Googles new Nest Audio smart speaker is official, costs $99.99
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Google Nest Audio | Photo: Google
Google has officially announced the new Nest Audio smart speaker, the latest in its line of smart speakers powered by the Google Assistant. The Nest Audio replaces the original Google Home from 2016 as Googles midrange smart speaker, slotting above the Nest Mini and below the Nest Max in the lineup. It costs $99.99 and will be available starting October 5th in 21 countries. You can preorder it right now.
Unlike the Google Homes air freshener aesthetic, the Nest Audios soft rounded corners and vaguely rectangular shape make it more reminiscent of a loaf of bread standing on its end. Like the Nest Mini, its completely wrapped in fabric, which you can get in a few different colors. Also like the other Nest speakers, there are four…