Google Nest Hub Max pre-order is now open in USA via B&H store, all new Google Hub Max was unveiled globally in May along with the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones. The Google Hub Max is a smart display cum smart speaker with a camera on top as well as privacy will be a major part of this Google Home Hub Max device and related services.
Google Nest Hub Max Pre-order details
The Google Nest Hub Max price in USA has been set at $229.00, and it is now available for pre-order via Bhphotovideo.com in chalk and charcoal color options. It will also be up for grabs via B&H SuperStore offline at select retail outlets.
Unlike what is proposed on the Google Nest Hub, the Max variant is equipped with a larger HD display (from 7 inches of Nest Hub to 10″ of the Max), a Nest video camera integrated with a wide-angle lens that can be used for numerous features including Google Duo video calls, Video surveillance functionality, Receive a notification on your smartphone if the camera detects movement, Pause a video or music being played through a simple gestural hand movement, and Face Match: a new feature will allow the Nest Hub Max to show only the information of that particular user (calendar, weather and more).
The new Google Hub is a smart speaker, smart display, and a smart camera, all rolled into one. The device sports a 10-inch HD screen and comes with a wide-angle camera on top. It is powered by the company’s Google Assistant and supports features like YouTube TV support. The built-in camera in the Nest Hub Max can be used for video chat with strangers, family or friends via Duo, surveillance, and more. Further, Google has added gesture support in the device to make it easier to pause the media or turn down the volume, without the need to shout at the device during noisy situations.
At the top of the body – next to the camera sensor – there will be a small green colored LED light that will quickly indicate the “active” status of the video camera and microphone. In addition, you have multiple controls to disable camera features like Nest Cam, including a hardware switch that lets you physically disable the microphone and camera.
Thanks to the large 10-inch large display, you can also check who is in front of the door thanks to the integration with Nest, Google Home, and other compatible products. A digital frame for playing images on Google Photos. Google Nest Hub Max works well with multiple members of the family and is capable of providing a personalized experience to everyone.
As privacy is a big part of Google’s new smart home commitment, the Nest Hub Max will come with a green light to show when the camera is streaming or recording. Further, there are multiple controls to disable cameras and microphones, including a hardware switch.
Among other smart home privacy features, Google will now explain the sensors present in their connected home devices and how they work. Google will also list if they have been enabled or not and what type of data they are collecting. The company will also reveal how the data being captured by its smart home products is being used to provide helpful features and how the company is keeping it separate from advertising and ad personalization. Lastly, Google will also help users in managing their data, including offering the ability to access, review, and delete the audio and video data stored with Google.