Google Home Vs Amazon Echo 4th Generation, Which is The Best Smart Speaker?

Google Home Vs Amazon Echo 4th Generation, Which is The Best Smart Speaker?

If you haven’t made up your mind on which smart speaker you want to buy, we hear you. The two popular devices in this category are Amazon Echo and Google Home. Which uses Alexa and Google Assistant as their respective voice assistants. It’s hard to pick as both have their own advantages. Google Home has been out since 2016, serves its purpose as an intelligent voice assistant and if you wish to play music over it, it still does a good job. Speaking about Echo, it is now in its fourth-generation devices. Let’s find out how it is different from each other and how they are similar so you can make up your mind on which one to buy. 

Google Home Vs Amazon Echo 4th Generation

Google Home:

Google Home

Google Home is a cylinder-shaped device and sits and 5.6 inches tall and 3.79 inches in diameter. It comes in dual tone colors of white and gray. You can change the gray part, but you will have to pay extra for it.  It comes in four variants, Google Home, Google Home Max, Hub and Google Home Mini. Google Home hub is now called the Nest Hub and has a 7-inch touchscreen as display.

google home

It is priced at approx. Rs. 8,999/- and uses Google Assistant as its virtual assistant which gives you an option to change the voice to male and pick different languages as well. It also supports multilingual so you can speak to your Google Home in different languages. New Features are updated almost every day and your device learns new things almost every other day. 

Google Home can also help you control other smart devices in your home making it smart Home device compatible.

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Amazon Echo


Echo is now in its fourth generation and the design has changed drastically over the years. Now it comes in a spherical shape and in three different colors. Charcoal, glacier white and twilight blue. This device measures at 5.2 inches tall and 5.7 inch wide. You even have a mini version of Echo, the Echo Dot. It is a smaller and cheaper version of the regular Echo. 

Amazon EchoSource:

Echo is priced between 4,499 to 9000 Rupees and is set to release on 22nd October 2020. Echo uses Alexa as its virtual assistant and like Google Home, even this device can be accessed in different languages and accents. You have tons of features where you can control your smart devices to play games, set reminders to ask for weather updates.  You can even make calls via your echo device. Not just that, it even lets you ask questions to Alexa and continue to communicate.