Unlike most of the other smart displays,, the Nest Hub doesn't have a camera, which might be a negative for some, but privacy-minded folks will appreciate its absence.

It's simple -- a screen and a stand covered in fabric. We are committed to offering the best value to our members, with a risk-free 100% satisfaction guarantee on both your membership and merchandise. You have plenty of options for listening to music on the Hub as well. A control panel screen makes it easy to organize and control your smart home devices. The Good The Google Nest Hub's touchscreen is responsive and works well in combination with Google Assistant, whether you ask for help on a recipe or check what's on your calendar. iPhone 12 has 5G, but Apple still has us questioning why we need it, Best Prime Day 2020 deals: $43 Keurig, $48 SodaStream, $115 AirPods, $70 Ring Video Doorbell and more, iPhone 12's price tag could be more important for Apple's success than ever, Discuss: Google Nest Hub review: Google's smart display is still the one to beat, The best Google Assistant and Google Home devices of 2019, Nest Hub is often on sale for $100 or less, Google pulled the rights to the streaming site from Amazon's competing smart display over a dispute last year, 10.1-inch (256.5 mm)/15.6-inch (396.2 mm), 9.8x8.2x3.7 inches (250x208x94mm); 8.8x17.7x5.7 inches (224x450x145mm), 6.8x12.3x0.5-5.4 inches (173.87x311.37x13-136mm); 5.6x10.4x0.5-4.4 inches (142x263x13-111mm), 2.7 pounds (1.25 kg); 7.4 pounds  (3.36 kg), Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth speakers requiring PIN codes not supported, Wi‑Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi (802.11ac, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth, Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, Direct dial (US, UK and Canada, outgoing calls only), video calls with Google Duo, Alexa Messaging, Skype, direct dial (US and Mexico), Step-by-step recipe assistance with YouTube tutorial videos, Step-by-step recipe assistance; Amazon Meal Kits integration, Full range speaker (80 dB SPL @ 1KHz, @ 1m), Dual 10W, 2-inch neodymium drivers with Dolby processing, passive bass radiator, 10W (2 full-range drivers); 20W (2 tweeters, single 4-inch bass), 0.75 10W full range speaker, 2x passive tweeters, 2x 10W speakers with 2-inch (51 mm) full range drivers, iHeartRadio, Pandora, Spotify, YouTube Music, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, YouTube, YouTube TV, Google Play Movies, CBS All Access, HBO Now, Amazon Prime Video, DailyMotion, Hulu, NBC, Vimeo, D-Link, EZVIZ, Nest Cam, Netgear Arlo, Skybell Video Doorbell, Smartcam, Swann, TP-Link Kasa Cam, Vivitar, Amazon Cloud Cam, Amcrest, August Doorbell Cam, Blink, Canary, D-Link, EZVIZ, Logitech Circle, meShare, Nest Cam, Netgear Arlo, Ring Video Doorbell, Toucan, TP-Link Kasa Cam, Wyze Cam, Zmodo, Ambient EQ automatic adaptive screen brightness; Digital picture frame via Google Photos with Live Albums; Live TV with YouTube TV; Digital Wellbeing mode for parental restrictions and downtime hours, Built-in Zigbee smart home hub; Integrates with Fire TV Recast to show live TV and DVR recordings; YouTube access via Silk or Firefox browsers, Automatic AI camera framing; Video chat filter effects; Home and Away location tracking; Facebook photo albums and birthday reminders; Interactive Story Time story books; 90-degree rotating display (Plus only), Live TV with YouTube TV; Digital Wellbeing mode for parental restrictions and downtime hours, US, UK, Australia, Germany, Canada, Japan. Delivery is available to Yukon, Nunavut and NW Territories. You can make calls and get answers to your questions, and … On the back of the Nest Hub you'll find a switch that mutes the microphone and buttons for controlling the volume, and that's it. The review originally published June 12 follows. It's more on par with the diminutive Google Home Mini. Google Nest Hub is compatible with more than 5,000 smart devices - lights, cameras, TVs - from over 400 brands. It has two forward-facing microphones on a bezel surrounding the 7-inch screen.

The Google Nest Hub's touchscreen is responsive and works well in combination with Google Assistant, whether you ask for help on a recipe or check what's on your calendar.

The service costs $12 (£12, AU$15) a month after the trial ends and allows you to listen to YouTube's music library without ads. Use Google Nest Hub Max's dashboard or your voice to manage your home. You can buy the Google Nest Hub at Best Buy, Walmart, Target and other electronics retailers as well as online via the Google Store. Thankfully, the Hub's microphones held up better under scrutiny. We're here to help... We like anything that makes cleaning less of a chore. As such, we've awarded it an Editors' Choice. Unfortunately, the sound quality isn't in the same league as other smart displays like the Amazon Echo Show or the JBL Link View. Note: The Nest Hub was formerly called the Google Home Hub before a branding change this spring. You can watch YouTube on the Echo Show, but only via a browser, which doesn't respond to voice commands. The Google Nest Hub is tiny.
Pictures and videos look particularly crisp thanks to an ambient light sensor that adapts the screen brightness and warmth to match the room. Expect to need to speak up if you're playing loud music, but that's standard for any smart speaker. Run your home from Google Nest Hub Max's dashboard or with your voice. We’re evolving how to get you what you need. Visit us in-store for a safe shopping and service experience, or shop online for pickup or delivery. The Bad The sound quality is fine for background music, but nowhere near the level of other smart displays like the Amazon Echo Show or the JBL Link View. You can pick from four colors for the fabric -- chalk, charcoal, aqua and sand. For more information regarding UPS delivery, click here. This voice-control device is a hub for your life, putting your calendar, the news, reminders, and more all on one easy-to-use dashboard. Since Google Assistant can recognize your individual voice, it can find numbers from your phone's list of contacts and dial.

