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Google Home review

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Google Home is the US tech giant's answer to the Amazon Echo. Similar to Amazon's Alexa, it has built-in voice-controlled helper called Google Assistant. It can give information, answer questions and control smart gadgets. Oh, and Google Home plays music, too. Can it really topple the all-conquering Amazon Echo? We sent it to the lab for expert testing, so read on for our Google Home review.

Included in our expert review
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's it great at?
  • How easy is it to set up?
  • Which devices does it work with?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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Test results

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We have tested 9 smart home hubs and found that there are 0 Don't Buys and 0 Best Buys.
Range of Smart home hub scores
  1. 52%
    Lowest score
  2. 62%
    Average score
  3. 71%
    Highest score
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