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Google Home Max review

£399.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Home speaker
  • Google Assistant
Reviewed

Google aims to raise the standards for smart speaker audio with the Google Home Max, a clear rival to the similarly priced Apple HomePod. Offering powerful voice-control features with Google Assistant, this speaker is aimed at those looking for better hi-fi-quality sound compared with the smaller Google Home speaker. Read our exclusive review based on our expert lab tests to find out whether it's worth paying extra.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's the sound like?
  • What's it like to use?
  • What's it like as a smart hub?
  • 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

The overall Which? test score is made up of the following star ratings, all determined by our rigorous lab tests.

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We have tested 141 wireless, smart and Bluetooth speakers and found that there are 12 Don't Buys and 31 Best Buys.
Range of Wireless, smart and Bluetooth speaker scores
  1. 33%
    Lowest score
  2. 60%
    Average score
  3. 88%
    Highest score
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