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The Google Home smart speaker is one of the cooler Google devices released in recent years, offering useful features in a handy format.
Between general voice queries, music playback and reminders, it (along with Amazon’s Echo) popularised the idea of a smart speaker in the first place.
Now, 9to5Google has uncovered evidence of a Google Home Mini device, essentially being a smaller, cheaper version of the original smart speaker.
The publication dug through the Google Home app, finding an image of the diminutive gadget.
— 9to5Google (@9to5Google) October 3, 2017
In a rather hilarious turn of events, a Twitter user living near Google’s campus also stumbled upon a neighbour with the Mini speaker.
— Raymond Durk (@RaymondDurk) October 2, 2017
The evidence keeps piling up, with Walmart listing the device for preorder, with a 19 October release date, as seen by Droid-Life.
If it’s anything like Amazon’s Echo Dot, we can expect a similar US$50 price tag, music playback, voice queries, alarm/reminder functionality and smart home capabilities.
Featured image: 9to5Google