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In the midst of all the leaks related to Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL regarding whether Google will embrace iPhone like notch or will have wireless charging, reports have surfaced that Google has even more news to showcase in its big hardware event “Made By Google” on October 9.

According to a report from MySmartPrice, Google might launch a new device called “Google Home Hub” Smart Speaker sporting a 7-inch display with large squarish speakers in two variants Chalk white and Charcoal.

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Google has been pretty successful with its smart home devices like Google Home series but after Amazon teased its smart home device with screen called ‘Amazon Echo Show’ Tech giant was keen to work on a product to compete with its rival.

If the leaked news from “MySmartPrice” is to be believed, with Google Home Hub powered by Google assistant we can watch YouTube, HBO, and videos from other content providers. Additionally, the device will also display time, weather, daily commute information and other regular Google assistant features.  However, it will not have full-fledged Android OS.

While the device comes power packed with the Google software but based on leaks, what seems to be missing from the device is the camera. It would have been perfect if the device sported a camera as well which could have been used for video calling as Google is aggressively marketing its video calling app Google Duo. The device will, however, feature  WiFi and Bluetooth.

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With the new device, Google might also introduce new features for the Google assistant. Though there is no confirmation from Google regarding the product yet but the timing makes perfect sense as Google’s upcoming event on October 9th would be the perfect place to announce a Google Home Hub along with its much awaited Pixel smartphone series.

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