As we saw on the Lenovo Smart Display and the JBL Link View, Google Assistant makes good use of the touchscreen with helpful visuals after you ask a question. An additional Shipping and Handling fee will apply to shipments going to Yukon, Nunavut or NW Territories. If you want to do anything else with the Nest Hub, you'll need to use its touchscreen or give it a voice command.

Plug it in and set it up on your Wi-Fi using the Google Home app, then, thanks to the built-in Google Assistant, you can ask Google Nest Hub any question you'd ask the original Google Home.

It's simple -- a screen and a stand covered in fabric. Geek Squad Protection Replacement Plan covers replacement costs without any deductibles or hidden fees. You'll have access to 24/7 service request support online or by telephone to get a replacement gift card at anytime. Google bundles a six-month trial of YouTube Premium with the purchase of a Nest Hub. You can then scroll through the options and tap one for more info.

Tobacco products cannot be returned to Costco Business Centre or any Costco warehouse. We tested the chalk model, but all four colors are otherwise the same and all cost $129.

… The Hub is a $129 (£119, AU$199) smart display that combines the functionality of a voice-controlled smart speaker like the original Google Home with a touchscreen you can use to look at pictures, watch videos, browse recipes, control your smart home and more. It even heard me from an adjacent room as long as I had the door open. Please refer to our privacy policy or contact us for more details. Google Nest Hub, Chalk 7 in. This is an exception to Costco's return policy. It's more on par with the diminutive Google Home Mini. Now there... Amazon's second-gen smart display still costs $230, but you'll get a much better looking... Google Assistant's second smart speaker with a screen does loads of things well -- and... Plus, a few helpful fish-grilling tips from chef Akira Back. Before you make a purchase, note that the Nest Hub is often on sale for $100 or less.

If you don't like the sound quality of the Nest Hub, you can also set another speaker as your default and it will automatically start playing music on that device instead of through its own speakers. Costco.ca products can be returned to any of our more than 700 Costco warehouses worldwide. It sort of looks like Google stuck a thin, 7-inch tablet onto a Google Home Mini. If you are shipping this item to a participating province, a waste recycling fee will apply to your order at checkout. Google Nest Hub Max: At $229, the Nest Hub Max ups the Google Assistant's screen size from 7 to 10 inches and offers better sound quality than before. See manufacturer's warranty for specific coverage terms. Both Lenovo and JBL have recommendable 10-inch smart displays with Google Assistant built-in and most of the same features as the Nest Hub.

The differentiation between hardware and software becomes much more important if you're able to spend a little more and you're willing to consider third-party smart displays alongside this Google-branded one. The Google Nest Hub may be small in size, but it's surprisingly useful in lots of ways, from organizing your smart home to walking you through a complex recipe, to finding you a place to eat if your cooking efforts fall short.
The second-generation Amazon Echo Show heard me more often from a greater distance, but the Hub's mics are on par with those in the smart displays from Lenovo and JBL.

Otherwise, you can watch streaming videos through services such as HBO Now and CNET's sister site CBS All Access on the Hub itself. PLEASE RETAIN YOUR RECEIPT FOR PROOF OF WARRANTY ENTITLEMENT.

The Nest Hub understood my voice commands from across the large great room of the CNET Smart Home. You can't watch Netflix on the Hub yet, but as with any of Google's smart speakers, you can issue a voice command to the Hub to start streaming Netflix on any of your TVs with a Chromecast streamer or Chromecast built-in.

Standard shipping via UPS is included in the quoted price. If you have a subscription to YouTube's live TV service -- YouTube TV -- you can watch live TV on the Hub as well. If you control your smart home with a voice command, you'll see your device pop up on the screen. Convenience, Security & Collision Avoidance, Geek Squad Protection Terms and Conditions.

Google has a new, bigger smart display in the works called the Nest Hub Max which will have a 10-inch screen and a built-in Nest Cam with unique features like gesture control. Find a Google Nest Hub with Assistant, Charcoal at Staples.ca. Online Price NzkuMDA= $ ECO FEE ADS + MC43NQ== + $ ECO FEE ADS + MC41MA== + $ ECO FEE ADS + MC41MA== + $ *ECO FEE ADS + MC4yNQ== + $ Your Price --$ Shipping & Handling Included. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. Google's smart display is still the one to beat. LIMITED TIME OFFER. That's an ambient light sensor, not a camera. It certainly won't replace your main TV, but again, the picture looks good, so this feature could come in handy if you want to watch the news in the morning while you make breakfast. Once you start playing music, you can use the Google Home app to customize the speaker equalizer settings if you want a little more bass or treble. Search for a recipe by voice, or find one in your phone and send it to your display.