"Google Home gets Mini"
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Google Home gets Mini
We are introducing Mini, the newest member of the Google Home family [APPLAUSE] The first thing you might notice is the striking simplicity of the design.
It's sleek and smooth with no corners or edges.
Almost the entire enclosure is made out of fabric.
So the four LED lights under the fabric are there when you need them.
Lighting up to show you that it hears you or it's thinking.
And you can control it by touch.
Give the fabric a quick tap to pause your music, adjust the volume, or talk to your assistant.
We thought a lot about how to get great sound with such a small product, too.
We embraced mini-circular shape to project 360 degree sound, so it's really crisp no matter where you stand in the room.
You'll be surprised how amazing the quality is.
And if you want bigger sound, you can easily connect Mini to any Chromecast built in speaker wirelessly.
We created Mini in three beautiful colors, coral, chalk, and charcoal.
Color really matters in the home.
This is the place where we choose our drapes and carpets and paint colors with so much care.
We brought that same level of care for many.
For the chalk color alone, it took us 157 tries before we found the perfect shade of gray.
So that's Google Home Mini.
With all the power of the Google assistant.
You can make it your sous chef in the kitchen.
Your white noise machine in the nursery.
Your voice remote for your TV in the living room, Or your alarm clock in the bed room.
Or all of the above.
Many will retail for just $49 in the US.
[APPLAUSE] And it's gonna be available for preorder online starting today, and in stores starting October 19th from major retailers.
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