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Google Nest Audio review

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Key features
  • Home speaker
  • Voice control (smart speakers)
  • Google Assistant
  • Multi-room

The Nest Audio is the successor to Google’s first smart speaker, the Home, which you talk to with voice commands. Google says the Nest Audio is ‘all about sound’ and will put other smart speakers to shame. But amid fierce competition from rivals, can it stand out from the crowd? Our rigorous Which? test lab and professional listening panel discover if it really is the best-sounding smart speaker around – read our full review for the definitive verdict.

Included in our expert review
  • 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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First reviewed by Which?

November 2020

Released

October 2020

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 149 wireless, smart and Bluetooth speakers and found that there are 11 Don't Buys and 28 Best Buys.
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