Google has a veritable hardware ecosystem up and running with its ever-expanding line of Nest smart speakers, routers, Pixel phones, not to mention its new Stadia game-streaming service .Google Pixel 3A for $300 ($100 off) at Best Buy or Amazon: Our favorite phone of the year was already affordable.
You'll likely get the same niceties like wireless charging, water resistance, 5G, and a good-quality OLED screen with a smooth 90-Hz refresh rate. The battery, a sore point on the Pixel 4 range, is rumored to be bigger. All of this is likely to cost $700 or less (the Pixel 4 started at $800).Nest AudioGoogle is going to launch a new Assistant-powered smart speaker . The Nest Audio, which Google sent a render of to media after extensive leaks this summer, is the successor to the original Google Home from 2016, which the company discontinued this year. The fabric-covered oblong speaker looks similar to the portly Google Home Max , but it's significantly smaller and is rumored to have a price tag under $120.
Chromecast With Google TVGoogle's Chromecast, the dongle you plug into your TV to cast media from your phone, hasn't seen a refresh in quite a while. The new fourth-generation model looks to change that. Rumors indicate it will offer an interface for the first time, specifically Android TV. So instead of just casting from your phone, you can browse through channels via an included remote (or with your voice using Google Assistant). Google may also rename Android TV to Google TV. Again . Its price may hover around $50.
There's always a chance Google has another surprise in store, but there haven't been leaks about other hardware, so we're not expecting much else.
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