambient EQ. Ambient EQ autoadjusts the screen's brightness to work with the lighting in the room.

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