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Google Home

Google Home
alaScore 94

1003 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1003 reviews of Google Home. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the reliability and price. The size and design also get good views.

usability, design, size, price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Google Home is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 1003 reviews)

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Expert review by : Stephen Fenech (

Google Home review - smart speaker that can inform, organise and entertain


It's taken a few months to get here but Google Home – the speaker powered by Google Assistant – was sure worth the wait and can help you in every room of your house. The speaker might be small – it's a shade over 14cm tall – but it can be a big help...

Easy to set up, affordable, decent audio quality, amazing source of information, gets better the more you use it.

Took a while to link smart devices.

Google Home is a handy and affordable smart speaker that will become an indispensable part of your life to keep you informed and entertained. Google Home is a handy and affordable smart speaker that will become an indispensable part of your life to...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Trevor Long (

Google Home Review: A glimpse into the future, but don’t get over excited


Sometimes the hype can be blinding. Sometimes the hype matches the product. With Google Home there's no shortage of Hype. The device was launched late last year but as is often the case with technology it had a limited worldwide release and Australia...

Consumer review (

Excellent home assistant.


I was a bit sceptical at first to think this would be anything more than a gimmick, but, wow what a great device. I use mine in the kitchen and it is a great help as I am a chef and love cooking, the Google home helps me lots. I am thinking of getting...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (

"Something has gone wrong" .. again


I love the potential of this device, but more than half the time it just doesn't work when it comes to playing Spotify, the main reason for my purchasing. If I hear again "Something went wrong, try again later", I will scream. At the moment, it just...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (

Compact and feature rich


I purchased this as soon as it became available and was super excited to get it home. Once home, the app was very straight forward and it asked me to add multiple accounts without any difficulty. The advertised product indicated you can play music on...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (

Far exceeded expectations


I purchased Google Home a day after it was launched and have had a few days to evaluate it. In the past I've used Siri & Cortana - both of which require a computer / device. Enter Google Home. If Alexa from AWS had been released for Australia I would...

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications


Colour of product:White
Housing material:Fabric


Cable Length:1.8


Audio output channels:1.0
Driver diameter:5.08
Number of Speakers:1
Speaker placement:Tabletop/bookshelf

Other features

Audio formats supported:FLAC, HE-AAC, LC-AAC, LPCM, MP3, Vorbis, WAV
Compatible operating systems:Android 4.1 and higher\niOS 8.0 and higher
Frequency band:2.4 - 5
Hands-free mode:Y
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

Quick installation guide:Y

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi


Power source type:DC

Technical Details

Cable Length:1.8

Weight & Dimensions

Height :142.8